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Fighting forces MH17 investigators to turn back again in Ukraine

Dutch and Australian experts trying to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine turned back for the second day Monday after hearing explosions and being told of heavy fighting in the area.

Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, U.N. official says

France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017, French President Holland declared on Saturday.

Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT 'mentally ill,' his father says

The 25-year-old airline passenger whose dramatic arrest by a SWAT team was captured by a cell phone was due in court Saturday.

Israel agrees to extend ceasefire

Israeli government officials told CNN that the United Nations has asked for a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire extension.

MH17 crash: Investigators must have full access to Ukraine site, Malaysian PM says

 More than a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men and wounded scores of others in the West Bank as residents rallied in support of Hamas and its ongoing conflict with the Israeli military in Gaza.