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In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, China's rescue ships sail different ways as they conduct a search operation for a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, flight MH370. China has the most at stake and has been taking an unusually high-profile role. Almost immediately after the plane disappeared, Beijing dispatched its largest-ever rescue flotilla to the initial search area in the South China Sea, which Beijing considers its own backyard. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhao Yingquan) NO SALES

In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, China's rescue ships sail different ways as they conduct a search operation for a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, flight MH370. China has the most at stake and has been taking an unusually high-profile role. Almost immediately after the plane disappeared, Beijing dispatched its largest-ever rescue flotilla to the initial search area in the South China Sea, which Beijing considers its own backyard. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhao Yingquan) NO SALES

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