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Underwater hunt for missing black boxes begins

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.<p>The Australian navy ship Ocean Shield, …

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What's next in the Malaysia Flight 370 investigation

Monday's announcement by the Malaysian government that Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 crashed into the Indian Ocean does little to solve the mystery of what happened to that ill-fated flight. It may be many years before any answers emerge on how 239 passengers and crewmembers died in the …

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'We are on the list,' says community worker invited to the royal wedding: Part 6<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's shared passion for humanitarian …

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Russia lawmakers vote to annex Crimea; U.S. steps up sanctions

Russia's lower house of parliament overwhelmingly approved a treaty Thursday to annex the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine, prompting tougher sanctions from the United States.<p>Russia responded with its own sanctions against a list of U.S. officials and lawmakers.<p>After Russian Foreign …

Malaysia Flight 370: The 10 big questions

Every day brings new details and new questions surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard that went missing on March 8 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>Here are 10 questions surrounding what we know and what we don't know:<p><b>1. What do we</b> …

Officials Say Malaysian Flight Co-Pilot Spoke Final Words to Ground Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became a criminal …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grows as pilots face increased scrutiny

Where do you even begin to look, when the search area covers vast swaths of land and water, stretching thousands of miles, from Kazakhstan to the Indian Ocean?<p>That's the question for Malaysian officials and authorities from 24 other nations as people search for a ninth day, trying to find Malaysia …

Lost Malaysian airplane: More questions but still no answers

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is still missing and investigators are now worrying about foul play<p>Since March 8, no one has been able to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — or the 239 passengers it had onboard. As time has passed, there have been no shortage of theories about where to and why the …

India Suspends Its Search for Missing Jet

India suspended its search for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane on Sunday, while awaiting instruction from Malaysian officials, the Ministry of Defense said.<p>Malaysian authorities’ announcement Sunday that “search operations have entered a new phase” prompted Indian officials to place search …

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 and Its Changing Timeline

Nearly a week after Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared, officials are still at a loss for what happened to the jetliner carrying 239 people. …

As Syrian election looms, government slams U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi

BEIRUT — As indications mounted that Syrian President<p>Bashar Assadwill seek reelection, the government lashed out Friday at aUnited Nationsmediator who said an election could doom U.N.-sponsored peace talks meant to end the 3-year-oldcivil war.<p>Syria's top official spokesman charged that Lakhdar …

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How Finding Debris Could Quickly Solve Mystery of Malaysian Airlines Flight

After a long search, answers could come quickly. Here's how.<p>As a 12-nation hunt for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane spread out Saturday across the Indian Ocean and reached over land toward Kazakhstan in Central Asia, some experts raised the incredible possibility that a 250-ton Boeing 777 might …

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane 'sabotaged on board'

The hunt for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has taken a dramatic turn after the country's prime minister confirmed that communications on board had been deliberately disabled and that the jet had flown off course for more than six hours after it lost contact with air traffic control.<p>The revelation …

Jet's Movements Indicate 'Deliberate Action,' Search Areas Refocused

Authorities said for the first time Saturday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 veered sharply off its flight plan because of “deliberate action by someone on the plane,” communicated with satellites for hours after it disappeared and might have ended up thousands of miles away.<p>Prime Minister Najib …

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Investigators conclude missing jet was hijacked, Malaysian official says

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Investigators have concluded that one or more people with significant flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, switched off communication devices and steered it off course, a Malaysian government official involved in the investigation said Saturday.<p>No …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

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Malaysia Airlines Co-Pilot Was Religious, Not Reckless, Family Says

By Niluksi Koswanage<p>KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Reuters) - Friends and family of the co-pilot who flew the missing Malaysia Airlines jet said the 27-year-old was religious and serious about his career, countering news reports suggesting he was a cockpit Romeo who was reckless on the job.<p>Fariq Abdul …

US Officials: Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane’s Turns Suggest Control of Aircraft

Newly revealed information suggests a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner made a turn up the Strait of Malacca subsequent to a previously reported …

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CNN Exclusive: Analysis shows two possible Indian Ocean paths for airliner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made drastic changes in altitude and direction after disappearing from civilian radar, U.S. officials told CNN on Friday, raising questions for investigators about just who was at the controls of the commercial jetliner that went missing one week ago with 239 people on …

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: signals suggest plane may have run out of fuel over Indian Ocean

The fate of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, and the 239 passengers and crew aboard, has been shrouded in mystery<p>Faint electronic signals sent to satellites from a missing Malaysian plane show it may have been flown thousands of miles off course before running out of fuel over the Indian Ocean, a …