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FILE - In this file photo made Jan. 21, 2010, a passenger walks past a Delta Airlines 747 aircraft in McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

3 US airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport, while another cancelled only its Tel Aviv service. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines […]

07/22/2014

US Airways and American Airlines planes at DFW International Airport. (AP Photo)

BREAKING NEWS: Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the […]

07/22/2014

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Russia says it will facilitate plane investigation

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do “everything in its power” to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. […]

07/22/2014

This photo taken Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and released Monday, July 21, 2014, to mark Prince George's first birthday, shows Britain's Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool)

Big milestone for Britain’s little prince

LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. What’s all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king. […]

07/22/2014

College students gather around candles forming the shape of an airplane, during a candlelight vigil for victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at a university in Yangzhou, China. AP Photo

Distraught Dutch mother: ‘Send my children home’

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A distraught, grieving mother summed up a swelling mood of despair and anguish in the Netherlands at faltering efforts to repatriate the bodies of loved ones killed in the downing […]

07/22/2014

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Ayman Moyeldin: Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza

The U.S. and Egypt are seeking an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and both are raising the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a […]

07/22/2014

Ukrainian Emergency workers carry a victim's body in a bag at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Monday, July 21, 2014. Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Ukraine workers find more bodies at crash site

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Rescuers retrieved more bodies Monday in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed, killing all 298 people aboard. The chaotic rescue effort, which was marred […]

07/22/2014

Lieutenant-General Andrey Kartopolov, head of main operational department of Russian military's General Staff, center, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Monday, July 21, 2014. Russian officials offered evidence Monday, showing photos they said proved that Ukrainian surface-to-air systems were operating in the area in the days before the crash. Russian officials also offered evidence that a Ukrainian Sukhoi Su-25 fighter jet had flown “between 3 to 5 kilometers (2 to 3 miles)” from the Malaysia Airlines jet. Screen demonstrates the scheme of air traffic over Donetsk, Malaysia Airlines jet route and place of it's crash, red box, as well as Ukrainian antiaircraft missile launchers positions. At right is Igor Makushev, chief of Russia's Air Force general staff. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekrtarev)

Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine’s rebels

LONDON (AP) — “What exactly are they trying to hide?” President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner. The answer is: potentially […]

07/21/2014

Ukrainian Emergency workers carry a stretcher with a victim's body in a bag as pro-Russian fighters stand in guard at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, […]

07/21/2014

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, an Iron Dome air defense system fires to intercept a rocket from the Gaza Strip in Tel Aviv, Israel. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)

Truce elusive as Hamas, Israel stick to positions

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while Israel’s defense minister pledged […]

07/21/2014

A pro-Russian rebel speaks on the phone as a refrigerated train loaded with bodies of the passengers departs the station in Torez, eastern Ukraine, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from  the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Train with plane crash bodies leaves rebel town

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A refrigerated train carrying Malaysia Airlines victims’ bodies pulled away Monday from a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine, one small step forward in easing the agony of their grieving families. In […]

07/21/2014