Search for missing Malaysian airliner turns up no new debris sightings – CNN

China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean – CNN

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a…

Antigovernment Protesters Retreat From Bangkok Street Shutdown – New York Times

New York TimesBANGKOK — In what appeared to be a major retreat by the movement to overthrow the Thai government, antigovernment protesters on Friday said they were abandoning their campaign…

Qantas A380, Boeing 747 Collide at Los Angeles Airport – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comAn Airbus A380 superjumbo belonging to Australian airline Qantas collided with a Boeing 747-700 jumbo from the same airline while being towed at Los Angeles International airport late Thursday. No…

SA must condemn Uganda gay law – SAHRC – News24

News24Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for… Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg – South Africa must speak out against homophobic Ugandan legislation, the…

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back … – NEWS.com.au

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back …NEWS.com.auAUSTRALIAN actor Sullivan Stapleton has been seriously injured while filming a television series in Thailand. The Melbourne-born actor’s injuries…

Life sentence for murderer of UK soldier Lee Rigby, accomplice gets 45 years – RT

RTMuslim convert Michael Adebolajo, who murdered Drummer Lee Rigby in a south-east London street attack in May last year, has been sentenced to life in prison. His partner in the…

NASA Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldNASA has announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a “bonanza” of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope’s planet-hunting…

Bitcoin exchange’s collapse is probed by US and Japanese regulators – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesU.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world’s largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying…

Can Bryan Cranston resurrect Godzilla? – Sydney Morning Herald

Can Bryan Cranston resurrect Godzilla?Sydney Morning HeraldProducers hope that the movie, a joint creation between Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures, will resurrect Godzilla in the same way that Legendary did…

What the government isn’t telling you about Bangkok – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: I write this after a night of gun battles across the Thai capital. The Australian government’s smartraveller.gov.au advisory for travellers doesn’t say it. But it’s time to…

Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless – Washington Post

Washington PostBARCELONA, Spain — Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it’s alone in letting you use that…

Samsung Galaxy S5: hands-on review – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldSamsung launches Galaxy S5. Going against expectations, Samsung didn’t overhaul the design, look and feel of its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, instead going for modest tweaks…

Review roundup: Critics praise ‘clutter free’ Samsung Galaxy S5 – Firstpost

FirstpostSamsung has finally unveiled its latest flagship device, the Galaxy S5 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress. Samsung hasn’t gone for anything too drastic as far as the phone’s design…

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fails To Wow – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSamsung’s new Galaxy 5S flagship smartphone has a fingerprint sensor, improved camera, and Download Booster, but it is evolutionary — not revolutionary. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image…

Thailand crisis: Bangkok blast toll rises to three – BBC News

BBC NewsA young girl has died from injuries sustained in Sunday’s bomb blast in Bangkok, bringing the death toll from the attack to three. The apparent grenade blast took place…

Microsoft cuts Windows price for manufacturers by 70 per cent to counter rivals … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldMicrosoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets as they try to fend off cheaper rivals like…

UNSC unites on humanitarian aid to Syria – The Hindu

The HinduThe United Nations Security Council has passed a unanimous resolution on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria — the decision flowing from a consensus that the government and…

Australian TV personality Charlotte Dawson, 47, found dead at Sydney apartment – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFormer “Australia’s Next Top Model” judge and TV personality Charlotte Dawson was found dead at her home in a Sydney suburb on Saturday. Police said there were…

Australian TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide – Fox News

Fox NewsApril 26, 200. Charlotte Dawson arrives on the red carpet for the MTV Australia awards in Sydney. Australian TV star and former model Dawson was found dead at age…

Canada beats US 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game – CBS News

CBS NewsCanada beats U.S. 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game. Shares … Ice Dome. The Canadians are on the brink of their third gold medal in four Olympics, and…

Winter Olympics “skating scandal” petition tops 1.7 million – CBS News

CBS NewsAdelina Sotnikova of Russia, right, Yuna Kim of South Korea, left, and Carolina Kostner of Italy (not seen) stand on the podium during the flower ceremony for the women’s…

An Olympic rivalry: USA vs. Canada women’s ice hockey – CBS News

CBS NewsFormer NHL player and coach Kevin Dineen replaced him, but the Americans won four straight times heading into the Olympics. Then, in a rare round-robin matchup between the sports’…

Billionaire kingpin Liu Han accused of heading organised crime gang – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBeijing: A car drives up and screeches to a halt outside a quiet riverside teahouse. Gunmen emerge, shots ring out; three men drop to the floor, dead. The…

Fan arrested for groping ‘Modern Family’ star in Australia – AFP

AFPSydney — Australian police said Friday they had arrested a man for allegedly groping “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland at an event for fans in Sydney, as the US actress…

Sochi Winter Olympics: Pussy Riot release video after attack by Cossacks – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPussy Riot have released the anti-Putin, anti-Olympics video clip they were in Sochi to film, featuring footage from their brutal beating by Cossacks on Wednesday. It came as…

British Airways to use A380 on London-Singapore flight – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBritish Airways, the last European airline flying to Australia, will give customers the option of flight on a new A380 on the London-Singapore leg of the trip from…

China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held…

Pyongyang’s gulags stuff of Nazis: Kirby – The Australian

The AustralianNORTH Korea runs a vast torture and extermination apparatus whose human rights abuses are comparable to those of the Nazis. That’s the finding of a UN Commission of Inquiry…

Two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot reportedly detained in Sochi – Fox News

Fox NewsA member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.…

Kim Jong-un warned he could face prosecution for ‘crimes against humanity’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNorth Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has been warned that he could face prosecution for crimes against humanity after a United Nations inquiry accused him of some of the worst human…

North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldStories from inside North Korea. Mr Kim Kwang-il, 48, spent more than two years at a prison in North Korea where he was tortured, starved and witnessed the…

Authorities regain control of detention centre – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe ABC’s PNG correspondent, Liam Cochrane, joins The World Today live from Manus Island with the latest developments at the detention centre. Eleanor Hall. Source: The World Today |…

Labor’s man an also-ran as Downer heads for London – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldFormer foreign affairs minister Alexander Downer is set to be named high commissioner to London in a move that would cut short the term of the Labor appointee…