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France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion
France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion

France said it was calling off the hunt for wreckage from missing flight MH370 after 10 days of air and sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion yielded no results.

France calls off search for MH370 wreckage off Reunion
France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday
France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday

France will conduct air and sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion until the start of next week for debris from missing flight MH370.

France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday
France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island
France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island

France launched a hunt for more wreckage from the ill-fated MH370 plane off Reunion island on Friday in a fresh effort to shed light on one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

France hunts for more MH370 debris off Reunion island
China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip
China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip

Chinese relatives of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 marched to Malaysia's embassy in Beijing, some demanding to be taken to Reunion island where suspected wreckage from the plane was found.

China MH370 families march to Malaysia embassy, demand Reunion trip
French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370
French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370

There is a "very high probability" that wreckage found on the Indian Ocean island of La Reunion comes from the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH37.

French prosecutor says 'very high probability' wreckage from MH370
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Google to help search for Scotland's Loch Ness monster

Those keen to search for Scotland's mythical Loch Ness monster can do so after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake.

Google to help search for Scotland's Loch Ness monster
Large Hadron Collider starts up again after two-year upgrade
Large Hadron Collider starts up again after two-year upgrade

The world's largest particle smasher restarted after a two-year upgrade that will allow physicists to explore uncharted corners of what makes up the universe.

Large Hadron Collider starts up again after two-year upgrade
Robin Williams is Google's top search trend
Robin Williams is Google's top search trend

Robin Williams's death had people worldwide scouring the Internet for insights into the famed comic's life, making him the hottest search trend of the year on Google.

Robin Williams is Google's top search trend
Google opens path in Europe for being 'forgotten'
Google opens path in Europe for being 'forgotten'

Google began late Thursday letting people in Europe formally request to be "forgotten" by the world's leading Internet search service.

Google opens path in Europe for being 'forgotten'
Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370
Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370

Two-thirds of the planned underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been completed, with no signs so far of the jet, Australian officials said.

Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370
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Microsoft denies Chinese-language Bing search censorship

Microsoft on Wednesday denied censoring Chinese-language search results across the globe, but the group behind the accusation stood firm.

Microsoft denies Chinese-language Bing search censorship
Mandela tops 2013 Google searches
Mandela tops 2013 Google searches

Nelson Mandela topped Google's list of the hottest searches for 2013 as the Internet giant on Tuesday provided a look at the "spirit of the times" online.

Mandela tops 2013 Google searches
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Dolphins inspire rescue radar device: study

British engineers said Wednesday they had taken inspiration from dolphins for a new type of radar device that could easily track miners trapped underground or skiers buried in an avalanche.

Dolphins inspire rescue radar device: study
Search off for Australian couple who fell from cruise ship
Search off for Australian couple who fell from cruise ship

Australian officials Friday called off a massive air and sea search for a couple who fell overboard during a cruise, as the cruise ship company involved said safety was its first priority.

Search off for Australian couple who fell from cruise ship
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Online search ads expose racial bias: study

Ads pegged to Google search results can be racially biased because of how certain names are associated with blacks or whites.

Online search ads expose racial bias: study
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. ©REUTERS/Robert Galbraith
Facebook search taps into friends

Facebook's new "graph search" feature is designed to take straight-forward questions and tap into users' circle of friends for answers.

Facebook search taps into friends
Search for helicopter continues. ©tengrinews.kz
Search failing because MI-8 chopper had no emergency beacon onboard

The search for MI-8 helicopter that went missing in Almaty oblast has been give no results, because the chopper was not equipped with an emergency radio beacon.

Search failing because MI-8 chopper had no emergency beacon onboard
MI-8 helicopter of Euro-Asia Air. Photo courtesy of eaa.kz
Kazakhstan searching for missing MI-8 chopper in Almaty oblast

Rescue teams are searching for MI-823 helicopter with 8 people on board that went missing in Almaty oblast two days ago.

Kazakhstan searching for missing MI-8 chopper in Almaty oblast
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Girl, seven, feared taken by crocodile in Australia

Australian police searching for a 7-year-old girl feared taken by a crocodile Saturday said finding what appeared to be human remains inside a three-metre reptile was a "heartbreaking" development.

Girl, seven, feared taken by crocodile in Australia
Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future
Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future

Microsoft co-founder turned global philanthropist Bill Gates on Tuesday launched a search for a new toilet better suited to developing countries.

Bill Gates kicks off search for toilet of the future