While you slept: MH17, new FB button, 'Kim K skills'

Last updated 08:06 22/07/2014
Ukraine train of death
Reuters

'TRAIN OF DEATH': The train transporting the remains of victims from the crashed Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight departs from the railway station in Torez.

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A Ukrainian train carrying bodies from the Malaysia Airlines plane crash has left the station of the town of Torez. Pro-Russian rebels controlling the crash site agreed for the remains to be taken to the city of Kharkiv to be later flown to the Netherlands.

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- The Chinese moon rover Jade Rabbit, which sent out a dying message in January, is still functioning, authorities say.

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- Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's last wish was that his children not grow up to be spoiled brats.

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