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    Ukraine, Russia Deny Shooting Down Malaysian Plane, Obama and Putin Talk Over Incident
    Jul17

    Ukraine, Russia Deny Shooting Down Malaysian Plane, Obama and Putin Talk Over Incident

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine says a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists who have been fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane. As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village in eastern Ukraine, the...

    Exclusive: Separatist Leader Says Rebels Did Not Shoot Down Flight MH17
    Jul17

    Exclusive: Separatist Leader Says Rebels Did Not Shoot Down Flight MH17

    The pro-Russia separatist leader was not in a mood to discuss the downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. He had heard about it on the news – 280 passengers and 15 crew on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lampur – possibly shot out of the sky with a missile or some other projectile over the...

    U.S. Stock Indexes Fall
    Jul17

    U.S. Stock Indexes Fall

    U.S. stocks fell Thursday after reports of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash near the Russia-Ukraine border, though major benchmarks recouped much of their losses in afternoon trading. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    U.S. Pilots Were Previously Warned Not To Fly Over Parts Of Ukraine
    Jul17

    U.S. Pilots Were Previously Warned Not To Fly Over Parts Of Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration had warned U.S. pilots earlier this year not to fly over portions of the Ukraine in the Crimea region, according to notices posted on the agency’s website. The notices were posted on April 23. The U.N.’s International Civil Aviation Organization and the aviation authorities...

    U.S. Warned Of Unsafe Airspace Over Crimea, But Not Where MH17 Crashed
    Jul17

    U.S. Warned Of Unsafe Airspace Over Crimea, But Not Where MH17 Crashed

    Earlier this year the Federal Aviation Administration banned American air carriers from flying over part of the disputed area between Russia and Ukraine over safety concerns, but the area where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed on Thursday was not included in this restricted airspace. The agency warned American aircraft on April 25 against...

    GRAPHIC: Disturbing Images Show Remains Of Downed Malaysian Plane
    Jul17

    GRAPHIC: Disturbing Images Show Remains Of Downed Malaysian Plane

    A Malaysian Airlines jetliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border, on Thursday. Malaysia Airlines confirmed it had lost contact with flight MH17, which had 295 people on board, and that its last position was over Ukrainian airspace en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister said the...

    Aftermath of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash seen in pictures
    Jul17

    Aftermath of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash seen in pictures

    Pictures show the wreckage of a Boeing 777 after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in Ukraine. Scott Pelley reports during a CBS News Special Report. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Russia responsible for Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jul17

    Ukraine: Russia responsible for Malaysia Airlines crash

    Ukraine’s government says that it has evidence that the Russian military was involved in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Margaret Brennan joins Scott Pelley in a CBS News Special Report. …read more Source:...

    Malaysian Jetliner Goes Down In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysian Jetliner Goes Down In Eastern Ukraine

    A Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in eastern Ukraine where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists, amid claims the aircraft was shot down. The Boeing 777 carried about 300 passengers and crew and all are believe to have died. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    22 bodies counted at Ukraine plane crash site
    Jul17

    22 bodies counted at Ukraine plane crash site

    GRABOVO, Ukraine — Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane.As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of Grabovo in eastern Ukraine, an...