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    Air Canada cancels Tel Aviv flight
    Jul22

    Air Canada cancels Tel Aviv flight

    Air Canada has cancelled its Tuesday night Toronto to Tel Aviv flight and Wednesday’s return flight from Israel because of risks from the conflict in Gaza. The airline tweeted the news Tuesday afternoon, saying it had cancelled the two flights and will “continue to evaluate going forward & update.” The move follows a...

    Obama Is Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance ‘Radical Homosexual Agenda,’ According To Bryan Fischer
    Jul22

    Obama Is Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance ‘Radical Homosexual Agenda,’ According To Bryan Fischer

    The American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer fired off at President Barack Obama’s response to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine last week. Perhaps not surprisingly, Fischer pointed to the president’s acknowledgement of the loss of a group of World Health Organization staffers, who were heading to a...

    EU imposes more sanctions on Russia
    Jul22

    EU imposes more sanctions on Russia

    Ministers stop short of tougher penalties for fear Russia will retaliate with a gas cutoff. …read more Source: USA...

    World War 3? US to Present Data on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash; Senators Want Russia Sanctions
    Jul22

    World War 3? US to Present Data on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash; Senators Want Russia Sanctions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what’s known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the intelligence community will have some additional data to present later in the day. No...

    EU Imposes New Sanctions Against Russian Officials
    Jul22

    EU Imposes New Sanctions Against Russian Officials

    BRUSSELS—The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short, at least for now, of more forceful sanctions that...

    Rebels’ Control of the MH17 Crash Site Could Foil an Investigation
    Jul22

    Rebels’ Control of the MH17 Crash Site Could Foil an Investigation

    When a terrorist’s bomb destroyed Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988 killing all passengers on board, investigators posed the unavoidable question: had anyone survived the initial blast? Officials concluded yes, pointing to a fragile clue: the way one victim lay dead, her hand clutching a palmful of freshly torn grass. MoreWho Are the Rebels...

    The Particular Trauma of Working for an Airline During a Disaster
    Jul22

    The Particular Trauma of Working for an Airline During a Disaster

    For flight attendants, whose job it is to take to the skies several times a week or even multiple times a day, the aftermath of a tragedy like last week’s crash in Ukraine can be excruciating. And, in the case of MH17, says Jeffrey M. Lating, a psychologist at Loyola University Maryland who studied how flight attendants coped following...

    Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities ‘West’s Henchmen’
    Jul22

    Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities ‘West’s Henchmen’

    A Kremlin official has accused Ukrainian authorities in Kyiv of being “henchmen,” acting on orders from the West. “The West’s henchman came to power [in February] and have now, in my opinion, lost some of their sovereignty, independence in decision-making and are acting under orders,” said Nikolai Patrushev, a top...

    With Pressure in Russia Over Ukraine, Putin Offers Reassurance to Countrymen
    Jul22

    With Pressure in Russia Over Ukraine, Putin Offers Reassurance to Countrymen

    The Russian president said he would attempt to rein in pro-Russian separatists, but that Ukraine also needed to act to reduce tensions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Who Are the Rebels Controlling Flight MH17’s Crash Site?
    Jul22

    Who Are the Rebels Controlling Flight MH17’s Crash Site?

    On Monday the two black boxes from flight MH17 were finally handed over to Malaysian experts who had been petitioning for their safe recovery. The black boxes, however, weren’t returned by the Ukrainian government, but by pro-Russian separatists from the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic”. MoreFive Best Ideas of the...