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    ‘Blown Out of the Sky’: Malaysia Jet Shot Down by Missile
    Jul18

    ‘Blown Out of the Sky’: Malaysia Jet Shot Down by Missile

    A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, according to reports. …read more Source:...

    US trying to determine why jet down in Ukraine
    Jul18

    US trying to determine why jet down in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether any Americans were killed in an incident that could worsen t… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Blame Game Unfolds After Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash
    Jul18

    Blame Game Unfolds After Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash

    MoreExclusive: Separatist Leader Says Rebels Did Not Shoot Down Flight MH17Rebels Control the Crash Site Of Downed Malaysia PlaneUkrainian officials blamed a “terrorist action” for the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday, while pro-Russian separatists, who said they do not have weaponry advanced enough to shoot down an...

    6 Times That Airliners Were Shot Down
    Jul18

    6 Times That Airliners Were Shot Down

    Ukrainian officials have blamed separatist rebels for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, possibly mistaking it for a Ukrainian aircraft. The separatists have denied the allegations—and in turn suggested Ukraine was responsible. MoreBlame Game Unfolds After Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 CrashRebels Control the Crash Site Of Downed...

    Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down
    Jul18

    Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down

    The Ukrainian government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility Thursday for downing the Malaysia Airlines aircraft carrying 295 people. (July 17) …read more Source: USA...

    In pictures: Families with loved ones aboard react to news of Malaysia Airline flight 17 crash
    Jul18

    In pictures: Families with loved ones aboard react to news of Malaysia Airline flight 17 crash

    A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was reportedly shot down Thursday in the east of the country …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Video: Ukraine, rebel leaders trade accusations over downed Malaysian flight
    Jul18

    Video: Ukraine, rebel leaders trade accusations over downed Malaysian flight

    The Ukrainian government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility Thursday for downing the Malaysia Airlines aircraft carrying 295 people …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The VIX Exploded Today (VIX)
    Jul18

    The VIX Exploded Today (VIX)

    The volatility index, or VIX, gained 32% today. The VIX, commonly referred to as the “fear index,” measures expected volatility in the S&P 500 over the next month. Amid the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine and late afternoon reports that Israel has begun a ground operation in Gaza, stocks sold off as “safe...

    Joe Biden: Malaysia Plane ‘Apparently Shot Down’ Over Ukraine, ‘Not An Accident’
    Jul18

    Joe Biden: Malaysia Plane ‘Apparently Shot Down’ Over Ukraine, ‘Not An Accident’

    DETROIT, Mich. — Vice President Joe Biden said the United States is working to confirm reports that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was “apparently shot down” over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. “A Malaysian aircraft traveling from Western Europe to Kuala Lumpur … was apparently shot down,” Biden said, telling the...

    What is known about the crash of Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine
    Jul18

    What is known about the crash of Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine

    Here’s what is known, and what has been claimed, about Thursday’s crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 295 people in eastern Ukraine: ___ THE PLANE A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER, which the carrier said was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members on Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. …read more...