Twitter Black Out, More Backtracking on Missing Plane and other headlines…

Australian PM defends his decision to go public with news about the missing plane.
Vladimir Putin says he will open an account in the Russian bank targeted by U.S. sanctions.
The deal that sparked the Ukraine upheaval is signed today.
President Obama says democrats “get clobbered” in mid-term elections.
Exxon Valdez oil spill’s silver anniversary is coming up.