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Searchers for Malaysian Air flight MH370 said objects retrieved from the Indian Ocean are rubbish with no evidence they are related to the missing plane as the hunt for the jetliner enters its fourth week. 

A picture made available on Sunday shows Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion Co-pilot Brett McKenzie looking out the flight deck for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the southern Indian Ocean on Saturday. (EPA photo)

''The objects recovered were fishing equipment and flotsam,'' Andrea Hayward-Maher, a spokeswoman for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), said by phone on Sunday. It was the first time that material had been picked up.

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