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Plane Disaster Could Be A Game Changer

18 July 2014, 5:47 Plane Disaster Could Be A Game Changer Tweet If Russia in any way had a hand in flight MH17’s fate, calls for Western governments to intensify their response to the crisis will be loud. The terrible tragedy could be a game changer. President Barack Obama’s first words on the disaster were neutral. “It looks like it ...

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6-Year-Old Allegedly Raped By Two School Staffers In India

In a report from Reuters, angry parents marched to the school on Thursday and broke a glass door to protest the incident. The alleged offense actually happened on July 2 on the school campus and was said to have occurred during class hours. The child, a student at the school, is receiving treatment, an official said. According to Bangalore Deputy ...

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6-Year-Old Allegedly Raped By Two School Staffers In India

In a report from Reuters, angry parents marched to the school on Thursday and broke a glass door to protest the incident. The alleged offense actually happened on July 2 on the school campus and was said to have occurred during class hours. The child, a student at the school, is receiving treatment, an official said. According to Bangalore Deputy ...

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Israel sends troops into Gaza after cease-fire talks fail

JERUSALEM — Israeli infantry and armored forces launched a ground push into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, escalating an offensive against the Islamist militant group Hamas after efforts to broker a cease-fire failed to achieve a breakthrough. The operation raised the prospect of heavier civilian casualties in Gaza as Israeli forces moved in under cover of a fierce artillery ...

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US STOCKS-Wall St slides on news of Malaysian airliner crash

* Malaysian Airliner downed in Ukraine war zone, 295 dead * Morgan Stanley profit more than doubles, beats estimates * Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs, 14 percent of workforce * Dow off 0.5 pct; S&P 500 down 0.7 pct; Nasdaq off 0.9 pct (Updates to afternoon) By Angela Moon NEW YORK, July 17 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell ...

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For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airline. In what appears to be a mind-boggling coincidence, Malaysia is reeling from the second tragedy to hit its national airline in less than five months. On March 8, a Malaysia Airlines jetliner vanished about an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur, spawning an international mystery that remains unsolved. ...

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Donors pledge 1.8 billion euros for flood-stricken Balkan states

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A conference of international donors pledged more than 1.8 billion euros ($2.43 billion) on Wednesday to help Bosnia and Serbia recover from devastating floods in May. The European Commission, the EU executive, said the…

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IOC brings hope to Haiti with opening of new sport centre (IOC – International Olympic Commitee)

(Source: IOC – International Olympic Commitee) Straight after the terrible earthquake that hit the country four years ago, the Olympic Movement, through the National Olympic Committee of Haiti, committed itself to providing aid to rebuild Haiti’s sporting infrastructure as part of the nation’s reconstruction process. The Sport for Hope Centre features modern sporting facilities and will offer a wide range ...

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Conclusions of Donors conference for Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina “Rebuilding Together” (European Commission – Directorate-General for Enlargement)

(Source: European Commission – Directorate-General for Enlargement) European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 July 2014 Conclusions of Donors conference for Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina “Rebuilding Together” In May 2014, severe weather and damaging floods hit entire regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, resulting in several dozens of casualties in both countries, causing the destruction of public and private infrastructures, ...

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The Open: Tiger Woods back in the game with history on his side

Tiger Woods put a peg in the ground just twice yesterday and that was it, holes one and two and he was off, serious practice done. Perhaps he knows his Hoylake history; that Royal Liverpool deals largely in blue-chip winners, wiping out a swathe of contenders at the outset. This tournament has thrown up its share of random champions over ...

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