The development adds confusion and mystery and has raised questions about why the Malaysia Airlines flight apparently was not transmitting signals. Last known location »
The search for MH370 has already been expanded into the Andaman Sea, hundreds of kilometers to the northwest of the original search radius.
Malaysia Airlines denies rumours that relatives of Chinese MH370 passengers were accidentally flown from Hong Kong to India, instead of Malaysia.
A residential building in New York's East Harlem neighborhood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick smoke, officials said. All train services in and out of Grand Central terminal were suspended as a result of the incident next to its tracks. "It was an explosion and a building collapsed," a spokesman for New York Police Department told AFP, giving no further details. It is a residential building.
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's blocking of supplies to a Philippine outpost in the South China Sea is "provocative" and raises tensions, the United States said Wednesday, in its latest criticism of China's assertive conduct in disputed seas of East Asia.
Telecommunications experts say the odds that passengers' cellphone data can help locate the missing Malaysian jetliner are next to zero. Locating the mobile phones of the 239 travelers on the Boeing 777 ...
In a March 12 story about a lawsuit filed against American Airlines, The Associated Press in some early versions incorrectly reported the names of the Regional Transportation Authority and the Chicago ...
DALLAS (AP) — An East Texas woman, her brother and her parents are charged with carrying out a scheme to kill the woman's ex-husband and new wife as both sides were embroiled in a custody dispute over a 5-year-old girl, authorities said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed a glimmer of hope Wednesday that a referendum on the future of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula can be halted, as he met with the new leader of the former Soviet republic.
ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them, and the family is now asking for privacy.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A plan to transform a small Caribbean island off the southern coast of Haiti into a high-end tourism resort will create more than 2,000 jobs and help change the international image of the impoverished country, the prime minister said Wednesday, rejecting allegations that the government will evict hundreds of poor farmers to complete the project.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 14-3 on Wednesday to pass a bill addressing the crisis in Ukraine that includes reforms to the International Monetary Fund and sanctions on Russians and Ukrainians, as well as aid and loan guarantees for the new government in Kiev. To become law, the measure must still pass the full Senate and be approved by the House, where the IMF reforms are expected to face stiff opposition among Republicans. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Sandra Maler)
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal charges have been filed against a Utah trucker accused of keeping sex slaves in his semitrailer for months at a time.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The top commanders of El Salvador's armed forces said Wednesday they will stay out of an election dispute that pits a conservative candidate against a former leader of the leftist rebels the army fought in a 12-year civil war.
New Zealand's central bank lifted the official cash rate (OCR) 0.25 points to 2.75 percent on Thursday, ending a three-year interest rate freeze imposed after the devastating Christchurch earthquake. In a widely anticipated move, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand said rates no longer needed to be kept at a record low of 2.5 percent because the economy's expansion "has considerable momentum". "By increasing the OCR as needed to keep future average inflation near the 2.0 percent target mid-point, the bank is seeking to ensure that the economic expansion can be sustained," governor Graeme Wheeler said. The 6.3-magnitude Christchurch earthquake in February 2011 levelled much of New Zealand's second largest city, claiming 185 lives and prompting the Reserve Bank to slash rates in an emergency move to cushion the economy.
New Jersey's two pro football teams and a developer have settled dueling lawsuits, clearing the way for a long-delayed megamall project at the Meadowlands sports complex. The New York Giants, New York ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced significant U.S. sanctions on Russia in a bid to pressure President Vladimir Putin to pull Russian troops out of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco fire investigators on Wednesday were looking into whether welding work was to blame for a massive blaze that barreled through an apartment building construction site, threatening nearby buildings, prompting evacuations and forcing officials to call in about half the city's on-duty firefighters to prevent its spread.
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily XXX on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Herbalife Ltd., down $4.82 to $60.57 The nutrition and supplement company, which has ...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants in the Gaza Strip fired dozens of rockets Wednesday into southern Israel, sending civilians rushing into bomb shelters but causing no casualties. The Israeli military says it's the largest rocket barrage since 2012, when it launched an eight-day air campaign in Gaza it said was aimed at stopping the attacks.
Israeli warplanes hit a number of targets in the Gaza Strip Thursday night in response to heavy Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state earlier, Palestinian eyewitnesses said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top CIA lawyer accused by the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee of trying to intimidate the panel over its investigation into secret prisons and brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects was himself involved in the controversial programs, cited more than 1,600 times in the Senate's unpublished investigative report, according to the panel's chairwoman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein.