MH370: 122 Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean Are ‘Most Credible Lead Yet’ – Extra vessels and aircraft arrive in search zone after satellite imagery shows items close to where earlier debris was seen. [guardian]
Black Box Detector Will Have Two Days To Find It – A United States black box detector being towed to the area is due to arrive on April 5, 28 days after the crash and just two days before the data recorder’s pinger is due to run out of battery life. [telegraph]
MH370 ‘Was No Accident’ – The pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is believed to be solely responsible for the flight being taken hundreds of miles off course and there is no evidence of a mechanical failure or hijacking by a passenger, according to an law enforcement official involved in the investigation. [usat]
Jagger Gets Everything – Mick Jagger’s tragic fashion designer girlfriend L’Wren Scott had left her entire $9million estate to the Rolling Stones rocker before taking her own life last week. [dailymail]
L’Wren Scott’s Will – Here Comes The Angry Sister – Shane, 53, says that the family had agreed in principal to all be buried beside their Mormon parents at a small cemetery in Ogden, Utah, but that final resting place is now causing a family feud, with the late beauty’s boyfriend Mick Jagger caught in the middle. [radar]
Zuma Could Owe Sars R16.8m – DA – President Jacob Zuma could owe the taxman R16.8m for the fringe benefits he derived from so-called security upgrades to his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal, the DA said on Wednesday. [n24]
Crimea Crisis Sharpens Latvia Ethnic Tensions – A mournful procession of about 1,500 Latvians winds its way through Riga’s medieval Old Town singing traditional Latvian songs. [bbc]
Pack Of ANC MPs Bare Teeth At Thuli – ANC MPs yesterday launched a scathing attack on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, labelling her “condescending” and accusing her of “overstepping her mark” in her report on the multimillion rand “security upgrading” of President Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla home. [tlive]
Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Found Guilty At New York Terror Trial – Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was found guilty Wednesday in New York of helping al Qaeda terrorists conspire to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists. [cnn]
Jimmy Carter Says He Would Consider Pardoning Edward Snowden – Former president Jimmy Carter (D) said Wednesday that he would consider pardoning Edward Snowden if he returned to the United States and was convicted and sentenced, but acknowledged he doesn’t have enough information to judge how much damage the former National Security Agency contractor has done to U.S. national security interests. [washpo]
King IPO Gets Candy Crushed – King Digital Entertainment, designer of the ultra-popular mobile game ‘Candy Crush Saga,’ saw its stock plummet more than 15% Wednesday, closing on a price of $19.00 down from $22.50 in the year’s worst IPO performance so far. [time]
Rule Challenge Sinks Murray Mentally, As Djokovic Takes Miami – One year after touching the net on a crucial point in a French Open semifinal against Rafael Nadal, the world No. 2 was involved in another crucial moment at net, this time in his first meeting with Andy Murray since the Brit defeated him in last year’s Wimbledon final. [usat]
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Secret Service Agents On Obama Detail Sent Home From Netherlands After Night Of Drinking – Three Secret Service agents responsible for protecting President Obama in Amsterdam this week were sent home and put on administrative leave Sunday after going out for a night of drinking, according to three people familiar with the incident. One of the agents was found drunk and passed out in a hotel hallway, the people said. [washpo]
Pope Removes ‘Bling Bishop’ From Post – Pope Francis on Wednesday permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his 31 million-euro ($43-million) new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful. [usat]
Madonna to Direct Interracial Romance ‘Ade: A Love Story’ – Madonna is getting back into the director’s chair. The performer, who last directed 2011’s stylish period romance W.E., is attached to direct Ade: A Love Story, an adaptation of the debut novel by Rebecca Walker. [hollyrep]
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