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    After nearly 3 years, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 suspended

    HONG KONG — The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been suspended nearly three years after the airliner vanished without a trace over the Indian Ocean, according to a joint statement from Chinese, Australian and Malaysian officials. The three countries had been leading the search for MH370, which disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board. “Despite every effort using the best science available, cutting edge technology, as well […]

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    Trump doesn’t make Microsoft’s CEO nervous: “We’ve created … high-paying jobs in the U.S.”

    MUNICH, Germany — Some CEOs are nervous at the prospect of a 6 a.m. tweet from President-elect Donald Trump, accusing their company of not doing enough to keep jobs in the U.S. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, however, is confident about Microsoft’s place as a job creator. “We’re a U.S.-based company that operates worldwide and our predominant employment is in the United States,” Nadella told CNNTech at the DLD tech conference in Munich on Monday. “We’ve already created a tremendous amount […]

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    Obamas visit swing set they donated to DC shelter

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The first family spent some of Martin Luther King Jr. Day visiting a former fixture of the White House — and saw it getting some good use. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited the Jobs Have Priority Naylor Road Family Shelter in Washington where the White House donated the Obama daughters’ backyard swing set earlier this month. On this particular overcast afternoon, Obama, who was wearing a brown leather jacket and khakis, and the […]

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    Good Samaritan who shot man attacking Arizona trooper says God put him there

    PHOENIX – A good Samaritan being hailed as a hero in Arizona is not quite ready to speak with reporters. He’s trying to reconcile taking a life, even when it was the right thing to do, officials said Monday. The unidentified motorist last Thursday killed a suspect who had wounded and was beating an officer. “He is a very humble guy,” Col. Frank L. Milstead, director of the state Department of Public Safety, said of the man who saved Trooper […]

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    Congressman renews push that could kill Boeing’s Iran jet deals

    SEATTLE — A bill has been introduced in Congress that could curtail the jetliner deals between Airbus and Boeing and Iran, offering an early test for the incoming administration and the future of the Iran nuclear deal. Iran Air took delivery last week of the first of 100 jets it has ordered from Airbus. The first of 80 aircraft from Boeing are scheduled to arrive in 2018. The badly needed jets will reconstitute Iran’s decrepit commercial aircraft fleet, which has […]

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    These Democrats aren’t attending Trump’s inauguration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis on Saturday. Some members of Congress have said they will be protesting in Washington, D.C., and in their districts instead. Here’s a list of Democrats who have publicly said they won’t be at Friday’s ceremony: California Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard “I thought long and hard about […]

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    Good Samaritan who saved trooper says God put him there

    A good Samaritan being hailed as a hero in Arizona is not quite ready to speak with reporters. He’s trying to reconcile taking a life, even when it was the right thing to do, officials said Monday. The unidentified motorist last Thursday killed a suspect who had wounded and was beating an officer. “He is a very humble guy,” Col. Frank L. Milstead, director of the state Department of Public Safety, said of the man who saved Trooper Ed Andersson […]

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    Despite Trump’s latest threat, BMW won’t budge on Mexican plant

    NEW YORK — BMW won’t give into Donald Trump. For the second time in the span of just one week, the automaker has made it clear: It’s building a plant in Mexico, regardless of what Donald Trump thinks. In an interview with German news magazine Bild published this weekend, Trump said that BMW should reconsider plans to build a $1 billion plant in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The automaker plans to begin building the BMW 3 Series sedan there in […]

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    VIDEO: Tractor-trailer clips snowplow, sending it into Utah canyon

    Dashcam video released by the Utah Department of Transportation shows a tractor-trailer clipping a state snowplow on a highway, sending the plow careening over the edge of the road and into the Spanish Fork Canyon. The plow driver, identified by UDOT as Terry Jacobson, survived the Thursday crash and is hospitalized with serious injuries in Provo’s Utah Valley Hospital. He has been with the department for more than 23 years. Photos of the aftermath show the front of the plow […]

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    Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Matteen arrested

    Authorities have arrested the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen in connection with their investigation into the June mass shooting, FBI spokesman Prentice Danner said. Noor Salman was arrested in the San Francisco area Monday morning, Danner said. Charges were not immediately known. Salman will have a court appearance on Tuesday in Oakland, California, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Abraham Simmons. Salman, who married Mateen in 2011, came under increasing scrutiny as authorities investigated Mateen, who killed 49 people […]