3 pieces of evidence point to jet’s takeover

There are three pieces of evidence that aviation safety experts say make it clear the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was taken over by someone who was knowledgeable about how the plane worked. TRANSPONDER One clue is that the plane’s transponder – a signal system that...

Parents of Japan abductee meet NKorean grandchild

TOKYO (AP) — The parents of a Japanese woman abducted by North Korea in 1977 have met their Korean-born granddaughter for the first time. The Japanese Foreign Ministry confirmed Sunday that the elderly couple spent time with Kim Eun Gyong over several days last week in...

Arena Football League

___ Tampa Bay 62, New Orleans 57 Cleveland 63, Pittsburgh 53 Los Angeles at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Arizona, 9 p.m. Iowa at Spokane, 10 p.m. Jacksonville at Orlando, 4 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at San Antonio, 8:30...
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Providence beats Creighton 65-58 to win Big East

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Cotton was No. 2 to Doug McDermott in the Big East all season. He’s No. 1 now. The senior guard scored 23 points and Providence won its first Big East tournament title since 1994 with a great defensive effort against...

Heisey Homers As Reds Beat Brewers 16-4

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Heisey hit his fifth spring homer and Cincinnati had 18 hits in a 16-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday after Reds starter Homer Bailey was scratched with a sore right groin. Brett Marshall subbed for Bailey and allowed one run in three innings....
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No. 16 Iowa State beats Baylor 74-65 to win Big 12

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — DeAndre Kane scored 17 points, Georges Niang added 13 and No. 16 Iowa State rallied to beat Baylor 74-65 on Saturday night to win its first Big 12 tournament title since 2000. Naz Long and Dustin Hogue had 12 points apiece, and...
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ScHoolboy Q basks in glow of No. 1 at SXSW

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It’s ScHoolboy Q’s turn. The Los Angeles rapper took the handoff from Top Dawg Entertainment label-mate Kendrick Lamar and scored a touchdown when his new album “Oxymoron” opened at No. 1 two weeks ago....

Reds 16, Brewers 4

E_A.Diaz (3), T.Frazier (1), Ar.Ramirez (3), Segura (2). LOB_Cincinnati 5, Milwaukee 8. 2B_Gotay (1), Heisey (5), B.Pena (2), Negron 2 (3), Ar.Ramirez (3), K.Davis (2). HR_Heisey (5), Bernadina (1), Nelson (1), N.Soto (2). SB_T.Frazier (2), Mar.Reynolds (1). CS_R.Weeks (1)....

Goldschmidt Homers, Diamondbacks Beat Indians 4-2

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and an RBI double to back Patrick Corbin’s solid tuneup for opening day in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. Corbin struck out seven and walked none in 6 1-3...
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Focus turns to pilots as hunt for jet widens

A woman reads messages and well wishes to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. A Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came...