Report: Germanwings co-pilot practiced descent on preceding flight

Andreas Lubitz

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz practiced putting his aircraft into a controlled descent on the flight that preceded the crash of his jetliner into the…

Jorge Lorenzo dominates weekend in Jerez

Jorge Lorenzo dominated the weekend's MotoGP in Jerez, Spain and capped off a first place finish by recording the leading time in testing on Monday, on the…

13 things a Lagos biz person will understand

Big, loud and in-your-face, Lagos is a packed megacity where the streets are teeming with life and the buzz of innovation. Home to nearly 20 million people,…

Woman includes 911 call in Pizza Hut online order

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A Florida mother ordered one hand-tossed pizza this week -- and potentially saved four lives.

Cheryl Treadway was held hostage by her boyfriend at knife point…

Royal Baby: Why Charlotte Elizabeth Diana?

In announcing the name of their newborn daughter, HRH Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine achieved…

Here's how to make espresso in outer space

Espresso in space


Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is not only the first Italian woman in space, but she's the first astronaut to drink espresso in orbit.

How Nicola Sturgeon is realigning British politics

Here's one politician who doesn't need a "Scooby" van, a $1 sweater or a Chipotle run to show she gets everyday people.

Nicola Sturgeon, the face of Scotland's…

Texas shooting: Did ISIS play a role?

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Terrorists, tweets and time lines.

Authorities are looking into all three as they try to piece together this week's attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon…

Idaho police officer dies after traffic stop shooting

An Idaho police officer died Tuesday after an early morning shooting during a traffic stop.

Sgt. Greg Moore of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department was found…

Mayweather, Pacquiao face lawsuits

Mayweather Pacquiao prefight

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The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is over, but the action is finally getting started.

The two fighters look like they are headed from the ring to court,…

4 Germans held over suspected right-wing plot

German police

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Four people have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning attacks on mosques, Salafist Muslims and asylum seekers' hostels, according to the federal…

Migrant workers: Indonesia ban won't work

Migrant worker groups have reacted angrily to Indonesia's move to ban its citizens from working as domestic helpers in 21 countries, mainly in the Middle East.…

These foods will make you smarter

You don't need another degree to boost your brainpower at work. According to one author and neurologist, if you want to work smarter, you have to eat smarter.…

Playboy is betting on China expansion

Playboy is betting big that the bunny won't lose its appeal in China.

On Wednesday, Playboy announced that it has struck a licensing deal with a Chinese…

Singapore PM shares Sudoku computer code

Lee Hsien Loong

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When you're the leader of a nation your duties are rarely limited to simply governing -- some go on talk shows, or pose with selfie sticks, while others have…

Rihanna's dress detractors are missing the point

Rihanna yellow dress

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Even Chinese people were bewildered by Rihanna's China-inspired gown.

The singer showed up to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala…

Bollywood star convicted in hit-and-run case

Salman Kahn

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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was found guilty Wednesday of running over five men sleeping on a Mumbai pavement, killing one of them.

Khan, 49, was sentenced…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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