A girl lights a candle next to a message reading "Pray for MH370" during a candlelight vigil for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, March 10, 2014. The search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which has involved 34 aircraft and 40 ships from several countries covering a 50-nautical mile radius from the point the plane vanished from radar screens between Malaysia and Vietnam continues after its disappearance since Saturday.

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Photos: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning, March 8, 2014 on a flig…

A member of a self defense volunteer group smokes a cigarette as he sits outside a tent in Kiev's Independence Square, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/David Azia)

Crimea seeks to become independent state

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Crimean parliament has voted that the Black Sea peninsula will declare itself an independent state if its residents…