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  • Obama administration knew Islamic State was growing but did little to counter it

    WASHINGTON Like the rest of the world, the U.S. government appeared to have been taken aback last month when Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, fell to an offensive by jihadis of the Islamic State that triggered the collapse of five Iraqi army divisions...
  • B-2 stealth bomber made its maiden flight 25 years ago

     B-2 stealth bomber made its maiden flight 25 years ago
    The radar-evading B-2 stealth bomber has been called one of the greatest achievements in military technology. With its distinctive “flying wing” design, the B-2 has a wingspan nearly as long as the Boeing 747 jumbo jet and yet it on radar it...
  • 298 killed after Malaysian plane 'blown out of the sky' over Ukraine

    298 killed after Malaysian plane 'blown out of the sky' over Ukraine
    At least 298 passengers were killed when a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down by a surface-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine Thursday, according to early intelligence reports. The Boeing 777 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was "blown out of...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight was 1,000 feet above restricted Ukraine airspace

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was cruising just 1,000 feet above restricted airspace when it was struck by a missile in Ukraine's Donetsk region, according to aviation and intelligence officials. Despite ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, including...
  • Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know

    Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know
    The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed Thursday with 298 people on board was the third plane to go down in Ukraine this week, according to Ukrainian officials. Here is a quick breakdown of the three incidents, all of which Ukrainian...
  • Obama: Downing of Malaysia flight 'wake-up call' on Ukraine conflict

    Obama: Downing of Malaysia flight 'wake-up call' on Ukraine conflict
    In his first extended remarks on the fiery crash of a Malaysian airliner, President Obama confirmed Friday that at least one U.S. citizen was killed in a global tragedy he said should serve as “wake-up call” to end the conflict in Ukraine....
  • Pro-Russia separatists probably shot down airliner, U.S. intelligence agencies say

    President Obama said Friday that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner, killing 298 people aboard, was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. "What we have confidence in saying ... a surface-to-air missile was fired, and that'...
  • Europe may face pressure to impose tougher sanctions on Russia

    Europe may face pressure to impose tougher sanctions on Russia
    After being half a step behind the United States for months, Europe is likely to come under heavy pressure to impose stronger sanctions on Moscow if convincing evidence emerges of a Russian link to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner....
  • Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine

    Obama stops short of blaming Russia for downed jet in Ukraine
    President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy. A...
  • Train carrying Malaysia jet victims completes its halting journey

    A train carrying the bodies of at least 200 victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in the government-controlled Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday afternoon, bringing some relief to their families five days after the plane was downed....
  • Ukraine charges anti-aircraft systems moved to Russia

    Three Buk missile systems have made their way from eastern Ukraine across the border into Russia, Ukrainian officials said Saturday, including one lacking the missile they believe brought down a Malaysia Airlines jet the day before. Officials also...