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Queen Elizabeth Photobombs Aussie Athletes’ Selfie

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Glasgow, Scotland) -- It has to be a good day when the Queen of England photobombs your selfie. It happened at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland this week. Two Australian field hockey players wanted a selfie with Queen Elizabeth in the background and framed the shot but then the 88-year-old monarch realized what was…

Kerry Pushes For Gaza Ceasefire

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Gaza) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing hard to nail down a Gaza ceasefire today. Kerry is working the phones from Egypt as he tries to bring about a temporary end to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas. The urgency is spurred by the killing of 15 people Thursday in…

Australia Sending More Police, Troops For Ukraine Crash Site Probe

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- Australia is sending 100 more police and some soldiers to help the Ukraine plane crash site investigation.   Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced today they'll join 90 Australian Federal Police officers already in London. The officers and soldiers will join a Dutch-led international security force to secure the crash site in eastern Ukraine.…

Dutch Expect To Complete Ukraine Crash Body Transfer By Saturday

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- Dutch police hope to recover more victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash from Ukraine today. Netherlands prime minister Mark Rutte says his country will send in more experts to try and make the crash site safe enough to search for victims' remains. More than 190 of the nearly 300 people killed in last…

Bad Weather Likely Cause Of Air Algerie Crash

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- French officials say bad weather probably caused the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Africa. French investigators believe the jet broke up on impact with the ground and have ruled out the possibility that the plane was attacked before it crashed. The jet carrying 116 people went down in the West African…