Friday, July 18, 2014
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama confirms at least one American casualty in the crash of a Malaysia Airline jetliner in eastern Ukraine. Quinn Lucas Schansman had dual U.S. and Dutch citizenship. Speaking at the White House, Obama expressed condolences to the families of all the nearly 300 victims of the crash. U.S. officials believe the plane was brought down by a ground-to-air missile. The President called it an "outrage of unspeakable proportions." He also called for a full and "credible international investigation" of the crash.