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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...

    Ukraine Rebels To Provide Access To Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash Site, OSCE Says
    Jul18

    Ukraine Rebels To Provide Access To Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash Site, OSCE Says

    (Adds detail, quotes) MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have agreed to provide assistance in an investigation into the downing of a Malaysian passenger airliner and will ensure safe access for international experts visiting the site, the OSCE said on Friday. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in...

    Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash
    Jul18

    Rescuers comb scene of Malaysian plane crash

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — 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....

    Rescue workers find second ‘black box’ from downed plane in Ukraine
    Jul18

    Rescue workers find second ‘black box’ from downed plane in Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists in the region said on Thursday they had found one of the flight recorders …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Malaysia Airlines says changes route for planes
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines says changes route for planes

    Even though there were no restrictions, Malaysia Airlines may still face questions about why it continued with flight paths over eastern Ukraine — at the heart of a violent rebellion against Kiev — when some airlines decided months ago to change routes to skip around the area. Air China changed its route for flights between Beijing...

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet
    Jul18

    AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    People walk by the venue of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne. Australia, Friday, July 18, 2014. Several passengers on board a Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine were … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Pro-Russian rebels to provide access to plane crash site, European security body says
    Jul18

    Pro-Russian rebels to provide access to plane crash site, European security body says

    Separatists in Ukraine have agreed to ensure safe access for international experts visiting the site of the downed airliner, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    White House urges Ukraine ceasefire for plane probe, Obama talks to Putin
    Jul18

    White House urges Ukraine ceasefire for plane probe, Obama talks to Putin

    The White House called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine to allow easy access to a downed Malaysian jetliner and President Barack Obama directed U.S. officials on Thursday to do all they could to support an investigation into what caused the crash. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    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...

    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...