US expected to announce sanctions against Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and its allies in Europe are expected to announce sanctions against Russia, including visa bans and potential asset freezes, on Monday, one day after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia took the lead in scouring the seas of the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan — about 10,000 miles to the northwest — answered Malaysia's call for help in the unprecedented hunt.
Firearms expert tells of Pistorius' love of guns
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified Monday at the athlete's murder trial.