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Official: 1 pilot locked out of crash plane cockpit

Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann, left, and Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohrin arrive for a press conference at Barcelona airport, Spain, Wednesday March 25, 2015. Sixteen 10th-grade students from a town in western Germany and two of their teachers had just spent a week on an...
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Saudi airstrikes targeting rebel military bases in Yemen

People flee after a gunfire on a street in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi fled the country by sea Wednesday on a boat from Aden, as Shiite rebels and their allies advanced on the city where he had taken...
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Yemen’s conflict fuels calls for southern independence

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015 photo, a man spends time by himself at the fishing harbor of the Arabian Sea in Aden, Yemen. Calls among southern Yemenis to break away once more are accelerating as the country collapses into conflict. Shiite rebels known as Houthis have taken...

For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

VELES, Macedonia (AP) — This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi’s dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began. As club-wielding police closed in, the 31-year-old from Ivory Coast couldn’t keep...

Migrants’ newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU’s Balkans back door, comes...
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US, UN press Europe to make strong return to peacekeeping

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, Spanish U.N peacekeepers patrol the area where a rocket fell short in Lebanon several kilometers north of the Israeli border, near the village of el-Meri, southern Lebanon. Russia’s aggressiveness in the east. The Islamic State...
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US denies young Mexican visa for transplant treatment in US

In this May 2, 2014 photo, Jose Chua Lopez, left, holds hands with his mother, Myra Lopez Martinez, during a news conference in Hermosillo, Mexico. Family and friends raised thousands of dollars to send Jose Chua Lopez to the prestigious Mayo Clinic for an urgently needed heart...

Young Mexican in need of transplant denied visa by the US

HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — A family in northern Mexico says their son who needs a heart and liver transplant has been denied a U.S. visa to go to the Mayo Clinic for treatment. Myra Lopez Martinez says her son, 20-year-old Jose Chua Lopez, was born with a heart defect and...
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Terror convict: My mother and the FBI violated my rights

This undated handout image provide by the US Court for the Easter District of Virginia shows Zachary Chesser. When Chesser tried to travel to Somalia to join the terror group al-Shabab, he took his infant son with him, hoping that flying with a baby would make him look less...
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France gets audio from jet’s black box, hunts for 2nd one

This photo provided by the Gendarmerie Nationale shows rescue workers investigating on the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, French Alps, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. French investigators cracked open the badly damaged black box of the Germanwings plane on Wednesday and sealed off...