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Flight MH370: Australia says new ‘pings’ best lead yet in Malaysia jet search

 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. The U.S. Navy “towed pinger locator” connected to the Australian ship Ocean Shield picked up

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits off coast of Washington state: USGS

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck off the coast of the U.S. West Coast state of Washington on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said. The depth was reported at 6.3 miles and the quake was located 190 miles west of Neah Bay, the USGS said. There was no immediate statement from the U.S. Pacific Tsunami