A fifth possible signal from the missing Malaysian Air jet gives investigators another critical data point to plot where and when to launch a remote-controlled submarine to scour the Indian Ocean seabed.
A Chicago law firm’s twin bids for court orders forcing Boeing Co. and Malaysian Airline Systems Bhd. to turn over data and documents about missing Flight 370 for a possible lawsuit was thrown out by a judge who threatened to punish the lawyers if they tried such a tactic again.
Malaysia’s anti-corruption minister said his nation needs greater clarity in political financing and government-procurement practices, while defending the handling of its missing airliner as transparent.
Family members and friends of passengers on the missing Malaysian jet protested in front of the country’s embassy in Beijing as anguish gave way to anger upon learning there’s no hope their loved ones are alive.
Malaysian Airline System Bhd. and Boeing Co. records of Flight 370’s maintenance and crew are being sought by a law firm representing the uncle of one of the missing plane’s passengers, the opening salvo in what may become a barrage of litigation over its disappearance.