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4/13/2014 7:00 AM
Jet's black box batteries may have died
PERTH, Australia  — Following four strong underwater signals in the past week, all has gone quiet in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, meaning the batteries in the plane’s all-important black boxes may finally have died.

4/13/2014 6:56 AM
Nearly 1,900 fraud complaints in Afghan election
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says nearly 1,900 complaints of fraud in this month’s presidential election are being investigated but the number is lower than that of the last election.

4/12/2014 10:30 PM
Train derails in China
BEIJING — A total of 15 people have been hospitalized after a train derailed in northeast China.

4/12/2014 10:04 PM
Ukrainian government buildings targeted
MOSCOW — Violence flared in eastern Ukraine today as pro-Russian gunmen occupied a police headquarters in a small city and attacked government buildings in several towns nearby.

4/12/2014 10:01 PM
Mag-7.6 quake strikes Solomon Islands
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake triggered large waves in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, and authorities were trying to determine if there was any serious damage or injuries.

4/12/2014 9:45 AM
Pakistan drops murder charges against baby
LAHORE, Pakistan — A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder case today that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country’s troubled criminal justice system.

4/12/2014 6:26 AM
Tension mounts in Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine — Tensions rose in Ukraine’s eastern regions today as gunmen seized two cities’ police stations and protesters occupied a third, prompting the government in Kiev to pledge a tough response.

4/12/2014 9:55 AM
Syria, rebels confirm poison gas use
BEIRUT — The Syrian government and rebel forces say poison gas has been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.

4/12/2014 9:07 AM
Iran says no plans to substitute UN envoy pick
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has no plans to name a new diplomat to the United Nations, its Foreign Ministry said Saturday, after the United States blocked its pick in a rare rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when the two countries have been seeking a thaw in relations.

4/12/2014 8:14 AM
With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt
PERTH, Australia — With no new underwater signals detected, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today that the massive search for the missing Malaysian jet would likely continue “for a long time,” with electronic transmissions from the plane’s black boxes fading fast.