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Bill Chappell

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Accelerated Toward Crash, Officials Say

Friday, April 03, 2015

France's aviation safety agency says co-pilot Andreas Lubitz "changed the automatic pilot settings to increase the speed of the airplane in its descent" before last week's deadly crash.

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Like Mars: Dusty Sandstorm Blocks Visibility And Travel In Dubai

Thursday, April 02, 2015

More than 100 cars were reportedly involved in accidents. Conditions forced airlines to delay or cancel flights after the sandstorm arrived from Saudi Arabia.

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Iran Reaches Framework Agreement With World Powers On Nuclear Program

Thursday, April 02, 2015

President Obama said that if fully implemented, the deal outlined today would prevent Iran "from obtaining a nuclear weapon."

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World's Muslim Population Will Surpass Christians This Century, Pew Says

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal Christianity by 2050 before eclipsing it.

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Airbnb Starts Listing Homes In Cuba; Average Rate Is $43 A Night

Thursday, April 02, 2015

A look at the offerings finds everything from "beautiful colonial rooms" in the heart of Havana for $27 to "a holiday sanctuary" on the outskirts of Havana that sleeps 10 for $1,000.

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Yemen's Rebels Seize Presidential Palace In Aden, Despite Airstrikes

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Houthi fighters capture a central district of Aden, Yemen's economic hub, as al-Qaida militants free inmates from a prison. The ongoing violence is turning many Yemenis against the Saudi air campaign.

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Kenya Says Operation Against Al-Shabab Militants Is Over; 147 Dead

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Islamist militants had taken hostages at a university campus in Garissa. In 2013, militants from the same group carried out a similar operation on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, the capital.

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Madison, Wis., Council Votes To Ban Discrimination Against Atheism

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

In what's believed to be a first in the United States, the city's equal opportunities ordinance is amended "to add nonreligion as a protected class."

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'Girl Drifter' Race Driver Freaks Out Instructors In Prank

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Leona Chin stalled her high-powered car in first gear and randomly turned the wipers on — before unleashing the skills she has honed as a professional driver. Havoc, and some panic, ensued.

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Musician Joni Mitchell Is 'Awake And In Good Spirits' In Intensive Care

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The folk music icon was hospitalized in Los Angeles after being found unconscious in her home Tuesday.

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World's Oldest Person Dies At Age 117

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Japan's Misao Okawa was born in 1898. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.

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Iran Nuclear Talks: Kerry Will Remain In Switzerland For Another Day

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The State Department said talks over reaching a framework deal on Iran's nuclear program are progressing, but the sides have "not reached a political understanding."

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CEOs Of Germanwings, Lufthansa Visit Crash Site

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Speaking with reporters, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr did not respond to questions about the co-pilot's medical history.

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U.S. Promises To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up To 28 Percent By 2025

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The new target was submitted to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. It is part of a plan for a new international treaty to be hammered out in December in Paris.

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Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline Will Be Extended By A Day, U.S. Says

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The deadline for a framework agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program — and ease economic sanctions — was 6 p.m. ET Tuesday. The U.S. said enough progress had been made to warrant an extension.

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Indiana Governor Stands By 'Religious Freedom' Law But Promises Fix

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

"We'll fix this and we'll move forward," Gov. Mike Pence says, adding that he was "taken aback" by criticism of a law that's seen as allowing businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians.

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An Unexpected Wilderness Cam At Britain's No. 10 Downing St.

Monday, March 30, 2015

A fox slinked past the door of the famous London residence on Monday. A cat and a dog also appeared. Photographers captured the scene as they awaited the prime minister's news conference.

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1 Person Killed After Car Tried To Ram Security Gate At NSA

Monday, March 30, 2015

A vehicle that was intercepted near the security gate of the National Security Agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md., was fired upon Monday morning, killing one suspect and injuring another.

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Trevor Noah Will Replace Jon Stewart As Host Of 'The Daily Show'

Monday, March 30, 2015

Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless says that Trevor Noah "has a huge international following and is poised to explode here in America."

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Germanwings Crash: Co-Pilot Was Treated For Suicidal Tendencies

Monday, March 30, 2015

But a prosecutor says "documents don't show any hints of [Andreas Lubitz] being suicidal or being aggressive toward other people." The plane crash last week killed 150 people.

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