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With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en route to rejoin the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth,  Australia, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Military planes and ships from seven nations continue to scourer the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia for Flight 370 in one of the largest maritime multi-nation searches in history. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — After a week of optimism over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane, the sea has gone quiet and Australia’s leader is warning that the massive search will likely be long.

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More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane

In this Thursday, April 3, 2014 file photo, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks as Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak, left, looks on during a breakfast with crew members from different countries involved in the search for wreckage and debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia. Abbott said in Shanghai, China, Friday, April 11, that authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, Pool, File)

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane’s black boxes, Australia’s prime minister said Friday.

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Feds investigate chopper crash on hospital roof

A helicopter's tail hangs over the edge of the UNM Hospital  Wednesday afternoon, April 9, 2014, when it crashed as it took off from the roof of the building.    (AP Photo/The Albuquerque Journal, Roberto E. Rosales)  THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN OUT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal investigators spent Thursday scouring the rooftop of New Mexico’s only top-level trauma center in search of clues as they tried to determine what caused a medical helicopter to crash while taking off from the roof.

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