Seekers of lost jet 'cautiously optimistic'

Posted: August 29, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.

SYDNEY -- Almost six months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared with 239 people on board, officials expressed cautious optimism Thursday that the jet would eventually be found, as Australia, China and Malaysia concluded agreements on continuing the search in the southern Indian Ocean for 12 more months.

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