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    MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It’s A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron
    Jul23

    MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It’s A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron

    The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine is turning out to be a huge embarrassment for Britain’s Conservative prime minister, David Cameron. Four different reports from various House of Commons committees have revealed that the U.K. has as many as 251 active arms sales licenses with Russia....

    Ted Cruz Questions Whether Obama ‘Launched An Economic Boycott Of Israel’
    Jul23

    Ted Cruz Questions Whether Obama ‘Launched An Economic Boycott Of Israel’

    Freshman firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) questioned on Wednesday whether President Barack Obama has effectively “launched an economic boycott of Israel,” after the Federal Aviation Agency’s decision to bar all flights into and out of Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport for the past two days. The Obama administration forcefully...

    Russian Ties, Trade Lie Behind EU Sanctions Rift
    Jul23

    Russian Ties, Trade Lie Behind EU Sanctions Rift

    Germany and Italy have the most to lose if the European Union makes good on its threat to impose harsher sanctions on Moscow, while Britain’s overseas territories are soaking up the lion’s share of capital streaming out of Russia. The picture emerging from United Nations and European Union data shows the impact of restricting trade...

    Downed Malaysian Airliner’s Voice Recorder Intact
    Jul23

    Downed Malaysian Airliner’s Voice Recorder Intact

    As the Dutch paid their respects Wednesday to victims of the Malaysian airliner shot down over eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators is examining the Boeing 777-200′s voice and flight recorders for clues about its demise. Investigators say the voice recorder retrieved from the crash scene has been damaged but shows no...

    U.S. Senators Urge Naming Donetsk People’s Republic Terrorist Organization
    Jul23

    U.S. Senators Urge Naming Donetsk People’s Republic Terrorist Organization

    Less than a week after a Malaysian airliner was shot down over Ukraine, a group of influential U.S. senators has urged the president to impose more severe sanctions on Russia and consider designating Ukraine’s separatists a “foreign terrorist organization.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says 2 fighter jets may have been shot down by missiles from Russia
    Jul23

    Ukraine says 2 fighter jets may have been shot down by missiles from Russia

    Ukraine’s Security Council says two Ukrainian jets shot down in the eastern portion of the country Wednesday may have been brought down by missiles fired from Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Anderson Cooper Describes ‘Extraordinary Outpouring’ For MH17 Victims
    Jul23

    Anderson Cooper Describes ‘Extraordinary Outpouring’ For MH17 Victims

    Anderson Cooper took a moment on Wednesday to recognize the “extraordinary outpouring” of grief for the victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The plane — believed to have been shot down — crashed in eastern Ukraine last week, killing all 298 people aboard. One hundred ninety-three victims were Dutch, and the first...

    Ukrainian Separatist Commander Admits Having Buk Missiles
    Jul23

    Ukrainian Separatist Commander Admits Having Buk Missiles

    In an exclusive interview with Reuters news agency, pro-Russian separatist commander Aleksandr Khodakovsky has admitted the separatists had the type of antiaircraft missiles Washington says were used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Somber Return for the Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash
    Jul23

    A Somber Return for the Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash

    At a Dutch airbase, 40 hearses awaited the arrival of the first bodies of passengers from a plane shot down over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Malaysia Jet Victims’ Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
    Jul23

    Malaysia Jet Victims’ Bodies Arrive in Netherlands

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands—Two planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine’s restive east as fighting flared in the region. Six days after the Boeing 777 was shot down over the...