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05:45 GMT - Bigger slick - An unanmed Vietnamese military official at the Ho Chi Minh City military air base, who is helping to co-ordinate search efforts, says the oil slick "was bigger and clearer today." In fearing for the worst, a disaster recovery management specialist from Atlanta, USA will be assisting Malaysia Airlines in this crucial time." China, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore threw vessels and aircraft into the effort.
National Harbor (United States) (AFP) - When conservative radio host Dana Loesch takes to the airwaves with Republican White House hopefuls, the exchanges bear little resemblance to mainstream media interviews like those on CNN or NBC. "You brought the house down!" she told a beaming Texas Governor Rick Perry on The Dana Show, broadcasting live Friday from "Radio Row" at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where Perry received a standing ovation from thousands of attendees minutes earlier. "It was fun," he told Loesch's listeners. When politicians address CPAC, they are kissing the ring of conservatives here to size up potential candidates who can best translate their vision into action in Washington.