Search for Malaysian jet refocuses in southern Indian Ocean

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deep sea hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner has been refocused on the southern reaches of an expansive search zone based on new analysis released on Thursday of the Boeing 777's final hours and how it might have plunged into the Indian Ocean with 239 people aboard after running out of fuel.

  • Written by ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press NICK PERRY, Associated Press

ECB cuts interest rate, to unveil more stimulus for eurozone

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank cut one of its key interest rates and promised to unveil more stimulus measures on Thursday in an attempt to boost lending and help the growth in the 19-country eurozone economy.

  • Written by DAVID McHUGH, AP Business Writer

Official says Belgium arrests 2 more suspects

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities said Thursday they have put two more suspects in the Paris attacks in custody facing terrorism charges.


14 dead, more than a dozen wounded in California shooting

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — As many as three gunmen believed to be wearing military-style gear opened fire Wednesday at a Southern California social services center "as if they were on a mission," killing at least 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press