SYDNEY, Australia As the two-year anniversary of the disappearance of Flight 370 approaches, the situation would seem decidedly grim. The underwater hunt of a punishing patch of ocean that has trudged along since late 2014 has thus far come up empty, the stretch of water left to search is narrowing and skepticism of whether crews are looking in the right place continues to grow.
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MINNEAPOLIS A plan for Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine passed a major milestone Thursday with the Department of Natural Resources approving the project’s final environmental review, meaning the company can now start pursuing the long list of permits it needs to move forward.
BRUSSELS Following Donald Trump’s breathtaking string of Super Tuesday victories, politicians, editorial writers and ordinary people worldwide were coming to grips Wednesday with the growing possibility the brash New York billionaire might become America’s next president—a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a good deal of horror.
MAPUTO, Mozambique An American who discovered an aircraft part in Mozambique that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Thursday that he initially thought it was from a much smaller plane.
VIENNA One Austrian police station has dodged an explosive situation.
The police station in Eisenstadt, east of Vienna, was evacuated Tuesday after a woman walked in with a live tank shell in her hand.
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has a message for church benefactors: The church doesn’t want your money if it comes from exploited workers.
The U.N. Security Council votes Wednesday on a resolution that would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades.
WASHINGTON Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are turning their rhetorical fire on one another as both front-runners emerged with strong victories in their parties’ Super Tuesday contests for the presidential nomination.
JAKARTA, Indonesia A powerful, shallow earthquake hit off the southwestern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday and could trigger a tsunami, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodia’s Kampot pepper has joined an elite group of gourmet food items whose names are protected by the European Union.
The EU said Tuesday that Kampot pepper was officially registered as having Protected Geographical Indication status, or PGI, on Feb. 18, making it the first Cambodian product to receive the label.