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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

March 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2015 file photo, Jiang Hui, a Chinese family member of a passenger onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, points at a map during a press conference at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of the aircraft [&hellip...

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Venezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas

March 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

An opposition member wearing a pot on her head shouts slogans against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Marchers are taking to the streets of Caracas in dueling protests, with one group...

Nemtsov a possible ‘sacrificial victim,’ investigators say

March 1, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People light candles in memory of Boris Nemtsov, seen behind, at the monument of political prisoners ‘Solovetsky Stone’ in central St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Nemtsov was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before...

China’s latest survey finds increase in wild giant pandas

February 28, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2013 file photo, giant panda Ya Ya plays at a wildness recovery training base in Foping county in northwest China’s Shaanxi province. According to a census by China’s State Forestry Administration, the panda...

Mexican police capture top cartel capo ‘La Tuta’ Gomez

February 28, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

ADDS PHOTOGRAPHER’S BYLINE – Federal police escort who they identify as Servando “La Tuta” Gomez,” leader of the Knights Templar cartel, as he sits inside helicopter at the Attorney General’s Office hangar in Mexico City,...

Kurdish fighters rout IS militants from town near Iraq

February 28, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Iraqi artists held an exhibition on antiquities a day after Islamic State militants posted an online video showing them smashing rare ancient artifacts in a museum, in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) BEIRUT (AP) — Backed by...

Hollande tours typhoon-hit Philippines ahead of climate deal

February 27, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

French award-winning actress Marion Cotillard walks with crutches as she arrives with French President Francois Hollande at the Villamor Air Base in suburban Pasay, south of Manila, Philippines on Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. Hollande is in the Philippines for a...

Asian stock markets lackluster after Wall Street decline

February 27, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Trader F. Hill Creekmore, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. U.S. financial markets drifted in morning trading Thursday, with energy stocks among the biggest decliners as crude oil prices fell. Investors were...

Asian stocks higher on earnings, China factory

February 26, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 4, 2010 file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. financial markets eased back from record highs in early trading Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian...

Abducted Syrian Christians moved to militant stronghold

February 26, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 file photo, family relative of abducted Coptic Christian Samuel Walham, one of 21 Coptic Egyptian men seized by Islamic State militants in the central city of Sirte, Libya more than a month ago, covers her face as...