• July 25, 2014

Correspondents Importer

A very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

WASHINGTON — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.

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Killeen OKs arts funds; application errors cited

The Killeen City Council approved the allocation of more than $200,000 for the arts this week, but not before citing errors in the grant application process.

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Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

TOREZ, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.

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