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Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- 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....

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'
JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing....

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- 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....

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals - long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea....

Group concerned for activist missing in Thailand
BANGKOK (AP) -- An international human rights group is calling on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent environmental activist....


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew `unforgivable, murderous'...

Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers....

Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend
BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a jump in its trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and Korea....

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- 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....

Japan logs record $134B trade deficit in FY 2013
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's trade deficit surged nearly 70 percent to a record 13.75 trillion yen ($134 billion) in the last fiscal year, the third straight year of deficit, as exports failed to keep pace with surging energy costs....