WDIY http://wdiy.org en Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting http://wdiy.org/post/team-investigating-downing-mh17-turns-back-due-heavy-fighting For a second day in a row, Dutch and Australian experts were unable to reach the debris field left by downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine.<p><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/28/world/europe/ukraine-crisis/">CNN reports</a> that as the team tried to make their way to the area, they heard explosions and were told there was heavy fighting, so they turned back. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 44529 at http://wdiy.org Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting The Ice Cream Sandwich That Wouldn't Melt http://wdiy.org/post/ice-cream-sandwich-wouldnt-melt <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. 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