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US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

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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

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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

Image of Karlijn Keijzer posted to the Indiana University Twitter account. (Indiana University)

Indiana University Student Among Malaysia Plane Crash Victims

Indiana University says a graduate student from the Netherlands is among those killed when a Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Ukraine.

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

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1 American Confirmed Dead In Malaysia Air Attack

President Barack Obama says one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine. He says the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

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Around 100 Attendees Heading To Australia AIDS Conference Among Victims Of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

About 100 of the passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday were reportedly AIDS scientists and researchers heading to Australia for a conference.

07/17/2014

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

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