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  • US intelligence confirms surface-to-air missile

    NBC News' Jim Miklaszewski is reporting U.S. senior officials have concluded the Malaysian airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.

  • Multiple layers of uncertainty

    Douglas Rediker, International Capitol Strategies, says he thinks the White House is scrambling to figure out the right response to the Malaysia Airlines crash.

  • Ukraine-Russia finger pointing continues

    NBC's Pete Williams reports the Ukrainians say they have evidence of intercepted telephone calls between Russian commanders giving the orders to shoot the Malaysia Airlines plane down.

  • Satellite Image of Ukraine

    The Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed on Thursday morning in Ukraine was flying in open air space, Eurocontrol authorities said.

  • Photo shows Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 leaving Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014.

    With all eyes on the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine—and markets swooning—many investors may wonder what, if anything, they should do.

  • 'Squabbles for territory' a tragedy: Rodgers

    Discussing U.S. sanctions on Russia, and providing safety to employees in Ukraine, with T.J. Rodgers, Cypress Semiconductor CEO.

  • Pres. Obama on MH17: Will offer assistance where we can

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera shows video of debris of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, as well as President Obama's remarks on the crash. Caruso-Cabrera says it is not clear what happened to this plane.

  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 taking off from Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014.

    The downing of an airliner over Ukraine brought immediate condemnation of Russia, and it's likely to get stronger.

  • MH17 motivation: Who benefits?

    Discussing the motivation behind shooting the Malaysian jet and if the U.S. will escalate Russian sanctions, with Former Defense Department Intelligence Director Anthony Cordesman; retired U.S. Army Col. Ken Allard; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: MH17 market response

    Discussing key questions facing the market as facts of the Malaysia jet crash unfold, with Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Larry McDonald, Newedge USA; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Malaysia MH17 theories

    NBC's Pete Williams reports on the most recent theories as to what brought down Malaysia flight MH 17 and what kind of missile could down the plane.

  • An armed pro-Russian separatist stands at a site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.

    News of Malaysian Air 17's crash in Eastern Ukraine sent a ripple effect through the markets, says "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian.

  • State of anti-missile defense

    Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation and former Navy pilot, and Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, give their take on what happened to Malaysia MH17. Brookes speculates the shooters made a mistake and believed they were taking down a "belligerent" aircraft.

  • How Malaysia investigation will proceed

    Former NTSB investigator Dr. Alan Diehl, walks you through the critical first steps of how a plane crash investigation progresses and discusses what kind of missile could take down this plane.

  • Fmr. CIA Director: Probable Russian rebel weapon

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey, gives his read on the crash of Malaysia MH17 and discusses who on the ground would have the capacity to take down a plane the size of a Boeing 777.

  • Obama on Malaysia: Thoughts & prayers with passengers¿ families

    President Obama comments on the crash flight of Malaysia MH17. Obama says the first priority is to find out if Americans were onboard.

  • Obama to comment on Malaysia crash: Report

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama is expected to comment on the crash of Malaysia MH17.

  • White House cautious with MH17

    CNBC's Eamon Javers says he expects the White House to maintain a cautious tone regarding Malaysia MH17.

  • MH17 airspace restrictions?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses the speculation surrounding the Malaysian Airline crash and how the investigation will proceed. LeBeau says there were no restrictions on MH17's airspace.

  • Deciphering Malaysia MH17 crash

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses the market reaction to the unconfirmed reports that the Malaysia 777 Boeing was shot down.