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Dutch Company to Search Indian Ocean for Missing Malaysian Jet

Australia has awarded a contract to a Dutch company to search the Indian Ocean floor for the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared in March. The Fugro engineering company is expected to start the search in mid-September. It could take up to a year to scour the 60,000 square-kilometer search area, located off the southwest coast of Australia. Transport Minister Warren Truss said Wednesday the search will be challenging, but he is "cautiously optimistic"...

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