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40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden... Full Story

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  • 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil
    40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.

  • Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war
    Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

  • Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid
    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire bid

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.

  • A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims
    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. "Mama, may I hug you?"

  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash
    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.

  • Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas
    Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

    HAVANA (AP) — Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.

  • Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing
    Death sentence given in AP photographer's killing

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

  • UN human development report faults inequality
    UN human development report faults inequality

    TOKYO (AP) — Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday in its annual huan development report.

  • Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did
    Egypt judge: Al-Jazeera team did "devil's" work

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.

  • 12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said.

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