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MH17: 60 experts arrive at Ukraine crash site

International monitors and experts arrived at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine for the second day running Friday -- this time in much greater numbers.

More than 60 experts are now at the site, including some from the Ne...


FAA restricts flights over Iraq

The Federal Aviation Administration has restricted all planes traveling over Iraq from flying at or below 30,000 feet, a threshold similar to the altitude of a Malaysian airliner that was downed over Ukraine.

The FAA restriction issued late Thursday ...

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Start-ups can sometimes spur employee perks

How does this sound? On top of your regular two weeks of paid vacation plus holidays, your employer lets you take as much summer vacation as you like, and pays you for all but one-quarter of the time.


Bagpipes and graffiti: Alternative Greece

Bagpipes aren't a sound one readily associates with Greece.

Yet along with the menacingly slow beat of a drum, they're the soundtrack of one of the country's more unusual historic tours.

A small group, illuminated by gas lanterns, is standing at the f...

Exxplosion in Taiwan


Taiwan blasts rip trench in roads, 25 dead

A downtown district of the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung was ripped apart just before midnight Thursday by a series of explosions that killed at least 25 people and injured hundreds more, state news agency CNA reported.

The blasts, which were t...

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Five years on, millions still dig 'FarmVille'

It started out as a simple concept. Let people virtually grow gardens, raise farm animals and become farmers. It soon became a social media and gaming phenomenon.


Moran, acquired in Cosart deal, excites Astros

HOUSTON -- In a move executed in the final seconds before the non-waiver deadline expired, the Houston Astros traded right-hander Jarred Cosart, utility man Enrique Hernandez and minor league outfielder Austin Wates to the Miami Marlins in ...

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