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    Oksana Bashuk Hepburn: Hold Putin to account
    Jul22

    Oksana Bashuk Hepburn: Hold Putin to account

    The downing of the Malaysian passenger plane is a dire lesson for the world: Vladimir Putin’s aggression can reach us. He is responsible for the deaths of the Malaysian flight passengers but so are the rest of us. We have been emboldening him for years by tip-toeing around his aggression in Nagorno-Karabakh, Moldova, Chechnya, Georgia. Our...

    Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Over Missile fear
    Jul22

    Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Over Missile fear

    Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean headed for Tel Aviv on Tuesday when it turned around and flew to Paris instead. Flight 468 had 273 passengers and 17 crew on...

    Facebook and Twitter Users: Don’t Fall for MH17 ‘Actual Footage’ Scams
    Jul22

    Facebook and Twitter Users: Don’t Fall for MH17 ‘Actual Footage’ Scams

    If you run across Facebook pages touting pictures of Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash victims, or tweets linking to reports on the disaster, warning: they may be fakes, harbor malware or redirect you to pornographic websites. The BBC reports that fraudsters are exploiting the tragic destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, ostensibly shot down by...

    Dutch Minister Says E.U. Is Imposing New Sanctions on Officials Over Russia’s Actions in Ukraine
    Jul22

    Dutch Minister Says E.U. Is Imposing New Sanctions on Officials Over Russia’s Actions in Ukraine

    (BRUSSELS) — Dutch minister says EU is imposing new sanctions on officials over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    British air accidents investigators to analyze data from downed Malaysia Airlines black boxes
    Jul22

    British air accidents investigators to analyze data from downed Malaysia Airlines black boxes

    Britain’s prime minister says black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine will be examined by U.K. air accident investigators. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials
    Jul22

    EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

    BRUSSELS — The Dutch foreign minister says the European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine.Tuesday’s decision by foreign ministers from the 28-nation bloc came days after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern...

    Americans Wary Of Involvement In Ukraine Conflict: Poll
    Jul22

    Americans Wary Of Involvement In Ukraine Conflict: Poll

    Many Americans are convinced that Russia was at least partially responsible for the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But even if it’s proven that Russia or pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were involved, Americans say they would favor sanctions and diplomacy over military options. Asked to...

    Raw: MH-17 pieces removed from crash site
    Jul22

    Raw: MH-17 pieces removed from crash site

    Pieces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are removed from the crash site in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    International Monitors: Pro-Russian Rebels In Ukraine Have Sawed Into The MH17 Wreckage
    Jul22

    International Monitors: Pro-Russian Rebels In Ukraine Have Sawed Into The MH17 Wreckage

    Investigators from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe say pro-Russian rebels have “hacked into” pieces of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage with power saws, NBC News reports. The rear of the plane, which constitutes one of the biggest pieces of wreckage found at the crash site in eastern Ukraine, has...

    Jon Stewart Blows The Lid Off Reagan’s ‘Immediate’ Response To Russian Crisis
    Jul22

    Jon Stewart Blows The Lid Off Reagan’s ‘Immediate’ Response To Russian Crisis

    What would Ronald Reagan do? Apparently, it doesn’t matter because conservatives will remember it differently anyway. In his coverage of the crisis in Ukraine and the downed Malaysian airliner, Jon Stewart couldn’t help but notice how quick the GOP was to blame President Obama, and wax nostalgic about how President Reagan handled a...