WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is expected to speak to several European leaders to try to nudge the EU toward fresh sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, sources said. Full Article
LONDON - Heightened tension in Ukraine pushed world shares lower and lifted safe-haven European bonds on Friday, taking the shine off what looked set to be an earnings and M&A-driven week of gains for European and U.S. stocks.
SYDNEY - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is likely to drag on for years, a senior U.S. defense official told Reuters, as an underwater search for any trace of the plane's wreckage off west Australia appeared to have failed. Full Article
LES CAYES, Haiti - The vetiver plant is a little-known Haitian agricultural treasure, producing one of the most prized essential oils for high-end perfumes. The perfume industry is seeking to do better by the people whose toil make the distillation possible. Full Article
April 24 - Audiotape of interview with Manson family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme following U.S. President Gerald Ford assassination attempt is released. Gavino Garay reports.
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