DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.
MOSCOW (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and bring the last of the victims home.
World aviation officials will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced Friday. The "special high-level meeting" will be held Tuesday, according to a statement, and will also cover "appropriate actions to be pursued in order to more effectively mitigate potential risks to civil aviation arising from conflict zones." The Malaysia Airlines plane was blown out of the sky last week by what is believed to be a surface-to-air missile, killing 298 passengers and crew and dramatically raising the stakes in Ukraine's bloody three-month conflict.