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Elusive 'pings' keep MH370 search in limbo

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Ships listening for undersea signals from Flight MH370 have failed to detect any more "pings" and will spend several more days trying to pinpoint a crash site before a mini-sub is launched to scour the seabed, searchers said Tuesday. 

The Bluefin-21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle is hoisted back on board Australia's Ocean Shield after a successful buoyancy test in the Indian Ocean on April 1, 2014

Exactly one month since the Boeing 777 vanished with 239 people on board, optimism over the earlier signals in the Indian Ocean dimmed, with time running out to detect further signals as the batteries in beacons on the jet's black box data recorders reach their expiry date.

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