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    Black boxes show MH17 suffered massive decompression after hit
    Jul28

    Black boxes show MH17 suffered massive decompression after hit

    A Ukrainian security spokesman says data from the recovered flight data recorders shows Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed due to a massive, explosive loss of pressure after being punctured multiple times by shrapnel. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos
    Jul28

    Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    LONDON (AP) — An international court on Monday ordered Russia to pay over $50 billion in compensation to the former majority shareholder of now-defunct oil producer Yukos over the expropriation of the company more than 10 years ago. The Russian government under President Vladimir Putin in 2003 leveled massive tax claims against Yukos, then...

    Downing of Malaysian Plane May Be a ‘War Crime,’ U.N. Rights Official Says
    Jul28

    Downing of Malaysian Plane May Be a ‘War Crime,’ U.N. Rights Official Says

    The assessment came as United Nations monitors said that more than 1,100 people had been killed in “extremely alarming” fighting in eastern Ukraine since mid-April. …read more Source: The New York...

    Death Toll Mounts as Clashes Intensify in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Death Toll Mounts as Clashes Intensify in Ukraine

    (KIEV, Ukraine) — At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two Ukrainian cities held by separatist militants, officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday. Authorities in Luhansk said five people were killed and 15 injured by overnight artillery strikes. Three were killed in Donetsk as a result of...

    Ukraine Recaptures Strategic Town Near Crash Site
    Jul28

    Ukraine Recaptures Strategic Town Near Crash Site

    At least three civilians were killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine and government troops pressed ahead with their campaign against pro-Russian rebels, taking a strategic point close to where Malaysian flight MH17 crashed, officials said on Monday. Kyiv said on Monday its troops recaptured Savur Mogila, a strategic piece of high ground...

    UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime
    Jul28

    UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

    GENEVA (AP) — The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday. Pillay, the U.N.’s top human rights official, called for a thorough investigation into the violation of international law that occurred when the flight was shot down with a surface-to-air...

    Hague Court: Russia Must Pay Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion
    Jul28

    Hague Court: Russia Must Pay Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion

    The Hague’s arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos around $50 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession. The Hague court said it had awarded shareholders in the GML group just under half of their $114 billion claim,...

    At least 8 civilians killed as hostilities in eastern Ukraine intensify
    Jul28

    At least 8 civilians killed as hostilities in eastern Ukraine intensify

    Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants. …read more Source: FOX...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Jul28

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Welcome back from the weekend! Here’s what people will be taking about on Monday. 1. Israel maintains that its forces were not responsible for 16 Palestinians who were killed last Thursday when a United Nations school in Gaza came under fire. An Israeli military spokesman “acknowledged that an errant mortar round fired by Israeli...

    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine
    Jul28

    Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

    A Donetsk People’s Republic APC travels in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Sunday, July 27, 2014. Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters … …read more Source: The Bismarck...