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Lufthansa: Co-pilot in plane crash disclosed earlier 'severe depression'

Lufthansa knew the co-pilot of the plane that crashed last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode"

AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Read more »

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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria's electoral commission has declared former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari the winner of a bitter and divisive election that is ending on a high note with President Goodluck Jonathan... Read more »

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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs during a traffic stop in Utah won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in a jury verdict handed down Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more »

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Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

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Oversight panel issues subpoenas in Secret Service incident

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving... Read more »

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Student loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials

Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay... Read more »

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No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered into overtime, after negotiators decided to ignore a midnight Tuesday deadline and give more time to... Read more »

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Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and... Read more »

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Poor American kids grow up without 'airbags,' Harvard professor says

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"Our Kids" outlines the growing opportunity gap between rich and poor children. Read more »

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Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation

Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other means. Read more »

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been. Read more »

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Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of... Read more »

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Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached... Read more »

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Prom day killing suspect faces another psychiatric review

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Connecticut teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate on the day of their prom to be examined by a psychiatrist hired by the state, after his lawyers announced... Read more »

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Gowdy sets May 1 deadline for Hillary Clinton interview on emails

The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he wants to interview Hillary Rodham Clinton by May 1. Read more »

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IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone

The head of the IRS says his agency has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status. Read more »

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Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is unveiling its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining an even stronger hold in school and overseas... Read more »

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UN says remaining international staffers leave chaotic Yemen

The United Nations said Tuesday that the last of its international staffers have now left Yemen as the U.N. human rights chief warns of a "total collapse" in the Arab world's poorest country. Read more »

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Suit: Rights violated when man arrested for use of expletive

A man sued police in New Mexico, claiming officers arrested him in June 2013 for using an offensive word at a restaurant. Read more »

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Poll: Support for common standards, but not 'Common Core'

Louisiana residents like the idea of multistate education standards for public schools — just not when they're called Common Core. Read more »

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Donors pledge $3.8 billion in Syria aid, far short of what's needed

International donors committed $3.8 billion in aid for Syrians affected by the grinding civil war at a donors' conference in Kuwait on Tuesday, less than half of what the United Nations requested... Read more »

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Motel 'party' with strangers preceded spy agency shooting

Two cross-dressing men who were shot at by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who picked them up for a motel... Read more »

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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation,... Read more »

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'A.D. The Bible Continues' goes beyond the biblical epic

The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body of a condemned... Read more »

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France seizes moment to push for Mideast talks

France sees a window of opportunity after Israel's elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft U.N Security Council resolution in about... Read more »

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