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MH17: Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of taking bodies from crash site

Ukraine's government accused pro-Russia rebels on Saturday of removing corpses from the MH17 crash site and destroying evidence.<p>"Terrorists brought 38 bodies to the mortuary in Donetsk," the government statement read, adding that Russian experts would presumably perform autopsies. "The terrorists …

MH17: A scene of horror – death and the banalities of life together in a Ukrainian field

Debris from the Malaysia Airlines flight blown up over Ukraine stretches over miles of countryside<p>They lie among the sun bleached wheat.<p>The bodies. Torn. Broken. Burnt.<p>Some are like manikins; twisted, turned, and rearranged, their joints bent at impossible angles, their skin like dull yellow …

Israeli ground forces push deeper into Gaza Strip

Shells slammed into densely populated neighborhoods. Families wept over bloodied corpses and medical workers rushed to keep up with the wounded Friday as Israeli forces hunted rocket launchers and tunnels that Palestinian militants use to strike Israel.<p>Troops backed by tanks and artillery pressed …

Israel

Israel steps up Gaza ground offensive, Hamas fires more rockets

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Two Israeli soldiers were killed in a cross-border attack by Hamas militants on Saturday, the army said, as the Palestinian death toll from the conflict rose above 300 with no diplomatic solution in sight.<p>The Israeli military said four other soldiers were wounded in the …

Gaza conflict: Obama warns Israel amid rising death toll

<b>US President Barack Obama has backed Israeli's right to self-defence, but warned against escalation in Gaza.</b><p>Speaking to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, he underlined his support for Israel's right to defend itself against Palestinian militants.<p>But he said he was "deeply concerned" …

Gaza official says Palestinian death toll tops 300 as Israeli offensive enters 12th day

A Gaza health official says the death toll from Israel's 12-day offensive against Hamas militants has topped 300.<p>Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said Saturday that overnight airstrikes killed nine people. The Israeli military says three soldiers were wounded, one seriously, in the second …

Donkey suicide bomb stopped by Israeli troops in Gaza

Troops say they were forced to open fire on the animal as it approached their position in the southern city of Rafah, near the Egyptian border<p>Hamas militants sent a donkey laden with explosives on a suicide mission in one of the most unconventional tactics yet seen in the fighting in <b>Gaza</b>, the …

Israel

Palestinian Death Toll Hits 310 amid Ongoing Israeli Bombing

TEL AVIV, Israeli - Israeli airstrikes killed 12 people in Gaza overnight, raising the overall death toll of Palestinians during the 10-day offensive to 310, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. Two Israelis – one of them a soldier involved in the ongoing ground offensive – have been killed …

Israel

CNN Removes Reporter Diana Magnay From Israel-Gaza After 'Scum' Tweet

NEW YORK -- CNN has removed correspondent Diana Magnay from covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after she tweeted that Israelis who were cheering the bombing of Gaza, and who had allegedly threatened her, were “scum.”<p>“After being threatened and harassed before and during a liveshot, Diana …

Dwight Howard: 'Unfortunately, the Lakers Have the Most Fans in the World'

Link to Media<p>Dwight Howard should follow his own advice.<p>The dominant center, now with the Houston Rockets after bolting the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency during the 2013 offseason, said that he's grown tired of discussing his Lakers "career." Via Jonathan Feigen of the <i>Houston Chronicle:</i><p>It's …

Basketball

Power Tankings: I don't think that means what you think it means

After the first week of games, Power Tankings have already been flipped on its head. But that won't stop us from doing this.<p>The concept of Power …

NBA