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Malaysian police: Jet mystery may never be solved

A police investigation may never determine the reason why the Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, and search planes scouring the Indian Ocean for any sign of its wreckage aren't certain to find anything either.…
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Judge says Malaysian plane court filing improper

A judge has thrown out a civil action on behalf of a relative of a Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passenger, scolding the Chicago law firm involved for what she described as an improper filing.…
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Ocean garbage frustrates search for Flight 370

Of all of the objects that have been seen floating in the southern Indian Ocean in recent days, not one has turned out to be connected to Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.…
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Russia pulls back a battalion from Ukraine border

Russia pulled back a battalion from along the Ukrainian border on Monday and sent its prime minister to shower promises on Crimea, pledging quick funds to improve power supplies, water lines and education on its newly annexed peninsula.…
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Russia showers Crimea with promises of funding

Russia showered promises on Crimea on Monday, sending its prime minister on a surprise visit there to promise quick funds to improve power supplies, water lines and education.…
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Russian PM Medvedev makes surprise visit to Crimea

On a surprise visit Monday to Crimea, Russia's prime minister promised to quickly pour funds into the newly annexed peninsula so residents see positive changes after the Russian takeover.…
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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 ships had been trying to find it.…
Senate Foreign Relations Committee members Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2014, for a Senate vote on the Ukraine Aid Bill. The Senate approved the legislation by voice vote Thursday at the same time the House was passing a different version on a 399-19 vote.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress backs bills to aid Ukraine

In a show of solidarity with President Barack Obama, Congress spoke with one voice Thursday against Russia's annexation of Crimea, overwhelmingly backing legislation in the House and Senate to aid cash-strapped Ukraine and punish Russia.…