Andreas Lubitz, Co-Pilot On Doomed Germanwings Jet, Reportedly Did A Practice Run Before Crash
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06 May 2015

PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany, French air accident investigators said in a new report...

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In this March 26, 2015 file photo, rescue workers work on debris of the Germanwings jet at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France. The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany
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Andreas Lubitz: What we know about Germanwings co-pilot
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Germanwings flight: Co-pilot locked cockpit door on Airbus A320, Andreas Lubitz
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Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz - BBC News
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Alps Plane Crash: 28 Years Old Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz brought down the plane
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Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot "hid his illness"
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Germanwings co-pilot depression: Andreas Lubitz suffered mental illness during flight school
Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis: U.N.
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06 May 2015

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighboring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month, amid protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, the United Nations said on Wednesday. More than a week of demonstrations have plunged the African nation into its...

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Demonstrators face off with riot police in the Musaga district of Bujumbura, Burundi, Monday, May 4, 2015.
photo: AP / Jerome Delay

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Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis - U.N.
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Burundi court approves president's bid for third term amid protests
updated 01 May 2015; published 01 May 2015
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Hundreds of Students Seek Refuge Outside U.S. Embassy
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Burundi Police Teargas Protesters Opposing Presidential 3rd Term
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U.S. diplomat in Burundi amid anti-president protests
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Burundi police tear-gas anti-Pierre Nkurunziza protesters
Bollywood Star Salman Khan Found Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run Case
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06 May 2015

MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, has been found guilty of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk, killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged through the courts for more than 12 years. A Mumbai court on Wednesday convicted Khan of culpable homicide, saying all charges against him...

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at a court in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Media reports say a Mumbai court has held Khan guilty of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk, killing one in a 2002 hit-and-run case.
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Salman Khan found guilty in 2002 hit-and-run case
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Bollywood in Shock: Salman Khan May Face Jail Term For 10 years in 2002 hit-and-run case
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Salman Khan Jail Verdict: ' Don't Want Him To Be Punished: Hit-And-Run Case Victim
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Salman Khan: Bollywood star guilty in hit-and-run case
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Hit-and-run verdict: If guilty, Salman Khan faces 10 years' imprisonment
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Salman Khan: Bollywood star guilty in hit-and-run case
This May 31, 2007 file photo, shows a view of the LHC (large hadron collider) in its tunnel at CERN (European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland.
photo: AP / Keystone, Martial Trezzini

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CERN's Revamped 'Large Hadron Collider' Smashes First Photons After 2 Year Break
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The Large Hadron Collider Explained
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The LHC - The Large Hadron Collider. What is the LHC, how does it work?
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Inside the Large Hadron Collider at CERN
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CERN LHC Particle Accelerator Network HD Animation
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First collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
Air raids target Houthis after attacks on Saudi town
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06 May 2015

Warplanes have carried out more than 30 strikes on the northwestern Yemeni provinces of Saada and Hajja near the border with Saudi Arabia, local officials and residents said. The air raids occurred after Yemeni rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack on...

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Shiite fighters, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they chant slogans at the residence of a military commander of the Houthi militant group, destroyed by a Saudi-led airstrike in Sanaa,, Yemen, Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Saadah(Zaidiya Shias),Yemen. The Untold Story.flv by Facebook/Vaseelah Yehi Hain
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Saudi Arabia launches air strikes on Houthi fighters in Yemen - Saudi envoy
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Saudi Arabia-led coalition strikes at Houthi targets in Yemen
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Aid agencies may stop Yemen work, Houthis say raids near border kill 43
updated 27 Mar 2015; published 27 Mar 2015
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Search for survivors after Saudi airstrikes hit Yemen
updated 27 Mar 2015; published 27 Mar 2015
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Coalition air strikes target Houthi stronghold in Yemen

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CounterPunch
A Ludicrous Platform The “je suis Charlie” protests became an overnight sensation throughout the world, as millions of people stood up, presumably to support the right to free...
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The Guardian
After upsetting Latino voters, frontrunner surprises with progressive checklist – and prods Republicans with threat of new executive action to ‘go even further’ ...
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(CNN)You've probably heard about some of the impacts of rising seas: Nearly a fifth of Bangladesh, in South Asia, could be submerged; some low-lying islands in the Pacific may...

File - Peacekeepers of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MONUSCO, are shown on patrol in Bunagana, a town in the country’s North Kivu province, during efforts with Government forces to secure the area against rebel attacks. Much of the Kivu provinces have recently seen intense fighting by the M23 rebel group and other militias, 23 May, 2012.
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6 May 2015 From the section Africa More than 20,000 UN peacekeepers are based in DR Congo Two Tanzanian peacekeepers with the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed in an ambush near the city of Beni, the UN has said....
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Garden in Vaugirard, or the Painter's Family in the Garden in Rue Carcel, (1881) Gauguin's relationship with Van Gogh was rocky. Gauguin had shown an early interest in Impressionism, and the two shared bouts of depression and suicidal tendencies
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NEW YORK — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday. "The Allee of Alyscamps" was offered at Sotheby's impressionist and...
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Burundian president Pierre Nkurunziza, right, casts his vote at a polling station in his hometown of Mumba in Ngozi province, northern Burundi.
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Burundi’s Constitutional Court says it has approved President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term. The statement came on Tuesday as dozens of protesters marched in the capital Bujumbura to say they would “never accept” a campaign they call...
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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks during a press conference Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Las Vegas. Mayweather will face Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
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While others point out that this is because Floyd Mayweather Jr. is simply the better fighter, latest reports reveal that Pacquiao’s performance was hampered by a torn rotator cuff. Putting this into consideration, perhaps his opponent...
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Blue Lake Ashi ship Lake Ashi (芦ノ湖, Ashino-ko?), or Hakone Lake, Ashinoko Lake, is a scenic lake in the Hakone area of Kanagawa Prefecture in Honshū, Japan. It is a crater lake that lies along the southwest wall of the caldera of Mount Hakone, a complex volcano.
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Japan's meteorological agency yesterday issued a warning to limit access to the popular hot springs resort of Hakone after a nearby volcano became active and began...
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A wreckage of house seen in Narain Thang town of Nepal following a massive earthquake
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Nepal rescue work Agencies Reuters Thousands of military and police personnel were on Tuesday deployed as Nepal took over from foreign rescue teams to mount...
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African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia—a tenuous link to relatives abroad.
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ReutersROME (Reuters) — Around 7,000 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats crossing the Mediterranean to Europe over the weekend and on Monday, including a woman who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian Navy ship, the coast guard said....
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