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  • Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say
    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said....
  • The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits
    5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)...
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen
    SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way for possible ground operations....
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places....
  • Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox has tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison....
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places....
  • Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated
    Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-optic transmission line to Internet providers, telecommunications companies and anyone wanting high-speed data....
  • Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US
    Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities....
  • NYC police to determine if 6 missing are connected to blast
    NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say they are trying to determine whether six other people reported missing are connected to the apparent gas explosion in the East Village....
  • Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox has tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison....
  • Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say
    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said....
  • The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits
    5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)...
  • Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen
    SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way for possible ground operations....
  • Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal
    ROME (AP) -- Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend urged Italy's top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, saying in a final appeal there were errors of "colossal proportions" in the guilty verdicts....
  • Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group
    DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after row of gravestones in this palm-shaded town by the Tigris River....
  • White House: Chemical safety board head resigns
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is operating without a permanent leader. Its chairman has been forced to resign, following accusations of mismanagement....
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places....
  • Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated
    Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-optic transmission line to Internet providers, telecommunications companies and anyone wanting high-speed data....
  • Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US
    Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities....
  • US stock indexes are slightly higher at end of a tough week
    NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks were flat to slightly higher Friday, giving investors a break after four straight days of losses. The price of oil slipped following a big gain the day before, when traders worried that the escalating conflict in the Middle East would affect the flow of crude from the region....
  • Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places....
  • Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated
    Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land. Instead, he's selling space on a new fiber-optic transmission line to Internet providers, telecommunications companies and anyone wanting high-speed data....
  • Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US
    Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities....
  • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
    NEW YORK (AP) -- A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer....
  • Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago....
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