Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

DONETSK Ukraine - A train carrying the remains of many of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine arrived in Ukrainian government territory on Tuesday as a separatist leader handed over the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts. | Video

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Credit Suisse posts big loss after U.S. tax settlement

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Indonesia awaits election results, likely loser pulls out

JAKARTA - Indonesian former general Prabowo Subianto, the likely loser in a bitterly contested presidential election, withdrew his candidacy on Tuesday, throwing the vote into confusion just hours before the results were due to be announced.

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Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

LONDON - Britain said on Tuesday it will hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder from his deathbed after he was poisoned in London in 2006.

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Detroit workers, retirees vote in favor of city's debt plan

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Korea ferry businessman's body found next to book, alcohol bottles

SEOUL - The body of South Korea's most wanted man, linked to the sinking of a ferry in April that killed 300 people, was identified more than a month after being found in an orchard, police said on Tuesday, with his book and empty bottles of alcohol nearby. | Video