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Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?

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January 18, 2017 at 9:42 pm

SYDNEY (AP) — Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and a...

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Leader of Australia's most populous state quits

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January 18, 2017 at 9:28 pm | SYDNEY (AP) — The leader of Australia's most populous state resigned Thursday after his popularity plummeted over a series of decisions during 2016. Sydney-based New South Wales Premier Mike Bair...

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Guatemalan president's brother, son detained in graft probe

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January 18, 2017 at 9:15 pm | GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales on Wednesday in a case of alleged corruption. A U.N. anti-graft commission said they are suspe...

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Unending vigil for S. Koreans camped near sex-slave statue

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January 18, 2017 at 8:26 pm | SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Every night they sleep above cold concrete, curled up in sleeping bags on rubber mattresses in a tent made of plastic sheets held together with tape. Their heads are inches ...

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Court denies a request to arrest Samsung's de facto head

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January 18, 2017 at 8:01 pm | SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Seoul court on Thursday denied a request to arrest one of South Korea's most powerful men, the heir to the Samsung Electronics juggernaut, in a setback to prosecutors inve...

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January 18, 2017 at 8:50 pm | Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul...

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Asian shares mixed, Japan's Nikkei gains on weaker yen

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January 18, 2017 at 8:40 pm | TOKYO (AP) — Shares were meandering in sluggish trading in Asia on Thursday as investors awaited the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. Japan's benchmark rose after the dollar slipped against...

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Drug deaths reach record high in British Columbia last year

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January 18, 2017 at 8:11 pm | VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia reached a new peak of 914 illicit drug overdose deaths last year with the arrival of the deadly opioid fentanyl....

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Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself

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January 18, 2017 at 7:26 pm | MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in this northern Mexico city Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing h...

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