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Two Dutch passports lie in a field amongst luggage, personal belongings and wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 22, 2014 in Grabovo, Ukraine.   (Rob Stothard, 2014 Getty Images) Searchers find remains at Malaysia Airlines crash site

The team of international investigators that's now at work at the Malaysia Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine is finding human remains, though a spokeswoman for the recovery operation isn't providing any additional information.

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Palestinians inspect the destroyed house of Attalah family, after an Israeli F-16 warplane attacked it, March 01, 2008 in Gaza, Gaza Strip.  (Abid Katib, Getty Images)
In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation
Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck.
A Russian flag flies above one of the barricades which surround the Donetsk Regional Administration Building on April 23, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine.  Pro-Russian activists have taken control of the building, surrounding it with a barricade of tires and barbed wire. Several bands of separatists, similar to those in Donetsk have been occupying government buildings in other eastern Ukraine cities in recent weeks.  (Scott Olson, Getty Images)
Investigators set up base near wreckage of Malaysia Airlines plane
Dozens of international investigators are setting up a base of operations at a chicken farm in eastern Ukraine. From there, they will carry out a search of the surrounding area for debris from the Malaysia Airlines crash, and the remains of as many as 80 of the people on board.
A general view of downtown Pyongyang in North Korea. (Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images)
2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
Two Americans charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea say in a video that they expect to be tried soon and possibly receive long prison terms, and appeal for help from the U.S. government.
Rescuers in India are trying to find survivors in a landslide that is feared to have trapped more than 150 people. (Simon Cross, Getty Images)
Mud, rain hamper landslide rescue in India
Rescue workers in India say they are having trouble using sniffer dogs and equipment to detect signs of life after a landslide engulfed a village because of continuing rain and thick, heavy mud. Dozens of people are still missing.
A member of the Iraqi Security Volunteers (ISV) stands on a street corner November 17, 2007 in the Dora neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. The ISV members, a loosely-organized armed group that doesn't have uniforms yet, patrols the streets of the predominantly Sunni neighborhood under US backing and funding. (Chris Hondros, Getty Images)
UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the country, capturing the second largest city Mosul.
25 People Killed In Taiwan Gas Explosion (Ashley Pon, 2014 Getty Images)
Gas blasts kill dozens in Taiwanese port
At least 24 people have been killed and more than 270 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city of Kaohsiung.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio attends his first private Mass as Pope Francis in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore on March 14, 2013 in Rome, Italy.  (Servizio Fotografico L'Osservatore Romano)
Pope slips out of Vatican, joins Jesuits for lunch
Maybe Pope Francis is getting tired of the food in the Vatican hotel.
The Ebola virus. (File)
W. African leaders, WHO meet to address Ebola
Presidents from the West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak are meeting with world health leaders to come up with ways to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
A runner gets in his exercise as Tropical Storm Noel brings gusty winds and rain to the area October 31, 2007 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Tropical Storm Bertha approaching the Caribbean
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.
Air Malaysian Passenger Jet Crashes in Eastern Ukraine (Brendan Hoffman, 2014 Getty Images)
Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims
The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.

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