Malaysian plane search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in days

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SYDNEY/PERTH Australia - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week.

Current underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week

SYDNEY/PERTH Australia - The current underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, focused on a tight 10 km (6.2 mile) circle of the sea floor, could be completed within a week, Australian search officials said on Saturday.

World, Top News, 19 Apr 2014

Current underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week

SYDNEY/PERTH Australia - Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.

World, Top News, 19 Apr 2014

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight

DENVER - A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane, but authorities later saw the threat as unlikely to be credible.

Top News, World, 19 Apr 2014

UPDATE 4-Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta flight

DENVER, April 18 - A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane, but authorities later saw the threat as unlikely to be credible.

Regulatory News, 19 Apr 2014

Drone diving to record level in Malaysian plane search

PERTH Australia - A U.S. Navy deep-sea drone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote control submarines to help with the search.

Top News, World, 19 Apr 2014

Drone diving to record level in Malaysian plane search

PERTH, Australia, April 19 - A U.S. Navy deep-sea drone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote control submarines to help with the search.

Regulatory News, 19 Apr 2014

Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane

PERTH Australia - An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk, as hopes dwindled that it might soon turn up some sign of wreckage.The U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 and its "side scan" sonar has become the focal point of the search some 2,000 km (1,200 miles) west of the Australian city of Perth, where authorities believe Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hit t

Top News, World, 18 Apr 2014

UPDATE 1-Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane

* Air and surface search continues (Recasts with drone reaching record depth, adds U.S. Navy comment)

Regulatory News, 18 Apr 2014

Still no success as deep-sea drone searches for MH370

PERTH Australia - Hopes that a deep sea drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor might soon turn up a missing Malaysian jetliner were fading on Friday, as the remote-controlled submarine embarked on a fifth mission with still no sign of wreckage.

World, Top News 18 Apr 2014