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Quinn Lucas Schansman First American Identified As Malaysia Jet Victim

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times President Barack Obama on Friday identified the first, and so far only, known American citizen aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Quinn Lucas Schansman had dual Dutch and American citizenship, Jen Psaki, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department, said on Twitter. A […]

July 18, 2014

Separatist Rocket Attacks, Bus Ambush Kill 30 In Eastern Ukraine

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times Separatist rebels attacked a Ukrainian military base with Russian-made Grad rockets, killing 19 troops and boosting the overnight death toll to about 30 in the latest flare-up of fighting in eastern Ukraine, Russian media and Ukrainian officials said Friday. It was the deadliest day for the Kiev government […]

July 11, 2014