1. Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine city
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-23 at 04:48:37

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families.

    20702 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 20348 retweets and 95 favorites
    16 positive votes on Reddit
    115 shares and 14 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Chinese city sealed off after bubonic plague death
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 17:29:16

    30,000 residents of Yumen are not being allowed to leave and 151 people have been placed in quarantine after man’s death Continue reading…

    8835 Shares
    105 twitter shares, 1704 retweets and 75 favorites
    40 positive votes on Reddit
    3960 shares and 2835 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 20 plus ones and 2 reshares
    57 shares on LinkedIn
    17 views on StumbleUpon

  3. UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-23 at 16:21:37

    UN rights chief Navi Pillay says the killing of civilians in Gaza raises concerns over Israel’s precautions.

    5794 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 5526 retweets and 13 favorites
    3 positive votes on Reddit
    109 shares and 41 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  4. New Questions on Health Law as Rulings on Subsidies Differ
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-23 at 06:28:48

    One federal appeals court panel ruled that the federal government could not subsidize coverage bought by people on the federal insurance exchange. Another said the opposite.

    5530 Shares
    2789 shares and 2455 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 43 plus ones and 6 reshares
    216 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  5. Jailed al-Jazeera journalists guided by devil, says Egyptian court
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 07:07:17

    Australian reporter Peter Greste and colleagues accused of taking ‘advantage of the noble profession of journalism Continue reading…

    5108 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 4683 retweets and 50 favorites
    4 positive votes on Reddit
    138 shares and 123 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts
    Published by Reuters on 2014-07-23 at 05:20:19

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and United Nations diplomats pursued talks on halting the fighting that has claimed more than 600 lives.

    5098 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 4441 retweets and 10 favorites
    40 positive votes on Reddit
    250 shares and 117 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 13 plus ones and 1 reshares
    16 shares on LinkedIn
    97 views on StumbleUpon

  7. EU announces further sanctions on Russia after downing of MH17
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 02:56:54

    Proposals will not be applied immediately as Putin urges rebels to cooperate with investigators for the first time Continue reading…

    4944 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 4306 retweets and 65 favorites
    1 positive votes on Reddit
    62 shares and 18 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 324 plus ones and 57 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  8. UK arms export licences for Russia still in place despite claims of embargo – report
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 13:11:00

    Many weapons and military components are still approved for export to Russia, report by four Commons committees says Continue reading…

    3426 Shares
    105 twitter shares, 1709 retweets and 20 favorites
    15 positive votes on Reddit
    853 shares and 667 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 34 plus ones and 6 reshares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Israel pounds Gaza amid renewed truce efforts
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-23 at 14:19:52

    Israeli forces target multiple sites across Gaza, as US secretary of state arrives in Tel Aviv to pursue ceasefire.

    2803 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1671 retweets and 2 favorites
    358 shares and 667 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Bodies of MH17 crash victims flown to Netherlands
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-07-23 at 16:10:07

    The first bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines plane that was downed over Ukraine were flown back on Wednesday to the Netherlands where a national day of mourning has been declared. Members of the Dutch royal family were due to meet the two militar…

    2502 Shares
    104 twitter shares, 2039 retweets and 78 favorites
    220 shares and 47 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  11. India seeks access to 157 Tamil asylum seekers being held at sea by Australia
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 13:32:42

    Request follows Australian immigration minister’s visit to New Delhi, as Australian high court sets full-bench hearing for 5 August Continue reading…

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    102 twitter shares, 1648 retweets and 22 favorites
    128 shares and 444 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  12. Netherlands prepares to receive MH17 victims
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-07-23 at 14:47:15

    Grieving relatives in the Netherlands prepare to receive loved ones as bodies of MH17 victims are set to leave Ukraine.

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    101 twitter shares, 1938 retweets and 4 favorites
    42 shares and 160 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  13. Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-23 at 12:32:44

    The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.

    2185 Shares
    78 twitter shares, 1922 retweets and 27 favorites
    107 shares and 31 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel After Hamas Rocket Falls Near Key Airport
    Published by The New York times on 2014-07-23 at 05:22:39

    After a rocket fell near Ben-Gurion airport outside Tel Aviv, the Federal Aviation Administration told American carriers to halt service for 24 hours, and some other airlines followed suit.

    2132 Shares
    1029 shares and 1045 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    45 shares on LinkedIn

  15. AMA warns against push by private health insurers into ‘US-style care’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 12:46:42

    Brian Owler, Australian Medical Association president, fears medical profession at risk of being undermined Continue reading…

    2131 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 1191 retweets and 29 favorites
    63 positive votes on Reddit
    186 shares and 578 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Tony Abbott ‘consulted Rupert Murdoch over paid parental leave’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 13:11:42

    Prime minister gave News Corp boss, rather than party room, full rundown of scheme, says authorised biography of Joe Hockey Continue reading…

    2017 Shares
    104 twitter shares, 974 retweets and 45 favorites
    71 positive votes on Reddit
    311 shares and 509 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  17. MH17: US intelligence says Russia ‘created conditions’ for plane disaster
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-23 at 04:06:51

    US officials stop short of blaming crash directly on Moscow and say separatists likely shot down plane by accident Continue reading…

    1962 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 893 retweets and 46 favorites
    2 positive votes on Reddit
    220 shares and 65 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares, 504 plus ones and 110 reshares
    10 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Ukrainians report sightings of missile launcher on day of MH17 crash
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-07-22 at 22:32:48

    In Torez, some say missile’s journey through town has been a hot topic but people are scared of talking to outsiders Continue reading…

    1829 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1351 retweets and 21 favorites
    24 positive votes on Reddit
    152 shares and 101 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 62 plus ones and 7 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-23 at 00:53:44

    A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet “continuously” to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.

    1638 Shares
    70 twitter shares, 1508 retweets and 35 favorites
    18 shares on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  20. MH17 victims begin long journey home
    Published by BBC on 2014-07-23 at 14:57:15

    The first planes leave Ukraine carrying victims’ bodies from crashed flight MH17 to the Netherlands, which is holding a day of mourning.

    1532 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 889 retweets and 35 favorites
    10 positive votes on Reddit
    275 shares and 176 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares, 25 plus ones and 4 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

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