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  • Turkish cargo ship founders in Adriatic, 3 missing

    ROME (AP) — The Italian Coast Guard says three crew members are missing after a Turkish cargo ship collided with a merchant vessel in choppy seas near the northern Adriatic port of Marina di Ravenna.…

  • Indonesia suspends air search for AirAsia jet

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An official with Indonesia’s search and rescue agency says an air search for the missing AirAsia jet with 162 people on board has been suspended due to nightfall and will resume…

  • German central bank chief: cheap oil is stimulus

    BERLIN (AP) — The president of Germany’s central bank is questioning the need for the European Central Bank to embark on a new bond-buying program when the continent is being “gifted a stimulus program” by…

  • Missing AirAsia jet Indonesia’s latest air woe

    The disappearance of an AirAsia jet en route from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday is the latest air incident for Indonesia, which has struggled with its air safety record. The sprawling archipelago nation of 250…

  • Hamas bars Gaza children from Israel trip

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Hamas rulers say they have barred a group of children from traveling to Israel for a conciliatory trip. Eyad Bozum, a spokesman for the Islamic militant group, said…

  • Indonesia: Air search for missing AirAsia jet suspended for night; some boats still looking

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia: Air search for missing AirAsia jet suspended for night; some boats still looking.

  • Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come…

  • Ganong earns 1st win in WCup downhill

    SANTA CATERINA, Italy (AP) — American skier Travis Ganong won a men’s World Cup downhill on a shortened course Sunday for his first career victory. Ganong finished in 1 minute, 32.42 seconds to beat Olympic…

  • Russia leaves out Olympic skating champ for Euros

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has left Olympic women’s figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova off its roster for next month’s European championships. Sotnikova missed this week’s Russian nationals with an ankle injury, but there had been…

  • Libya FM calls oil region clashes serious escalation

    CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s foreign minister in the internationally recognized government says extremist groups are escalating their attacks in his country, including a renewed push to control oil resources, calling for concerted international efforts to…

  • Greece: Fire breaks out on ferry in choppy seas

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A ferry carrying nearly 500 people caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation.…

  • American arrested in Israel to be held until end of trial

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has ordered an Illinois man charged with plotting anti-Muslim violence detained until the end of court proceedings against him. Everett Adam Livvix was arrested in November and charged with…

  • US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS after 1st run

    KUEHTAI, Austria (AP) — American teen Mikaela Shiffrin led a women’s World Cup giant slalom after the opening run Sunday, positioning herself for a second win in the discipline and 11th overall. Shiffrin, who took…

  • US, NATO mark end of mission to Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul as the insurgency they fought for 13 years remains…

  • Sri Lanka’s largest Muslim party leaves gov’t

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s largest Muslim political party on Sunday defected from President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s camp to support the opposition candidate in next month’s presidential election. With Sunday’s announcement Sri Lanka Muslim…