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Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, the Phoenix International Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Artemis is launched from the Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield in to the southern Indian Ocean in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. AP/Australian Defense Force, Bradley Darvill

As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Sense of desperation as MH370 search enters third week

In this March 16, 2014 satellite imagery provided by Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Defence on Thursday, March 20, 2014, a floating object is seen at sea next to the descriptor which was added by the source. Australia's government reported Thursday, March 20, 2014 that the images show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating in an area 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) southwest of Perth Australia. (AP Photo/Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Defence)

Australian rescuers stepped up the search for Malaysian Flight MH370 as pressure mounted Saturday to find the missing plane that vanished two weeks ago and has defied the best efforts of modern technology to track it down.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Airliner crisis compounds Malaysian government’s woes

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Malaysia’s missing-plane crisis has exposed the shortcomings of a ruling regime already wrestling with a rapidly shrinking support base, fierce racial divisions and international criticism of its tough handling of political opponents.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pilot suicide a taboo topic in past crash probes

Two Malaysian children stand in front of messages board and well wishes to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. The Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. AP

As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider — however remote and improbable — is that one of them committed suicide — and mass murder in the process.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Castaway set to fly home from Marshall Islands

In this Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 photo shown on a tablet device and released by Willing Kajidrik of the Marshall Islands Sea Patrol on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, Jose Salvador Alvarenga, left, eats inside the cabin of a patrol boat while being transferred to Majuro, Marshall Islands, after being rescued. AP

Castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga was set to depart the Marshall Islands on Monday for his homeland of El Salvador after medics cleared him to travel, a source familiar with the situation said.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US Embassy warns of possible Guyana threat

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The U.S. Embassy in Guyana warned Sunday that it had received “unconfirmed threat information” about a regional airline’s flights from the South American country to the United States on Monday and urged Americans to avoid using the carrier.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Something old, something new… Grand Canyon surprises

A file picture taken on July 1, 2013 shows an aerial picture of the Grand Canyon in Arizona taken from around 30,000 feet (10,000m). The Grand Canyon as we know it was formed between five and six million years ago, which is youthful in geological terms, but parts of it could be as old as 70 million years, scientists said on January 26, 2014. Experts have debated for nearly 150 years about the age of the canyon, wrangling over how long it took for the grandiose feature to be gouged out by the Colorado River and its tributaries. AFP

The Grand Canyon as we know it was formed between five and six million years ago, which is youthful in geological terms, but parts of it could be as old as 70 million years, scientists said Sunday.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Relief on the way for shivering Americans

Snow and ice are seen covering up Mississippi River and downtown St. Louis Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard. AP

After days of an arctic chill so cold that a Chicago zoo brought their polar bear inside, the United States woke up to a break in the weather Wednesday.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Flight makes emergency landing at US airport

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An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Kansas City International Airport after a flash drive was found in a bathroom.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Below-zero temps push into US Midwest, Northeast

A Crestwood motorist tries to get his car moving along Watson Road in St. Louis as heavy snow falls on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Snow-covered roads, high winds and ice were creating dangerous driving conditions from Missouri to Delaware on Sunday ahead of a "polar vortex" that'll bring below-zero temperatures not seen in years to much of the nation in the coming days, likely setting records. AP

Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous Sunday from the Dakotas to Michigan and Missouri as much of the U.S. braced for dangerously cold temperatures that could break records.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Winter storm kills 13 in US, threatens holiday travel

Curtis Raulerson, of Las Vegas, holds Maya as Dakota follows through about nine-inch deep snow at Lee Canyon snow play area on Mt. Charleston northwest of Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The rain was turning to heavy snow in higher elevations, including rural eastern Nevada's Lincoln County, where 50 to 60 cars got stranded early Friday. AP

A major winter storm that has dumped freezing rain and snow in the US southwest has killed at least 13 people in five states, US media reported.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

JAL reports battery glitch on Dreamliner flight

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Japan Airlines said Monday it has reported to Boeing a possible glitch in the battery system on the 787 Dreamliner, after pilots saw an indicator warning light en route from Finland.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

4 airports affected by typhoon set to resume operations Monday

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The Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City is the biggest airport in Eastern Visayas. Photo by Don Lejano/INQUIRER.net

Commercial operations of four airports in typhoon-hit provinces are set to resume this Monday, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has said.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
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  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
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  • A first in a mall: Authentic Greek yogurt–made fresh in front of diners
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  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
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  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
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  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
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  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
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  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
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