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    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack
    Jul17

    The Nice victims: 2 of 4 sisters on holiday die in attack

    The terror attack on a joyous Bastille Day crowd waiting to watch fireworks in Nice, France, indiscriminately killed dozens of people, including children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six members of the same family. Among those who have been identified were Americans,...

    Western Propaganda for a New Cold War
    Jul17

    Western Propaganda for a New Cold War

    Photo by Day Donaldson Western propaganda portrays Russia as the aggressor and NATO as the victim, but the reality looks almost opposite from the ground level, Rick Sterling found on a recent fact-finding trip. Recently I went on a 15-day visit to Russia organized by the Center for Citizen Initiatives. The group visited Moscow, the Crimean...

    Chilling animation shows how MH17 was shot down with a Buk surface-to-air missile
    Jul17

    Chilling animation shows how MH17 was shot down with a Buk surface-to-air missile

    Two years ago today, on July 17, 2014, 298 civilians from 11 countries perished when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine. The Dutch Safety Board concluded in its October 2015 final report that MH17, traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was hit by a Buk surface-to-air missile fired from territory controlled by...

    2 Years Later: Video shows the moment Russian-backed rebels realized they shot down a civilian airliner in eastern Ukraine
    Jul17

    2 Years Later: Video shows the moment Russian-backed rebels realized they shot down a civilian airliner in eastern Ukraine

    Australia says MH17 footage of rebels rummaging through victims’ bags shows attack was not an accident and urges Russia to cooperate with investigations. …read more Source: Business...

    Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?
    Jul17

    Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: To help us understand the events in Turkey, I’m joined now from Washington by Eric Edelman, the former U.S. ambassador to Turkey during the Bush administration, and here in New York by David Phillips, director of the program on peace-building and human rights at Columbia University. Mr....

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul16

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack at the close of Bastille Day, France’s Independence Day, was an act of...

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians,...

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage
    Jul16

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage

    NICE, France—France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known only to be a petty criminal took the wheel of a 19-ton truck and plunged through a terrified seaside crowd on Bastille Day, leaving 84 people dead and more than 200 wounded. Witnesses described how Mohamed...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians, Swiss...

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad
    Jul16

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad

    No need to even sing the anthem at sporting events Setting aside the fact that The Tenors are not the only ones who have changed the lyrics of O Canada for political reasons recently, one wonders why national anthems must be sung at events such as the MLB All-Star Game at all. The two teams involved were playing for their respective baseball...