Yuras Karmanau, The Associated Press

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    Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

    A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboard, despite days of denials by the Islamic Republic.

  • President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Ukrainian president: Trump didn’t use US military aid as lever

    Ukraine’s president said Tuesday that no one explained to him why millions of dollars in U.S. military aid to his country was delayed, dismissing suggestions that President Donald Trump froze the funding to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden.

  • A smoke grenade is thrown towards police during a clash between protesters and police after a vote to give greater powers to the east in front of the Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to a controversial constitutional amendment that would provide greater powers to separatist regions in the east. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the parliament to protest against the amendment. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 3

    The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three on Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion