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Searchers 'Suspect' Missing AirAsia Jet Is on Ocean Floor
Searchers "currently suspect" that the AirAsia jetliner that disappeared Sunday morning over the Java Sea is on the bottom of the ocean, the head of the lead agency in the operation said today. "We currently suspect that plane is located on the ocean floor," Bambang Soelistyo, the head of
Ash Carter Joins Facebook to Connect With Troops
Look who's joined Facebook. Catching the social media wave, Ash Carter has become the first defense secretary to join Facebook. "To personally communicate with our nearly three million service members and civilians on social media," the Pentagon said today in a statement. Like most Facebook users
Where in the World Is China's Xi Jingping?
By Gloria Riviera (@gsriviera) and Karson Yiu (@karsonwhy) TIANJIN, China – No one outside the Chinese government knows for sure where Vice President Xi Jingping is these days. The presumed leader in waiting has not been seen in public for over a week. As the...
Singapore PM Takes Big Pay Cut, Still World's Best Paid Leader
The prime minister of Singapore just accepted a 36 percent pay cut, but is still the highest paid elected official in the world. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ‘s US $1.7 million salary is four times more than President Obama earns. Lee appointed a committee...
Reality Check on Climate Summit: No Final Agreement Expected in Copenhagen
From Sunlen Miller SINGAPORE - President Obama attended an unscheduled and last minute meeting on climate change this morning in Singapore, in which the 19 APEC leaders agreed that the upcoming international Copenhagen summit in December would be “the first...
The Presidential Planner Abroad
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: SINGAPORE -- This morning President Obama wakes up in Singapore after arriving late last night. The president will start his morning with a breakfast meeting on climate change with APEC leaders in advance of December’s...
For President Obama: One Week, Four Countries, Little to Show for It?
President Makes First Visit to Asia but No Agreements on Climate Change, Trade Expected
President Obama Heads to Asia: Trade, North Korea, Global Security to be the Focus
ABC News’ Yunji de Nies reports: When President Obama heads to Asia later this week, he goes with a wide-ranging agenda. White House officials said today the administration hopes to reach common ground with a number leaders on strengthening alliances,...
Singapore Takes 3 to Court for Kangaroo T-shirts
Country's Attorney General Says the Shirts 'Scandalized the Singapore Judiciary'