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Paper: Co-pilot Lubitz feared a flying ban

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may have deliberately crashed Flight 9525 in the French Alps because he was afraid his medical problems could prevent him from flying, according to German tabloid newspaper Bild.

"For us right now, one of the main ...

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Ali al Imad

How Yemen could spiral into regional war

Foreign intervention in Yemen's chaos has dramatically raised the stakes in the Arabian Peninsula, threatening to expand what is already a civil war into a conflict pitting Iran against Saudi Arabia and an Arab coalition.

The Saudis launched Operatio...

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Top Clinton aides head to Iowa, New Hampshire

Two top aides to Hillary Clinton's all-but-announced presidential campaign are headed to Iowa and New Hampshire this week, according to a Democrat familiar with their plans but not authorized to speak on the record.

Robby Mook, Clinton's campaign mana...

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GOP 2016 hopefuls back Indiana's new law

Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum and Ben Carson are rushing to defend Indiana's "religious freedom" law, standing with social conservatives on a measure that opponents have said opens the door to discrimination against gays and lesb...

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Matt Quigley

Coyote spotted on top of New York City bar

One wily coyote made its way to the roof of a bar in Queens, New York, on Monday morning.

Matt Quigley was at his office when he saw what he thought was a dog on the roof of the garage of LIC Bar across the street.

Turns out, a coyote was on the prowl.

Bangladesh blogger

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Another blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

When American writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death on a Dhaka, Bangladesh street in full view of horrified onlookers, blogger Washiqur Rahman doubled down.

Fundamentalists were choking free thought in his secular Bangladesh, he wrote. But they could...

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U.S. Department of State

Iran talks: Kerry still sees 'tricky issues'

It's crunch time for the nuclear talks with Iran.

Tuesday is the deadline for a basic deal aimed at stopping Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb.

As the negotiations neared the endgame, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shied away from predicting s...

Demonstrators in Indianapolis over religious freedom law

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Indiana legislators pledge to 'fix' law

Indiana's top two state lawmakers pledged Monday to amend the state's controversial "religious freedom" law to clarify that it cannot be used to discriminate against gay people.

China flag salute

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U.S. loses tussle over China-led development bank

Just a few months ago, Beijing's plan to build a rival to the World Bank looked like something of a quixotic mission.

With the initial deadline to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) fast approaching, only a few countries had pledged...

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Iraqi forces advance on Tikrit, claim key areas

Iraqi forces say they've captured key areas in their offensive to take back Tikrit, which has been under ISIS control since June.

The security forces, backed by Shia militias, raised the Iraqi flag over the governorate and the main hospital buildings ...

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