Speed Reads

Flight 17

U.N. Security Council meets to discuss downing of jet in Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council has scheduled a Monday vote on a resolution condemning the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people on board over territory in eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian rebels. Russia engaged in negotiations with other nations on the 15-member Security Council, although it was unclear whether Moscow intended to support the resolution. Read more at Reuters.