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Investigators say co-pilot intentionally crashed Germanwings flight

As you all know, Germanwings flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people aboard. Flight 9525 was traveling from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, carrying 144 passengers and six crew, including co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. 537 more words


3Novices:White House crafts first-ever plan to fight superbugs

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next five years, one that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. 19 more words

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3Novices:China launches "Sky Net" to better coordinate graft fight

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese government has unveiled an initiative called “Sky Net” to better coordinate its fight against suspected corrupt officials who have fled overseas, and to recover their dirty assets, the latest step in its fight against graft. 6 more words

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3Novices:New York buildings collapse in possible gas blast, 19 hurt

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four apartment buildings in New York’s East Village neighborhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion on Thursday and three collapsed, injuring 19 people, authorities said. 6 more words

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3Novices:Exclusive - Modi government puts brakes on India's universal health plan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years, several government sources said, delaying a promise made in his election manifesto. 6 more words

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