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    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet
    Jul19

    Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine — World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.At an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council, the U.S. pointed blame at the...

    Obama says downing of plane a “wake-up call” for Europe over Ukraine conflict
                            
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    Jul19

    Obama says downing of plane a “wake-up call” for Europe over Ukraine conflict [Photos] [Video]

    Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum within 10 days on the decision in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the Shootdown
    Jul19

    Malaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the Shootdown

    The U.S. military’s top commander in Europe spoke of Russians training pro-Russian separatists from Ukraine at the Pentagon last month. “What we see in training on the east side of the border is big equipment, tanks, APCs [armored personnel carriers], anti-aircraft capability,” Air Force General Philip Breedlove said, referring...

    Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries
    Jul19

    Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families and small communities spanning half of the planet, from a Dutch fishing village to an Australian soccer club and a Dubai cake store.Relatives and colleagues paid emotional tribute to the dead....

    U.S. Building Case Tying Pro-Russian Separatists To Plane Crash In Ukraine
    Jul19

    U.S. Building Case Tying Pro-Russian Separatists To Plane Crash In Ukraine

    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...

    Malaysia Air crash: Missile launcher used to down jet likely back in Russia, US official says
    Jul19

    Malaysia Air crash: Missile launcher used to down jet likely back in Russia, US official says

    The missile launcher used to down Malaysia Air flight MH17 is probably back in Russia after it was imported into Ukraine a few weeks ago, a well-placed source with access to the latest intelligence told Fox News Friday night. …read more Source: FOX...

    US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing
    Jul19

    US: Can't rule out Russian role in plane downing

    UNITED NATIONS — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.Power said the U.S. believes the...

    This Is What The Victims Of Flight 17 Did For AIDS Research
    Jul19

    This Is What The Victims Of Flight 17 Did For AIDS Research

    AIDS researchers, activists and advocates en route to the 20th International AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia are among those believed to have perished on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday. The exact number of people who were headed to the conference is still unknown, but various AIDS organizations...

    Russian or Ukrainian Missiles? Obama Believes Pro-Russian Separatists Had ‘Russian Support’ in Malaysia Flight MH17 Attack
    Jul19

    Russian or Ukrainian Missiles? Obama Believes Pro-Russian Separatists Had ‘Russian Support’ in Malaysia Flight MH17 Attack

    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...

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an “outrage of unspeakable proportions” but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. …read more Source: Los Angeles...