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  • John Kerry says 'drunken' rebels compromising Malaysia Airlines crash site in Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of not doing enough with the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that was shot down in eastern Ukraine last week, saying that “drunken” pro-Russian separatist have comprised the crash site. “Not withstanding [Russian] President...

  • Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted....

  • DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine. Families and friends of the dead huddled to console one...

  • Ukraine crisis shows divisions in old Soviet bloc

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister had sharp words on the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jumbo jet in Ukraine — blaming the crash on Russia-backed "bandits." But throughout most of central and eastern Europe, leaders withheld judgment, expressing shock but refusing to say more...

  • Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane. At an emergency meeting of the U.N....

  • AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

    SYDNEY (AP) — A prominent researcher, two activists and at least three others headed to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the scientific community. Among the passengers were a former president...

  • US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an "outrage of unspeakable...

  • Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

    The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly...

  • What we know, and don't, 1 day after Ukraine crash

    BRUSSELS (AP) — One day after the crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 298 people in eastern Ukraine, here's what is known, and what has been claimed: ___ THE CAUSE U.S. officials and an adviser to Ukraine's interior minister have said a surface-to-air missile brought down Malaysia...

  • Weekly Examiner: Another tragic airline disaster

    This week's biggest event happened on Thursday when a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was allegedly shot down out of the sky into Eastern Ukraine. The flight was carrying 298 people going from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

  • AP Analysis: Downed jet could alter Ukraine crisis

    PARIS (AP) — The downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine is likely to be a turning point in the country's conflict. But which way it turns depends mainly on who carried out the attack and how convincingly it can be proved to the world. With suspicion falling heavily on pro-Russian insurgents,...

  • Obama says jetliner crash is an 'unspeakable' outrage, calls on Putin to intervene

    President Obama firmly denounced the downing of a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine, calling the incident an "outrage of unspeakable proportion" and saying for the first time that U.S. authorities had determined that a rocket attack was responsible for the crash that killed 298 people.

  • Fidel Castro: Ukraine to blame for downed airliner

    HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Friday blamed the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane. He also criticized Israel's ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, and the United States for saying Israel has a right to defend...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 18

    Investigators are searching for answers this morning following yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

  • Republicans blast Obama for fundraising after jetliner crash in Ukraine

    President Obama's decision to go forward with two fundraisers in New York just hours after a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down in Ukraine and Israel launched a ground war in Gaza is giving critics new ammunition for attacks on his leadership.



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