Summary International investigators "indicated that data from flight recorders show that the reason for the destruction and crash of the plane was massive explosive decompression arising from multiple shrapnel perforations from a rocket explosion," Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council, said. . "We concluded with our international partners that there's a real risk of such an international military mission becoming directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine," Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country lost 193 people in the disaster, told journalists. Amid international recriminations over the chaos blocking access to the site, both sides in Ukraine's war traded blame with Kiev accusing the rebels of "destroying evidence" and the insurgents saying Ukraine's army was targeting civilians.
Summary Beirut: Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said earlier today. Hundreds of people have died in near-daily regime air raids, many with the use of crude and inaccurate barrel bombs, despite repeated condemnation by the international community. The latest bloodshed came at the start of the Eid al-Fitr feast which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Summary A stalled vehicle on the right shoulder of eastbound 94 just east of Hwy. 101 and a semi on the right shoulder ahead near Brockton Lane has traffic gummed up between the Crow River and the Fish Lake split. That trip is now at 18 minutes. Crews are cleaning up a crash on the westbound lanes at 101st Avenue.
Summary SATNA: Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Speaking to reporters here yesterday, Bharti said that she had even suggested a CBI probe into the scam earlier as it had spread to other states too. "(But now) I have seen that the STF in Madhya Pradesh is conducting its probe into the scam in the right manner. I had said once that the MPPEB scam was bigger than the fodder scam of Bihar and hence it needed to be investigated by the CBI," Bharti said.
Summary The Leader of opposition BJP'S Jagadish Shettar (R) has demanded Siddaramaih's resignation. Shettar alleged Siddaramaiah had lost the moral right to govern because he "lied" in the assembly that he had not signed any document pertaining to Arkavati denotification. "Siddaramaiah had on March 31, 2014 approved the file pertaining to the denotification. Earlier, he had told the House that he was not personally responsible and not signed the document and everything was done by the officials. But the document has proved he lied and made our stand clear," he said. .
Summary England won the toss and elected to bat first against India. With Ian Bell(29) and Gary Ballance(106) at the crease, England are currently at 262/2 after 95 overs. Ian Bell and Gary Ballance are out in the middle for England while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will start the proceedings for India on Day 2.
Summary The Royal British Legion has launched a campaign to gather tributes honouring every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died during the First World War. You can look up a family member, namesake, or make a random search - the important thing is that not a single one of them is left without a dedication and recognition of the role they played in providing the freedom we have today. - Dr Stephen Clarke, head of remembrance at the Legion. The Legion, in partnership with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, hopes every one of the 1,117,077 men and women who died during the First World War will be commemorated on the database.
Summary MOSCOW: The Hague's arbitration court ruled on Monday that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos around $50 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering on the brink of recession . The Hague court said it had awarded shareholders in the GML group just under half of their $114 billion claim, going some way to covering the money they lost when the Kremlin seized Yukos, once controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Summary It used to be a lighting and kitchen showroom, but Verve Marketing's new office on Erne Street Upper is now kitted out with a meeting space in the form of a Citroen DS. The 40-year-old car - "like the one in The Day of the Jackal" - belongs to the event management agency's founder and managing director, Ronan Traynor .
Summary Here is a break from the "Siphoning away American's freedom of speech" series. As a former Horseheads school board member, I'm not surprised! A recent article in the local paper Elmira's Star-Gazette "Secrecy deals protect teachers" revealed aspects of the "academic wall of silence".
Summary Michele Nadeau, president of the Therese Casgrain Foundation, holds a photo of her grandmother Therese Casgrain in Montreal. She also became the first female leader of a political party in Canada, heading the CCF in Quebec, and was appointed to the Senate in 1970 by Trudeau. A spokesman for Employment and Social Development Canada, the successor department to Human Resources, says the Casgrain award was reviewed in 2010 following the fall speech from the throne, which announced plans for a new volunteer award.
Summary You've got to hand it to Israeli spinners like Mark Regev. Times of Israel : "[Netanyahu] made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank.. Amid the current conflict, he elaborated, 'I think the Israeli people understand now what I always say: that there cannot be a situation, under any agreement, in which we relinquish security control of the territory west of the River Jordan.'". 11) All serious analysts agree it was Hamas, and not Israel, that started this current conflict. Nathan Thrall, senior Mid East analyst at the International Crisis Group, writing in the New York Times : "The current escalation in Gaza is a direct result of the choice by Israel and the West to obstruct the implementation of the April 2014 Palestinian reconciliation agreement."
Summary 'Used to be roads, now rivers of hail': Storm described as 'zombie apocalypse' brings chaos to morning rush hour in British cities with thunderstorms and flash flooding. Emergency services called out to help mitigate flash flooding which is closing roads and disrupting travel. Much of Britain expected to remain warm today and again tomorrow, with forecast temperatures to be over 20C.
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