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    Airlines symbolize nations’ hopes or reflect shame
    Jul19

    Airlines symbolize nations’ hopes or reflect shame

    FILE -In this Friday, July 18, 2014, file photo, a piece of a plane with the sign “Malaysia Airlines” lies in the grass as a group of Ukrainian coal miners search the site of a crashed Malaysi… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    10 Art Exhibits to Discover This Summer
    Jul19

    10 Art Exhibits to Discover This Summer

    The summer season is the perfect time to catch up on art: gallery and museum openings are slow, which gives art aficionados a chance to visit all the shows they might have missed. MoreAn Artist Turned His Childhood Drawings Into This Beautiful, Surrealist SeriesNew Museum Puts Spotlight on Art From the Arab WorldSecond Life: Could Brazil’s...

    Drudge Report Highlights Question About MH17 Flight ‘Who Shot It Down?’ With a Photo of Putin
    Jul19

    Drudge Report Highlights Question About MH17 Flight ‘Who Shot It Down?’ With a Photo of Putin

    Drudge Report is highlighting the big question about Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on Friday. The conservative webpage, which provides links to top stories of the day, has as its biggest link a New York Times story that explores who actually shot down MH17 over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Igor Girkin–also known as Igor Strelkov–the...

    Interview: RT Is About ‘Pointing Fingers’ Says Ex-Correspondent Who Resigned
    Jul19

    Interview: RT Is About ‘Pointing Fingers’ Says Ex-Correspondent Who Resigned

    Sara Firth, a London-based correspondent with RT (previously known as Russia Today), has resigned in protest at the channel’s coverage of the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Firth told RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari that the Russian state run news channel is all about “pointing fingers” and...

    Downed Plane Could Alter course of Ukraine Fight
    Jul19

    Downed Plane Could Alter course of Ukraine Fight

    PARIS—The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country’s conflict. But which way it turns depends mainly on who carried out the attack and how convincingly it can be proved to the world. With suspicion falling heavily on pro-Russian insurgents, the event could provide an opportunity for Russian...

    Malaysia Airlines crash shows cruelty — and mercy — of fate
    Jul19

    Malaysia Airlines crash shows cruelty — and mercy — of fate

    The circumstances surrounding a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet shot down in Ukraine on Thursday not only demonstrate the risk of flying over war-torn regions, but also show how fate can determine the victims and survivors of major disasters. …read more Source:...

    Police: 9 dead, 43 injured in bus crash in Germany
    Jul19

    Police: 9 dead, 43 injured in bus crash in Germany

    BERLIN — Several buses crashed on a German highway near the eastern city of Dresden, leaving nine people dead and 43 injured, police said Saturday.The crash, which happened about 2 a.m. Saturday, involved a Polish bus, a Ukrainian bus and a Polish minibus, said Dresden police.According to a preliminary investigation, the Polish bus hit the...

    What We Know and Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 — Day 1
    Jul19

    What We Know and Don’t Know About Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 — Day 1

    BRUSSELS—One day after the crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 298 people in eastern Ukraine, here’s what is known, and what has been claimed: ___ THE CAUSE U.S. officials and an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister have said a surface-to-air missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it flew Thursday from...

    Disaster Clouds Putin’s Strategy for Ukraine
    Jul19

    Disaster Clouds Putin’s Strategy for Ukraine

    The downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight is a major setback to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s carefully balanced Ukraine strategy of making efforts to appear publicly hands-off amid allegations that Russia was providing armor and weapons to help rebels hold off Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Strict European Sanctions Would Hurt Russia. But Don’t Hold Your Breath.
    Jul19

    Strict European Sanctions Would Hurt Russia. But Don’t Hold Your Breath.

    It did not take Senator John McCain long to call for a strong response to the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Along with sending military aid to the Ukrainian army and moving missile defense systems into the Czech Republic and Poland, he …read more Source: The New...