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    Video: MH17 downed by Russian-made missile: Dutch Safety Board
    Oct13

    Video: MH17 downed by Russian-made missile: Dutch Safety Board

    Issuing the long-awaited findings of its investigation into the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, the Dutch Safety Board says it was downed by a Russian-made Buk missile but does not say who was responsible for firing it …read more Source: The Globe and...

    White Tigers Aren’t An Endangered Species — Or A Species At All
    Oct13

    White Tigers Aren’t An Endangered Species — Or A Species At All

    Footage posted Monday of three white tiger cubs born in Crimea’s Skazka Zoo might be adorable, but the cuteness of the little tigers belies the sad truth about breeding them.Zoos and other exhibitors sometimes present white tigers with misleading language suggesting they are a separate species, usually in need of protection. Anecdotal...

    The Latest: Malaysia: MH-17 perpetrators must face justice
    Oct13

    The Latest: Malaysia: MH-17 perpetrators must face justice

    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.4:40 p.m.Malaysia’s prime minister, speaking about the downing of MH-17, says the world “must move forward toward ensuring that those responsible are held accountable for this murderous...

    Watch:  How Missile Brought Malaysia Airlines Plane Down Over Ukraine
    Oct13

    Watch: How Missile Brought Malaysia Airlines Plane Down Over Ukraine

    This animation released by the Dutch Safety Board details how a Buk missile brought MH-17 down over pro-Russian Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 onboard. …read more Source: ABC...

    The Latest: Dutch: No one thought about aviation safety
    Oct13

    The Latest: Dutch: No one thought about aviation safety

    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.4:18 p.m.As war raged on last year in eastern Ukraine between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces, Dutch Safety Board investigators say absolutely no one “gave any thought of a...

    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...