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7/19/2014 12:00 AM
Kaptur implicates Russia in crash
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur said she believes Russia, whether directly or indirectly, had a role in the firing of a surface-to-air missile blamed for downing a Malaysia Airlines jet Thursday over eastern Ukraine.

7/19/2014 6:33 AM
9 dead, 43 injured in Germany bus crash
BERLIN — Several buses crashed on a German highway near the eastern city of Dresden, leaving nine people dead and 43 injured, police said Saturday.

7/19/2014 6:29 AM
Typhoon Rammasun kills 8 in southern China
BEIJING — A typhoon believed to be the strongest storm to hit southern China in four decades has killed eight people after claiming scores of lives in the Philippines, China’s official news agency said Saturday.

7/19/2014 6:27 AM
Suicide bombing at checkpoint kills 9 in Iraq
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least nine people, including four policemen, officials said.

7/19/2014 6:26 AM
U.S. drone strike kills 11 in Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eleven militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.

7/18/2014 11:01 AM
Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
Israeli troops push into Gaza
JERUSALEM — 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.

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
In Russia, ‘experts’ issue blame
Minutes after the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine, close to the Russian border, Russian media exploded with graphic images of corpses — including those of women and children — lying amid smoldering debris.

7/18/2014 7:37 AM
5,500 civilians killed in Iraq this year, UN says
BAGHDAD — Violence in Iraq has killed more than 5,500 civilians over the first six months of the year, the U.N. said Friday in a new report that documents the massive humanitarian toll of an ongoing Sunni militant offensive in the country.

7/18/2014 12:00 AM
Plane shot down over Ukraine
HRABOVE, Ukraine — Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard Thursday, escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict.