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Saudi Arabia leads attack on Yemen rebels; president flees

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Yemen's embattled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi flew to Saudi Arabia on Thursday as warplanes from that kingdom and its allies pounded Shiite Muslim rebels who have taken over much of his country. 



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UK must cut aid for Nepal if 'endemic' corruption persists: report

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By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The British government should make cuts to its 86 million pound aid budget for Nepal unless the country takes action to combat poor governance and "endemic" corruption, a parliamentary committee said on Friday. The Department for International Development...(more) 



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Londoner cleared of extremist plot in secret trial

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A British man who was found with former prime minister Tony Blair's home address was cleared of plotting a major attack Thursday following an unprecedented court case mostly conducted in secret. Erol Incedal, 27, was accused of preparing acts of terrorism by plotting with an extremist...(more) 




Accused drug kingpin eyes top lawyer for murder trial

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Accused drug kingpin Damion (World) Hardy has sought money from Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown to hire a big-time lawyer.  



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Hundreds rally in Mali to call for ousted president's return

a shared story    15 hours 55 minutes ago
Hundreds of supporters of exiled former Malian president Amadou Toumani Toure, who was overthrown in a military coup in 2012, called for his return on Thursday in rallies held in several cities. "ATT must be allowed to come back without any trouble... for the sake of...(more) 



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Cameron, Miliband open UK election campaign with TV grilling

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British Prime Minister David Cameron and his main election rival Ed Miliband faced a prime time television grilling Thursday, kicking off a tight race for the May 7 election. A snap Guardian/ICM poll of viewers showed 54 percent believed Cameron of the Conservatives had put in...(more) 



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Pilot's actions may add to Germanwings' liability in mountain crash: lawyers

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By David Ingram and Victoria Bryan NEW YORK/BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings could face liabilities well above the typical ceiling in airline crashes for the passengers who died on Tuesday when one of its jets was flown into an Alpine mountain, some aviation lawyers said....(more) 



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Airlines scramble for new cockpit rules after crash

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Airlines and policy makers rushed to mandate two crew members be in the cockpit at all times following revelations that the co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight deliberately crashed the plane when left alone at the controls. British low-cost carrier easyJet was the largest company to...(more) 



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Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet

a shared story    16 hours 55 minutes ago
They offered no motive for why Andreas Lubitz, 27, would take the controls of the Airbus A320, lock the captain out of the cockpit and deliberately set it veering down from cruising altitude at 3,000 feet per minute. German police searched his home for evidence that...(more) 




Missing spring breaker found dead in South Padre Island

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A missing spring breaker was found dead in a marsh near a South Padre Island water park, Texas authorities said.  




U.S., allies conduct air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State: task force

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies staged 29 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in the latest round of daily attacks, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Thursday. In Iraq, the coalition conducted 17 air strikes near Tikrit,...(more) 



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German aviation association 'seeks two-person cockpit rule'

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Germany's aviation association BDL announced plans Thursday to introduce a two-person cockpit rule after it emerged that the co-pilot on a Germanwings flight deliberately crashed after being left alone. The new policy would require two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times. The...(more) 



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