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Tan Sri Dato' Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, center, Fred Westerbeke, second right, and Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) take their seats for a press conference on the preliminary results of the investigation into the shooting-down of Malaysia Airlines jetliner flight MH17 in Nieuwegein, Netherlands, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The disaster claimed 298 lives. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)Prosecutors conclude the plane was shot down in 2014 by a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine, victims’ families say.


2016-09-28 05:49:20 -0600

Shimon Peres was a towering figure in Israeli politics for decades and the last of the country's founding fathersThe 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who recently suffered a stroke, was the nation's last remaining founding father.


2016-09-27 14:22:19 -0600

Malaysian air crash investigator inspects the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove in Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 22, 2014. (Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)Prosecutors conclude the plane was shot down in 2014 by a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine, victims’ families say.


2016-09-28 06:26:10 -0600