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Ferguson Mayor James Knowles speaks at a news conference on the just-released Department of Justice report investigating the city police department March 4, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. The Justice Department declined to charge former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson of wrongdoing in the August shooting of Michael Brown Jr. The department did conclude that the Ferguson Police Department and the city's municipal court engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African Americans. Michael Thomas/Getty Images/AFP

Ferguson, Missouri fires three over racist emails

Ferguson, Missouri, has fired three city employees and is pursuing a range of other reforms in an effort to negotiate a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department after a federal investigation accused the city of illegal practices targeting African- Americans, the mayor said on Friday.

An aircraft of Malaysian Airline System taxis on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang in this February 26, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad/Files

Malaysia Airlines upgrades aircraft tracking

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines has begun tracking the location of its long-haul flights every 15 minutes or less, a proposal put forward by the U.N. aviation agency after the disappearance of the carrier's Flight MH370 a year ago, Malaysia's transport minister said.

Alexei Navalny, a Russian opposition leader, talks to the media as he walks out of a detention center in Moscow March 6, 2015. Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center on March 6, a week after fellow opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in what his allies say was a political killing aimed at intimidating them. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Kremlin critic Navalny vows to fight on

MOSCOW - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention centre on Friday and promised that Russia's opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week's killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

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