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Ukraine crisis: Early results show Crimea votes to join Russia

Preliminary results in Sunday's referendum on whether Ukraine's Crimea region should join Russia or become an independent state overwhelmingly show support for Russia.

North Korea fires short-range rockets, sources say

North Korea has fired 10 short-range rockets, two South Korean defense officials said Sunday.

Ukraine crisis: Crimea votes in referendum that divides Russia, U.S.

 Residents of Ukraine's Crimea region headed to the polls Sunday to vote in a disputed referendum on whether to join Russia or become an effectively independent state connected to Ukraine.

Search for Malaysia Airline plane widens, becomes more difficult

Nine days in, things have gotten a whole lot more difficult in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Malaysian jet's disappearance a 'deliberate' action, PM says

The Malaysian Prime Minister stopped short of calling the disappearance of Flight 370 a hijacking, but said Saturday the jet veered off course due to apparent deliberate action taken by someone aboard.

Missing Malaysian plane: Could it have landed?

Yet another theory is taking shape about what might have happened to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Maybe it landed in a remote Indian Ocean island chain.

Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

A Chinese satellite looking into the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "observed a suspected crash area at sea," a Chinese government agency said -- a potentially pivotal lead into what has been a frustrating se

Biggest predator ever to stalk Europe: 4-inch teeth and 33 feet long

At about 33 feet long, weighing 4 to 5 tons and baring large blade-shaped teeth, the dinosaur Torvosaurus gurneyi was a formidable creature.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Witness recounts accidental shooting in restaurant

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame when he accidentally discharged a pistol under the table at a Johannesburg restaurant one month before he killed his girlfriend, another athlete testified Wednesday in th

U.S. to offer $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine, officials say

The United States will provide Ukraine $1 billion in loan guarantees to help insulate the Ukrainian economy from the effects of reduced energy subsidies from Russia, senior Obama administration officials said.