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  • Premier says Malaysia Airlines plane went down in Indian Ocean

    Premier says Malaysia Airlines plane went down in Indian Ocean
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The prime minister's announcement that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down in the Indian Ocean with no survivors marked a major turn in the search for the missing jet but did little to explain why it went off course in...
  • LPGA Tour's new international focus opens up a world of possibilities

    LPGA Tour's new international focus opens up a world of possibilities
    Michael Whan remembers the first question he was asked by the media after taking over as LPGA commissioner in January 2010: What was he going to do about the overwhelming international influence on the tour? "I want to pour more gas on the fire," he...
  • Chinese plane spots object in Malaysia jet search area

    Chinese plane spots object in Malaysia jet search area
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A succession of satellite images from the Australians, the Chinese and the French, as well as a Chinese plane's report of "suspicious objects," has bolstered hopes for a breakthrough in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines...
  • In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech

     In China, Michelle Obama gently broaches free speech
    BEIJING — Michelle Obama strayed into taboo territory during a speech Saturday at China's Peking University in which she called the rights of free speech and worship "the birthright of every person on this planet." The first lady dropped her...
  • Malaysia missing plane search spurred by new sighting

    Malaysia missing plane search spurred by new sighting
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Spurred by additional satellite leads, Australian officials on Sunday ramped up a multinational effort to comb a vast stretch of the south Indian Ocean for traces of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The Australian...
  • Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensifies

    Hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight intensifies
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –- The hunt for debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 intensified Saturday as Australian officials deployed additional aircraft and spotters to comb a wider expanse of waters in a remote and treacherous part of the south...
  • Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia

    Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia
    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A Germany-based hotel booking website says it has seen a significant drop in searches among U.S....
  • Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course

    Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course
    BEIJING — The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grew more puzzling Tuesday as reports suggested the plane may have veered more than 300 miles west of its intended flight path and flew lower and longer than previously thought....
  • FBI seeks to get files from Malaysia pilot's flight simulator

    FBI seeks to get files from Malaysia pilot's flight simulator
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The FBI probably will be able to retrieve material deleted from the flight simulator used by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to determine whether he rehearsed plans to divert the Boeing 777 after it...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders
    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...