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    Trudeau says he would tell Putin off ‘to his face’ if he becomes prime minister
    Oct13

    Trudeau says he would tell Putin off ‘to his face’ if he becomes prime minister

    TORONTO — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he would tell off Russian President Vladimir Putin “directly to his face” if he becomes prime minister. Trudeau accuses Putin of “being dangerous” in eastern Europe, “irresponsible and harmful” in the Middle East and “unduly provocative” in the Arctic....

    Investigators: Russian-Made Missile Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Over Ukraine
    Oct13

    Investigators: Russian-Made Missile Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Over Ukraine

    A Russian-made Buk missile downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to Dutch investigators probing the July 2014 crash over Ukraine. The Dutch Safety Board concluded that the airplane traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala broke apart after being hit by a missile fired from easter Ukraine. USA Today reported: Dutch Safety Board (DSB) chairman...

    Venus Williams rallies to advance to 2nd round in Hong Kong
    Oct13

    Venus Williams rallies to advance to 2nd round in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (AP) — Venus Williams rallied to beat Yuliya Beygelzimer of Ukraine 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open.The third-seeded Williams wore a bandage on her left thigh and looked hampered in her movements. However, she came from a break down three times in the final set to close out the win in 2 hours, 13...

    White House calls for ‘justice’ in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014
    Oct13

    White House calls for ‘justice’ in downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014

    In another simmering feud between Washington and Moscow, the White House called Tuesday for punishment for the Russia-backed separatists who shot down a passenger jet over Ukraine last year, killing all 298 persons aboard. “The United States will fully support all efforts to bring to justice those responsible,” said National …...

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine
    Oct13

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was destroyed by a Buk surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash. The missile’s Russian maker, however, presented its own report hours earlier, trying to … …read more...

    The Latest: White House welcomes Dutch report on crash
    Oct13

    The Latest: White House welcomes Dutch report on crash

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.___3:20 p.m.The White House is calling the release of the Dutch Safety Board’s report on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 “an important milestone” in the effort to hold...

    Russia calls Dutch investigation into MH17 crash ‘biased’
    Oct13

    Russia calls Dutch investigation into MH17 crash ‘biased’

    The Dutch investigation into the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last year is biased, Russian news agencies quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Venus Williams rallies to advance to 2nd round in Hong Kong
    Oct13

    Venus Williams rallies to advance to 2nd round in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (AP) — Venus Williams rallied to beat Yuliya Beygelzimer of Ukraine 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday in the opening round of the Hong Kong Open. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin Is Setting the Agenda and Forcing the West to React
    Oct13

    Putin Is Setting the Agenda and Forcing the West to React

    Russia’s decision to intervene, and to escalate, in Syria is the product of a wide range of considerations. Some are domestic, but by far the largest set of factors has to do with securing Russian strategic interests in the Middle East and offering an alternative vision of global order growing out of a perceived decline of American power....

    Official probe: Flight MH17 downed by missile over Ukraine
    Oct13

    Official probe: Flight MH17 downed by missile over Ukraine

    The missile that downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 exploded less than a meter from the cockpit, killing the crew inside instantly and breaking off the front of the plane, the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...