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Time, uncertainty make plane hunt uniquely hard

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:15
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Not one object has been recovered from the missing airliner that Malaysian officials are now convinced plunged into the southern Indian Ocean 17 days ago. Some of the pieces are likely 3,500 meters (11,500 feet) underwater. Others are bobbing in a fickle system of currents that one oceanographer compares to a pinball machine. And by now, they could easily be hundreds of kilometers (miles) away from each other....
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Novel analysis helped narrow Malaysian jet search

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 07:16
HONG KONG (AP) -- Investigators are closer to solving an international aviation mystery thanks to a British communications satellite and classroom physics....
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Chinese relatives of passengers protest at embassy

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 05:10
BEIJING (AP) -- Furious that Malaysia has declared their loved ones lost in a plane crash without physical evidence, Chinese relatives of the missing marched Tuesday to the Malaysian Embassy, where they threw plastic water bottles, tried to rush the gate and chanted, "Liars!"...
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76ers' skid reaches 25 games

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:54
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Brett Brown and the young Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on some dubious NBA history....
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LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 03:04
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones....
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Race is on to find Malaysia airliner's black boxes

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 00:19
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Time is running out to find the crucial keys that could solve the mystery of how and why Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down....
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Coastal Calif. town knows sorrows mudslides bring

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:39
As with Oso, Wash., the coastal Southern California town of La Conchita knows the sorrows that a major mudslide can unleash. In 2005, a wall of debris slammed down from a bluff soaked by winter storms, killing 10 people and damaging or destroying 36 homes....
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5 Madoff ex-workers convicted in case's 1st trial

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:01
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial that cast them as the long arms of their boss, telling an elaborate web of lies to hide a fraud that enriched them and cheated investors out of billions of dollars....
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Oklahoma girl breaks Girl Scout cookie sales mark

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:03
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization's decades-old sales record by a margin about the size of a Thin Mint....
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Whispers, secrets and lies? Anonymity apps rise

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:48
NEW YORK (AP) -- At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty....
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What we know, and still don't, on Malaysian plane

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:51
A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's Monday announcement:...
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Train kills teen who pushed girlfriend from tracks

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:19
MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Witnesses and family members say a Northern California teen pushed his girlfriend away from the path of an oncoming train before he was struck and killed....
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No easy fix on flood insurance, but options exist

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 16:16
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's no easy fix for the National Flood Insurance Program, now drowning in a $24 billion sea of red ink....
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UN: 2013 extreme events due to warming Earth

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:40
GENEVA (AP) -- The head of the U.N. weather agency said Monday that recent extreme weather patterns are "consistent" with human-induced climate change, citing key events that wreaked havoc in Asia, Europe, the U.S. and Pacific region last year....
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Flamingo killer strikes twice at Frankfurt Zoo

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 15:10
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- German police are hunting a killer responsible for the death of 15 flamingos at Frankfurt Zoo, some of which were beheaded as they slept....
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Latinos being left behind in health care overhaul

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 13:31
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul....
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Study ties breast gene to high-risk uterine cancer

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:16
Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors are reporting....
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'Good Wife' leaves viewers shocked, bereaved

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:15
NEW YORK (AP) -- The shocking death of dashing attorney Will Gardner on "The Good Wife" on Sunday's episode was driven by actor Josh Charles' desire to leave the CBS drama in its fifth season....
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