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A pro-Russian fighter guards the site of remnants of a downed Ukrainian army aircraft near Luhansk, Ukraine on Saturday.

Ukraine Promises 'Adequate Response,' After Rebels Shoot Down Plane

Pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine shot down a military transport plane as it made an approach at Lugansk Airport on Saturday. All 49 people on board were killed.

The Kyiv Post reports this marks the deadliest day in the conflict between the central government in Kiev and pro-Russian rebels.

The Post adds:

The Anatomy Of A Dress Code

For principals and administrators, spring means a welcome end to snow days and delayed start times. But as the flowers and trees emerge from their winter slumber, so too do short pants, T-shirts, flip-flops and the inevitable battles over what kids can and can't wear to school.

It might as well be called "dress code" season.

Michael Shannon, 66, bought the green Queen Anne Victorian on the corner in 1975 for $65,000.

A San Francisco 'Painted Lady' Sells For $900K Under Asking Price

The largest and oldest house of San Francisco's seven "Painted Ladies," which anchors the corner of "Postcard Row," has finally been sold for $3.1 million, $900k below its original asking price.

The house was originally put on the market in 2010, and after several price reductions, was removed. In March, it was put on the market again.