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South Korean Navy Lieutenant Commander Oh Kang-min, right, is pictured wearing a Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search and rescue team patch on his sleeve as he waits to meet Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in front of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce near Perth Monday, March 31, 2014. Abbott met with members of various international military forces currently searching for the missing plane in the Indian Ocean on Monday. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

Objects seen in jet search are fishing equipment

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday, in the latest disappointment in […]

03/31/2014

In this image made from TV, released by AMSA (Australia Maritime Safety Authority), a marker flare is deployed into the Indian Ocean from a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) plane searching for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, off the west coast of Australia, Friday March 28, 2014.  Three weeks into the mystery of missing Flight 370, investigators are relying on newly analyzed satellite data to dictate their search field, and some potential flotsam has been photographed for assessment overnight, but the objects cannot be verified or discounted as being from MH370 until they are relocated and recovered by surface vessels. (AP Photo / AMSA, pool)

Searchers checking latest objects for link to jet

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Objects spotted floating in a new search area for debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner need to be recovered and inspected before they can be linked to the plane, Australian officials […]

03/28/2014

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US lawmakers discuss attack at Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of Congress and local officials met Friday at Los Angeles International Airport to discuss lessons learned from an attack last fall that killed a security officer and injured three other […]

03/28/2014

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Airline apologizes for note on deaf couple’s bag

DALLAS (AP) — A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as “deaf and dumb.” James Moehle and Angela Huckaby, […]

03/28/2014

Royal Australian Air Force Loadmasters Sgt. Adam Roberts, left, and Flight Sgt. John Mancey, launch a Self Locating Data Marker Buoy from a C-130J Hercules aircraft in the southern Indian Ocean as part of the Australian Defence Force's assistance to the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. (AP Photo/Australian Defence Department, Justin Brown, File)

Latest 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 […]

03/28/2014

People exit Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

US lawmakers come to LAX to review shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of Congress and local officials will meet at Los Angeles International Airport to discuss the lessons learned from an attack that killed a security officer and injured three people last […]

03/28/2014

Engineer Ben Nye walks past a robotic vehicle on the 'Mars Yard Test Area', a testing ground for the robotic vehicles of the European Space Agency’s ExoMars program scheduled for 2018, in Stevenage, England, Thursday, March 27, 2014. It looks like a giant sandbox - except the sand has a reddish tint and the “toys” on display are very expensive prototypes designed to withstand the rigors of landing on Mars. The scientists here work on the development of the autonomous navigation capabilities of the vehicle, so by being in communication with controllers on earth twice a day, will be able to use the transmitted information to navigate to new destinations on Mars. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

2018 mission: Mars rover prototype unveiled in UK

STEVENAGE, England (AP) — It looks like a giant sandbox — except the sand has a reddish tint and the “toys” on display are very expensive prototypes designed to withstand the rigors of landing on […]

03/27/2014

A satellite in orbit

More than 1,000 satellites are flying overhead

NEW YORK (AP) — The spotting of ocean debris by satellites during the search for the lost Malaysian airliner has drawn attention to those orbiting platforms. A primer on what’s in orbit, with help from […]

03/27/2014

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 "Black Box." (AP Photo)

Missing plane ‘black box’ chirps will be gone by mid-April

Equipment inside two nearly indestructible boxes aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane recorded critical information that would help investigators reconstruct what went wrong. The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have beacons that are […]

03/26/2014

This combination of images provided by the Carnegie Institution for Science shows a new solar system object dubbed 2012 VP113, indicated by the yellow arrow, that was observed on November 2012 through a telescope in Chile. (AP Photo/Carnegie Institution for Science, Scott S. Sheppard)

Newfound pink world lurks at solar system fringes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7½ billion miles from the sun. It’s the second such object to be discovered in […]

03/26/2014

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TSA wants law enforcement at checkpoints

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration recommended Wednesday that airports post armed law enforcement officers at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours. The recommendation was one of 14 determined after a […]

03/26/2014