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Israeli Fire Hits UN Facility In Gaza, Killing 15

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Read More »

Air Algerie Flight Vanishes Over Northern Mali

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported. Read More »

Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Killing 51 People

Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. Read More »

Malaysia Jet Victims' Bodies Arrive In Netherlands

Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region. Read More »

Two Ukrainian Military Fighter Jets Shot Down

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. Read More »

FAA Bans Flights To Israel After Rocket Attack Near Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv.

New Report: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in Malaysia Airlines Crash

US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials.

FAA Bans US To Israel Flights, Citing Rocket Attack

CNN says the FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. Read More »

Bodies of Flight 17 Victims Turned Over to Dutch Authorities

Train cars full of bodies rolled away from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 impact site Monday. Meanwhile, President Obama is pressuring Vladimir Putin to allow international investigators full access to the site. Read More »

Rebels Take Control Of Plane Crash Bodies

Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site. Read More »

Ukraine Says Russia Helping Destroy Crash Evidence

Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory — a charge the rebels denied. Read More »

Passenger Names Released In Malaysia Flight 17

International monitors say they're being hampered by heavily armed rebels at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine. Read More »

Malaysia Passenger's Eerie Facebook Post Goes Viral

A passenger who took a picture of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 just before boarding is receiving a lot of attention after the crash. Read More »

Israel Invades Gaza Strip

Israel has invaded the Gaza strip, escalating a 10-day military campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers. Another 18,000 reserve soldiers are on standby. Read More »

Officials: Radar Tracked Surface-to-Air Missile at Time of Malaysia Air Crash

One local terrorism expert says what happened Thursday sets a terrible precedent within the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Read More »

Israel Says It Has Sent Ground Troops To Gaza

The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza. Read More »

U.S. Official: Malaysia Airlines Passenger Jet Shot Down In Ukraine

Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane. Read More »

Cease Fire Fails in Middle East

Hours after Israel agreed to an Egyptian peace deal, Hamas militants fired more than 40 rockets into Israel. One rocket hit an empty school.

Moscow Deadly Subway Derailment

At least 19 people were killed Tuesday when a Moscow subway train derailed during the morning rush hour, sending at least 150 others to the hospital. Read More »

Earthquake Hits Mexico, Guatemala Killing 4 People

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least three people and damaging dozens of homes. Read More »

Dutch Airline Angers Mexico's Soccer Fans With World Cup Tweet

What was meant to be a joke has turned into a PR blunder for Dutch airline KLM after it angered Mexican soccer fans by taking to Twitter to celebrate the Netherlands' dramatic comeback victory in the World Cup. Read More »

Gay Pride Parades Kick Off Around The World

Gay Pride parades are set to step off around the world, in cities large and small. Read More »

FIFA Bans Suarez For 4 Months For Biting Opponent

FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Read More »

145th Airlift Wing Deploys Out of Charlotte for Afghanistan

WCCB Charlotte was there as a C-130 carrying 40 members of the 145th Airlift Wing took off Wednesday in southwest Charlotte.

FIFA Officially Charges Luis Suarez For Biting Opponent In World Cup

FIFA has officially charged Uruguay's Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, a process that could lead to a suspension for Uruguay's best offensive player. Read More »