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Obama: Missile Fired From Rebel-Held Ukraine Area

Washington (AFP) – U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday that a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine downed a Malaysian passenger jet as he pressed for an international investigation. Obama said that at least one U.S. citizen was among the 298 dead. The State Department identified the victim as Quinn Lucas Schansman, who also […]

July 18, 2014

U.S. Believes Pro-Russia Rebels Likely Shot Down Jet

Grabove (Ukraine) (AFP) – The United States on Friday built a case that pro-Moscow separatists downed a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine with a surface-to-air missile, killing all 298 people on board — with the possible technical assistance of Russians. The first international monitors struggled to gain adequate access at the gruesome crash site in rebel-held […]

July 18, 2014

WATCH LIVE: President Obama Delivers A Statement On Ukraine

At 11:30am, EST, President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, and the situation in Ukraine. Live video of the president’s remarks will be available below: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV AFP Photo/Jewel Samad

July 18, 2014