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Train with MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine base

DONETSK Ukraine - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at a Ukrainian government base on Tuesday on the first leg of their final journey home to be reclaimed by their families. | Video

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Jokowi party claims victory in Indonesian presidential election

JAKARTA - The main party backing Joko "Jokowi" Widodo claimed victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, despite last-minute accusations from his rival that allegations of mass vote fraud had not been properly investigated.

World, Indonesia 8:47am EDT

China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan

SHANGHAI - The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. | Video

China, Japan 7:18am EDT

Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Using its own version of "soft" and "hard" power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado.

World, Iraq 5:15am EDT

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

- Detroit's city workers and retirees overwhelmingly agreed to accept the city's debt adjustment plan, according to results filed late Monday, potentially clearing the way for the struggling city to exit bankruptcy in the next few months.

U.S., Money 7:46am EDT
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Race for North Dakota's agriculture commissioner is all about oil

TOWNER North Dakota - North Dakota's biggest oil producers have picked a side and put money into an obscure election for the state's agriculture commissioner, hoping to ward off a rising Democratic challenger who could limit development of new wells and pipelines.

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

SUNCHEON South Korea - 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