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The Boeing 777 disappeared on March 8 last year when it inexplicably veered course en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, and a colossal multinational hunt for the aircraft proved fruitless. The case containing the wing part will be opened early afternoon Wednesday, said a French source close to the case, in the presence of French and Malaysian experts, Boeing employees and representatives from China -- the country that lost the most passengers. - Clues from the paint - He pointed for instance to the paint on the piece -- which has already been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777 plane -- as a key element of the probe.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings reports and deal news. Allstate slumped after the insurance company reported earnings that missed analysts' expectations. Pharmaceutical maker Baxalta jumped after rival Shire agreed to buy the company for about $30 billion. Apple fell sharply for a second day.