U.S. examines theory someone diverted missing Malaysian jetliner as search expands westward

There are signs the aircraft may have flown

There are signs the aircraft may have flown for hours after its last contact with air-traffic control.

(AP) A U.S. official says investigators are examining the possibility that someone caused the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet with 239 people on board, and that it may have been "an act of piracy."

The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly on the matter and spoke only if not identified. While other theories are still being examined, the official says key evidence...

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