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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
*Air force chief denies saying plane tracked to Malacca Strait. KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's air force chief has denied saying military radar tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, adding to the mystery surrounding the fate of flight MH370, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people aboard.
*Interpol says doubts "terrorist incident". KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometres to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday.
BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 11- Twitter Inc crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour.
WASHINGTON-- The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets. The ban in Sunnyvale went into effect Thursday after 66 percent of voters approved it in November.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11- Malaysia is investigating whether any passengers or crew aboard a missing airliner had personal or psychological problems that might explain its disappearance, along with the possibility of a hijack, sabotage or mechanical failure, police said on Tuesday.
*Search area expanded in South China Sea and west of Malaysia. KUALA LUMPUR/ WASHINGTON, March 11- The so-far fruitless search for a missing Malaysian airliner entered its fourth day on Tuesday, as sources in Europe, the United States and Asia voiced growing scepticism that the flight lost with 239 people on board was the target of an attack.
KUALA LUMPUR/ WASHINGTON March 11- Investigators in Malaysia are voicing skepticism that the airliner that disappeared early Saturday with 239 people on board was the target of an attack, U.S. and European government sources close to the probe said.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10- A U.S. appeals court ruling that significantly boosted gay rights will stand, as a pharmaceutical company involved in the case said on Monday that it would not appeal.
BOSTON, March 10- Yahoo Inc has named well-known security researcher Alex Stamos as its chief information security officer, tapping a vocal critic of the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs for the position.
NEW YORK, March 10- More client-hungry hedge fund managers are looking to put their investment strategies to work in exchange-traded funds, a move that could exponentially expand their pool of investors but requires them to slash investment management fees.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 10- T he disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented mystery", the country's civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 10- T he disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented aviation mystery", a senior official said on Monday, with a massive air and sea search now in its third day failing to find any confirmed trace of the plane or the 239 people aboard.
KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 10- T he disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner is an "unprecedented aviation mystery", a senior official said on Monday, with a massive air and sea search now in its third day failing to find any confirmed trace of the plane or 239 people aboard.
TOKYO, March 9- A Japan Airlines- operated Boeing 787 made an emergency landing at Honolulu Airport after oil pressure in its right engine dropped, the Japanese carrier said. The two-engined jetliner en route to San Francisco from Tokyo diverted to Honolulu, landing at 1343 local time Saturday with 160 passengers on board, a spokesman for JAL said.
*Malaysia Airlines says "fearing the worst". KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9- M alaysia Airlines said it was "fearing the worst" on Sunday for a plane carrying 239 people that went missing more than 24 hours ago, as the government said it was investigating four passengers who may have held false identity documents.
*Malaysia Airlines flight loses contact hour after takeoff. KUALA LUMPUR/ HO CHI MINH CITY, March 9- A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew was presumed to have crashed off the Vietnamese coast on Saturday, and European officials said two people on board were using false identities.
*Malaysia Airlines flight loses contact about one hour after takeoff. *Kuala Lumpur- Beijing flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. "We are not ruling out any possibilities," Malaysia Airlines CEO Ahmad Jauhari Yahya told a news conference.
*Kuala Lumpur- Beijing flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. *Malaysia, Vietnam and China helping in search efforts. KUALA LUMPUR/ HANOI, March 8- A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing in area near the South China Sea on Saturday as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and was presumed to have crashed.
MUMBAI, March 8- Malaysia Airlines, the operator of Flight MH370 that went missing en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday, has established a record as one of the Asia-Pacific's best full-service carriers in terms of safety and service despite some recent financial problems.