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    Interactive: Path and Crash Site of Malaysia Airlines Plane Down in Ukraine
    Jul17

    Interactive: Path and Crash Site of Malaysia Airlines Plane Down in Ukraine

    A Malaysia Airlines plane with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine Thursday. Here is a look at the crash site, the flight’s path, and an overview of the Boeing 777. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Malaysia Plane Wreckage Site Has Been Inspected, Blame Game Continues (+Videos)
    Jul17

    Malaysia Plane Wreckage Site Has Been Inspected, Blame Game Continues (+Videos)

    HRABOVO, Ukraine—A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft. As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of...

    Pro-Russia rebels may call cease-fire after crash
    Jul17

    Pro-Russia rebels may call cease-fire after crash

    HRABOVE, Ukraine — A Russian news agency has quoted a leader of eastern Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels as saying they intend to call a three-day cease fire to allow an investigation of the crash of a Malaysian airliner.The RIA-Novosti agency on Thursday quoted rebel leader Alexander Borodai as saying discussions were underway with...

    Smoky Skies: Video Shows Reported Plane Crash Site
    Jul17

    Smoky Skies: Video Shows Reported Plane Crash Site

    Amateur video reportedly shows smoke from the site of the Ukraine crash site. …read more Source:...

    The Kremlin’s English-Language Media Has Already Settled On A MH17 Narrative
    Jul17

    The Kremlin’s English-Language Media Has Already Settled On A MH17 Narrative

    A Malaysian Airlines passenger jet crashed in Ukraine’s restive east on Thursday. Kremlin-owned English-language media — the Russian government’s means of disseminating its preferred interpretation of internal and global affairs — has already figured out why. In its view, the Ukrainian military is responsible. An early...

    Flight MH17 Crash Photos Show Absolute Destruction (GRAPHIC)
    Jul17

    Flight MH17 Crash Photos Show Absolute Destruction (GRAPHIC)

    A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 295 passengers crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday while traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. A Ukrainian official said the plane was shot down, the Associated Press reports. Malaysia Airlines said the plane’s last position was over Ukrainian airspace. A group that’s part of the Ukranian...

    Malaysian Plane Crashes In Ukraine Near Russia Border
    Jul17

    Malaysian Plane Crashes In Ukraine Near Russia Border

    A Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in eastern Ukraine where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists, amid claims the aircraft was shot down. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jason Biggs Tweets Malaysia Airlines Joke After Crash
    Jul17

    Jason Biggs Tweets Malaysia Airlines Joke After Crash

    Jason Biggs is taking heat for tweeting a joke about Malaysia Airlines shortly after flight MH17 crashed in the Ukraine with 295 people aboard. Biggs made the insensitive joke on Twitter after news broke that a Boeing 777 was reportedly shot down by a missile fired from a Buk antiaircraft system near the Russian border: Anyone wanna buy my...

    Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane
    Jul17

    Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane

    Region where Flight 17 was lost has seen severe fighting between government, pro-Russia separatists in recent days …read more Source:...

    Obama: U.S. To Help Investigate Malaysian Plane Crash
    Jul17

    Obama: U.S. To Help Investigate Malaysian Plane Crash

    President Barack Obama said on Thursday (July 17) the crash of a Malaysian jetliner on the border of Ukraine was a “terrible tragedy” and the United States would offer any assistance necessary to help determine what happened and why. Obama said officials were looking into whether U.S. citizens were on board the plane. Malaysian...