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March 14th, 2014
05:39 PM ET

New clues bring new possibilities for missing flight

(CNN) – With every new piece of information comes new possibilities for what may have happened to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

While investigators have employed plenty of fancy gadgets and massive search teams, the key to solving this mystery might boil down to the same strategy you'd use to find a missing set of keys: Retrace your steps.

CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

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March 14th, 2014
05:38 PM ET

Fmr. CIA officer: I don't trust the Malaysians

(CNN) – Malaysian officials and investigators have given confusing, and at times conflicting information about missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Some of the actions – for example not checking the pilots' homes – are "completely unprofessional," says CNN national security analyst and former CIA officer Robert Baer .

"I don't trust the Malays at this point," said Baer. "They are not a good source of information at all."
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March 14th, 2014
05:20 PM ET

U.S. officials: Missing plane likely crashed in Indian Ocean

(CNN) – Classified analysis of electronic and satellite data, conducted by the United States and Malaysian governments, calculates Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 likely crashed into the Indian Ocean on one of two possible flight paths, CNN has learned.

One flight path suggests the plane crashed into the Bay of Bengal off the coast of India, and the other has it traveling southeast and crashing in the Indian Ocean, according to the analysis.

CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

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