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    UN Security Council to vote as early as Monday on Ukraine crash probe
    Jul21

    UN Security Council to vote as early as Monday on Ukraine crash probe

    The Security Council could vote as early as Monday on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area …read more Source: The Globe and...

    All walks of life among Malaysia plane passengers
    Jul21

    All walks of life among Malaysia plane passengers

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist, were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday in eastern Ukraine, sending shockwaves around the world...

    UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts
    Jul21

    UN to vote on crash resolution; Russia has doubts

    CANBERRA, Australia — The U.N. Security Council will vote Monday on an Australia-proposed resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site and a cease-fire around the area, with diplomats pressuring a reluctant Russia to approve it.Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his country would view a Russian veto of...

    Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash
    Jul21

    Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has lambasted those who use the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary objectives,” the Kremlin said Monday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Here Are The Countries That Would Be Most Affected By A Russia Gas Disruption
    Jul21

    Here Are The Countries That Would Be Most Affected By A Russia Gas Disruption

    Some parts of Europe are now threatening to impose sanctions on Russia as Moscow-supported rebels stand accused of shooting down an airplane carrying citizens of four different European countries, including 192 Dutch. Other parts aren’t, however — because they probably couldn’t afford to, as Russia could retaliate by disrupting...

    Abbot’s Anger Over Air Crash Site
    Jul21

    Abbot’s Anger Over Air Crash Site

    Australia’s prime minister’s launched an angry attack on activity at the scene of the MH17 plane crash which remains under the control of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Tony Abbott delivered a scathing assessment of the situation at the wreckage site which he says is more like a garden clean-up than a forensic investigation....

    U.S. Presses Case Against Russia On Downed Jet
    Jul21

    U.S. Presses Case Against Russia On Downed Jet

    By Anton Zverev and Matt Spetalnick HRABOVE, Ukraine/WASHINGTON, July 21 (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...

    Bodies from downed jetliner piled in boxcars in Ukraine; West condemns crash site tampering
    Jul21

    Bodies from downed jetliner piled in boxcars in Ukraine; West condemns crash site tampering

    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: FOX...

    AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT
    Jul21

    AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

    US tries to make case that Ukraine separatists downed passenger plane, with Russian complicity WASHINGTON (AP) – Video of a rocket launcher, one surface-to-air missile missing, leaving the likely launch site. Imagery showing the firing. Calls claiming credit for the strike. Recordings said to reveal a cover-up at … …read more...

    Appeal from mother of Flight MH17 victim: ‘Mr. Putin, send my children home’
    Jul21

    Appeal from mother of Flight MH17 victim: ‘Mr. Putin, send my children home’

    Dutch woman’s words convey nation’s growing anger as rebels in eastern Ukraine hamper efforts to recover bodies from crash site and investigate cause of disaster. …read more Source: Toronto...