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New objects seen but none recovered in jet search

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Chinese aircraft flying over the search zone for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday spotted several objects floating in the sea, including two bearing colors of the missing plane, but it was not immediately clear whether they were related to the investigation, officials said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 March 2014

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Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near Los Angeles caused no major damage but jittered nerves throughout the region as dozens of aftershocks struck into the night.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 March 2014

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Information on search for missing jet

Australia announced Friday that the search area for the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared March 8 has shifted to a new Indian Ocean region, 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast of where planes and ships had been trying to find it.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Official Washington mudslide toll rises to 17

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Weary rescuers in hip waders pressed through rain and their own exhaustion Thursday, searching for more bodies and perhaps a miracle atop the pile of filth and debris that laid waste to a Washington town and killed at least 26 people.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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AP IMPACT: Gov't safety agency missed Cobalt clues

DETROIT (AP) — For years, the U.S. government's auto safety watchdog sent form letters to worried owners of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other General Motors small cars, saying it didn't have enough information about problems with unexpected stalling to establish a trend or open an investigation

The data tell a different story.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Obama meets with Saudi king, weighs new Syria aid

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama is considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to the Syrian opposition, a U.S. official said Friday, as Obama sought to reassure Saudi Arabia's king that the U.S. is not taking too soft a stance in Syria and other Mideast conflicts.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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US recognizes Michigan same-sex couple marriages

DETROIT (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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Afghan official: Suicide bombers attack foreigners

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked the offices and guesthouse of a U.S.-based charity, setting off a suicide car bomb and opening fire with assault rifles in a residential neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Friday. An Afghan child was killed in the crossfire as police battled the attackers.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014

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