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Australian PM: Objects spotted could be debris from missing Malaysian jet

Objects that could be debris from the missingMalaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery and searchers were rushing to locate the objects in the remote south Indian Ocean, the Australian government said Thursday.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Parliament in Canberra that a Royal Australian Air Force Orion has been diverted to the area to attempt to locate the objects.

 

"New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean," Abbott said.

He said two objects that may be connected to the missing plane have been spotted on satellite imagery. Abbott said he had spoken with his Malaysian counterpart, Najib Razak.

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Conservative Tony Abbott Likely Next Prime Minister Of Australia

Absent a stunning reversal of fortune, Tony Abbott is a good bet to be the next prime minister of Australia. He’s the head of the Liberal party, which is expected to capture Parliament from the Labor party in the national election on September 7. In today’s politics, Liberals are misnamed. They’re actually the conservative party in Australia. So if all goes well, Abbott will become one of the world’s leading conservatives.

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