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Posted: March 26, 2014 at 5:08 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We are not searching for a needle in a haystack — we are still trying to define where the haystack is.” Air Marshal Mark Binskin, the deputy chief of Australia’s Defense Force, as officials narrowed the search area for a Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing since March 8

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New data: Plane met end in Indian Ocean

A relative of one of the Chinese passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines, MH370 grieves after being told of the latest news in Beijing, China, Monday, March 24, 2014. A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday. Malaysia Airlines said in a statement to the families that "our prayers go out to all the loved ones of the 226 passengers and of our 13 friends and colleagues at this enormously painful time." (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

PEARCE AIR FORCE BASE, Australia — Malaysia’s prime minister said Monday that further analysis of satellite da... Read »

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Egyptian court holds 1-day trial for 683

This image made from video shows relatives reacting after an Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in connection with an attack on a police station that killed a senior police officer in Minya, Egypt.

After a single session with no defense lawyers present, an Egyptian judge said Tuesday he will issue verdicts ... Read »