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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

MilitaryRemember that time the U.S. shot down a passenger plane?

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and justly so.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, US News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

11 hrs ago | WESH-TV

Ukrainian PM, Cabinet resign

Also Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet announced their resignation in what Ukrainian political experts said was an expected development.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Terrorism

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

BLACKEST week ever for air travel with 3 deadly disasters

Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 with more than 110 people on board went missing over Mali early today and has probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft, Malaysia,

Brandon Sun

Dutch sending 40 military police to Ukraine to help search for Flight 17 victims

The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced late Thursday.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Air Algerie flight crashes in Mali

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board that dropped off radar early Thursday is thought to have crashed in Mali, the flight operator said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mali, Burkina Faso, Africa, Aircraft, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas MD-80

Canada.com

Calgary-bound WestJet plane flight lands safely in Toronto after reporting engine trouble

Authorities say a WestJet plane landed safely at Toronto's Pearson Airport this morning on an unscheduled stop due to an engine problem.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

The Baltimore Sun

Algeria lost contact with Air Algerie aircraft: APS state news agency

Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie flight en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, Algeria's APS state news agency and a Spanish airline company said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Africa, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

The Republic

Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

The crash scene is compromised, key evidence may have disappeared altogether and political complexities could block an international court from hearing the case.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Washington, Netherlands, World News,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rock FM

MH17 Crash: Second Black Box To Be Examined

An international team working in Hampshire has already carried out an analysis of the cockpit voice recorder from flight MH17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, including 10 Britons.

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Related Topix: Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Vladimir Putin

WGAL-TV Lancaster

MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

In all, 298 passengers and crew -- among them dozens of children -- were killed when the packed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 they were on crashed in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Netherlands, World News, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Malaysia, Autos

The Medina Gazette

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Malaysia Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Germany

Bradenton.com

Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Air New Zealand and Boeing show off the first delivered 787-9 Dreamliner at Boeing's delivery center at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

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Boston.com

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Train Disaster, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents

Lowell Sun

10 things to know Wednesday

The Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings and endings for many on board: the thrill of a new adventure or dream vacation for some, and the comfort of going back home for others.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, World News, China, Israel, Middle East

Courier News

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Accidents, Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

700WLW Cincinnati

MH17 Is the World's First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation

As U.S. intelligence officials briefed reporters on the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over the Ukraine they were reflecting a striking fact: this air crash investigation is being conducted by an entirely new method : detailed scrutiny by journalists, social media and open sourced intelligence from national agencies.

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Washington Times

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Tension weighs on Boeing's Russia connections

Titanium accounts for about 15 percent of the weight of a 787, according to Teal Group Analyst Richard Aboulafia.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

U.S. officials: We still don't know who shot down Malaysian airliner

The United States is confident that the Malaysian Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine was downed by an SA-11 missile likely fired by pro-Russian separatists _ most plausibly by mistake _ but there still is no hard evidence tying the rebels or Russia to the disaster, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

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