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    Dutch Investigators: MH17 Black Box Damaged but Voice Recorder Still Works
    Jul23

    Dutch Investigators: MH17 Black Box Damaged but Voice Recorder Still Works

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands—Dutch investigators say that the voice recorder from the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine was damaged but not manipulated, and its data is still intact. Dutch investigators handed two so-called black box flight recorders to a lab in southern England on Wednesday. The Dutch Safety Board says in a...

    War Crime Question Hovers Over Malaysian Airliner Tragedy
    Jul23

    War Crime Question Hovers Over Malaysian Airliner Tragedy

    Countries seeking to prosecute those responsible for downing a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine last week face a complex legal question: Is the tragedy a war crime? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FAA Grounded Your Israel Flight? Russia Will Fly You There
    Jul23

    FAA Grounded Your Israel Flight? Russia Will Fly You There

    Need to fly to Tel Aviv from the U.S.? While domestic carriers such as American, Delta and United continue to temporarily suspend air service to Ben Gurion airport due to rocket fire, there’s at least one European carrier that can get you there: Aeroflot. Russia’s flagship airline is running daily flights from JFK to Tel Aviv via...

    Column: Ukraine Crisis Could Impact US Elections
    Jul23

    Column: Ukraine Crisis Could Impact US Elections

    Reaction in the United States to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over rebel-held areas of Ukraine continues to be harshly critical of Russia and the separatist rebels they back in eastern Ukraine. The intense focus of international outrage over the incident and the challenge facing the administration of President Barack Obama suggests...

    Efforts Underway to Free Nigerian Students Kidnapped in Ukraine
    Jul23

    Efforts Underway to Free Nigerian Students Kidnapped in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian official says negotiations are underway to free nine Nigerian students taken captive by separatists in the eastern city of Luhansk. Colonel Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told a news conference Wednesday that people with experience conducting negotiations were making contact with...

    Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 Trapped, Feared Dead
    Jul23

    Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 Trapped, Feared Dead

    (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. MoreFlight Horror: Passenger Plane Crashes in Stormy Taiwan NBC NewsBleak Homecoming: First Ukraine Crash Bodies Land in Netherlands NBC...

    Dutch say black box damaged but voice data ok
    Jul23

    Dutch say black box damaged but voice data ok

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands — Dutch investigators say that the voice recorder from the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine was damaged but not manipulated, and its data is still intact.Dutch investigators handed two so-called black box flight recorders to a lab in southern England on Wednesday.The Dutch Safety Board says in a...

    Pro-Russia rebels use ‘powerful’ anti-aircraft missile to shoot down two Ukrainian fighter jets near MH17 crash site
    Jul23

    Pro-Russia rebels use ‘powerful’ anti-aircraft missile to shoot down two Ukrainian fighter jets near MH17 crash site

    The insurgents deny having missiles that can hit a passenger jet at cruising altitude — 10,000 metres — but their leader says they can hit a target at 3,500 metres …read more Source: Calgary...

    Departure Ceremony for Plane Victims
    Jul23

    Departure Ceremony for Plane Victims

    Representatives from Australia and the Netherlands spoke at a ceremony for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before a flight departed with their remains from the Kharkiv airport in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands
    Jul23

    Malaysia jet victims’ bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Dutch cargo plane crew members wait as Ukrainian honor guards load a coffin with the body of a Malaysian Airlines plane passenger in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dut… …read more Source: The Bismarck...