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A US official says a Malaysia Airlines plane was sending signals to a satellite for four hours after the aircraft went missing, an indication that it was still flying.The official said the Boeing 777-200 wasn't transmitting data to the satellite, but sending out a signal to establish contact. Boeing offers a satellite service that can receive a stream of data during flight on how the aircraft is functioning.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorised to speak publicly, said Malaysia Airlines didn't subscribe to that service, but the system was automatically pinging the satellite anyway.The official also said some messages involving a different data service were received for a short time after the plane's transponder went silent.Associated Press

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AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested for allegedly assaulting Aiims security guard

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AAP MLA Somnath Bharti arrested for allegedly assaulting Aiims security guard

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Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired by Islamic State at US troops in Iraq

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Chemical agent possibly found on rocket fired by Islamic State at US troops in Iraq

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Delhi stalker case: Stalking is a crime, but is anybody interested in enforcing the law?

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Silent protest march by Marathas in Amravati on Thursday demanding reservation

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Silent protest march by Marathas in Amravati on Thursday demanding reservation

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Uri attack was the worst in 26 years: Has India ignored the growing threat of Jaish-e-Mohammad?

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