06:01 GMT - Summary - As the search continues a quick summary of events in the last few hours: Malaysia has launched a terror probe and is investigating four people as it emerges at least two passengers boarded using stolen European passports. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is sending agents and technical experts to assist the probe. Vietnamese boats reached the scene of two large oil slicks detected overnight but found no sign of the plane, while the search area has been expanded to 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 square miles.)
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.