Wing part found on Mauritius confirmed to be part of MH370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A piece of an aircraft wing found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian and Australian officials said Friday.

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British pound endures one of its worst days ever

LONDON (AP) — As if it wasn't shaky enough, the British pound endured one of its biggest falls ever on Friday — with some in the markets blaming trading robots or a fat-fingered typo for sending the currency down a precipitous 6 percent in just a couple of minutes.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press

Backpage.com raided, CEO arrested for sex-trafficking

DALLAS (AP) — State agents raided the Dallas offices of adult classified ad portal Backpage.com and arrested Chief Executive Officer Carl Ferrer following allegations that adult and child sex-trafficking victims were forced into prostitution through escort ads posted on the site.

  • Written by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press TERRY WALLACE, Associated Press

Once lauded as a peacemaker, Obama's tenure fraught with war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven years ago this week, when a young American president learned he'd been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize barely nine months into his first term — arguably before he'd made any peace — a somewhat embarrassed Barack Obama asked his aides to write an acceptance speech that addressed the awkwardness of the award.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Advice for parents on body image amid 2016 campaign insults

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if your daughters don't pay much attention to politics, they'd be hard-pressed to have missed Donald Trump's attack of a former Miss Universe's weight or comments about a 400-pound hacker. It resonated with a 15-year-old who said this week the words damage girls' body image and asked Hillary Clinton how to help.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer