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    MH17 Investigators Seek Local Help at Ukraine Crash Site
    Nov06

    MH17 Investigators Seek Local Help at Ukraine Crash Site

    Investigators looking into the July crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday they would probably hire local contractors to collect wreckage still beyond their reach because of a continuing pro-Russian insurrection. The crash of flight MH17 as it flew over the conflict zone stirred angry mutual accusation between...

    CNN Wins Award For Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Coverage
    Nov06

    CNN Wins Award For Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Coverage

    You might not have liked CNN’s Malaysia Airlines plane coverage this year, but the network just brought home an award for it. CNN received the award for best “Live Television Journalism” for its coverage of the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 at the 2014 Association for International Broadcasting awards in London Wednesday night....

    Russian Ship Is Escorted Away From Portuguese Coast as Airspace Violations Triple
    Nov06

    Russian Ship Is Escorted Away From Portuguese Coast as Airspace Violations Triple

    The Portuguese navy escorted a Russian ship out of its waters on Wednesday after the vessel came within 22 km of the Portuguese coast. Portugal’s defence minister Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco said that the Russian ship was sailing in international waters for the purposes of “marine research”, before it began approaching Portugal’s own...

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule
    Nov06

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian separatist territories Thursday, as heavy artillery fire erupted in rebel-held Donetsk and Russia accused its neighbour of “crudely” violating the ceasefire.Ukraine’s border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will now have to...

    $3 Gas Isn’t Necessarily Good for America
    Nov06

    $3 Gas Isn’t Necessarily Good for America

    It may be hard to imagine, but other things have been going on in the world besides the election. One is the striking decline in oil prices, from a long period of well over $100 a barrel to a point now, by some indices, of under $80 a barrel. Of course, Americans across the country are seeing it in plummeting gas prices—now in some places under...

    Russia Nixes More ‘Geneva Format’ Talks on Ukraine
    Nov06

    Russia Nixes More ‘Geneva Format’ Talks on Ukraine

    Moscow says it would be counterproductive to return to talks on settling the conflict in east Ukraine in a “Geneva format,” which would include Russia, Ukraine, the European Union and the United States. An agreement reached in this format in Geneva April 17, 2014, has been “grossly violated” by Ukraine, a Russian Foreign Ministry commentary...

    EU’s Mogherini: more sanctions on Russia possible
    Nov06

    EU’s Mogherini: more sanctions on Russia possible

    EU’s Mogherini says more sanctions on Russia possible over eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    The End of the Big Oil and Gas Game Has Come
    Nov06

    The End of the Big Oil and Gas Game Has Come

    Co-authored with Grant Cooke Sheikh Ahmed-Zaki Yamani said in 2000, “The Stone Age came to an end, not because we had a lack of stones, and the oil age will come to an end not because we have a lack of oil.” The former Saudi oil minister was arguably the world’s foremost expert on the oil industry at that time. However, then he...

    Crimean Coffee Shops Are Now Selling ‘Caffé Americano’ As ‘Caffé Russiano’
    Nov06

    Crimean Coffee Shops Are Now Selling ‘Caffé Americano’ As ‘Caffé Russiano’

    In some coffee shops in Crimea, you can no longer order a “Caffé Americano.” It’s now called “Caffé Crimea.” Tanya Lokot tweeted photos of the new trend. One coffee shop alerted customers to the change with a notice that reads: “Attention! Given the current geopolitical situation, we no longer have ‘the...

    Shelling of school sparks probe in Ukraine
    Nov06

    Shelling of school sparks probe in Ukraine

    Authorities in Ukraine say security services will investigate the shelling of a school in the rebel-held east that left two teenagers dead and four others injured.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...