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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A "USA Today" report on suspicions about the captain of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 noted.

(Washington: Pamela Brown) The investigation of pilot Zaherie Shah and co-pilot Fariq Hamid featured; details given about the statement from son Ahmed Zaherie in the "NewStraitTimes" and of the backgrounds of Shah and Hamid. [Former Malaysian Airlines CEO Aziz Abdul RAHMAN†, CEO Ahmad Jauhari YAHYA†- defend the pilot and co-pilot.] The lack of evidence in the continuing investigation discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "USA Today" Mahi Ramakrishnan, "New York Times" reporter Michael Schmidt and CNN's Richard Quest about the pilot and Flight 370. [From Kuala Lumpur, RAMAKRISHNAN - comments on information from her Malaysian "source" about Shah being responsible for deliberately diverting the plane: that "he flipped in his mind".] [SCHMIDT - says Americans see no evidence about the pilot.] [QUEST - says the pilot should be scrutinized because the issue is unsolved and now we have unnamed sources making accusations.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela

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