S. Korea prosecutors seek arrest of friend of President Park

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for a longtime friend of President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday over allegations of influence-peddling and other activities that have triggered a huge political scandal that threatens Park's leadership.

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

New MH370 analysis suggests no one at controls during crash

SYDNEY (AP) — A fresh analysis of the final moments of doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 suggests no one was controlling the plane when it plunged into the ocean, according to a report released by investigators on Wednesday, as experts hunting for the aircraft gathered in Australia's capital to discuss the fading search effort.

  • Written by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

BEIJING (AP) — All 33 coal miners trapped underground in a gas explosion earlier this week have been found dead, state media reported Wednesday, as work safety officials vowed to punish those responsible.