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AIDS Walk in Golden Gate Park

San Francisco AIDS Walk Takes On Special Meaning After Researchers Killed On Malaysia Flight 17

Over 20,000 people participated in Sunday’s AIDS Walk in San Francisco, which took on special meaning just days after a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying AIDS researchers was shot down over Ukraine.

07/20/2014

Ukraine Crash Scene

Rebels Take Control Of Bodies Recovered At Malaysia Air Crash Site In Ukraine

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.

07/20/2014

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Ukraine Says Russia Helping Separatist Rebels Destroy Crash-Site Evidence

The government in Kiev said militiamen have removed 38 bodies from the crash site and have taken them to the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

07/19/2014

People stand next to the wreckages of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Blames Ukraine Pro-Russian Rebels For Malaysia Airlines Disaster; World Leaders Urge Access To Crash Site

World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.

07/18/2014

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American Killed In Malaysian Air Attack May Have Bay Area Ties

President Obama confirmed Friday morning that one American passport-holder was killed on Malaysia Air flight 17 Thursday, it now appears the man may have Bay Area ties.

07/18/2014

People stand next to the wreckage of a Malaysian airlines plane carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 17, 2014. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Malaysia Airlines Plane With 298 Aboard Shot Down In Ukraine Near Russian Border

An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.

07/17/2014

Facebook Post From Cor Pan Regarding Malaysian Flight MH17 (Credit Cor Pan Facebook Account)

Passenger Posts Facebook Photo Of Malaysian Flight MH17 As Joking Reference To MH370 Before Taking Off

A photo apparently taken Thursday morning at Amsterdam’s airport and posted to Facebook appears to be a joke made as a passenger boarded Malaysia Flight MH17, writing in rough translation, “If my plane disappears, here’s what it looks like,” in reference to Malaysia Airlines’ other tragedy, the disappearance of flight MH370.

07/17/2014

President Obama in Malaysia

Obama: Reported Comments By Sterling Were ‘Offensive, Racist’

President Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers are “incredibly offensive racist statements,” before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront.

04/27/2014

A microsatellite made by Skybox Imaging of Mountain View. (Skybox Imaging)

Bay Area Satellite Imaging Firm Helping Search For Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

A Bay Area firm specializing in providing high-definition satellite images is helping in the search for debris of the Malaysian Airlines flight which is now believed to have crashed into a remote part of the Indian Ocean.

03/24/2014

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Malaysian Charged With Facebook Insult Of Sultan

The sister of a Malaysian man who has been charged with insulting a state sultan on Facebook said Friday that he was innocent and would lodge a complaint over his detention.

11/09/2012

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