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Audio expert believes Malaysia black boxes found

The search continues for the missing Malaysia airliner. “Pings” were heard from one area of the Indian Ocean that’s where ships headed to check out the clue. Search crews have failed to pick up more of […]

04/08/2014

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Analysis of Oscar Pistorius on the stand

Another day of drama in a South African courtroom as Oscar Pistorius testified for a second day at his murder trial. Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, […]

04/08/2014

In this photo taken Friday March 28, 2014, after a postponement was announced, Oscar Pistorius walks past the exhibited door, directly behind him, in court, through which he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St Valentine's Day in 2013. On Tuesday April 8, 2014 Pistroius removed his prosthetics during his testimony and described the moments he fired the shots, that killed Steenkamp.  (AP Photo/Werner Beukes, Pool)

Pistorius takes prosthetics off during testimony

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius broke down in sobs and howls while testifying at his murder trial Tuesday, forcing the court to adjourn as the star athlete was describing the moments he said […]

04/08/2014

In this April 4, 2014, photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, the Australian Defense vessel Ocean Shield tows a pinger locator in the first search for the missing flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder in the southern Indian Ocean. Ocean Shield, which is carrying high-tech sound detectors from the U.S. Navy, was investigating a sound it picked up. (AP Photo/Australian Defense Force, Lt. Kelly Lunt)

Sub hunting for source of ‘pings’ in plane search

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Search crews were for the first time sending a sub deep into the Indian Ocean to try and determine whether faint sounds detected by equipment on board an Australian ship are […]

04/07/2014

This image provided by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre on Monday, April 7, 2014, shows a map indicating the locations of search vessels looking for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. (AP Photo/Joint Agency Coordination Centre)

‘Promising lead’ emerges in hunt for Flight 370

PERTH, Australia (AP) — After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official […]

04/07/2014

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Analysis of Pistorius on the stand at his murder trial

Oscar Pistorius has took the stand today in his murder trial. He is charged with shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamptrying to death…and act he calls an accident. Paul Lowe and Phil Hulett discussed the trial […]

04/07/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings-Pool)

Emotional Pistorius testifies in his murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial with an apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last year in his home. Pistorius took […]

04/07/2014

In this Thursday March 13, 2014 photo, university students hold a candlelight vigil for passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Yangzhou, in eastern China's Jiangsu province. China on Friday urged Malaysia's government to release any information it has regarding the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner to help narrow the search area. (AP Photo)

Malaysia Flight 370: possible pings from lost jet’s black boxes heard

PERTH, Australia (AP) – Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said Monday, […]

04/07/2014

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Logan Lerman, left, and Russell Crowe in a scene from "Noah." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Niko Tavernise)

Malaysia, Indonesia ban Biblical epic ‘Noah’

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Malaysia and Indonesia have banned the Biblical epic “Noah,” joining other Muslim nations that forbid the Hollywood movie for its visual depiction of the prophet. Film censors in both countries […]

04/07/2014

Students gather behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Cuba’s official media abuzz over ‘secret Twitter’

HAVANA (AP) — Revelations of a secret U.S. government program to set up a cellphone-based social network in Cuba are being trumpeted in the island’s official media as proof of Havana’s repeated allegations that Washington […]

04/04/2014

FILE - In this Thursday, April 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Rome. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. Niedringhaus an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed instantly, according to an AP Television freelancer who witnessed the shooting. Kathy Gannon, the reporter, was wounded twice and is receiving medical attention. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists inside a security forces base in eastern Afghanistan, killing prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon. […]

04/04/2014