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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:43pm

US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting his Iranian counterpart less than a week away from a deadline to secure the outline of a deal....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:30pm

Pope's sex abuse commission alarmed by bishop appointment

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Several members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are expressing concern and incredulity over his decision to appoint a Chilean bishop to a diocese despite allegations from victims that he covered up for Chile's most notorious pedophile....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:26pm

Iran, Saudi Arabia fighting bloody proxy wars across region

BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes on Sanaa herald Yemen's emergence as the latest theater for the proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite-dominated Iran....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:22pm

Saudi Arabia, allies open air campaign against Yemen rebels

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi Arabia bombed key military installations in Yemen on Thursday, leading a regional coalition in a campaign against Shiite rebels who have taken over much of the country and drove out the president. The dramatic military assault turns impoverished, fragmented Yemen into a new front in the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:18pm

'Downton Abbey' to end after upcoming 6th season

NEW YORK (AP) -- A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:10pm

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

PARIS (AP) -- Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 3:05pm

Airlines to require 2 crew members in cockpit at all times

LONDON (AP) -- Airlines around the world on Thursday began requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, after details emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had apparently locked himself in the cockpit and deliberated crashed the plane into the mountains below....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 2:50pm

Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany....

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 12:26pm

WHY IT MATTERS: The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen

Airstrikes by Saudi Arabia against Iran-backed Shiite rebels in turbulent Yemen have added a regional dimension to the conflict in the Arab world's poorest country. Five reasons why the world should care about what is happening there:...

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 4:40am

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....

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