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Report says mystery of Flight 370 is ‘almost inconceivable’

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Sydney, Oct 3 (AP) - A report on the almost three-year search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Tuesday the continuing mystery over the fate of the plane and the 239 people on board is "almost inconceivable."
But the Australian Transport Safety Bureau's final report on the search, which was abandoned in January, con-cedes that authorities are no closer to knowing the reasons for the plane's disappearance, or its exact location. This is despite last year's narrowing down of its most likely...
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Ecuador's vice president jailed during bribery investigation

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Quito, Oct 3 (AP) - Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas was jailed Monday after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest while he is investigated for allegedly taking bribes from a Brazilian construction giant involved in a sprawling regional graft scandal.
Police took Glas into custody at his...
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2.5 million more Americans may be affected by hack

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New York, Oct 3 (AP) - Credit report company Equifax said Monday that an additional 2.5 million Americans may have been affected by the massive security breach of its systems, bringing the total to 145.5 million people who had their personal information accessed or stolen.
Equifax said the...
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Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads

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Washington, Oct 3 (AP) - Facebook says ads that ran on the company's social media platform and have been linked to a Russian internet agency were seen by an estimated 10 million people before and after the 2016 elec-tion.
The company turned 3,000 ads over to three congressional committees Monday...
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Las Vegas gunman used ‘bump-stock’ device to speed fire

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Dhaka, Oct 3 (AP) -The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas attached what is called a "bump-stock" to two of his weapons, in effect converting semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones.
The devices have attracted scrutiny in recent...
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