1. MISSING PLANE
Objects spotted in water: Could this be the big break for the loved ones of those aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight?Australian authorities say they’ve spotted two objects in the southern Indian Ocean that may be debris from the missing jetliner. The objects are indistinct but of “reasonable size” – the largest about 24 meters long (79 feet), said John Young, general manager of emergency response for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
Uneasy standoff: Amid signs the crisis between pro-Russian and Ukrainian forces could ignite into bloody conflict, hundreds of armed pro-Russian supporters took over the naval base in Sevastopol, said Marina Kanalyuk, a Ukrainian military official. Moscow claimed the Crimea region as its own this week despite warnings from the White House and Europe. Ukrainian soldiers in the region were left in a limbo after Russia took over Crimea.
3. GYM-MAT DEATH
Claim of confession: A district attorney’s office in Georgia is investigating an anonymous e-mail claiming an ex-schoolmate reportedly confessed to killing Kendrick Johnson. The assistant district attorney has ordered a communications company to hand over Internet records. At least two people mentioned in the e-mail have been interviewed.
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