By Lisa Ruhl | 07/18/14 03:37 PM
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.
07/18/14 03:31 PM
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,...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/18/14 01:12 PM
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.
07/18/14 10:01 AM
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...
By Steve Doty | 07/18/14 07:57 AM
Investigators are searching for answers this morning following yesterday's crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/18/14 07:55 AM
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.
By Brian Hughes | 07/17/14 05:45 PM
President Obama has never faced this many international crises at once. And it's never been so obvious that he lacks the silver bullet to fix them.
07/18/14 12:49 AM
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft. American intelligence...
07/17/14 06:30 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin opened a meeting with top economic advisers late Thursday with comments on the crash of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. The text of his remarks, as taken from the Kremlin website and translated by The Associated Press: --- Dear colleagues! You...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/17/14 05:41 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine was "apparently" no accident and appears to have been "shot down," "blown out of the sky."
By Susan Crabtree | 07/17/14 05:11 PM
President Obama, in his first remarks about the downed passenger jet in Ukraine, pledged to offer the Malaysian airline U.S. assistance to determine what happened and why and said his administration's first priority is determining whether there were any Americans on board.
By Blake Seitz | 07/17/14 03:11 PM
President Obama's actions have "substantially improved the tranquility of the global community," press secretary Josh Earnest says. Here are five places where it's not so.
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 02:28 PM
With tensions between Russia and Ukraine increasing, European soccer officials have called a timeout between the two countries.
07/17/14 05:00 AM
TOKYO (AP) — For Japan, the ramping up of sanctions by the West against Russia can be summed up in a familiar phrase: It's complicated. The tug-of-war over Ukraine threatens to derail Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's moves toward rapprochement with Russia. Relations between Japan and...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 06:36 PM
President Obama tried to ratchet up the pressure on Moscow to stop supporting pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine on Wednesday by announcing new sanctions against several large banks and energy and defense firms in the country.
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