Rescue effort continues after Washington landslide...Nothing found yet in Malaysia plane search

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Updated: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 02:15:42 EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Rescue crews plan to be up all night after voices were heard in the debris field of a massive landslide that killed three people in rural Washington state. Snohomish County Fire District 21 Chief Travis Hots tells a news briefing that people were "yelling for our help" but it's not clear how many people might still be alive. At least six houses were destroyed and several people are hurt.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Still no answers in the search for a missing Malaysian airliner. More planes have joined the search of a remote patch of the southern Indian Ocean after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone. Australia is coordinating the search and Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he's upbeat about eventually solving the mystery.

BELBEK AIR BASE, Crimea (AP) — The last major Ukrainian military facility in Crimea is now in the hands of pro-Russian forces. The Russian force stormed and seized control of the Belbek air base that has endured a tense divade for more than a week.

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — It's going to be an all-nighter for emergency crews in Galveston Bay after an oil spill. A barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season. Containment booms have been brought in.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says it's outrageous that the country is even debating the subject of discrimination against people because of sexual orientation. He's calling on Congress to pass a measure to outlaw workplace discrimination.

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