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Malaysia Plane Sent Satellite 'Pings' Hours After Vanishing: Officials

The search for a missing Malaysian jetliner expanded toward the Indian Ocean on Friday, as new evidence emerged that the jet may have traveled for hours after it vanished. Speaking anonymously, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation said the Boeing 777 sent automated electronic messages to satellites several hours after it disappeared from civilian radar Saturday.The officials said the communications satellites detected faint messages, known as pings, which attempted to relay regular...

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