MH370: 12 families file lawsuits against Malaysian Airlines and government

The families of 12 passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 filed suits against the carrier on 4 March, in a frantic rush to pursue claims before a two-year deadline for legal action expires. Under the Montreal Convention, any court action to claim damages from an airline must be made within two years from the date the aircraft arrived or should have arrived. MH370 disappeared on its way to Beijing on 8 March 2014, with 239 passengers and crew aboard. Mar 4, 2016

Georgia: Cashier thwarts gun-toting thief

Video released by the Burke County Sheriffs office in Georgia on 2 March, shows the dramatic face-off between a cashier and would-be-thief. The robbery took place on 1 March in the Keysville Convenience Store in Burke County. Mar 4, 2016

Mitt Romney blasts Donald Trump, labelling him ‘very, very not smart’

Former US presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked 2016 Republican front-runner Donald Trump on 3 March, describing Trumps personal qualities as undesirable and his policies as very, very not smart. In an unusually harsh speech, party elder Romney warned that former reality TV star Trump would likely lose to possible Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 8 November election if he becomes the Republican nominee. Mar 4, 2016