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Missile that brought down MH17 in Ukraine came from Russia

BUNNIK, Netherlands  — An international team of investigators says that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit. Wilbert Paulissen of the Dutch National Police said Thursday ...

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Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet

Image caption Adam George enjoys an active lifestyle A severely disabled boy is suing a theme park for failing to provide a suitable “changing places” lavatory. Adam George, 11, claims Flambards Theme Park, in Cornwall, discriminated and failed to make reasonable adjustments for him under the Equality Act. Changing places ...

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Stormy Daniels given key to the city of West Hollywood

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption West Hollywood proclaimed 23 May Stormy Daniels Day and presented her with a key to the city The California city of West Hollywood has proclaimed 23 May Stormy Daniels Day. In a ceremony at the Chi Chi La Rue sex shop, West Hollywood granted ...

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‘Relax A-level grades for some medical students’

Image copyright Getty Images Academic entry requirements for medical degrees should be relaxed for students applying from the worst UK secondary schools, researchers say. A study from the University of York says these students should be able to drop one or two A-level grades. The study finds those on medicine ...

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Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Rural communities face fewer bus services and lost subsidies for school transport More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free school transport, say local authorities. The County Councils Network says budget shortages mean rural school transport is being cut to a ...

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Birmingham man fails to overturn gang injunction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gun injunctions do not breach laws Gang injunctions that can ban individuals from towns and cities do not breach European human rights laws, a court has ruled. Appeal court judges made the ruling after a challenge by a 21-year-old who was made the subject ...

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2 Tulsa school officials regret voting for Lee name

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two Tulsa school board members say they regret their earlier vote for an elementary school to keep the Lee surname of its previous Confederate namesake. Board Vice President Cindy Decker and President Suzanne Schreiber voted two weeks ago in favor of changing Robert E. Lee Elementary’s ...

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Utah panel plans school safety recommendations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah School Safety Commission says it’s making progress on reaching a series of recommendations to help prevent school shootings. Commission member Terryl Warner told The Salt Lake Tribune that the recommendations might not require legislative approval to implement. Warner says the Utah Board of ...

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