PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):
Hundreds of migrants holed up in northern France made another desperate attempt to reach England in the early hours of Thursday, as Britain's prime minister came under fire for controversial comments on the crisis. France has bolstered its police presence in the northern port city of Calais and migrants made fewer attempts to enter the Eurotunnel than in previous nights. Police counted several hundred bids to enter the premises of the Eurotunnel terminal in the French port city of Calais, down significantly from the roughly 2,300 attempts registered the night before.
Five Cuban migrants landed in an upscale town in the Florida Keys earlier this week, after making the treacherous crossing in a rustic open boat, the Miami Herald reported Thursday. Alighting in Key Colony Beach before dawn on Tuesday, they accosted a policeman and were turned over to US Customs and Border Protection for processing.
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Germany won the 5-kilometer team event Thursday for the second consecutive time in open water swimming at the world championships.