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Section: San Francisco Chronicle (USA)

      Police: 9 dead, 40 injured in bus crash in Germany
      Jul19

      Police: 9 dead, 40 injured in bus crash in Germany

      Citing a preliminary police report, MDR said the Polish bus hit the rear of the Ukrainian bus and then broke through the median barrier, crashing into the oncoming minibus. …read more Source: San Francisco...

      AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet
      Jul18

      AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

      SYDNEY (AP) — World-renowned AIDS researchers and activists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, officials said Friday, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the global scientific community. Unconfirmed reports said up to 100 passengers were going to the Victoria state...

      181 bodies found at Malaysia crash site in Ukraine
      Jul18

      181 bodies found at Malaysia crash site in Ukraine

      ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency workers, police officers and even off-duty coal miners — dressed in overalls and covered in soot — spread out Friday across the sunflower fields and villages of eastern Ukraine, searching the wreckage of a jetliner shot down as it flew miles above the country’s battlefield. U.S....

      Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters
      Jul18

      Woman loses relatives in 2 Malaysia air disasters

      SYDNEY (AP) — In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned on Friday that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine. On Friday, Mann found out that her stepdaughter, Maree Rizk, was killed along with 297 others on Malaysia...

      Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch
      Jul18

      Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

      The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least 10 countries. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities of those on board: Netherlands: 173 Malaysia: 44 (including 15 crew and two infants) Australia: 27 Indonesia: 12 (including one infant) United Kingdom: 9...

      Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash
      Jul18

      Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash

      THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Flags flew are flying half-staff across the Netherlands as the country mourns at least 154 of its citizens killed when a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

      Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane
      Jul18

      Australian PM lashes out at Russia over shot plane

      According to Abbott, the ambassador’s initial response was to blame Ukraine for Thursday’s downing of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft, which killed all 298 aboard, including 28 Australians. The cause of Thursday’s crash was not immediately clear but the area has seen heavy fighting recently between government troops and...

      Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash
      Jul18

      Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash

      ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — A Malaysian jetliner shot from the sky by what U.S. intelligence officials believe was a surface-to-air missile scattered wreckage and bodies across the Ukrainian countryside, leaving investigators scrambling Friday to figure out what happened as rescue workers, policemen and even coal miners combed the crash site....

      Malaysia Airlines says changes route for planes
      Jul18

      Malaysia Airlines says changes route for planes

      Even though there were no restrictions, Malaysia Airlines may still face questions about why it continued with flight paths over eastern Ukraine — at the heart of a violent rebellion against Kiev — when some airlines decided months ago to change routes to skip around the area. Air China changed its route for flights between Beijing...

      Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines
      Jul18

      Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

      HONG KONG (AP) — Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry’s equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say, impossible to redeem. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday with 298 people aboard by...