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Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest In History

Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest In History

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has spawned the largest-ever multinational air-sea search — involving ships, airplanes from at least 14 countries and requests for radar information from as many as 26.

Ukraine Warns Russia: Two Sides On ‘Brink Of Disaster’

Ukraine Warns Russia: Two Sides On ‘Brink Of Disaster’

Ukraine’s new government warned Russia on Sunday that the two countries “are on the brink of disaster” after an incursion by Moscow’s forces into the Crimea peninsula that has sparked a rapidly escalating international crisis.s

Latest Leak: U.K. Spied On Webchats, Grabbed Millions Of Images

Latest Leak: U.K. Spied On Webchats, Grabbed Millions Of Images

The Guardian reports, “a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases.”

VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA’s Jason Collins Makes History

VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA’s Jason Collins Makes History

By checking in during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets became the first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation’s four major professional sports.

Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009

Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009

The Afghan Taliban said it was cutting off talks with Washington to trade long-time captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five of the prisoners held at Guantanamo.

Feds Clear Banks To Do Business With Budding Pot Industry

Feds Clear Banks To Do Business With Budding Pot Industry

The federal government on Friday issued guidelines for banks seeking to do business with the legal marijuana industry, stopping short of a blanket immunity for them, but strongly indicating that prosecutions for such crimes as money laundering would be unlikely.

Make It A Grande: Mammoth Tusk Find Likely Seattle’s Largest

Make It A Grande: Mammoth Tusk Find Likely Seattle’s Largest

The tusk from a mammoth that lived 16,000 years ago in the Seattle area unearthed earlier this week appears to be the largest, most intact ever found in the region.

U.S. Citizen May Be Targeted With Drone Strike: Reports

U.S. Citizen May Be Targeted With Drone Strike: Reports

“An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to do so legally under its new stricter targeting policy issued last year,” those officials tell The Associated Press.

‘Mind-Boggling,’ Historic Ice Storm Headed For Deep South

‘Mind-Boggling,’ Historic Ice Storm Headed For Deep South

“Mind-boggling if not historical” ice accumulations are expected Wednesday and Thursday across a wide swath of the Deep South that includes Atlanta, other parts of Georgia, Columbia, S.C., and up to Raleigh/Durham, N.C.

Iran: Warships Will Steam Close To U.S. Waters As ‘A Message’

Iran: Warships Will Steam Close To U.S. Waters As ‘A Message’

An admiral of Iran’s Northern Navy Fleet said warships under his command have been dispatched to skirt U.S. maritime borders for the first time, in tit-for-tat move aimed at protesting the U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf.