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US: Can’t rule out Russian role in plane downing

United States U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power speaks during a U.N. Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters, Friday, July 18, 2014. Britain's U.N. Mission says it requested an emergency meeting after Thursday's downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people over eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

United States Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama: Plane shot down by missile

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The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia, in a disaster that could dramatically escalate the crisis in Ukraine. President Barack Obama called for an immediate cease-fire to allow for an unfettered investigation.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Baby thought cleared of HIV has virus again

In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial. On Thursday, July 10, 2014, doctors and officials at the National Institutes of Health said new tests last week showed that a Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus is no longer in remission. The girl is now back on treatment and is responding well, doctors said. (AP Photo/Johns Hopkins Medicine, File)

A girl who was born HIV-positive but was treated early and showed no signs of the disease for years has seen her infection return, US doctors said Thursday.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

4 killed in Miami boat collision

Emergency workers carry an injured person on a stretcher on Friday night, July 4, 2014 after three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display. Four were killed and a dozen others injured. AP/Miami Fire Rescue

Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four people and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed overboard.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US officer caught punching woman along LA freeway

The California Highway Patrol has vowed to carry out a thorough investigation after a video emerged of one of its officers repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned down on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »