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Rebels turn over Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box, bodies

Rebels turn over Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 black box, bodies

KIEV, Ukraine, July 22 (UPI) --Russian-backed separatists in control of the area where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed turned over the plane's black box and passenger remains on Tuesday.
JC Finley
South Korean police believe they have found the body of fugitive ferry owner

South Korean police believe they have found the body of fugitive ferry owner

SEOUL, July 22 (UPI) --South Korean police believe they have found the body of fugitive ferry owner Yoo Byung-eun after running DNA and fingerprint sample tests.
Evan Bleier
Biden optimistic on VA bill, Reid doubtful

Biden optimistic on VA bill, Reid doubtful

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --Over a month after the Senate and the House each passed legislation to fix problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs, a compromise has yet to emerge.
Gabrielle Levy
Seals flock to offshore wind farms to feed

Seals flock to offshore wind farms to feed

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 21 (UPI) --New research shows seals have grown accustomed to hunting for prey around the turbines that make up offshore wind farms.
Brooks Hays
Monty Python cast takes its final bow

Monty Python cast takes its final bow

LONDON, July 21 (UPI) --Comedy troupe Monty Python took its final bow Sunday after performing its last show in London's O2 arena after roughly 30 years of performing.
Aileen Graef
Obama tells Russia 'time is of the essence' to resolve hostilities with Ukraine

Obama tells Russia 'time is of the essence' to resolve hostilities with Ukraine

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --U.S. President Barack Obama spoke from the South Lawn of the White House on Monday regarding the situation in Ukraine.
JC Finley
U.N. calls for 'unhindered access' to Malaysia Airlines crash site

U.N. calls for 'unhindered access' to Malaysia Airlines crash site

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) --The U.N. Security Council convened Monday and called for "unhindered access" to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in restive eastern Ukraine.
JC Finley
IAEA: Iran has diluted its 20 percent enriched uranium stockpile

IAEA: Iran has diluted its 20 percent enriched uranium stockpile

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --Iran has complied with its nuclear commitments and reduced its enriched uranium stockpile, according to a new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency.
JC Finley
Rick Perry to send 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas border

Rick Perry to send 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas border

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21 (UPI) --Gov. Rick Perry will activate the Texas National Guard and deploy roughly 1,000 servicemen to Texas' portion of the U.S./Mexican border, according to a memo.
Matt Bradwell
6 people killed in separate Arizona plane crashes, 1 sparks wildfire

6 people killed in separate Arizona plane crashes, 1 sparks wildfire

SEDONA, Ariz., July 21 (UPI) --Six people were killed in Arizona Sunday in separate plane crashes, one of which sparked a wildfire in Coconino National Forest.
Matt Bradwell
Record-low turnout for midterm primaries could reflect increasing voter apathy

Record-low turnout for midterm primaries could reflect increasing voter apathy

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --A survey of voter rolls shows record-low voter turnout in 15 of the first 25 statewide primaries for this midterm election.
JC Sevcik
Veteran awarded Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan

Veteran awarded Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --An Army veteran who survived an attack in Afghanistan that killed nine of his comrades received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony Monday.
Frances Burns
Dianne Feinstein to Putin: 'Man up' about Malaysia Flight 17 crash

Dianne Feinstein to Putin: 'Man up' about Malaysia Flight 17 crash

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) --Rep. Peter King and Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to take responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Aileen Graef
'Ghostbusters 3' to begin production in spring

'Ghostbusters 3' to begin production in spring

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) --"Ghostbusters" creator and star Dan Aykroyd says production on the long-delayed third installment should begin in spring.
Annie Martin




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