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Inspectors Struggle To Collect Evidence At MH17 Crash Site

At the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed in eastern Ukraine, inspector Michael Bociurkiw says rebels have allowed some access, but the inspectors are hampered by a lack of equipment.
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400,000+ Sign Petition To Move 'Sad Bear' To Better Life In Canada

Arturo the polar bear, living in a cramped and hot zoo enclosure in Argentina, is the subject of an online campaign that includes former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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Germany Goes Low-Tech To Foil U.S. Spying

Going off the grid is one way to shake off cyberspies. Germany is thinking about doing so by bringing back the typewriter, but Spy Museum historian Vince Houghton tells NPR's Scott Simon that it's not likely to work.
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How Crash Could Change The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
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Israel Intensifies Ground Operation In Gaza

International correspondent Ari Shapiro talks with NPR's Scott Simon from Jerusalem about about the second day of the Israeli military's ground operation of the Gaza Strip.
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Airspace Over Ukraine Was Not Considered Unsafe

The U.S. and other countries are restricting flights over eastern Ukraine after a MH17 jet was shot down. But experts agree that the airline had every reason to believe its aircraft would be safe.
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Malaysian Airlines Copes With A Second Tragedy

Asia correspondent Anthony Kuhn talks with NPR's Scott Simon from Kuala Lumpur about the reaction to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Thursday, killing 298 people.
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Gaza Toll Near 340 As Israel Presses Ground War

A health official in Gaza says 338 Palestinians, including more than 70 children, have been killed so far in the 11-day conflict.
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Ukraine Accuses Rebels Of Destroying Evidence At MH17 Crash Site

U.S. and European officials worry that evidence pointing to the cause of the crash could be altered or removed, and that bodies exposed to the elements are beginning to decay.
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In The World Of Global Gestures, The Fist Bump Stands Alone

Obama does it. And increasingly, so do folks around the world. Why is the fist bump so popular? And do other cultures have similar gestures?

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