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Pro-Russia separatists probably shot down airliner, U.S. intelligence agencies say
Pro-Russia separatists probably shot down airliner, U.S. intelligence agencies say

President Obama said Friday that the missile that downed a Malaysian airliner, killing 298 people aboard, was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. "What we have confidence in saying ... a surface-to-air missile was fired, and that's what brought the jet down. That shot was taken in a territory controlled by the Russian separatists," Obama said in remarks made at the White House. He called for an immediate cease-fire in the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine where the plane was shot down Thursday. "My concern is there has been a lot of misinformation generated in eastern Ukraine generally. This should snap everybody's heads to...

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