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1 hr ago | CNN

MH370: Underwater vessel almost done with second dive

The underwater vessel searching for traces of the missing Malaysian jet resurfaced Wednesday to fix a technical issue, but then redeployed again.

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5 hrs ago | CNN

AC/DC's Malcolm Young is sick

AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is "taking a break," the band posted on its website Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

More Countries Want To Help Find Missing MH370 - Hishammuddin

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 -- More countries have voiced out their intention and willingness to assist in the search efforts for Malaysia Airlines MH370, which has entered its 39th day Wednesday.

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13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

In this map provided on Saturday, April 12, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Australia, China, US Navy, US News, US Military

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

Albany great white: 'No plan to extend WA cull' despite massive shark off South Coast

Western Australia's controversial catch-and-kill policy will not be extended to Albany in the state's south, despite the continued presence of the biggest great white shark to be tagged in Australian waters.

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Canada.com

Is iconic hard rock band AC/DC retiring?

A whirlwind of trans-Pacific rumours are reporting that legendary heavy metal heroes AC/DC are ready to hang up their guitars due to a catastrophic illness.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Australia, World News, Hard-Rock, Europe

BBC News

Deep sea challenge for MH370 search

The underwater search for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 came to a sudden halt on Tuesday when the robotic mini-submarine Bluefin-21 exceeded its maximum depth and returned to the surface.

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Erie Times News

In Brief: Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask difficulty in answering a barrage of probing questions.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Bluefin 21

In this Monday, April 14, 2014, photo provided by the Australian Defense Force Phoenix International's Chris Minor, right, and Curt Newport inspect an autonomous underwater vehicle before it is deployed from ADV Ocean Shield in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

St Helens Star: Able Seaman Matthew Cairns

ST HELENS sailor Matthew Cairns is part of the search force scouring the Southern Indian Ocean following the mystery disappearance of a Malaysian passenger plane.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

Live animal trade rocked by forgery allegations

The Australian Livestock Exporters' Council says the allegations of criminal misconduct in the livestock export trade are of 'grave concern' to the sector.

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Airport Business

Robotic Submarine Deployed In Search For Plane

A Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft lands at Perth International Airport after returning from the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Sunday, April... A Chinese Ilyushin IL-76 aircraft lands at Perth International Airport after returning from the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia ... (more)

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EurekAlert!

Proteomics International biomarker study closer to a CDx test for diabetic kidney disease

April 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International has completed an important milestone towards the development of a companion diagnostic test with the validation of several of its protein biomarkers.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

NEWS.com.au

Spirit kings

AN elderly priest has been charged with child sex offences, accused of abusing two young girls in 1969 and 1980.

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Kent Online

The Australian servicemen killed in the First World War included many with Kent connections

Many servicemen who fought and died for the Australian Imperial Forces in the First World War were originally from Kent, one man's research has revealed.

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Journal and Courier

As black boxes stay silent, search for MH370 heads underwater

BEIJING a?? After six days of silence, with no signals detected that might be from the missing Malaysian airliner, "it is time to go underwater", and to end the air and surface search, said the Australian official in charge of the search Monday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Search for MH370 moves underwater

The autonomous underwater vehicle, Bluefin-21, will begin searching the sea floor for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane after no new pings were detected by the Ocean Shield.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Flight 370: Search to go deep with robotic sub

Search crews will send a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean on Monday for the first time to try to determine whether underwater signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian plane's black boxes, the leader of the search effort said.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Official says sub will be used in search for jet

A Johnson County jail official says the man accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City is Frazier Glenn Cross.

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Mashable

Investigators Suspect MH370's Black-Box Batteries Have Died: Report

The multinational flotilla scouring the seas to the west of Perth, Australia for signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have not heard any electronic pings from the plane's cockpit voice or data recorders since April 8, suggesting the batteries on these devices may have run out, according to a new report .

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