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Conflicting reports deepen Malaysia jet mystery
Conflicting reports deepen Malaysia jet mystery

BEIJING --  The mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 deepened amid allegations that the airplane flew four hours longer than originally thought and might have traveled more than 1,000 miles away from where search-and-rescue teams are looking. Citing U.S. national security sources, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that government personnel were pursuing the possibility that the plane was commandeered “with the intention of using it later for another purpose.’’ The newspaper also said that data transmitted by an onboard monitoring system to Rolls-Royce Plc., the engine manufacturer, suggested that the plane flew for up to five hours in total after...

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