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    Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash
    Jul18

    Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash

    A Malaysian jetliner shot from the sky by what U.S. intelligence officials believe was a surface-to-air missile scattered wreckage and bodies across the Ukrainian countryside, leaving investigators scrambling Friday to figure out what happened as rescue workers, policemen and even coal miners combed the crash site. …read more Source: Miami...

    Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine
    Jul18

    Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine

    U.S. officials say a surface-to-air missile took down the plane. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin: If MH17 Crashed in Ukraine, It’s Ukraine’s Fault
    Jul18

    Putin: If MH17 Crashed in Ukraine, It’s Ukraine’s Fault

    During a meeting with his top economic advisers on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin took the opportunity to argue that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 would not have been downed had there not been civil war in Ukraine — a conflict he has repeatedly pinned on the central government in Kiev. “I would like to note that this tragedy...

    Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines
    Jul18

    Double disasters taint Malaysia Airlines

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the airline industry’s equivalent of asbestos or News of the World: toxic to the public and, experts say, impossible to redeem. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine on Thursday with 298 people aboard by...

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call
    Jul18

    Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

    A woman reacts after hearing about the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashing in eastern Ukraine at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Malaysia … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Asia Stocks Lower on Plane Crash
    Jul18

    Asia Stocks Lower on Plane Crash

    Markets across Asia were jolted Friday after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down in Ukraine, sending investors piling into the safety of the yen and sending Japanese stocks tumbling. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Plane blast will add pressure on Obama to help Ukraine
    Jul18

    Plane blast will add pressure on Obama to help Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The downing of the Malaysian airliner greatly complicates the Ukraine crisis and will intensify pressure on President Obama to send military help. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Canada to donate surplus CF-18s to Ukraine? Nyet
    Jul18

    Canada to donate surplus CF-18s to Ukraine? Nyet

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch Media in Russia are reporting that Canada will provide for free surplus CF-18 fighter jets to Ukraine’s military. In addition, an offer has been made to provide RCAF personnel to train Ukraine pilots on the aircraft, according to the reports. Officials with the Department of National Defence officials as well...

    Did Pro-Russian Rebels Shoot Down MH17 Over Ukraine?
    Jul18

    Did Pro-Russian Rebels Shoot Down MH17 Over Ukraine?

    According to reports in the New York Times, Ukrainian officials have released what they claim are transcripts of three separate conversations, purportedly from pro-Russian separatist fighters near the scene of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash. The fighters appear to be taking credit for shooting down the airliner. In one call, a rebel...

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet
    Jul18

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    SYDNEY (AP) — A large number of world-renowned AIDS researchers and activists heading to an international AIDS conference in Australia were on board a Malaysian jetliner that was shot down over Ukraine, officials said Friday, as news of their deaths sparked an outpouring of grief across the global scientific community. There have been...