KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to th... Full Story
Malaysian military says missing jet changed course
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
Crimea's parliament pushes for independence
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Crimea's Parliament said Tuesday that if the public votes to become part of Russia, the peninsula will declare itself independent and propose becoming a Russian state. That could offer a way of de-escalating the standoff between Russia and the West.
EU eyes new travel, asset sanctions against Russia
PARIS (AP) — European Union countries are preparing tougher new sanctions against Russia that they could impose by Monday.
Suicide bombers strike Kurdish town in north Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Three suicide bombers detonated their explosives belts in a local administration building in a Kurdish town in northeastern Syria Tuesday, killing at least five people, the state-run news agency and a Kurdish official said.
UN: 2.8 million Syrian children out of school
GENEVA (AP) — Nearly half of Syria's school-age children — 2.8 million and counting — cannot get an education because of the devastation and violence from a civil war now entering its fourth year, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
Friend: 'Mad' Pistorius shot gun out car sunroof
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' friend testified Tuesday that the Olympian twice fired guns in public in the six months before he killed his girlfriend, once without warning through the sunroof of a moving car following an angry altercation with a policeman who had handled Pistorius'pistol.
Swedish journalist shot to death in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Swedish journalist was shot to death while he was out reporting in an affluent and well-guarded area in Kabul Tuesday, highlighting fears of rising violence ahead of a crucial election to choose a new leader for the country.
Israeli drone crashes in Gaza; airstrike kills 3
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike killed three Gaza militants on Tuesday near an area where an unmanned Israeli surveillance aircraft crashed earlier in the day, an official in the Palestinian territory said. The Israeli military said it was responding to mortar fire.
Libyan prime minister ousted by parliament
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's parliament ousted the prime minister in a Tuesday vote of confidence, a move prompted by a crisis this week when a militia controlling an eastern port defied Tripoli's authority by trying to sell oil.
Egypt's el-Sissi in UAE in first Gulf visit
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The official news agency of the United Arab Emirates says Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is in the country attending the closing ceremony of joint military exercises.
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