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Oil slicks spotted in hunt for jet with 239 aboard

AP Photo/Andy Wong KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed. The air...
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No. 1 Florida routs Kentucky, goes 18-0 in SEC

AP Photo/Phil Sandlin GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Patric Young scored 18 points in his final home game and No. 1 Florida routed 25th-ranked Kentucky 84-65 Saturday, becoming the first team in Southeastern Conference history to go 18-0 in league play. Fellow seniors Casey...
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Plea for peace and Ukraine’s independence in Sochi

Biathlete Mykhaylo Tkachenko, representing Ukraine, enters the arena during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics at the Fisht Olympic stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky) Biathlete Mykhaylo Tkachenko, representing Ukraine,...
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Ailing Tymoshenko may get back operation in Berlin

The team of doctors involved in treating Yulia Timoschenko with Peter Vajkoczy (L-R), Norbert Haas, Matthias Endres, Anett Reisshauer and Karl Max Einhaeupl arrive to a press conference at Charite Hospital in Berlin, Germany, 08Â March 2014. Photo by: Kay...
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2 on missing Malaysia jet used stolen EU passports

A woman wipes her tears after walking out of the reception center and holding area for family and friend of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, March 8, 2014. Search teams...
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Cardinals, 3B Carpenter agree to $52M, 6-year deal

AP Photo/David Goldman JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and third baseman Matt Carpenter have agreed to a $52 million, six-year contract. The deal includes a team option for a seventh year in 2020 at $18.5 million. Should the St. Louis decline the option, they...
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‘Gravity’ director Alfonso Cuaron turns to TV

AP Photo/Eric Liebowitz LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-“Gravity” follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television. Cuaron and sci-fi auteur J.J. Abrams...
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‘Gravity’ director Alfonso Cuaron turns to TV

AP Photo/Eric Liebowitz LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-“Gravity” follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television. Cuaron and sci-fi auteur J.J. Abrams...
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Bigger pig pens create challenges for farmers

In this March 3, 2014 photo sows at Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Ind., lay in nesting boxes, left, inside a larger group pen, while another eats inside an electronic feeding stall, right. Animal rights activists have been pushing hog farmers to move pregnant pigs into group pens...