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Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today.

The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.

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Reporter quits Russia Today over MH17 crash coverage

A Russia Today correspondent has resigned from the broadcaster in protest at its coverage of the flight MH17 disaster.

Sara Firth, who is based in London, said she quit over the "level of disrespect for the facts" and said coverage of the crash had been "the straw that broke the camel’s back".

The station has been criticised for apparently suggesting Ukraine was responsible for shooting down the airliner which left 298 people dead, and failing to report on whether pro-Russian separatists were responsible.

"I walked into the newsroom and they were running an eye-witness account of God-knows who the person was blaming the Ukrainian government, and it is such a volatile situation," she told the Press Gazette.

Russia Today later said Firth's resignation was not a surprise, and insisted that it always showed "all sides of the story even if everyone else has already decided which side is to blame."

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