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Datuk Hishammuddin Hussein (L), acting Minister of Transport and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak update the media on the search and rescue plan for the missing MAS Airlines flight MH370
Datuk Hishammuddin Hussein (L), acting Minister of Transport and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak update the media on the search and rescue plan for the missing MAS Airlines flight MH370 (How Foo Yeen/Getty Images)
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Malaysia: Plane’s Disappearance Deliberate

The Malaysian jetliner missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about 7 1/2 hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or into the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean, Malaysia's leader said Saturday.

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Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
Bank of America Corporate Center in Charlotte, North Carolina (John Adkisson, Getty Images)
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FDIC Sues 16 Banks That Set Key Rate

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to denrich themselves.

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Search Area Expanded For Missing Malaysian Airliner Carrying 239 Passengers
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What Happened to the Missing Plane’s Transponder?

As the search continues for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a key unanswered question is what happened to the Boeing 777's transponder.

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Capt. Syukri of the Malaysian Air Forces shows the flight path on a map during a search and rescue mission flight
Capt. Syukri of the Malaysian Air Forces shows the flight path on a map during a search and rescue mission flight (Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)
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One Theory: Missing Plane Was Diverted

A U.S. official says investigators are examining the possibility that someone caused the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, and that it may have been "an act of piracy."

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US Ariways plane on a runway at Philadelphia International Airport after a tire blew at takeoff
US Ariways plane on a runway at Philadelphia International Airport after a tire blew at takeoff (CBS Phllly)
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Plane Aborts Take Off at Philly Airport [VIDEO]

Operations are back to normal Friday at Philadelphia International Airport after a plane aborted its takeoff Thursday evening after a tire blew.

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US Capitol building
US Capitol building (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Senators Strike Bipartisan Jobless Benefits Deal

Chalk up one partisan election-year battle that senators seem likely to resolve when they return from recess later this month — the fight over renewing expired benefits for the long-term unemployed.

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Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem (Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
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Rescuers Continue Searching Rubble from Harlem Blast

Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in New York City continued to treat it as a rescue operation, holding onto the possibility of finding survivors from a blast that brought down two apartment buildings and killed at least eight people.

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(Konstantin Gushcha, ThinkStock)
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We’re Paying More To Stay Warm This Winter [AUDIO]

To no one's surprise, we are all paying more to stay warm this winter, according to a recent report.

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Pet Spending Reaches $55.7B High [AUDIO]

We are treating our pets more like humans these days. In fact, Americans spent an all-time high of $55.7 billion on our furry friends in 2013, and spending is expected to reach nearly $60 billion this year.

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Workers search through debris in the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem
Workers search through debris in the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem (Marcus Santos-Pool/Getty Images)
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Searchers Scour Rubble After Harlem Explosion Kills 8

Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear searched the rubble Thursday for victims of a gas explosion that killed at least seven people, while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with New York's aging gas and water mains, some dating to the 19th centu

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