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Malaysia rejects jet 'debris' images and four-hour flight report

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Malaysia said Thursday that satellite images of suspected debris from a missing jet were yet another false lead, and debunked a report the plane had flown on for hours after losing contact -- leaving the nearly week-old mystery no closer to being solved. 

Malaysia's Minister of Defence and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (C) answers questions from journalists during a press conference at a hotel near Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 13, 2014

China had sparked talk of a breakthrough in the riddle of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) jet with satellite images of three large floating objects near where flight 370 with 239 people on board lost contact on Saturday, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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