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Malaysian Airliner Carrying 295 People Crashes in Eastern Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines jetliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed Thursday in eastern Ukraine, and Ukrainian government officials said pro-Russian insurgents had shot down the plane. The Boeing 777 carrying 295 people went down in a rural part of the Donetsk region, not far from the Russian border, where the Russian-backed fighters have battled Ukraine governement troops in what increasingly resembles all-out war. Malaysia Airlines said in a statement that Flight MH17, with...

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