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    Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    FAA Bans US Flights Over Ukraine
    Jul18

    FAA Bans US Flights Over Ukraine

    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US flights from entering Ukrainian airspace “until further notice.” …read more Source: The Boston...

    Malaysia Airlines Shares Tank (MAS)
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines Shares Tank (MAS)

    Malaysia Airlines shares were down nearly 16% in Friday trading as markets digested the aftermath of one its planes going down over Eastern Ukraine. U.S. authorities say the Flight MH17, a Boeing 777, was shot down, though it was not yet known by whom. It’s not been a good year for the airline, which also saw its stock price suffer in the...

    Raw: Firefighters locate Malaysian jet wreckage
    Jul18

    Raw: Firefighters locate Malaysian jet wreckage

    Firefighters work to douse debris on fire after a Malaysian jet was shot down in Ukraine. Officials say the plane was carrying 295 people. (July 17) …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Conflict Tensions Rise With Crash of Malaysian Passenger Plane
    Jul18

    Ukraine Conflict Tensions Rise With Crash of Malaysian Passenger Plane

    Ukraine on Thursday said a Malaysian passenger plane had been shot down over eastern Ukraine – killing all 298 passengers and crew on board and potentially escalating the conflict between Kyiv and Moscow and Russian-backed separatists. Sharon Behn reports on how the latest developments could affect U.S. and European decisions to impose...

    Malaysian Airliner Downed in Ukraine War Zone, 295 Dead
    Jul18

    Malaysian Airliner Downed in Ukraine War Zone, 295 Dead

    What looks like a normal field in eastern Ukraine is now a charred graveyard. Airplane parts lie scattered while smoke drifts across the horizon. It was here near the village of Hrabove, where a Malaysian airliner was brought down Thursday. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Intercepted Audio of Ukraine Separatists
    Jul18

    Intercepted Audio of Ukraine Separatists

    Ukraine released what it said is audio from intercepted phone calls between separatist rebels and Russian officers. In one call, a rebel is heard saying, “We have just shot down a plane.” …read more Source: The New York...

    How Do We Respond to This Really Horrible Day?
    Jul18

    How Do We Respond to This Really Horrible Day?

    What a horrible day. Israel has begun a ground offensive in Gaza, the White House is on lockdown, and a plane has been shot down in Ukraine. Today’s news piles on an already shaking landscape of ISIS in Iraq, immigrant children suffering on the U.S. border, and still missing Nigerian girls. My Twitter feed has been raging with information...

    Local Ukraine activist not surprised by Malaysia jet tragedy
    Jul18

    Local Ukraine activist not surprised by Malaysia jet tragedy

    AUSTIN (KXAN) – As investigators try to piece together what happened, people here in Austin are still trying to make sense of the tragedy. A local Ukranian activist has been closely following the crisis between Ukraine and Russia, and says she’s not surprised something like this happened. Chris Wynnyk Wilson has had many sleepless...

    Putin Says Ukraine ‘Bears Responsibility’ for Jet Crash
    Jul18

    Putin Says Ukraine ‘Bears Responsibility’ for Jet Crash

    Putin said the crash would not have happened if there was peace in Ukraine, and “the state over whose territory this took place bears responsibility.” …read more Source:...