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    Q and A: Sen. Raynell Andreychuk on judges, ethics and Ukraine
    Jul21

    Q and A: Sen. Raynell Andreychuk on judges, ethics and Ukraine

    Conservative Sen. Raynell Andreychuk is a former judge and ambassador who chairs the committee overseeing the Senate’s new ethics and conflict of interest code. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Q. Justice Minister Peter MacKay recently made controversial remarks on female judges. What was it like for you to be a woman...

    Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
    Jul21

    Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

    TOREZ, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site. …read more Source: Boston...

    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder
    Jul21

    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder

    KIEV, Ukraine — The mystery over the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s flight data and voice recorders seemed to clear up a little on Sunday when video surfaced of separatist emergency workers coming upon the device in a field in eastern Ukraine.Reuters posted the video, taken Friday, of one worker calling out “flight...

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash
    Jul21

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” Obama said the U.S. believes the...

    UN to vote as early as Monday on crash resolution
    Jul21

    UN to vote as early as Monday on crash resolution

    Australia’s foreign minister says an urgent vote could take place as early as Monday in the U.N. Security Council on a resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site. …read more Source: Miami...

    Brzezinski: Europe Risks Becoming A ‘Satellite’ Of Russia If It Doesn’t Stand Up To Putin
    Jul21

    Brzezinski: Europe Risks Becoming A ‘Satellite’ Of Russia If It Doesn’t Stand Up To Putin

    Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski came out swinging in an interview on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS show on Sunday. He challenged Europe’s leaders to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the crash of the Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine, which US and Ukrainian intelligence believe was shot...

    Distraught Dutch mother: ‘Send my children home’
    Jul21

    Distraught Dutch mother: ‘Send my children home’

    Two girls sign a condolence register at St. Vitus church in Hilversum, Netherlands, Sunday, July 20, 2014. An attack on a Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine on Thursday killed 298 peopl… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Kerry Blasts Hamas, Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Kerry Blasts Hamas, Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, and pinning blame for the escalating conflict on the Palestinian Islamist group. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington, Kerry also blamed Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine for Thursday’s downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet....

    Kerry, European leaders push for new sanctions on Russia
    Jul20

    Kerry, European leaders push for new sanctions on Russia

    Comments come as anger grows over the way the crash scene has been handled. …read more Source: USA...

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events
    Jul20

    Here’s Your Complete Preview Of This Week’s Big Economic Events

    Markets got rocked on Thursday after we learned Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot out of the sky in Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 souls aboard. However, markets bounced back sharply on Friday. Markets continue to be incredibly resilient despite these shocks that threaten to destabilize the geopolitical status quo. For now, investors seem...