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    New video of Flight 17 crash emerges 1 year later
    Jul17

    New video of Flight 17 crash emerges 1 year later

    As local villagers march in solemn procession to crash site still in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, shocking new evidence comes to light …read more Source:...

    Seeing Putin for the Threat He Really Is
    Jul17

    Seeing Putin for the Threat He Really Is

    Air Force General Paul Selva, in his confirmation hearing on Tuesday to be vice-chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, became the latest military official to describe Russia as the greatest threat facing the United States. “Russia possesses the conventional and nuclear capability to be an existential threat to this nation should they choose to do...

    The Daily Vertical: Disrespect Is Putin’s Stock In Trade
    Jul17

    The Daily Vertical: Disrespect Is Putin’s Stock In Trade

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians, Australian Kin Mark Year since MH17 Downing
    Jul17

    Ukrainians, Australian Kin Mark Year since MH17 Downing

    ABOVE, Ukraine (AP) – Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday, while Australia’s prime minister remembered the “savagery” of the disaster as he unveiled a… …read more Source:...

    ‘Moral duty’ to punish ‘murderers’ who downed MH17: Ukraine leader
    Jul17

    ‘Moral duty’ to punish ‘murderers’ who downed MH17: Ukraine leader

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Friday called it a “moral duty” to punish those responsible for downing the MH17 flight over Ukraine one year ago, killing all 298 people on board.”Our moral duty to honour the memory of the fallen ones is to ensure a fair punishment for those guilty in downing the aircraft. This...

    Microsoft has crushed the economic hopes of Finland’s Salo as it closes its Nokia plant and jeopardises 1,100 jobs
    Jul17

    Microsoft has crushed the economic hopes of Finland’s Salo as it closes its Nokia plant and jeopardises 1,100 jobs

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – When U.S. software giant Microsoft bought Nokia’s struggling mobile phone business last year, the inhabitants of Salo – a town of 54,000 in southern Finland – thought the move would revive the local economy. But their hopes were crushed last week when Microsoft announced it would close Nokia’s former product...

    Five stories in the news today, July 17
    Jul17

    Five stories in the news today, July 17

    Five stories in the news today, July 17 from The Canadian Press:———PREMIERS EYE ENERGY STRATEGY AGREEMENT AS MEETING WRAPSSeveral premiers hope they can forge a national energy strategy today, despite regional differences on display at their annual meeting. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Paul Davis says the premiers made progress yesterday,...

    Gen. Jon Vance, new chief of defence staff, takes military reins in Ottawa
    Jul17

    Gen. Jon Vance, new chief of defence staff, takes military reins in Ottawa

    OTTAWA – There will be a changing of the guard for the Canadian military today.Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Tom Lawson formally steps down and will be replaced by a former combat commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Jonathan Vance.The changeover is happening as the military conducts combat operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and the...

    Inquiry into downed Malaysia Airlines jet closes in on cause, suspects
    Jul17

    Inquiry into downed Malaysia Airlines jet closes in on cause, suspects

    Families of the almost 300 people who were killed when a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago attend a sombre memorial service today. They are still looking for answers, Susan Ormiston reports. …read more Source:...

    Ceremonies mark anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash
    Jul17

    Ceremonies mark anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

    Ukraine – Residents of the Ukrainian village where a Malaysian airliner was shot down with 298 people aboard a year ago joined a procession to the crash site on Friday. …read more Source: Global...