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Underwater search for MH370 could end next year, Australia says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could come to an end in the first half of next year.<p>Search teams have been combing a vast area of the seafloor in a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean, hunting for traces of the passenger jet and the 239 people it was …

Airplanes

Hurricane Blanca weakens off Mexico but heads toward resorts | Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Blanca weakened slightly off Mexico’s Pacific coast on Thursday but could restrengthen as it continues moving toward tourist resorts at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.<p>Hurricane Andres (L) is seen weakening …

Mexico

FBI agent accused of stealing drug money to fund lavish spending

The FBI agent's buying spree, prosecutors say, began in August when he put down $27,500 in cash for a sports car.<p>He dropped nearly $44,000 in cash several days later, this time for a Dodge Challenger. More than $25,000 more went to buy wheels and sound systems.<p>Shortly after, there was $15,000 for …

NIH Stops Making Medicines After Finding Fungus

The National Institutes of Health has suspended all manufacturing of medical products after finding some were contaminated with fungus.<p>It has stopped all clinical trials that use products made in its facility while it checks everything and tried to find out just what went wrong. Six patients who …

FDA

Bomb at market in northeastern Nigeria kills around 30: eyewitnesses

YOLA (Reuters) - A bomb at a market in the town of Jimeta, northeastern Nigeria, has killed around 30 people, eyewitnesses told Reuters on Thursday.<p>The device, which an eyewitness said was planted in a three-wheeled motorized scooter inside the market in Adamawa state, was detonated around 1900 GMT …

Africa

Tornadoes damage several homes in Colorado; no injuries

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in northern Colorado and destroyed or damaged several homes Thursday as powerful storms brought flooding and marble-size hail to some areas.<p>At least three homes were demolished in the town of Berthoud, about 40 miles north of Denver, said Lori Hodges, …

Weather
Art

Earthquake: 4.1 temblor strikes near Borrego Springs, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning seven miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:02 a.m. PDT at a depth of 6.8 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 24 miles from La Quinta, 25 miles from Coachella …

Spanish police seize cocaine inside hollowed-out pineapples

The drugs had arrived in Spain via a ship from Central America, the Spanish interior ministry says<p>Spanish police seized 200 kilos of cocaine found inside hollowed-out pineapples that arrived by ship from Central America, the interior ministry said on Sunday.<p>The drug-stuffed fruit was found among 10 …

Details of missing video segment by Ottawa shooter to be released

Zehaf Bibeau recorded a video in his car moments before the deadly rampage, which claimed the life of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and ended his own in a hail of gunfire inside Centre Block.<p>RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson has said investigators had "sound operational" reasons for keeping an 18-second portion …

Canada