Search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight will extend to a new area of seabed next month, doubling the current area being covered.
New York (AFP) – U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said Thursday it was no longer sending flights through Ukrainian airspace after the crash of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. “Out of an abundance of caution, Delta is not routing flights through Ukrainian airspace and is monitoring the situation involving Malaysia Airlines […]
GRABOVE (Ukraine) (AFP) – Global outrage and shock mounted Friday after the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over strife-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people on board as questions swirled as to who was behind the tragedy. Local emergency crews picked through horrific carnage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, […]
Wilmington (United States) (AFP) — President Barack Obama Thursday said the crash of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine was a “terrible tragedy” and said U.S. officials were trying to establish if any Americans were on board. “The world is watching reports of a downed passenger jet near the Russia/Ukraine border. And it looks like […]
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – The missing Malaysia Airlines jet came down in the Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as the airline reportedly told relatives it had been lost and that none on board survived. “It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to this new […]
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. Scott Beason Screenshot: YouTube Many Republicans despise the Common Core state standards initiative, but few do so for reasons as ridiculous as Alabama state senator […]
By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — The mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 deepened amid allegations that the airplane flew four hours more than originally thought and might have traveled more than one thousand miles away from where search and rescue teams are looking. Citing U.S. national security sources, the Wall Street Journal […]