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Three Years Later, Families Remember Those Lost on Downed MH17 Flight

Relatives and friends of people killed three years ago when a surface-to-air missile blew a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet out of the sky over Ukraine gathered Monday to mark the anniversary at a new memorial near the Amsterdam airport from which the plane departed. (more…)

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WATCH: ‘This Isn’t Africa’: Airbnb Landlord Pushes South African Filmmaker Down the Stairs After Late Checkout Dispute

A South African filmmaker who was seen in shocking video being pushed down the stairs by an enraged Airbnb landlord in Amsterdam on Sunday broke her silence, suggesting that the attack was unjustified and racially motivated. (more…)

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Stepsister of Anne Frank Condemns Racism, Recalls Holocaust

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss sees parallels between the 1940s, when Jews fleeing the Nazis were denied entry into safe countries, and the plight of today's refugees. (more…)

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2 Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Worth Millions Found in Italian Mafia House

Two stolen Vincent Van Gogh paintings worth millions of euros were found in an Italian country house belonging to an alleged mafia drug smuggler, police said on Friday, 14 years after they disappeared in a daring heist in Amsterdam. (more…)

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Uber to Launch Meal Delivery Service in 22 Countries

Uber is making an aggressive drive into meal delivery, backed by a wave of staff recruitment, with the U.S. tech heavyweight gearing up to enter at least 22 new countries and take on local rivals. (more…)

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Dutch Investigators Say Missile That Shot Down MH17 Came From Russia

A Dutch criminal investigation into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 found evidence that the Russian-made Buk missile that struck it was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia. (more…)

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German Court Suspends Trial of 95-Year-Old Ill Auschwitz Medic

The trial of former Auschwitz medic Hubert Zafke for aiding in 3,681 murders appeared close to collapse Monday after the 95-year-old failed to attend the German court over health problems. (more…)

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National Guardsman Who Helped Stop French Train Attack to Receive Soldier’s Medal

The Army is awarding the Soldier's Medal to Oregon National Guardsman Spc. Alek Skarlatos, one of the three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train. (more…)

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Obama Calls American Train ‘Heroes,’ Hails Their Courage

Air Force serviceman Spencer Stone, the first of three Americans to rush and subdue an armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, was released from the hospital Saturday and received a call from President Obama praising his courage and heroism. (more…)

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MH17 Investigation Finds ‘Probable’ Fragments From BUK Missiles at Crash Site

Investigators probing the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said Tuesday they had found fragments "probably" from a Russian-made BUK missile at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. International and Dutch investigators are examining seven "considerable fragments of some size... probably from a BUK (surface-to-air) missile system," said Dutch public prosecutor

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$30 Million Reward Being Offered for Evidence on Who Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

German private detectives, acting on behalf of a mysterious client, are offering a $30 million reward for evidence showing who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 that crashed in eastern Ukraine with 298 passengers and crew aboard. (more…)

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