Thu., July 17, 2014 5:30pm (EDT)

Malaysian Airliner Crashes In Eastern Ukraine
By Robert Siegel
Updated: 6 days ago

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying nearly 300 people has crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border. In the immediate aftermath, it is not clear whether the plane was shot down, but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling for a swift investigation.


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