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    Passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on, prosecutors say
    Oct09

    Passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on, prosecutors say

    The body of one passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, Dutch prosecutors said Thursday, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate as their plane went down above eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Malaysia Flight 17 Victim Found With Oxygen Mask, Dutch Government Says
    Oct09

    Malaysia Flight 17 Victim Found With Oxygen Mask, Dutch Government Says

    One of the passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, suggesting not every passenger on board died instantly when the plane was shot down over Ukraine in July, according to a Dutch minister. Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke about the oxygen mask during an interview on Dutch television program Pauw on...

    EU Energy Chief Asks Russia, Ukraine to Hold Gas Crisis Talks
    Oct09

    EU Energy Chief Asks Russia, Ukraine to Hold Gas Crisis Talks

    European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has asked Ukraine and Russia to take part in another round of talks to try to solve a gas pricing row on Oct. 21 in Berlin, a Commission official said on Thursday. The European Union’s executive hopes to broker a deal to resolve a stand-off that has prompted Moscow to shut off gas deliveries...

    How Obama Tried to Stay Out of Syria, and Still Failed
    Oct09

    How Obama Tried to Stay Out of Syria, and Still Failed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Throughout 2012, as signs mounted that militants in Syria were growing stronger, the debate in the White House followed a pattern. In meeting after meeting, as officials from agencies outside the executive residence advocated arming pro-Western rebels or other forms of action, President Barack Obama’s closest...

    MH17 Victim Found Wearing Oxygen Mask
    Oct09

    MH17 Victim Found Wearing Oxygen Mask

    Dutch prosecutors have confirmed the body of a passenger on the Malaysian airliner that crashed in July in eastern Ukraine was found wearing an oxygen mask. The prosecutors said the victim of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was Australian. Forensic experts have tested the mask for fingerprints, saliva and DNA, but the tests yielded no...

    The Analyst That Predicted Germany’s Horrible Industrial Numbers Has Another Terrifying Forecast
    Oct09

    The Analyst That Predicted Germany’s Horrible Industrial Numbers Has Another Terrifying Forecast

    The industrial data out of Germany just keeps getting worse. This week we’ve already seen terrible factory orders, a slump in industrial production and Thursday’s export meltdown. All of them had their worst month in five years, throwing a massive cloud over the success story usually associated with the German economy. But it’s...

    Ukraine President Signs Law to Purge Supporters of Old Regime
    Oct09

    Ukraine President Signs Law to Purge Supporters of Old Regime

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country’s previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych. President Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement Thursday that the law is aimed at restoring public trust in authorities. Yanukovych was overthrown in...

    MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch official says
    Oct09

    MH17 passenger was found wearing oxygen mask, Dutch official says

    A passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask when the victim’s body was recovered in eastern Ukraine, the Dutch foreign minister and public prosecutor’s office said. …read more Source:...

    Hong Kong: The Future of People Power?
    Oct09

    Hong Kong: The Future of People Power?

    In 2000, I organized a meeting in China that brought together independent trade unionists, campaigners for corporate codes of conduct, and human rights advocates. We had spirited conversations about strikes and labor organizing and how to deal with the Communist authorities in Beijing. We didn’t worry about the government monitoring or...

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials
    Oct09

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country’s previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: The Bismarck...