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  • Australia says its efforts to find Flight 370 are only increasing

    Australia says its efforts to find Flight 370 are only increasing
    BEIJING — Crews continued searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean west of Australia on Tuesday as authorities emphasized ramped-up efforts to determine what happened to the airliner that went missing March 8. Officials...
  • Kanye West postpones Australian dates to work on new album

    Kanye West postpones Australian dates to work on new album
    Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour is bypassing Australia -- for now. Management for the hip-hop star revealed Tuesday that West's work on a new album will prevent him from performing in May in Australia as originally planned. That's the bad news. The good news...
  • Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone

    Chinese aircraft spots 3 objects in Malaysia plane search zone
    BEIJING — Stepping up its role in the hunt for the elusive Malaysia Airlines flight 370, China reported Saturday that one of its Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft Saturday reported seeing "three suspicious objects" in the south Indian Ocean that could be...
  • Debris spotted from aircraft could be from missing Malaysian plane

    Debris spotted from aircraft could be from missing Malaysian plane
    BEIJING – Aircraft flying off the coast of Australia on Friday reported their first sightings of debris that could have come from the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Although satellite imagery has captured possible debris, it was the...
  • Malaysia jet search: Plane was going fast, burning fuel, analysts say

    Malaysia jet search: Plane was going fast, burning fuel, analysts say
    PERTH, Australia¬† — The search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner moved 680 miles to the northeast¬† Friday, following a new analysis of radar data, and a plane quickly found objects that a ship set out to investigate. A New Zealand military...
  • The water revolution California needs

     The water revolution California needs
    This year's drought has thrown California into a sudden tizzy, a crisis of snowpack measurements, fish-versus-people arguments and controversial cuts in water deliveries. But in reality, crisis is the permanent state of water affairs in the Golden State...
  • Search for Malaysian jetliner shifts 680 miles

    Search for Malaysian jetliner shifts 680 miles
    PERTH, Australia — The search zone for the Malaysian airliner that crashed in the Indian Ocean nearly three weeks ago has shifted 680 miles to the northeast after new analysis of radar data suggested the plane flew faster than thought and used...
  • New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris

    New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris
    BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday that they were encouraged by new images from European satellites showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The discovery...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, scratched from starting Sunday in San Diego because of injury, said he believes he can return to action a few days later. "Hopefully, it's just one start," Kershaw said Wednesday. "If I had to pitch [Sunday], I could...
  • Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox

    Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox
    His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. His second son, James, was battered by the British phone hacking scandal. Some analysts figured Rupert Murdoch's long-held ambition to leave his vast worldwide...
  • Malaysia Airlines jet: Satellite spots 122 objects in search area

    Malaysia Airlines jet: Satellite spots 122 objects in search area
    BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities said Wednesday they were encouraged by new satellite images provided by France showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery...