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Storms ground MH370 search after new debris sighting

Thunderstorms and gale-force winds grounded the international search for wreckage from Flight MH370 on Thursday, frustrating the luckless effort yet again just as new satellite images of floating objects sparked hopes of a breakthrough. It marked the second suspension within three days for the planes and vessels from several nations that have fought a losing battle against fierce winds and mountainous seas in the remote southern Indian Ocean as they hunt for hard evidence that the plane crashed.

Storms ground MH370 air search after new debris sighting

Thunderstorms and gale-force winds grounded the international air search for wreckage from Flight MH370 on Thursday, frustrating the luckless effort yet again just as new satellite images of floating objects sparked hopes of a breakthrough. It marked the second suspension within three days for the planes from several nations that, along with ships, have fought a losing battle against fierce winds and mountainous seas in the remote southern Indian Ocean as they hunt for hard evidence that the plane crashed.

U.S. law firm plans to bring suit against Boeing, Malaysia Airlines

By Dena Aubin and Rujun Shen NEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A U.S.-based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysian Airlines flight in a lawsuit against the carriers and Boeing Co, alleging the plane had crashed due to mechanical failure. The Beijing-bound flight MH370 disappeared more than two weeks ago, and was announced to have crashed into the remote southern Indian ocean with all 239 on board presumed to have died.

Storms threaten MH370 search after new debris sighting

Thunderstorms and gale-force winds threatened to impede a frantic international search Thursday for wreckage from Flight MH370 after satellite images of more than 100 floating objects sparked fresh hopes of a breakthrough. Malaysia said the imagery taken in recent days by a French satellite showed "122 potential objects" in the remote southern Indian Ocean, although nothing has yet been pulled from the treacherous seas despite a multinational recovery operation.

Chicago law firm takes 1st step toward suing Boeing Co. over missing Malaysia Airlines flight

CHICAGO - Court documents that often precede a lawsuit have been filed by a U.S. law firm on behalf of a relative of a passenger on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The filing in Chicago asks a judge to order Malaysia Airlines and Chicago-based Boeing Co. to turn over documents related to the possible "negligence" caused the Boeing 777 to crash, including any documentation about the chances of "fatal depressurization" in the cockpit.

Malaysia releases images of 122 objects from area where jet may have crashed

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26 (EFE).- The Malaysian government released new satellite images Wednesday of 122 objects from the area in the southern Indian Ocean where Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which had 239 people aboard, may have gone down. "We still cannot confirm that it is wreckage from the plane," Defense Minister and acting Transportation Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said in a press conference.

Malaysia releases images of 122 objects from area where jet may have crashed

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26 (EFE).- The Malaysian government released new satellite images Wednesday of 122 objects from the area in the southern Indian Ocean where Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which had 239 people aboard, may have gone down. "We still cannot confirm that it is wreckage from the plane," Defense Minister and acting Transportation Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said in a press conference.

US law firm launches legal action over MH370

A US law firm said Wednesday it has initiated what it called the first civil legal proceedings over the crash of flight MH370 and said it planned to pursue lawsuits seeking "millions of dollars" for aggrieved families. Chicago-based Ribbeck Law Chartered said it filed a court petition in the US state of Illinois targeting Malaysia Airlines and Boeing, blaming the two companies for the disaster.

US law firm launches legal action over MH370

A US law firm said Wednesday it has initiated what it called the first civil legal proceedings over the crash of flight MH370 and said it planned to pursue lawsuits seeking "millions of dollars" for aggrieved families. Chicago-based Ribbeck Law Chartered International said it filed a court petition in the US state of Illinois targeting Malaysia Airlines and Boeing, blaming the two companies for the "disaster".

MH370 search back on as first legal action begins

The difficult hunt for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines MH370 resumed in the southern Indian Ocean on Wednesday, as a US firm took the first steps towards potentially huge lawsuits on behalf of grieving families. Despite the vast and remote search area and mountainous seas, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he was confident that participating countries would recover debris from the Boeing 777 passenger jet that Malaysia has said crashed in the ocean.
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