Friday, 07 March 2014 19:27
Eileen Ng, The Associated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people - including two Canadians - lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located the jetliner several hours later.
Friday, 07 March 2014 15:58
Lisa Leff, The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - A transgender woman in Northern California has sued the company behind the popular CrossFit workouts for refusing to let her compete in the female division of its annual fitness competitions.
Friday, 07 March 2014 15:57
Laura Mills And John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
MOSCOW - Russia was swept up in patriotic fervour Friday in anticipation of bringing Crimea back into its territory, with tens of thousands of people thronging Red Square chanting "Crimea is Russia!" as a parliamentary leader declared the peninsula would be welcomed as an "equal subject" of Russia.
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, a respectable gain that nearly matched the average monthly increase for the past two years. Yet the unemployment rate rose to 6.7 per cent from 6.6 per cent.
Friday, 07 March 2014 13:52
Christopher S. Rugaber, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Brutal winter weather snarled traffic, cancelled flights and cut power to homes and factories in February. Yet it didn't faze U.S. employers, who added 175,000 jobs, far more than the two previous months.