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    Think Your Flight Delays Are Bad? Try China, Where the Military Hogs Most of the Skies
    Jul23

    Think Your Flight Delays Are Bad? Try China, Where the Military Hogs Most of the Skies

    Last week, I flew in and out of Shanghai over two days. Both flights idled on the tarmac for more than one hour. I felt rather lucky. MoreBubonic-Plague Death Triggers Quarantine of Chinese CityChina Food Scandal Hits StarbucksSecond American ‘Lone Soldier’ Gets Hero’s Burial NBC NewsMoving Moment as Wrecked Concordia Makes...

    Bodies of Malaysia jet disaster victims leave Ukraine on transport planes
    Jul23

    Bodies of Malaysia jet disaster victims leave Ukraine on transport planes

    …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin Legalizes Gambling In Crimea
    Jul23

    Putin Legalizes Gambling In Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that allows gambling zones to be established in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Intelligence Releases Evidence Of Russian Connection To MH17 Downing
    Jul23

    U.S. Intelligence Releases Evidence Of Russian Connection To MH17 Downing

    “The Washington Post” reports that the U.S. intelligence community has released its analysis of photos relating to the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence reportedly says the images show the movements of an antiaircraft missile system toward Russia, and...

    Here’s Where Russia Trains Separatists Before Sending Them Into Ukraine
    Jul23

    Here’s Where Russia Trains Separatists Before Sending Them Into Ukraine

    Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, tweeted satellite imagery showing a Russian training facility for separatists near the Ukraine border. The U.S. State Department asserts that over the last few months, U.S. intelligence has “detected an increasing amount of heavy weaponry to separatist fighters crossing the border from Russia...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Coffins Containing Downed Jet’s Victims Leave Ukraine
    Jul23

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Coffins Containing Downed Jet’s Victims Leave Ukraine

    KHARKIV, Ukraine, July 23 (Reuters) – A Dutch air force transport plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner took off on Wednesday from an airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the Netherlands. Honorary guards placed wooden coffins on the plane after a short and somber...

    First bodies of Flight 17 victims leave Ukraine on Dutch, Australian transport planes
    Jul23

    First bodies of Flight 17 victims leave Ukraine on Dutch, Australian transport planes

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive identifications and answers about who caused the disaster. The Dutch government declared a day...

    The Immigrant Soldiers Dying for Israel in Gaza
    Jul23

    The Immigrant Soldiers Dying for Israel in Gaza

    Max Steinberg was from Los Angeles. Nissim Sean Carmeli was from South Padre Island, Texas. Jordan Bensemhoun came to Israel on his own from Lyon, France. MoreGaza’s Ghastly Calculus: 650 Palestinian Dead (77% Civilians), 30 Israeli Dead (Almost All Soldiers)Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Flies to Israel, Dismissing Safety FearsSecond...

    Bodies Of Malaysian Plane Victims Leave Ukraine
    Jul23

    Bodies Of Malaysian Plane Victims Leave Ukraine

    The first bodies of victims from the downed Malaysian airliner have left Ukraine for the Netherlands. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    With focus on Ukraine and Gaza, Washington watches other crises simmer
    Jul23

    With focus on Ukraine and Gaza, Washington watches other crises simmer

    Though not making as many headlines recently, there are multiple other global flash points lawmakers are dealing with …read more Source:...