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    Ukraine war still stymies investigation of Malaysia jetliner disaster
    Jul17

    Ukraine war still stymies investigation of Malaysia jetliner disaster

    A year after 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 perished in an explosion over eastern Ukraine, the conflict behind the tragedy continues to thwart international investigators trying to determine who was responsible. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Poroshenko Denies Reforms Will Give Separatist Ukraine Regions Special Status
    Jul17

    Poroshenko Denies Reforms Will Give Separatist Ukraine Regions Special Status

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has denied reports that Ukraine is moving away from being a unitary state, despite parliament approving his move to give more powers to the war-stricken Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Under the current ceasefire agreement between Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian rebel forces in Donetsk and Luhansk, Kiev is...

    Greece’s Banks Will Reopen Monday
    Jul16

    Greece’s Banks Will Reopen Monday

    (ATHENS, Greece)—Greece’s government says the country’s banks will reopen Monday after being closed for three weeks but cautioned that restrictions on withdrawals would only be lifted gradually. Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas made in the announcement Thursday evening on state-run ERT television. Banks were closed June 29 to...

    Harper’s tight-lipped strategy could hurt him on trade and TPP
    Jul16

    Harper’s tight-lipped strategy could hurt him on trade and TPP

    Last week I wrote that the Conservative Party’s allergy to the news media has gone past silly and become self-destructive. This week offered more evidence of the same. The Prime Minister met with the leader of Ukraine, but would take no questions from reporters. Not everyone agrees with Stephen Harper when it comes to Russia and Ukraine,...

    One Year After Flight MH17 Went Down, Culprits Still Not Brought To Justice
    Jul16

    One Year After Flight MH17 Went Down, Culprits Still Not Brought To Justice

    A boy waves a flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic at a memorial to the victims of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane crash at the crash site near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)MOSCOW (AP) — A year since a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky...

    Little Certainty a Year After MH17 Downed Over Ukraine
    Jul16

    Little Certainty a Year After MH17 Downed Over Ukraine

    A year since a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine — killing 298 people — there has been little official word of progress in determining what brought down Flight MH17. One of the probes under way reportedly points toward a ground-to-air missile fired from a village held by Russia-backed...

    Little certainty 1 year after airliner shot down in Ukraine
    Jul16

    Little certainty 1 year after airliner shot down in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A year since a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine — killing 298 people — there has been little official word of progress in determining what brought down Flight MH17. One of the probes under way reportedly points toward a ground-to-air missile fired from a village held by...

    John Boehner Says Iran Deal ‘Blows My Mind’
    Jul16

    John Boehner Says Iran Deal ‘Blows My Mind’

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal “blows” House Speaker John Boehner’s mind, the Ohio Republican declared Thursday, vowing to do everything he can to scuttle the historic agreement.”Given everything I’ve seen so far, this is a bad deal. It paves the way for a nuclear Iran,”...

    Little Certainty 1 Year after Airliner Shot Down in Ukraine
    Jul16

    Little Certainty 1 Year after Airliner Shot Down in Ukraine

    SCOW (AP) – A year since a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine – killing 298 people – there has been little official word of progress in determining what brought down Flight MH17. One of the probes under way reportedly… …read more Source:...

    Lawsuit blames Ukrainian rebel leader for MH17 crash
    Jul16

    Lawsuit blames Ukrainian rebel leader for MH17 crash

    Ed AdamczykCHICAGO, July 16 (UPI) — A former separatist commander in Ukraine was formally accused of involvement in shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in a lawsuit. …read more Source: United Press...