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U.S. Stocks Tumble On News Of Malaysia Airlines Crash

New York (AFP) — U.S. stocks sank Thursday as news of a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crash in Ukraine and suggestions it was shot down sparked worries of an escalating conflict with Russia. Near 1700 GMT, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 43.74 (0.26 percent) to 17,094.46. The broad-based S&P 500 fell 9.58 (0.48 percent) […]

July 17, 2014

Putin, Obama Discussed Malaysian Plane Crash In Ukraine

Moscow (AFP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama spoke about the Malaysian passenger jet crash in east Ukraine, the Kremlin said Thursday. “The Russian leader informed the U.S. president about an air-traffic controllers’ report that came just before their phone conversation that a Malaysian plane crashed in Ukraine,” the Kremlin […]

July 17, 2014

Debris Spotted From Aircraft Could Be From Missing Malaysian Plane

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Aircraft flying off the coast of Australia on Friday reported their first sightings of debris that could have come from the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Although satellite imagery has captured possible debris, it was the first time in 10 days of air searches that anything of […]

March 28, 2014

Satellite Spots 122 Objects In Malaysia Jet Search Area

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday they were encouraged by new satellite images provided by France showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery bolstered hopes of finding the wreckage in the choppy seas 1,500 miles southwest […]

March 26, 2014

Some Data Deleted From Missing Malaysian Pilot’s Flight Simulator

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Investigators have found that some data were deleted from the flight simulator taken from the home of the pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, adding to the mystery surrounding the disappearance of the Boeing 777. Malaysian officials said Wednesday that experts were working to recover the deleted […]

March 19, 2014

Search For Malaysia Airlines Plane Expands Much Farther West

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — The search for elusive Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 shifted to waters around India based on suggestions the aircraft may have flown longer and farther than previously thought. After six days of fruitless searches in the Gulf of Thailand, near the original flight path from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, […]

March 14, 2014