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4 passengers' IDs being checked on missing jet

4 passengers' IDs being checked on missing jet

March 9th, 2014 12:54 am by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Malaysia intelligence agencies were investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.

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Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

March 8th, 2014 3:47 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NG, Associated Press

Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.

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UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

March 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The accident took place shortly after noon on Saturday at the intersection of Fort Henry and Atoka Lane in front of Walmart.

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Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 8th, 2014 12:36 pm by DALTON BENNETT and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea.

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China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard

China-bound Malaysian jet vanishes with 239 aboard

March 7th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

Search and rescue crews across Southeast Asia scrambled on Saturday to find a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared over waters between Malaysia and Vietnam, leaving the fates of the 239 people aboard in doubt.

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Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

March 7th, 2014 7:49 pm by Associated Press

After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.

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Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

Co-defendant in beating, stabbing death of disabled veteran sentenced to life without parole

March 7th, 2014 5:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

Austin Price, 19, admitted to police that he and co-defendant Samuel "Wade" Hirsch, 23, wanted money to buy drugs when they attacked 52-year-old Roger Hawkins.

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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather

March 7th, 2014 2:36 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

March 7th, 2014 2:34 pm by REBECCA BOONE, Associated Press

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America which ran what Idaho inmates called "Gladiator School" because of a violent reputation they say understaffing helped create.

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Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

Mummified body discovered in garage of foreclosed Michigan house

March 7th, 2014 2:26 pm by By John Wisely, Christina Hall and Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

For at least five years, the woman's body lay clothed in a winter jacket in the backseat of her Jeep in the garage of a home where she lived alone.

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