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Malaysia Transport Minister has denied reports that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has crashed off the coast of an island south of Vietnam.
Speaking to journalists at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Seri Hishammuddin said that search and rescue operations have not yet located the missing Malaysia Airlines flight and there is "no sign" of any wreckage.
President Barack Obama has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he welcomes the unified position of the United States and the European Union on Ukraine.
The leaders agreed that Russia must pull back its forces from Ukraine's Crimea region, allow international observers and human rights monitors into Crimea to make sure the rights of ethnic Russians in Ukraine are protected, and support free and fair presidential elections.
They also discussed the need for Russia to form a contact group to hold direct talks between the two governments.
Clare's Law was created after 36-year-old Clare Wood was murdered by a man who became known as the "Facebook fugitive".
In the days after her brutal killing, detectives issued a warning that her ex-boyfriend George Appleton might attempt to communicate with other women via the internet
Unbeknown to Miss Wood, Appleton had a history of violence towards women and was known to prowl online dating websites and Facebook in search of partners, often using different aliases.
The mother-of-one's body was discovered in the bedroom of her home in Salford, Greater Manchester, in February 2009. She had been strangled and set on fire.
Police watchdogs concluded afterwards that she had been badly let down by ''individual and systemic'' failures by Greater Manchester Police.
The governor of Massachusetts moved to update the state's voyeurism laws yesterday.
The move came just two days after the state's highest court ruled that a man who took mobile phone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston was not violating the law as written.
The new law, which takes effect immediately, bans so-called "upskirting" by making it illegal to photograph or videotape the "sexual or other intimate parts" of women or children in public. The law also applies to male victims.
Boeing's much-delayed 787 Dreamliner has hit another production problem.
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer said none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world is affected.
"We are confident that the condition does not exist in the in-service fleet," Boeing spokesman Doug Alder said.
"We understand the issue, what must be done to correct it and are completing inspections of potentially affected aeroplanes."
Boeing said that roughly 40 aeroplanes might be affected and that it will take one to two weeks to inspect each plane and fix any cracks found on shear ties on a wing rib.
China has declared a "red line" on the situation in North Korean and will not permit "chaos or war" on the Korean peninsula, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang said today.
"The Korean peninsula is right on China's doorstep. We have a red line, that is, we will not allow war or instability on the Korean peninsula," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on the sidelines of China's annual largely rubber-stamp parliament.
China is North Korea's most important diplomatic and economic supporter, though Beijing's patience with Pyongyang has been severely tested following three nuclear tests and numerous bouts of sabre rattling, including missile launches.
Today's national roll-out of 'Clare's Law' has been chose by the Home Secretary as it also coincided with International Women's Day and the launch of Domestic Violence Protection Orders.
DVPOs will enable police and magistrates' courts to provide protection to victims in the immediate aftermath of a domestic violence incident.
Mrs May said: "Domestic abuse shatters lives and this Government is working hard to provide police and local authorities with the tools they need to keep women and girls safe.
"Clare's Law and DVPOs are just two of a raft of measures we have introduced to hand control back to the victim by ensuring they can make informed decisions about their relationship and escape if necessary.
"Protection for victims is improving but sadly there are still too many cases where vulnerable people are let down."
A father whose daughter was murdered by an ex-boyfriend with a secret violent past today said he was "absolutely delighted" women across the country have today been given the "right to know" their partner's history.
The scheme, known as Clare's Law is named after Clare Wood, 36, who was strangled and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend George Appleton at her home in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Clare's Law gives women for the first time the right to know if a partner has a history of domestic violence and is being rolled out to police forces across England and Wales following a successful pilot scheme.
Clare Wood's father, Michael Brown, a retired prison officer from Batley, West Yorkshire, who spearheaded the "right to know" campaign after his daughter's murder in 2009, said today: "I'm absolutely delighted."
"I must admit it's tinged with a bit of emotion and a bit of sadness but we have got what we were fighting for - to bring protection into the country for half the population."
A missing Malaysia Airlines flight was carrying 152 Chinese, 38 Malaysians, 12 Indonesians and seven Australians, the airline said today.
There were also three US citizens, three from France, two passengers each from New Zealand, Ukraine, and Canada, and one each from Italy, Taiwan, the Netherlands and Austria, Malaysia Airlines said in a statement. There were also three infants and twelve crew members on board.
Flight MH 370 left Kuala Lumpur at 12.21 am (1621 GMT Friday) and had been expected to land in Beijing at 06:30am (22:30 GMT) the same day.