Hello friends, and welcome back. This week’s edition is a mixed bag of natural disasters, shady politics and one or two spots of levity, so let’s get started.
This past week’s news has been dominated by the MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine, and yes, there is a lot to say about it, because the more you think about it, the crazier the whole story seems.
Given the ongoing fighting in Gaza, the downing of another Malaysian Airlines flight by a surface-to-air missile and the refugee crisis that’s happening within U.S. borders, news out of Asia is kind of on the back burner, at least for news outlets in the States. Never fear, here is a round-up of news from Asia.
We’re on an LGBTQ bent again with this week’s newsy roundups, along with news about the Malaysian Air flight that was shot down and some recent obituaries. Let’s get to it.