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  • Obama pays respects at Dutch embassy for victims of plane attack

    President Obama says Americans were heartbroken by the loss of 193 Dutch citizens aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down by pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine on Thursday.

  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the intelligence community will have some...

  • Obama pledges justice in visit to Dutch embassy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Americans were heartbroken by the loss of so many citizens of the Netherlands in the downed Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down in Ukraine. Obama is visiting the Netherlands Embassy in Washington and signing a condolence book for those who...

  • Ron Paul's Malaysia Airlines crankiness exposes a libertarian weakness

    Who better than libertarians to stick up for an authoritarian state run by a former communist agent?

  • EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia's actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short,...

  • Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

    MOSCOW (AP) — An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens. Russian news consumers are getting plenty of explanations for the downing of...

  • What really needs resetting in Obama's relationship with Russia

    The bodies of 298 passengers and crew of Malaysia Air Flight 17, 80 of them children, lie unburied in a Ukrainian field while Vladimir Putin's men fire their weapons into the air to keep international investigators from approaching the site.

  • Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week. Several hundred people chanted "We want justice" and demanded that...

  • Clinton: US, Europe should get tough on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine. Clinton said...

  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. With body parts decaying in sweltering heat...

  • Flight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Mohammad Afif and his family were about to start a new chapter in their lives. Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working...

  • Conundrum: Americans are unhappy with Obama's handling of foreign crises, but don't want the U.S. involved

    U.S. voters are deeply unhappy with the Obama administration for its seemingly clueless and underwhelming response to growing crises overseas, but this anger does not necessarily mean Americans want the U.S. to become more involved in the world's problems.

  • Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels

    LONDON (AP) — "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner. The answer is: potentially a lot. Aviation and defense experts say the victims' bodies could...

  • UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, following intense pressure on a reluctant Russia to support the...

  • The grave price of Obama's 'reset' with the Russians: Examiner Editorial

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has mounted an aggressive propaganda campaign to convince his own people that someone else was responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine.



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