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  • Chinese, Australian ships try to verify potential "pings" from Malaysia jet

    Chinese, Australian ships try to verify potential "pings" from Malaysia jet
    Chinese and Australian ships hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner have picked up separate acoustic signals in different parts of a vast Indian Ocean search area and are trying to verify if one could be from the plane's black box recorders....
  • Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    BEIJING -- An Australian ship towing a U.S. Navy "pinger" locator has twice picked up sustained signals that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s "black boxes," and searchers are likely to deploy an underwater exploratory vehicle...
  • Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane

    Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane
    An Australian ship searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders, in what search officials said on Monday was the most promising lead yet in the month-long hunt....
  • Panga with a ton of marijuana washes up in Malibu, authorities say

    Panga with a ton of marijuana washes up in Malibu, authorities say
    A panga-style boat loaded with as much as a ton of marijuana was seized after it washed ashore at Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu early Monday, authorities said. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers said they located the 30-foot boat...
  • Sick child rescued at sea remains 'stable' aboard Navy ship

    SAN DIEGO -- The sick baby rescued from a crippled sailboat hundreds of miles at sea is in stable condition aboard the frigate Vandegrift, which is set to return to its home port here Wednesday, officials announced Monday afternoon. The 1-year-old...
  • U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf

    The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf. The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said. The idea is that the laser...
  • Village has no complaints from audit representatives

    During the March 25 Wellington Village Council meeting representatives from Grau & Associates Certified Public Accountants presented their findings from the annual audit for the year that ended Sept. 30, 2013. The group offered an unqualified opinion, the...
  • Air National Guard, Navy, Coast Guard in rescue effort for sick child

    Air National Guard, Navy, Coast Guard in rescue effort for sick child
    SAN DIEGO -- Four rescue specialists from the California Air National Guard remain aboard a disabled sailboatĀ to treat a sick child, the Guard's 129th Rescue Wing said late Saturday afternoon. No decision has been made whether the child will be...
  • Mission underway to bring sick baby aboard Navy ship at sea

    Mission underway to bring sick baby aboard Navy ship at sea
    [Updated 9 a.m. PDT: A sick 1-year-old baby aboard a crippled sailboat hundreds of miles at sea off the Mexican coast was transferred to a Navy ship early Sunday, officials said. The frigate Vandegrift arrived on scene around midnight but the transfer...
  • Second ship picks up 'ping' in Malaysia Airlines jet search

    BEIJING -- Searchers looking for the data recorders from missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370 said Sunday that they were investigating underwater “acoustic events” in two distinct areas of the Indian Ocean – one picked up by an...
  • Jim Mullen's Village Idiot humor column: Be shipshape in only one week

    After spending a week in the Caribbean on a cruise ship, I wondered if Sue had been intentionally starving me all these years. We never have mid-morning pastries at home. She never serves a dessert with lunch. And where is our late afternoon slice...