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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Sources confirm to @NBCNews that number on airplane fragment found on Indian Ocean island matches part of Boeing 777

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Editor's note: Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss set to speak to the media about the discovery of debris in the western Indian Ocean, CNN reports - David

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Search official says wing find won't change MH370 seabed search - @AP

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

My source telling me this wing part found in Indian Ocean is consistent with 777. Very possibly Malaysia MH 370. - @GlennFarleyK5

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

AP, CNN: Debris found on island in western Indian Ocean belongs to same type of aircraft as missing Malaysian plane, officials say

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Editor's note: The Associated Press is citing an unnamed US official as saying the debris found on an island in the Indian Ocean belongs to same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia plane MH370. We're watching for more. - Tom

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Eric Chesneau, with the air transport police of the French Indian Ocean territory, on speculation about the debris found on Reunion Island. 'People are getting ahead of themselves over this. It is more than likely plane debris, (but) we don't know what exact part it may be' - @Reuters

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Photo: Debris from a plane is carried away from a beach at Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean - @AFP

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

French officials examining airline debris found on Reunion Island in Indian Ocean, seeking tie to missing MH370 - @clicanoore

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Editor's note: The search for MH370, said to be the most expensive in aviation history, has focused on the southern Indian Ocean west of Australia. It has been coordinated by an agency of the Australian government. - Tom

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Local report: Investigators say the debris found on Réunion Island had been in the water for some time and is being examined to determine its origin - @clicanoore

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

The airline debris found on Reunion Island was discovered on the coast of St. Andrew by trail maintenance workers - @clicanoore

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Map: Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, where airline debris was located on Wednesday - @AlexInAir

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Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 missing

Editor's note: Numerous tweets are noting the discovery of airline debris off the coast of La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and speculating about a possible link to the missing Malaysia jet MH370. Jon Ostrower, the Wall Street Journal’s aerospace reporter, says the debris appears to be an airline flap. - Tom

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Indian Ocean

Earthquake: M 5.0 - Mid-Indian Ridge

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Indian Ocean

Earthquake: M 5.4 - Southwest Indian Ridge

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Indian Ocean

Earthquake: M 5.6 - Southwest Indian Ridge

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Indian Ocean

Earthquake: M 4.8 - Southwest Indian Ridge

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Indian Ocean

Earthquake: M 4.7 - Owen Fracture Zone region

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Margaret River, Western Australia, AU

Surfer breaks leg taking on 60 to 70-foot wave off Western Austalia coast; 'probably the biggest wave ever ridden in Australia,' photographer says - @GuardianAus

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