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Second U.S. Navy Destroyer, Two Helicopters, Join Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 Search and Rescue Operations

The United States is continuing to assist the Malaysian Government in search and rescue operations in connection with the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH #370.  The USS Kidd (DDG-100) , an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, began search and rescue operations this afternoon in the Gulf of Thailand.  Like the USS Pinckney , which began search and rescue operations yesterday, the USS ...
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U.S. Government Providing Assistance Following the Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370

The United States Government continues to closely follow the developments regarding Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 and is assisting the Malaysian Government with search and rescue efforts.  We extend our thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of those on board the Malaysia Airlines flight. At the request of the Malaysian Government, the United States ...
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Avoiding Snatch Theft

Snatch theft and pickpocketing are the most commonly reported crimes in Malaysia and all of us are at risk. Thieves on motorcycles or leaning out of car windows typically snatch handbags, necklaces, and mobile phones from unsuspecting pedestrians. Snatch thieves on motorcycles have been known to drive through “red” traffic signals and onto sidewalks to ...
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