Plane crash reported in Taiwan

A plane has crashed after failing to make an emergency landing in Taiwan, local media is reporting.

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Malaysia Airlines dead begin trip home

BBC News: A plane carrying the remains of those who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine has taken off from Kharkiv Airport en route to Eindhoven, Netherlands, as families prepare to lay them to rest.

Photo: Honour guards carry a coffin of one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 at Kharkiv airport July 23

StubHub victim of international cyber fraud ring, company say

Reuters: eBay’s online ticket resale service StubHub announced late Tuesday that it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring.

The company’s head of global communications said his firm had been working with law enforcement around the world for the last year on the case, which authorities plan to disclose details of on Wednesday as they announce arrests.

FAA temporarily bans US flights to Tel Aviv

Wall Street Journal: The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying to Tel Aviv for at least 24 hours.

The decision comes after a rocket attack near Ben Gurion International Airport. Earlier, several U.S. airlines said they were canceling flights until further notice.

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Key Obamacare subsidies in 36 states struck down in court ruling

Washington PostA federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that people in 36 states that use the federal insurance exchange cannot receive tax subsidies under Obamacare.

The ruling, if upheld, could prove a major setback for President Obama’s health care law. 

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Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters via Washington Post

US flags mysteriously replaced by white flags on Brooklyn Bridge

Gothamist: The American flags that normally grace the top of New York City’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge were mysteriously replaced with white flags Tuesday morning. 

Police are investigating.

(Photo: Rick Bruner/Gothamist)

 

Malaysia flight remains now out of rebel hands

BBC News: The remains of those killed in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 have been moved into Ukrainian government territory, away from rebels who had held them since the crash, moving a step closer to repatriation and burial.

The remains will be transferred to refrigeration units supplied by the Dutch until they are ready to be flown to the Netherlands

Photo: A newly released satellite image shows the crash site in the middle of Grabove in eastern Ukraine (Reuters)

Ukraine rebels hand over black boxes from MH17

SBS News: Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday handed over two black boxes recovered from the crash site of the MH17 jet to Malaysian officials.
   
They also announced at a press conference a ceasefire within a 10 kilometer radius around the crash site to allow international investigators to safely access the vast area where the Malaysia Airlines flight was downed.

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Boston Marathon suspect’s friend found guilty of obstruction

Boston GlobeA friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect was found guilty Monday of conspiracy and obstruction of justice relating to the bombing investigation.

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Obama asks Russia to hold rebels accountable on MH17 crash site
AP: President Obama accused pro-Russian separatists on Monday of interfering with the MH17 crash site, in a speech at the White House.
"The burden now is on Russia to insist that separatists stop tampering with the crash site," Obama said.
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Photo: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Obama asks Russia to hold rebels accountable on MH17 crash site

AP: President Obama accused pro-Russian separatists on Monday of interfering with the MH17 crash site, in a speech at the White House.

"The burden now is on Russia to insist that separatists stop tampering with the crash site," Obama said.

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Photo: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Australian PM Abbott: MH17 recovery is ‘shambolic’

ABCNews Australia: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday called the recovery effort at the MH17 site in the Ukraine ‘shambolic’ and considers listing the incident as a terrorist act.

Abbott again publicly blamed Russian-backed rebels for the attack over eastern Ukraine last Thursday which saw 298 people killed, including 37 Australian citizens and residents.

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Israel, Palestine mark deadliest day so far in conflict

New York TimesThe Israeli military says 13 soldiers were killed in Gaza fighting on Sunday, while the Palestinian Health Ministry reported 87 Palestinians died Sunday. The two reported death tolls mark the deadliest day so far.

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MH17 victims’ bodies put on train with unknown destination

Mashable: Reports say some bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash were loaded onto trains Sunday by pro-Russian rebels. OSCE officials inspected the train wagons containing bodies but left the scene without counting, saying it’s “impossible without special equipment.”

The train’s ultimate destination and the fate of the bodies on board is unclear at this time.

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Photo: A man gestures next to a refrigerated train loaded with the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash, 9 miles from the crash site, in Torez, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (VADIM GHIRDA/ASSOCIATED PRESS via Mashable)

Legendary actor James Garner dies

AP: Oscar-nominated movie and TV legend James Garner has died, Los Angeles police confirm, adding that he died of natural causes aged 86 

Photo: Veteran actor James Garner, seen in 2009 file photo taken in Los Angeles (Nick Ut/AP Photo)

Kidnapped 5-year-old girl killed in officer-involved shootout

NBC News:
Police said Saturday that it’s unclear whose bullet killed a kidnapped 5-year-old girl during an officer-involved shootout in Leavenworth, Kan., on Friday night. The shooting followed a high-speed chase that briefly crossed into Missouri. 

The suspect was taken to the hospital in serious condition. 

Photo: Five-year-old Cadence Harris was shot and killed Saturday, July 19, in Kansas after being kidnapped from an undisclosed location. (Courtesy Christina Harris)