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Malaysian authorities are abruptly backtracking on when the airliner’s communications were disabled. "Sigh. Malaysia officials now say copilot's words are last heard from #MH370 but backtrack on time ACARS turned off," Kimberly Wilson tweeted at The Oregonian. "Confusion or ineptitude?" wondered Jim Roberts with Mashable.

In other news, an Oxfam report reveals the unsettling scale of Britain's growing financial inequalityJon Williams with ABC News tweeted, "Staggering statistic: UK's 5 richest families wealthier than 12.6 million Britons, poorest 20% of population."

And in considerably lighter news, President Obama has been urged to sign executive order declaring spring in Washington. That twitpic pretty much says it all!

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