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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

This Week In Crazy: Obama Shot Down Another Plane, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Billy Johnson In May, the NRA attempted to reach out to a younger audience by launching a new “Freestyle” network designed to reverse […]

July 25, 2014

First MH17 Bodies Arrive In Bereft Netherlands

Eindhoven (Netherlands) (AFP) – The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday almost a week after it was shot down over Ukraine, as the conflict flared yet again near the Malaysian airliner’s crash site. Uniformed Dutch military personnel solemnly hoisted 40 wooden coffins from two planes and placed them in individual […]

July 23, 2014

Ukraine Rebels ‘Shoot Down Two Fighter Jets’

Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets in eastern Ukraine just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a Ukrainian military spokesman told AFP. “Two Sukhoi Ukrainian fighter jets have been shot down. The fate of the pilots is not known,” spokesman Oleksiy Dmytrashkivsky said, adding the […]

July 23, 2014

Bill Clinton: Perpetrators Of MH17 Crash Sought A Divided World

Melbourne (AFP) – Former U.S. president Bill Clinton called Wednesday for strength in responding to the loss of flight MH17, declaring those who had downed the plane — and provided the means to do so — sided with a brutal vision of the world. Speaking at the world AIDS conference in Melbourne, Clinton said it […]

July 23, 2014
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The ‘Most Powerful Men In The World’ Seem Defeated

Search the phrase “the most powerful man in the world” and what comes up are photos of grotesquely over-developed weightlifters; also Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin. Awfully ironic under present circumstances. It’s a cant term TV news anchors use to describe U.S. presidents, enhancing their own self-importance as chroniclers of the great. But have two […]

July 23, 2014

Dutch To Recover MH17 Bodies From Morgue Train

Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to take custody of some 280 bodies recovered from downed Malaysian flight MH17, as a train carrying the remains arrived in the government-held Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Rebels controlling the crash site released the morgue train under intense international pressure, finally allowing a great majority of […]

July 22, 2014

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Speaks On Situation In Ukraine

At 10:50am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and situation in Ukraine. Live video of the president’s speech will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV AFP Photo/Jim Watson

July 21, 2014