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Search operation escalates as satellites spot objects in the sea

NBC News: Search aircraft from multiple nations are focusing on an area off the coast of Australia after a satellite spotted large objects in the sea.

The larger of the 2 objects appears to be about 75 feet across, according to John Young, emergency response general manager for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Photo credit: Handouts from Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Digital Globe

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Oil slicks and possible debris


REUTERS/Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency/Handout via Reuters

  • A view of oil slicks spotted in an area of the South China Sea about 100 nautical miles from Tok Bali Beach in Malaysia’s Kelantan state


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  • A picture taken by personell of a Vietnamese search aircraft and made available by Tienphong.vn on March 9, 2014 shows what is believed to be a piece of debris of missing Malaysia Airlines airplane at an undisclosed location.


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  • An oil slick in the seas between Vietnam and Malaysia is seen from the air Sunday March 9, 2014. This is one of the two oil slicks Vietnamese air force spotted Saturday which authority suspected could be from the Malaysian airliner which disappeared Saturday on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

An aerial view of an oil spill is seen from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft

(REUTERS/Trung Hieu/Thanh Nien Newspaper)

An aerial view of an oil spill is seen from a Vietnamese Air Force aircraft in the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane, 250 km from Vietnam and 190 km from Malaysia, in this handout photo from Thanh Nien Newpaper taken on March 8, 2014.

CIA probing allegations it improperly monitored Senate committee: reports

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[Reuters] CIA probing allegations it improperly monitored Senate committee: reports

The CIA’s internal watchdog has begun a probe of whether members of the agency secretly monitored a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation of Bush-era detention and interrogation policies, according to media reports on Wednesday.

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