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Ukraine Plane Crash

Debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash lies in a field on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed on the Ukraine/Russia border near the town of Shaktersk. The Boeing 777 was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Grandfather Of American Killed In Malaysia Airlines Crash Speaks To CBS 3

While the world mourns the loss of the 298 lives lost on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, no one feels the pain more than Ronald Schansman, the doting grandfather of the only American killed in the crash.

07/18/2014

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Vigil Held In Philadelphia To Mourn Victims Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

A group of people gathered in Center City Philadelphia Friday night to hold a vigil for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and to call for Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be held accountable for lying to world leaders.

07/18/2014

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Ukrainian Community Reacts To Malaysia Plane Crash

As the world mourns the loss of 298 people, and as world leaders call for a full investigation of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, Ukrainian Americans in the Philadelphia region are are left stunned about what’s happening in their homeland.

07/18/2014

Firefighters extinguish a fire, on July 17, 2014, amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine may have been shot down."We do not exclude that the plane was shot down and confirm that the Ukraine Armed Forces did not fire at any targets in the sky," Poroshenko said in a statement posted on the president's website. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER  KHUDOTEPLY        (Photo credit should read Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-UN Ambassador: ‘Putin Has Been Encouraged By The Weakness He’s Seen’ In Pres. Obama

Dom Giordano spoke with former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton about both the crisis in Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight in a rocket attack and the Israeli invasion into Gaza.

07/18/2014

(Dr. Joep Lange, in 2003 file photo.   Photo by Jean Ayissi/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Local Medical Community Mourns Loss of AIDS Specialists Aboard Downed Jetliner

Among them was Dr. Joep Lange (photo), a Dutch doctor who was the former president of the International AIDS Society.

07/18/2014

A picture taken on July 17, 2014 shows flames and smoke amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.  (Photo credit Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert On Response To Malaysian Plane: Pres. Obama ‘Has Very Little Interest In Foreign Policy’

Chris Stigall spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about President Obama’s response to the missile strike that downed a Malaysian Airlines flight.

07/18/2014

A man walks, on July 17, 2014, amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.  (Photo credit Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Experts Weigh In On How Malaysia Airlines Crash Will Impact World Travel

Local experts weigh in on how this tragedy could have worldwide implications.

07/17/2014

People stand, on July 17, 2014, amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. Pro-Russian rebels fighting central Kiev authorities claimed on Thursday that the Malaysian airline that crashed in Ukraine had been shot down by a Ukrainian jet. The head of Ukraine's air traffic control agency said Thursday that the crew of the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in the separatist east had reported no problems during flight. AFP PHOTO/DOMINIQUE FAGET        (Photo credit should read DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Professor Weighs In On Malaysia Airlines Crash In Ukraine

As the situation in the Ukraine continues to unfold, a Villanova Professor and expert on Russian Studies has weighed in on the Malaysian Airlines plane that was shot down on Thursday.

07/17/2014

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