IDF launches Gaza ground invasion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Jerusalem Post) IDF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister's office confirmed. The purpose of the operation was to destroy more…

Airliner 'flew similar route' as Putin's jet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT.COM) Malaysian Airlines MH17 plane was travelling almost the same route as Russia’s President Vladimir Putin’s jet shortly before the crash that killed 295, Interfax news agency reports more…

McCain: 'Hell to pay' if plane shot down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) Sen. John McCain said Thursday that he is withholding judgment on the Malaysia Airlines crash, but vowed that there would be “hell to pay” if the plane more…

Flights rerouted: Planes avoiding Ukraine airspace

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RT.COM) International passenger flights are avoiding Eastern Ukrainian airspace, following the crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane in Donetsk. Airlines are also redirecting their flightpaths to avoid the more…

New sanctions hit top Russian firms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A tightening of Western sanctions on Russia rattled world markets on Thursday, sending Moscow stocks and the rouble tumbling and lifting traditional safe-haven currencies and bonds. more…

Airliner 'brought down by missile' in Ukraine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BvczIxbzrKHoUDlGfvn23HDNngHWC_fJ" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (Reuters) - A Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday, the Interfax news agency cited more…

Russian hackers tried to steal NASDAQ

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUSINESSWEEK) In October 2010, a Federal Bureau of Investigation system monitoring U.S. Internet traffic picked up an alert. The signal was coming from Nasdaq (NDAQ). It looked like more…

Microsoft layoffs for 18,000 workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) Microsoft confirmed it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, part of the tech titan's efforts to streamline its business under new CEO more…

U.N. official: World owes 'great deal' to Snowden

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) The top U.N. human rights official thinks that government leaker Edward Snowden ought to be celebrated for exposing violations of international law, not chased across the more…