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As night fell, the second day of an ongoing international search operation produced scant evidence of the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501.


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Passenger is helped as he leaves from the "Spirit of Piraeus" cargo container ship after arriving in Bari harbour, after the car ferry Norman Atlantic caught fire in waters off GreeceROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Monday that four more bodies had been recovered from the car ferry that caught fire off the coast of Greece, bringing the death toll to five. Renzi said during an end-year press conference that about 60 passengers remained on board more than 24 hours after the fire started and they would be brought to safety within "a few hours". Rescue efforts of the more than 470 passengers originally aboard the ship have been hampered by high winds and rough seas. (Reporting by Steve Scherer)


2014-12-29 04:45:49 -0700

FILE- This March 8, 2012 file photo shows attendees walking past the Sony PlayStation PS Vita console on display in the Sony PlayStation booth at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas. But heavy traffic might continue to cause problems for customers seeking to play their favorite games, the company said Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.


2014-12-28 19:15:40 -0700