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Seoul court begins reviewing arrest of Samsung heir
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean court has begun reviewing the arrest of a Samsung Electronics vice chairman who faces allegations of bribery, embezzlement and perjury....

Caroline Kennedy leaves Japan after 3 years as US ambassador
TOKYO (AP) -- Caroline Kennedy is stepping down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa....

Australia defends end of MH370 hunt; investigation continues
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a bid to narrow down where it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. But Chester declined to specify what kind of breakthrough would convince officials to resume the search for the missing airliner that was suspended this week after almost three years....

Air France searcher recalls defeat's pain as MH370 hunt ends
SYDNEY (AP) -- Searchers' frustration over Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is difficult to overstate, from the monstrous waves that battered search crews in one of the world's most desolate stretches of ocean to the dearth of information on the plane's flight path that stymied investigators. And now, perhaps most brutal of all, comes the admission of defeat....

Rights groups concerned by disappearances of Myanmar pastors
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Human rights organizations expressed alarm Tuesday over the disappearances of two Baptist pastors who had shown journalists a Catholic church allegedly damaged by airstrikes by Myanmar government forces who are fighting ethnic Kachin rebels....

China says 2,500 wartime Japanese chemical weapons destroyed
BEIJING (AP) -- China's military said Tuesday that more than 2,500 abandoned Japanese wartime chemical weapons collected from northern China, including Beijing and the port city of Tianjin, have been destroyed in a four-year disposal process....

The Latest: Sister says ending search keeps cloud over pilot
SYDNEY (AP) -- The Latest on the official suspension of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (all times local):...

Flight 370 victims' families angry, resigned as search ends
BEIJING (AP) -- K.S. Narendran never boards a flight without feeling terror. And he doesn't expect that to change without answers to what happened to the plane carrying his wife three years ago....

Timeline of the 3-year search for missing Malaysia plane
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- The end of the deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 leaves the largest and most technologically challenging search in aviation history unresolved. Some of the key moments in the search:...

Key numbers in the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The Indian Ocean search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been suspended almost three years after the Boeing 777 vanished. Here's a look at some numbers associated with the tragic mystery:...