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2 Malaysian boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of father in missing Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Two Malaysian teenage boys on Friday sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed by the family of a passenger of the jetliner that mysteriously...

posted: October 31,2014

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International conference on Afghanistan in Beijing highlights China's growing role in region

BEIJING, China - China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart....

Survivalist wanted in deadly trooper ambush caught; prosecutors to seek death penalty

LORDS VALLEY, Pa. - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the...

North Korea says it's asked EU's top human rights official to visit, but warns on other offers

North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union's top human rights official to visit the country, but it threatened to drop recent offers of visits by United Nations rights officials unless a U.N. resolution on the country...

2 locations in Michigan dropped from list of Great Lakes contaminated sites as work finishes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Two waterways in Michigan have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the region's early manufacturing era,...

Small plane crashes into Kansas airport building after power loss, killing 4

WICHITA, Kan. - A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering...

Prisoner whose confession helped free US death row inmate in 1999 is freed

CHICAGO - A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental in the campaign to end capital punishment in the state of Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted. A prosecutor said there was...

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