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President Barack Obama confers about the Cairo speech with Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Denis McDonough, right, and speechwriter Ben Rhodes on Air Force One en route to Cairo
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 Fresno Bee 
U.S. officials: We still don’t know who shot down Malaysian airliner
WASHINGTON — 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 – prob... (photo: Public Domain / The Official White House Photostream)
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, walks away after a media conference at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with Flight 17 over Ukrainian airspace Thursday. It was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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 Belfast Telegraph 
'Deal done' to obtain black box recorders
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says that the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from Flight 17 to Malaysian investigators who are in Ukraine. | Mr Najib ad... (photo: AP / Joshua Paul)
President Barack Obama speaks at a distribution center for Safeway stores in Upper Marlboro, Md., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The president said having a more fuel-efficient truck fleet will boost the economy and help combat climate change.  The Examiner 
Obama Criticizes Pro-Russian Rebels For Blocking Access To Malaysia Crash Site
WASHINGTON - During a televised speech from the White House South Lawn Monday afternoon, President Barack Obama sternly criticized Russia for denying access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as crash... (photo: AP / Charles Dharapak)
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Ukrainian interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk speaks during an U.N. Security Council meeting on the Ukraine crisis at the United Nations headquarters, Thursday, March 13, 2014. Yatsenyuk, during a meeting with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, declared in English that his government was "absolutely ready and open for talks with the Russian Federation" and urged Moscow to "start the dialogue" without guns and tanks.  The Australian 
MH17: Bodies of victims to be transferred to Amsterdam as Prime Minister Tony Abbott send ...
THE bodies of the MH17 victims, including up to 39 Australian citizens and residents, will be transferred to Amsterdam as soon as possible, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says. | Some 251 ... (photo: AP / John Minchillo)
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Emergency workers carry the body of a victim at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, July 19, 2014. CNN
Who will speak for the MH17 victims?
July 20, 2014 -- Updated 1538 GMT (2338 HKT) | The passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dr... (photo: AP / Vadim Ghirda)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a cabinet meeting at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 18, 2014. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers. If Israel and the Palestinian militants of Hamas can agree on one point, it seems, it's that things have to change. Ha'aretz
Bibi's war || Netanyahu wanted to attack Iran, but got stuck in Gaza instead
The outcome of the last two and a half weeks of talks in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers would normally have been greeted by a stern tongue-lashing... (photo: AP / Oded Balilty)
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Traders Luke Dalton, left, and Steven Kaplan, foreground right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. The News & Observer
US stocks mount strong rebound on company earnings
NEW YORK — Investors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days. | The gains wiped out ... (photo: AP / Richard Drew)
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United States Permanent Representative Briefs Press on Ukraine Samantha Power, United States Permanent Representative to the UN, speaks to journalists following an emergency meeting and closed-door consultations of the Security Council on the situation in Ukraine. Lexington Herald-Leader
US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing
UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia ... (photo: UN / Mark Garten)
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Jason Biggs arrives at PALEYFEST 2014 - "Orange is the New Black" on Friday, March 14, 2014, in Los Angeles. Entertainment Wise
Should Jason Biggs Be Fired From Orange Is The New Black Over Malaysia Airlines Tweets?
Jason Biggs has hit the headlines again this week for more Twitter trouble. The Orange is the New Black star has been heavily criticised for joking about the latest Malay... (photo: AP / Richard Shotwell)
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India bowler Ishant Sharma, left, celebrates taking the wicket of England's Joe Root caught out by Stuart Binny on the fifth day of the second cricket test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London, Monday, July 21, 2014.
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Health Disasters
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Health worker Xolisa Madikane, left unseen, tests blood for the HIV virus at a container lab next to the Gugulethu Community Health Clinic in Gugulethu on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, July 21, 2009. South Africa launched a high-profile trial of an AIDS vaccine created by its own researchers Monday, a proud moment in a nation where government denial, neglect and unscientific responses have helped fuel the world's worst AIDS crisis.
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Typhoon Rammasun 2014
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