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Another Malaysian plane makes emergency landing as sub search for missing jet wears on

PERTH, Australia - As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

More runners, more fans, more police expected for 1st Boston Marathon after bombings

BOSTON - For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan for emergencies that could arise during the race.

South Korean president calls actions of sunken ferry's crew 'murderous'

JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behaviour" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster as funerals planned for 13 dead

KATMANDU, Nepal - Sherpa guides on Mount Everest are considering a climbing boycott after the deadliest avalanche in the mountain's history, a move that could seriously disrupt the rest of the climbing season, a mountaineering official said Monday.

Car plows through wall of packed US church before Easter concert, injuring about 20

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, barrelling through its brick outer wall and several rows of pews and injuring about 20 people, authorities said.

FBI: 16-year-old stowaway survives unharmed in wheel well of California-Hawaii flight

HONOLULU, Hawaii - A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet (11,500 metres) and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'

JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Win Tin, journalist and long-serving political prisoner in Myanmar, dies at 85

YANGON, Myanmar - Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died Monday, He was 85.

Biden visiting Ukraine a day after violence erupts despite agreement aimed at easing tensions

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country.

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help; another plane makes emergency landing

PERTH, Australia - As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

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