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    Company Behind Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of 2 Previous Performance Complaints
    May20

    Company Behind Cuba Plane Crash Was Subject of 2 Previous Performance Complaints

    (HAVANA) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline. Mexico’s government said late Saturday that its National Civil...

    Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints
    May20

    Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

    HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews’ performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba’s national airline. The plane was barred from Guyanese airspace last year after...

    This week in science: it came from outer space
    May20

    This week in science: it came from outer space

    Carl Sagan defined the cosmos as all there ever was and all there ever will be. But we may inhabit only one “universe,” a single space-time that seems to have arisen 13.7 billion years ago by best estimates. And there are reasons to suspect our universe may be simply one of many, although how that collection might be arranged, how they originate,...

    Poroshenko Recalls Ukraine’s Envoys From CIS Bodies
    May19

    Poroshenko Recalls Ukraine’s Envoys From CIS Bodies

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree recalling Kyiv’s envoys from bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose grouping of former Soviet republics that he said Ukraine no longer has any use for. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Hitler Tried to Stack His Panzer Tanks to Stop Defeat (It Completely Failed)
    May19

    How Hitler Tried to Stack His Panzer Tanks to Stop Defeat (It Completely Failed)

    Warfare History Network History, Europe A really bad idea. Even in the dark days of March 1945, when the Third Reich was on the brink of collapse, its troops managed to exhibit that grim humor that enables frontline soldiers to endure the horrors of battle. As the panzer crews of mighty Tiger II tanks rumbled forward in the last German offensive...

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine
    May19

    Feds deny Russian rumours that 3 Canadian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

    Federal officials have flatly denied online rumours circulated by Russian social media accounts that three Canadian soldiers working in Ukraine were killed by a landmine. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces told CTV News that the claims are totally false, and that there are no Canadians who have been injured or...

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor
    May19

    Bark Soup In Brussels: Experiencing The Horror Of The Holodomor

    In an effort to draw attention to the 1932-33 Holodomor famine in Ukraine, activists and students offered Brussels passersby the type of food people were forced to eat in order to survive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Loznitsa Wins Cannes ‘Un Certain Regard’ Prize For Best Director
    May19

    Ukraine’s Loznitsa Wins Cannes ‘Un Certain Regard’ Prize For Best Director

    Ukrainian film director Serhiy Loznitsa won a best director prize in the Cannes film festival’s Un Certain Regard competition for Donbass, his odyssey about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House
    May19

    Mueller probes Ukrainian who pitched peace plan to White House

    KIEV — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has been meeting over the last year with a Ukrainian lawmaker at the center of a controversial plan to end his country’s conflict with Russia, pressing him for details about interactions with Trump administration officials.Andrii Artemenko told POLITICO that FBI agents had peppered him with...

    Trump allies zero in on Mueller ‘scope memo’
    May18

    Trump allies zero in on Mueller ‘scope memo’

    President Donald Trump’s allies are increasing pressure on the Justice Department to release a classified memo revealing the parameters of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling. In the last week, top Trump defenders in the House called on the president to order Attorney General Jeff Sessions to transmit...