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Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

March 25, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A rope hangs from a rescue helicopter flying past debris of the Germanwings passenger jet, scattered on the mountainside, near Seyne les Alpes, French Alps, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. A Germanwings passenger jet carrying at least 150 people crashed Tuesday in a snowy, remote section of the French Alps, sounding like an avalanche as it [&hellip...

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AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear

March 24, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, March 16, 2015 file photo, passengers sit in a bus driving past a billboard with the photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and late rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a long time spiritual leader of the Shas party, a day...

For business, more women in charge means bigger profits

March 24, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, aromatherapist Emma Arkell poses for a portrait with one of the natural remedies for the skin and body she makes near Winchester, England. Evidence is growing that gender equity is not just politically correct...

Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91

March 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 31, 1998, file photo, then British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, left, shakes hands with Singapore’s then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew at the Istana or presidential palace in Singapore. Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern...

Vote blunts rise of France’s far-right National Front

March 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A man places his ballot , during the first round of local elections, in Sare, southwestern France, Sunday, March 22, 2015. French voters are choosing local officials in elections on March 22 and March 29 that are expected to bring even more power to the...

US trains Iraqi forces as battle for Tikrit continues

March 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, March 21, 2015, a volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as ‘Jihad Brigades,’ aims his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants, outside Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP...

Remaining US personnel leave Yemen amid rebel call to arms

March 22, 2015 • National News, World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Friday, March 20, 2015, militiamen loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi ride on an army vehicle on a street in Aden, Yemen. The country’s Shiite rebels issued a call to arms Saturday to battle forces loyal to the embattled...

US first lady urges Cambodian students to seek more freedoms

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, center left, and Bun Rany, the first lady of Cambodia, center right, arrive to meet with students at a local high school, Saturday, March 21, 2015, on the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mrs. Obama is in Cambodia to promote...

Mexico ‘lucha libre’ wrestler dies from hit in the ring

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 27, 2010 photo, Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, poses for photographers at the start of a news conference in Mexico City. Ramirez, the son of a wrestling legend in the country, died early Saturday March 21,...

After Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu revives, rebuilds and rethinks

March 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People walk past a washed-out bridge on the island of Efate, Vanuatu on Saturday, March 21, 2015. A week after Cyclone Pam tore through the South Pacific archipelago with winds of 270 kilometers (168 miles) per hour, people are focused on the task of...