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    MH 17 Shot Down? Yes, Missile Took Down Plane Over Ukraine, Source Confirms
    Jul18

    MH 17 Shot Down? Yes, Missile Took Down Plane Over Ukraine, Source Confirms

    WASHINGTON—American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama administration was still scrambling to confirm who launched the strike and whether there were American citizens killed in the crash. Vice President Joe Biden said the...

    Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch
    Jul18

    Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

    The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least 10 countries. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities of those on board: Netherlands: 173 Malaysia: 44 (including 15 crew and two infants) Australia: 27 Indonesia: 12 (including one infant) United Kingdom: 9...

    Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash
    Jul18

    Dutch flags at half-staff as nation mourns crash

    Flags flew are flying half-staff across the Netherlands as the country mourns at least 154 of its citizens killed when a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Workers comb through Malaysian plane crash site
    Jul18

    Workers comb through Malaysian plane crash site

    Ukrainian rescuers walk past debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Mourners Lay Flowers At Dutch Embassy In Kyiv
    Jul18

    Mourners Lay Flowers At Dutch Embassy In Kyiv

    People laid flowers and lit candles late July 17 outside the Dutch Embassy in Kyiv for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in eastern Ukraine. The airline said at least 154 of those on board were from the Netherlands. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Calls Emergency Meeting Over Plane Crash
    Jul18

    UN Calls Emergency Meeting Over Plane Crash

    Leaders around the world are calling for an investigation of the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine that killed nearly 300 people. Witnesses and reporters say smoldering debris and body parts from Thursday’s crash of a Boeing 777 are scattered across a charred field in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. There are no...

    Scenes Of Malaysian Airliner Disaster In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul18

    Scenes Of Malaysian Airliner Disaster In Eastern Ukraine

    Wreckage littered a field in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region after a Malaysian airliner went down on July 17, killing all 298 people on board. Ukraine’s government has accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down the plane, while the separatists and Russian President Vladimir Putin are blaming Ukraine. (Reuters) …read more...

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Where does the investigation go from here?
    Jul18

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17: Where does the investigation go from here?

    Investigators looking into the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine face a series of unusual challenges. From access to the debris, to vibrant militant activity in the area, here’s a look at some investigation concerns after the plane with 298 people aboard fell from the sky. …read more Source:...

    Global Markets Suffer After Ukraine Crash, Unrest Elsewhere
    Jul18

    Global Markets Suffer After Ukraine Crash, Unrest Elsewhere

    Markets across the world took a conspicuous dive on Thursday in the wake of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s catastrophic crash in Ukraine — an event that came toward the end of a week marked by political unrest across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The Boeing 777 crashed in a rural area controlled by pro-Russian insurgency forces,...

    Friends, relatives grieve for MH17 passengers
    Jul18

    Friends, relatives grieve for MH17 passengers

    Messages of shock and grief have been flooding social media, sent by the friends and relatives of passengers on board Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, shot down on Thursday over Ukraine. …read more Source:...