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UN Reaches Landmark Deal to Improve Flight Tracking

A landmark agreement to use satellites to track civilian flights was reached Wednesday by 160 countries.   The efforts could prove key in avoiding a repeat of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in March 2014, in which the plane was lost en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people onboard.   Representatives at a conference hosted by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva...

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