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Airlines halt flights to Israel

Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.

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Bodies, black boxes handed over at Ukraine crash site

A train carrying the remains of the victims of the MH17 arrived in Ukrainian government territory as separatists gave the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.

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Bodies leave Ukraine MH17 crash site

A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday.

People arrange candles to offer prayers for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, at a shopping mall in Petaling Jaya, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world from Malaysia to the Netherlands.

PHOTOS: Remembering the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 attack

Mourners around the world remember the victims of the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet that was shot down over Ukraine.

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday and warned it could "significantly widen" an operation Palestinian officials said was killing ever greater numbers of civilians.

Israel steps up Gaza ground offensive, civilian casualties grow

Israel intensified its land offensive in Gaza with artillery, tanks and gunboats on Friday.

People inspect the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane.

World leaders demand answers after airliner downed over Ukraine, 298 dead

The Boeing 777 came down near the city of Donetsk, a stronghold of pro-Russian rebels.

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U.S., China committed to managing differences

China and the United States started talks expected to focus on cyber-security, maritime disputes, the Chinese currency and an investment treaty.

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4 hospitalized during Spain’s ‘running of the bulls’

Four people were hospitalized on Monday on the first day of Spain's San Fermin bull run.

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Shoes, cell phones face increased scruntity

Airlines with direct flights to the U.S. have been told to tighten screening in response to increased threats from al Qaeda-affiliated militant groups.

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Iraqi troops battle for city of Tikrit

Iraqi troops are battling to dislodge ISIS, as the militant Islamist group gains ground.

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Iraq helicopters fire on campus in insurgent-held city

Iraqi helicopters fired on a university in Tikrit to dislodge insurgents who overran the city and brought them close to Baghdad.

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Militants take Iraqi gas field town

Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields, another gain by insurgents.

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Malaysia jet likely on autopilot when it crashed

Flight MH370 was likely on autopilot when it crashed into the Indian Ocean, Australian officials said.

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Militants attack Iraq air base, U.S. teams deploy

Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases as the first U.S. teams arrived to decide how to help counter a mounting insurgency.

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LePage Calls for Health Care Law Fix after Ruling

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Republican Gov. Paul LePage says a court ruling shows that the federal health care law is a disaster and is urging Congress to fix it immediately.

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Feds: Husband Tried to Smuggle Wife into Maine

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Federal officials say a Canadian man is facing charges after he tried to illegally bring his wife across the border into Maine.

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Man Charged with Stealing Copper Wire in Maine

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Police have charged a 30-year-old Showhegan man with stealing copper wire in central Maine.

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Regulators OK Emera Investment in First Wind

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Maine regulators have once again approved a deal that gave Canadian utility Emera a stake in First Wind.

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Maine High Court: Man Who Shot Friend Is Guilty

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Maine Supreme Judicial Court is reaffirming the manslaughter conviction of a Belfast man found guilty of shooting his best friend.