Flight MH370 disappeared in March 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board, majority Chinese, en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur . It identified an area of approximately 25,000 square kilometres "with the highest probability of containing the wreckage of the aircraft". It would represent the second time the search has been extended if funding was forthcoming.
The US condemned an apparent "terrorist attack", while President-elect Donald Trump blamed "Islamist terrorists" for a "slaughter" of Christians. The attack is reminiscent of one which occurred on Bastille Day in France this past July that resulted in the deaths of 86 people .
Tomorrow, we should get above freezing with highs in the upper 30s with winds only 10-15 miles per hour. Morning lows in the low single digits or colder and winds through tomorrow SW 10-20 miles per hour will keep those morning wind chills dangerously in the -10 to -15° F making it a risky cold.
In its first meeting chaired by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam after Jayalalithaa's demise, the Cabinet also chose to recommend to the Centre installation of her life-size bronze statue in the Parliament complex. He went in a group of 50 that included two more state ministers, Kadambur Raju and Sevoor S Ramachandran. Jayalalithaa died on Dec 5 this year after being hospitalised for over 70 days.
Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania by fewer than 45,000 votes out of more than 6 million cast, or by less than 1 percent. "In the end we had the Russians and the Federal Bureau of Investigation deal, which she couldn't prevail against that", Clinton told reporters after the vote.
Putin and Abe also agreed to restore military cooperation between the two countries as well as ties in the spheres "frozen" in recent years, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. During Friday's talks, they agreed to consider simplifying procedures for letting former Japanese residents of the islands visit their hometowns for humanitarian reasons.