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  • Traffic to Gmail from China cut, regulators suspected

    BEIJING (AP) — Connections to Google Inc.’s popular email service have been blocked in China amid efforts by the government to limit access to the company’s services. Records from Google’s Transparency Report show online traffic…

  • Allianz says it’s lead insurer for AirAsia plane

    BERLIN (AP) — Allianz says it is the lead insurance firm for the AirAsia jetliner that went missing off Indonesia with 162 people on board. The Munich-based reinsurance giant said Monday that its subsidiary Allianz…

  • New president or early election? Greece finds out Monday

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are to vote in a final round Monday for the country’s new president, in a ballot that could force an early general election and, some fear, endanger the country’s…

  • Global stocks up as oil price rebounds

    BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Monday after a report that China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending and economic growth, while oil prices rebounded. KEEPING SCORE: France’s…

  • Unclear whether oil, objects found in sea linked to lost jet

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian helicopter searching for the missing AirAsia jetliner saw two oily spots in the water Monday, and an Australian search plane spotted objects elsewhere in the Java Sea, but it…

  • S. Korea officials face punishment over ‘nut rage’

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Four South Korean officials will be punished for improper conduct during an investigation into a former Korean Air Lines executive who forced a flight to return over a bag of…

  • Differences between MH370 and AirAsia incidents

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The disappearance of an AirAsia passenger jet soon after takeoff inevitably brings back memories of the mystery behind Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared nearly 10 months ago and is yet to…

  • Dozens still trapped on Greek ferry as 49 reach land

    BARI, Italy (AP) — Exhausted and cold but safe, a group of 49 people arrived at the Italian port of Bari Monday after they were rescued from a Greek ferry that caught fire in the…

  • Key developments in disappearance of AirAsia jet

    An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday morning while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here’s a look at the key developments: ___ POSSIBLE SIGNS Searchers found…

  • Embattled Ryan, NY Jets rally past Dolphins 37-24

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — New York Jets players grabbed a sideline beverage bucket as final seconds of the season ticked off, and their comeback victory earned coach Rex Ryan a good drenching. The win…

  • Update on the latest in business:

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks up as oil price rebounds BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher today after a report China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending and economic…

  • Russia’s ruble declines by 7 percent

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian currency has extended its losses, declining by 7 percent as the economy shows the first signs of recession. The ruble, which has been one of the world’s worst performing currencies…

  • AirAsia’s brash CEO now searches for right words

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Fernandes is more than just the CEO of AirAsia: He’s the brash personality and cheerleader-like figure who gives the discount carrier its soul. A flamboyant executive who loves race cars…

  • Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia search area

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta’s Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto says…

  • An old plant, tainted land, and worried homeowners

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Developer Richard Green had nearly everything in place to build upscale homes on the heavily polluted land next to an old electronic components plant in the mountains outside Asheville. All he…