After 3 years, MH370 search ends with no plane, few answersSYDNEY (AP) ? After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane.
Pound quivers near three-month low, stocks weak before May's Brexit stance speech
By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - The pound hovered near three-month lows versus the dollar on Tuesday and stocks were mostly weaker as investors waited for British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plans to exit the European Union amid fears Britain will lose access to the single market. Speadbetters forecast a slightly lower open for Britain's FTSE , Germany's DAX and France's CAC . According to her office, May will say in a speech later in the day that Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it "half in, half out" of the EU.
Asian markets lower amid Brexit worries
Asian stocks declined Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London plans to withdraw completely from the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index lost 1 percent ...
Paul hurt but Clippers trounce Thunder to go 7-0 in 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? J.J. Redick scored 20 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the streaking Los Angeles Clippers overcame Chris Paul's injury to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-98 on Monday night.
South Korean prosecutor says to question Park by early February
South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it plans to question President Park Geun-hye by early February in its investigation of a corruption scandal that saw her impeached by parliament last month. The prosecution expected Park to agree to questioning but had yet to discuss details with her office, Lee Kyu-chul, spokesman for the special prosecutor, told a regular media briefing. As president, Park is immune from prosecution in the case but has said previously she would agree to questioning by the special prosecutor.
Rio Tinto ships more iron ore as prices surge
Mining giant Rio Tinto reported Tuesday a ramp up in iron ore shipments on surging prices, but copper output disappointed amid production issues at its global mines. Prices in key commodities such as iron ore have soared in recent months, supporting producers, with shares in Rio Tinto jumping more than 60 percent from a year ago. Rio said iron ore shipments rose by three percent to 327.6 million tonnes last year compared to 2015, in line with guidance.
Australian family of 4 OK after night on Japanese mountain
TOKYO (AP) ? A family of four believed to be from Australia has been rescued after becoming lost on a ski resort in central Japan, where they survived the night reportedly inside a hole they dug in the snow.
Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams opens with win
Trump team defends health pick Tom Price over ethics charge
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's transition team defended his nominee for health and human services (HHS) secretary, Tom Price, from charges that he bought shares in a company days before introducing legislation that would have benefited the firm. A Senate confirmation hearing is scheduled for Wednesday for Price, a Republican congressman from Georgia who, if confirmed, would be a lead agent in carrying out Trump's plans to overhaul President Barack Obama's signature health care law. CNN reported on Sunday that Price bought between $1,001 and $15,000 worth of shares last March in Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc , a medical device manufacturer.
Reports: police question Istanbul nightclub attackerISTANBUL (AP) ? Turkish media reports say police in Istanbul have begun questioning a suspected Islamic State militant accused of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub.