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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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Joep Lange, Who Died On Flight MH17, Changed The Way We Fight AIDS

He was a passenger on the downed Malaysia Airlines flight. Those who knew researcher and activist Joep Lange say he was a giant in the battle against AIDS — and truly "a scientist with a heart."
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Nuclear Negotiations With Iran Extended 4 Months

The U.S., Iran and five other nations have agreed to continue talks past their Sunday deadline.
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Wrap-up: The Day's Events In Eastern Ukraine And Gaza

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel offer a summary of what's now known about the two big stories of the day: the shot-down Malaysian jet, and the mounting Israeli ground invasion in the Gaza Strip.

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