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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese authorities searching for a Malaysian jetliner say a search plane has spotted what could be one of the plane's doors. A low-flying plane saw the object in the waters off southern Vietnam, in the area where two oil slicks were seen yesterday. Ships are heading to the site. The Boeing 777 carrying 239 people vanished from radar nearly two days ago while flying from Malaysia to China.
PARIS (AP) — Interpol says it's troubling that despite repeated warnings about passport fraud, people have managed to board flights a billion times without having their passports checked against the police agency's stolen-documents records. The France-based agency says that happened again when two people boarded the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight with passports that were listed as stolen in Interpol's database. Interpol says it's working to determine the true identities of the two passengers.
BEIRUT (AP) — A Canadian freelance photographer has been killed in Syria. His sister tells The Associated Press that 29-year-old Ali Moustafa of Toronto was killed today in the northern city of Aleppo. An activist in Aleppo says Moustafa was killed when a crude barrel bomb landed near where he and firefighters were standing. Dozens of journalists have been killed or kidnapped in Syria since the uprising began in March 2011.
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama is squeezing in another round of golf in the final hours of his Florida vacation. The White House says Obama is playing golf on one of the courses at the exclusive Ocean Reef Club, where the family is staying. The foursome includes sportscaster and former NFL wide receiver Ahmad Rashad, former NBA player Alonzo Mourning and Cyrus Walker, a cousin of senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett. The first family heads back to the White House this afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — The combat film "300: Rise of an Empire" has opened at the top of the box office, seven years after the original "300" became an unlikely sensation. The sequel edged out the weekend's other new wide release, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman." The Liam Neeson thriller "Non-Stop" slid to third place.