Vietnam's navy can't find debris seen earlier...Ukraine PM coming to DC... Nuns freed by Syrian rebels



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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese official says searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangular object spotted from the sky Sunday afternoon. The floating debris was thought to be one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished early Saturday on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people aboard.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ukrainian prime minister is coming to Washington this week. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Arseniy Yatsenyuk (ahr-SEHN'-ee yaht-sehn-YOOK') at the White House on Wednesday. The U.S. wants to demonstrate its support of the new government in Kiev as pro-Moscow elements in Crimea plan to vote for reunification with Russia.

MASNA, Lebanon (AP) — More than a dozen Greek Orthodox nuns are free after being held captive by Syrian rebels since December. The nuns and their helpers, 16 women in all, are being exchanged for approximately 150 female prisoners in Syrian government custody. On Sunday, a convoy of 30 cars delivered the nuns to a Syrian town close to the Lebanese border.

TACOMA. Wash. (AP) — Areas of the Northwest Detention Center holding violent offenders are locked down tonight as a precaution amid a hunger strike by detainees protesting their treatment and calling for an end to deportations. The federal center in Washington state houses nearly 1,300 people being investigated for possible deportation.

NEW YORK (AP) — The stylish combat film "300: Rise of an Empire" tops the box office this weekend. According to studio estimates the 3-D film took in $45.1 million in its debut seven years after the original "300" became an unlikely sensation. The "300" sequel easily edged out the other new wide release, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," which opened in second place with $32.5 million.

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