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Air France searcher recalls defeat's pain as MH370 hunt endsSearchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 6, 2016, file photo, well wishes are written on a wall of hope during a remembrance event for the ill fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Joint Agency Coordination Center in Australia said Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 that the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had officially been suspended after crews finished their fruitless sweep of the 120,000-square kilometer (46,000-square mile) search zone west of Australia. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)
MH370 hunt ends, maybe forever, after nearly 3 years, $160MThe search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended Tuesday, possibly forever _ not because investigators have run out of leads, but because the countries involved have shown no appetite for opening another phase of the expensive and vast deep-sea hunt
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rights groups concerned by disappearances of Myanmar pastorsHuman rights organizations are alarmed about the disappearances of two Baptist pastors who had shown journalists a church allegedly damaged by airstrikes by Myanmar government forces who are fighting ethnic rebels
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Asian stocks declined Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London's plans to withdraw completely from the European Union. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Stocks drop but pound recovers as UK lays out Brexit planGlobal stocks fell Tuesday but the pound rebounded as British Prime Minister Theresa May says her country will remain open to new trade opportunities as it withdraws from the European Union
The Associated Press2 hours ago
China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyedChina's military says more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and Tianjin, have been destroyed at a facility in Shijiazhuang in a four-year disposal process
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai, second from left, gestures to photographers at the launch of a road safety campaign outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The Joint Agency Coordination Center in Australia, which helped lead the $160 million hunt for the Boeing 777 in remote waters west of Australia, said Tuesday the search had officially been suspended after crews finished their fruitless sweep of the 120,000-square kilometer (46,000-square mile) search zone. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
The Latest: Sister says ending search keeps cloud over pilotThe sister of the Flight 370 pilot has slammed the authorities for ending the search despite earlier being confident the plane was in the area
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Flight 370 victims' families angry, resigned as search endsSome relatives of Flight 370's passengers expressed anger, disappointment and a resolve to press authorities to reverse Tuesday's suspension of the massive underwater search and find out exactly what happened
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, file photo, Democratic Progressive Party member Yu Shyi-kun, speaks to the media during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC. Yu will be joined by lawmakers and local government officials representing both Taiwan's ruling and opposition parties at Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, highlighting the unusually high profile during the presidential transition process. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Taiwan ex-premier heading delegation to Trump inaugurationA former Taiwan premier will represent the island at Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Timeline of the 3-year search for missing Malaysia planeKey moments in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Key numbers in the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Key numbers in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which has been suspended almost three years after the Boeing 777 vanished
The Associated Press8 hours ago
After nearly three years, the fruitless search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has endedAfter nearly three years, the fruitless search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has ended
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Unidentified men, left, are rescued at Nozawa Onsen village in Nagano, central Japan Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. A family of four believed to be from Australia has been rescued safely after getting lost at the ski resort, where they survived the night reportedly inside a hole they dug in the snow. (Kyodo News via AP)
Australian family of 4 OK after night on Japanese mountainA family of four believed to be from Australia has been rescued after getting lost at a ski resort in central Japan, where they survived the night reportedly inside a hole they dug in the snow
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Silk, steam and slogans: Inside a North Korean factorySilk, steam and slogans: Inside a North Korean factory
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Vietnam premier urges more investment from JapanVietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday urged Japan to invest more in the Southeast Asian country to become its top foreign investor
The Associated Press11 hours ago
People are reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 16 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asian markets lower amid Brexit worriesAsian stock markets are mostly lower after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will call for a clean break with the European Union
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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