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    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack
    Jul16

    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack

    EDMONTON — A university student remained missing Friday while a second felt lucky to have survived after a deadly truck attack in France. “There is nothing worse than the possibility that you might lose a student, because all of the future and all of the promise that goes with that is no longer there,” said the president of MacEwan...

    Russian images of Malaysia Flight 17 were altered, report finds

    MOSCOW — A group of arms control researchers have determined that two images released by the Russian government, ostensibly to help clarify why a civilian airliner was shot down two years ago, were digitally altered using Photoshop before being posted online. The finding is hardly the first to debunk important elements of the Russian...

    France In Shock After Third Terror Attack In 18 Months
    Jul15

    France In Shock After Third Terror Attack In 18 Months

    Mohamed Lahouajej Bouhlel, 31, a Tunisian citizen living in France, has been identified as the attacker. The death toll stands at 84, including 10 children. At least 202 people were injured, 52 of whom are in critical condition, and 25 of whom are on life support.Bouhlel was a licensed truck driver, and rented the truck used in the attack.A...

    Russia plans for anti-aircraft system in Crimea to keep out NATO jets
    Jul15

    Russia plans for anti-aircraft system in Crimea to keep out NATO jets

    Russia will permanently deploy an advanced air-defense system to Crimea next month as Moscow attempts to fortify the contested Black Sea peninsula from potential NATO intervention, officials said Friday. The S-400 “Triumph” anti-aircraft missile system will be installed on the coastal port of Feodosia in August, said Lt. Col. Eugene...

    Russian Images of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Were Altered, Report Finds
    Jul15

    Russian Images of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Were Altered, Report Finds

    Researchers determined that two images the Russian government released after the civilian jet crashed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 had been manipulated. …read more Source: The New York...

    A student, a father and son: Portraits of Nice victims
    Jul15

    A student, a father and son: Portraits of Nice victims

    The Bastille Day crowd on the waterfront in Nice, France, was a festive mixture of French locals and foreign visitors. The truck that slammed into them late Thursday, apparently intent on hitting as many as possible, did not discriminate — among the 84 dead identified so far were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians and a Russian. After the...

    Bellingcat Says Russia Used ‘Fake Evidence’ To Point Finger At Kyiv In Downing Of MH17 
    Jul15

    Bellingcat Says Russia Used ‘Fake Evidence’ To Point Finger At Kyiv In Downing Of MH17 

    The Russian Defense Ministry published doctored, misdated satellite imagery to support its suggestion that Ukraine was responsible for downing of a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Police Identify Mohamed Bouhlel as France Terror Attacks Suspect
    Jul15

    Police Identify Mohamed Bouhlel as France Terror Attacks Suspect

    NICE, France — French leaders extended the country’s 8-month-old state of emergency Friday and vowed to deploy thousands of police reservists on the streets after a Tunisian man drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 people and wounding 202 others. Thursday night’s massacre of pedestrians leaving a...

    A student, a father and son: Portraits of Nice victims
    Jul15

    A student, a father and son: Portraits of Nice victims

    The Bastille Day crowd on the waterfront in Nice, France, was a festive mixture of French locals and foreign visitors. The truck that slammed into them late Thursday, apparently intent on hitting as many as possible, did not discriminate — among the 84 dead identified so far were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians and a Russian. … Click to Continue »...

    Report: Russia to send S-400 to Crimea next month
    Jul15

    Report: Russia to send S-400 to Crimea next month

    Geoff ZiezulewiczMOSCOW, July 15 (UPI) — A new regiment set of the Russian S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system will be delivered to Crimea next month, the Russian Tass news agency reports. …read more Source: United Press...