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AP source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. more »»

For Malaysia Airlines, disaster strikes twice

July 17, 2014

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Two Boeing 777s. Two incredibly rare aviation disasters. And one airlin. more »»

Israel approves call-up of 18,000 more reservists

July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Israel's Cabinet has authorized the call-up of an additional 18,000 reserve soldiers. more »»

Putin: Responsibility for plane crash is Ukraine's

July 17, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladmir Putin says Ukraine bears responsibility for the crash of a Malaysian airliner. more »»

US trying to determine why jet down in Ukraine

July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine who was responsible for shooting down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether Americans were killed in an incident that... more »»

Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce

July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Israeli soldiers invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas' weapons arsenal, rocket firing... more »»

Some defend founder of Mexican shelter

July 17, 2014

ZAMORA, Mexico (AP) — About 500 people marched through this western Mexico city Thursday in support of the embattled but highly regarded founder of a shelter raided amid allegations of sexual and... more »»

Ukraine: Recordings show rebels shot down plane

July 17, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's security services produced what they said were two intercepted telephone conversations that they said showed rebels were responsible for downing a Malaysian... more »»

Iranian president backs extension of nuclear talks

July 17, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Thursday backed an extension of his country's nuclear negotiations with world powers underway in Vienna, saying it would be in the "interest of all" if the... more »»

Israel says it has sent ground troops to Gaza

July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza. more »»

Pro-Russia rebels may call cease-fire after crash

July 17, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian news agency has quoted a leader of eastern Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels as saying they intend to call a three-day cease fire to allow an investigation of the cras... more »»

Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

July 17, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russi... more »»

Israel strike damages Gaza hospital, director says

July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say an Israeli airstrike targeting people outside a mosque has shattered windows in a nearby care center for the disabled and elderly. more »»

Iranian commanders on front line of Iraq's fight

July 17, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A powerful Iranian general has emerged as the chief tactician in Iraq's fight against Sunni militants, working on the front lines alongside 120 advisers from his country's... more »»

Syria Kurds impose military service amid civil war

July 17, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's Kurds imposed compulsory military service for their men to ward off a push by Islamic extremists in the predominantly Kurdish areas in northern Syria, Kurdish officials said... more »»

Israeli airstrike kills 3 Palestinian children

July 17, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Gaza health official says an Israeli airstrike has killed three children from the same family in Gaza City. more »»

German abducted by suspected extremists in Nigeria

July 17, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A German development worker and two children of a Muslim cleric have been kidnapped this week by suspected Islamic extremists in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring... more »»

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

July 17, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair... more »»

Malaysia premier investigating reported jet crash

July 17, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is launching an "immediate investigation" into reports of a Malaysian jetliner crash. more »»

Ugandan police abuse homeless kids, says report

July 17, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Homeless children in Uganda's urban centers face beatings and abuse at the hands of police and local officials, Human Rights Watch charged in a new report that urges Uganda... more »»

 
 

 

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