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    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris
    Jul21

    Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash: Ukraine Workers Find More Bodies Amid Debris

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — The chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday, with more bodies found at the sprawling crash site but a worrisome power outage in the refrigerated train holding over 200 of the dead. The shambolic attempts to investigate by the pro-Russia separatists who control the verdant farmland...

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain
    Jul21

    Putin Cautions Against Using Ukraine Plane Crash For Political Gain

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said politicians should not use the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine to pursue “narrow, selfish political” goals. Putin said July 21 in Moscow that Russia is doing everything it can to allow international experts to investigate the scene of the crash that killed nearly 300...

    Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Probe Resembles ‘Garden Clean-Up’
    Jul21

    Australian PM: Ukraine Crash Probe Resembles ‘Garden Clean-Up’

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott voiced deep concern that Russian-backed rebels remained in control of the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine. During a news conference on July 21 in Canberra, Abbott said the site looked more like a “garden clean-up” than a forensic investigation. (Reuters) …read more...

    Putin Calls for Talks in Ukraine and a ‘Robust’ Crash Investigation
    Jul21

    Putin Calls for Talks in Ukraine and a ‘Robust’ Crash Investigation

    The Russian president also accused unspecified countries of seeking to exploit the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site
    Jul21

    Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard.Local rescue workers had piled 21 black body bags by the side of the road in Hrabove early Monday. It was unclear how quickly they would be transported to...

    US working on case against Russia on downed plane
    Jul21

    US working on case against Russia on downed plane

    “A buildup of extraordinary circumstantial evidence … it’s powerful here,” said Secretary of State John Kerry, a former prosecutor, and it holds Russian-supported rebels in eastern Ukraine responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, with the Kremlin complicit in the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew...

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive
    Jul21

    Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

    Only four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished somewhere in the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers on board, Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, causing the loss of another 298 souls — an unprecedented blow to a major international airline. Even a robust operator would have trouble overcoming twin disasters like that. But the...

    Putin Lashes Out, Blames Ukraine For Jet Crash
    Jul21

    Putin Lashes Out, Blames Ukraine For Jet Crash

    “Such events should not divide people, but unite them,” Russian leader says in wake of attack which downed Boeing 777. …read more Source:...

    Fury Mounts Over ‘Grotesque’ Mishandling Of Bodies From Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight
    Jul21

    Fury Mounts Over ‘Grotesque’ Mishandling Of Bodies From Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

    HRABOVE Ukraine/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims’ remains. Kerry demanded that Moscow take responsibility for actions of...

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’
    Jul21

    Putin accuses critics of MH17 handling of having ‘mercenary objectives’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out Monday against those who he said were exploiting the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary objectives.” …read more Source:...