Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's doorSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:53:28 -0400KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) â€” Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while troubling questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports.
Syrian rebels release nuns held since DecemberSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:50:03 -0400BEIRUT (AP) â€” Lebanon's official news agency says Syrian rebels have released a group of about a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns who have been held since December.
Chesson Hadley wins Puerto Rico OpenSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:44:46 -0400RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) â€” Chesson Hadley dreamed about a day like this as a child â€” other than the tossing and turning in bed and queasy stomach.
Japan, U.S. differ on China in talks on 'grey zone' military threatsSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:43:43 -0400By Nobuhiro Kubo, Linda Sieg and Phil Stewart TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Japan and the United States start talks on how to respond to armed incidents that fall short of a full-scale attack on Japan, officials in Tokyo worry that their ally is reluctant to send China a strong message of deterrence. Tokyo hopes to zero in on specific perceived threats, notably China's claims to Japanese-held islands in the East China Sea, while Washington is emphasizing broader discussions, officials on both sides say. Washington takes no position on the sovereignty of the islands, called the Senkaku by Japan and the Diaoyu by China, but recognizes that Japan administers them and says they fall under the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty, which obligates America to come to Japan's defense.
Meeks powers Lakers past Durant, Thunder 114-110Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:38:47 -0400LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Oklahoma City 114-110 on Sunday despite a triple-double by Thunder star Kevin Durant.
Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las VegasSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:38:20 -0400LAS VEGAS (AP) â€” Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Mercer tops FGCU in A-Sun final, 68-60Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:35:01 -0400FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) â€” Mercer guard Langston Hall watched Florida Gulf Coast become the darlings of last season's NCAA tournament with one thought in his mind.
Wichita State makes it 34-0, wins Valley tourneySun, 09 Mar 2014 18:27:24 -0400ST. LOUIS (AP) â€” Wichita State's still perfect. And proudly awaiting a No. 1 seed.
Agent confirms Mendenhall retiring from NFLSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:23:57 -0400PHOENIX (AP) â€” Running back Rashard Mendenhall is retiring from the NFL at the age of 26.
UMass latest to deal with rowdy St. Pat's partiesSun, 09 Mar 2014 18:17:19 -0400AMHERST, Mass. (AP) â€” The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention to an old problem affecting colleges across the country: How to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.