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  • Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. During a meeting with Russia's Security Council on...

  • Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine. European Union foreign ministers are meeting Tuesday in Brussels, with some calling for tougher sanctions...

  • 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...

  • Is Russia funding Europe's anti-fracking Green protests?

    If you were thinking that the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines MH17 and the death of 298 innocent people including Europeans, will finally force NATO to get tough with Russia's Vladimir Putin, think again.

  • 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.

  • Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The families and friends of Dutch citizens blown out of the sky above Ukraine poured out their grief and anger Monday at a meeting with their monarch and political leaders. "This terrible disaster has left a deep wound in our society," a somber King...

  • What could possibly go wrong? Malaysia Airlines rerouting flights over Syria instead of Ukraine

    After one of its passenger airliners was blasted from the sky over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 onboard, the ill-starred carrier Malaysia Airlines is rerouting flights away from the region -- and over war-torn Syria instead.

  • Mainstream Media Scream: For a change, Chris Matthews praises Ronald Reagan

    This week's Mainstream Media Scream is more of a purr because it features the unexpected praise of former President Ronald Reagan by MSNBC's Chris Matthews.

  • Obama: Vladimir Putin must compel separatists to cooperate with crash investigation

    President Obama delivered a stern message to Putin on Monday, accusing him of failing to live up to his promises to intervene to protect the crash site of the downed Malaysian jetliner in Ukraine and stop the fighting by the Russian-backed separatists to allow for a credible international...

  • VIDEO: President Obama's full statements on Ukraine

    President Obama's increased pressure on Russia and Russian separatists Monday.



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