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    There Was a ‘Deliberate Attempt to Destroy’ Germanwings Flight, Co-Pilot ‘Accelerated’ Decent

    Audio from the mangled voice recorder of Germanwings Flight 9525 reveals the captain was locked out of the cockpit while the co-pilot appeared to make a deliberate attempt to destroy the plane, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said Thursday. The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight “accelerated the descent” of the plane when he was alone in the cockpit, Robin said. That can only be done deliberately, he said. Robin said the co-pilot was a German national and not on any […]

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    13-Year-Old Boy Shoots Brothers, Kills Himself after Food Fight

    PASCO COUNTY, Florida- A 13-year-old Florida boy killed his 6-year-old brother and wounded an older sibling following a food disagreement — then committed suicide with the same gun, authorities said. “This is a nightmare when you hear about the ages of these boys,” said Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco. “A 6-year-old that was probably playing in his room, an argument over food, and he lost his life.” The incident took place Wednesday at a mobile home park in Hudson that […]

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    Report: Pilot Locked Out of Cockpit before Germanwings Crash

    (CNN) — Latest developments: • 7:51 p.m. ET: One of the pilots on board Germanwings Flight 9525 was locked out of the cockpit when the plane crashed Tuesday, a senior military official told The New York Times, citing evidence from the cockpit voice recorder. • Helicopters have airlifted some victims’ remains from the site of the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps, the Gendarmerie said Wednesday, according to CNN affiliate France 2. • FBI agents based in France, Germany […]

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    Supreme Court sends Alabama Redistricting Case Back to Lower Court

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent disputed redistricting plans in Alabama — drawn by a Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census — back down to a lower court to take a second look. Democrats had challenged the plans saying they impermissibly packed too many African-Americans into too few districts. A lower court had rejected the racial gerrymander claims launched by Democrats and upheld the maps. Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for a 5-4 majority, said the lower court […]

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    5 Things to Know about the House GOP Budget

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Republicans voted Wednesday on several budget proposals and passed a version that would dramatically reshape the size and scope of the federal government. The vote was 219-208. The leadership’s preferred plan, which passed, cuts trillions, outlines major changes to the tax code and repeals Obamacare. Here are some key things about the House Republican budget resolution: 1. It won’t become law Congressional budget resolutions are not legally binding. They are used to set overall spending levels […]

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    Military to Charge Bergdahl with Desertion

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- Military officials are set to charge Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy for leaving his post in Afghanistan before being captured and held captive for five years, according to Bergdahl’s attorney and a congressional source. The charges are scheduled to be announced at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The decision comes nearly a year after Bergdahl returned to the United States as part of a prisoner exchange and since the Army began a formal investigation […]

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    San Jose Police Officer Shot, Killed in Line of Duty, Manhunt Underway

    SAN JOSE (KTVU)- A massive police response is happening in an East San Jose neighborhood after a police officer was reportedly shot, and killed by a suicidal man according to KTVU. The San Jose Police Department confirmed the officer’s death in a tweet just after 9 p.m. Veteran San Jose Police Officer shot and killed responding to a call for service. — San Jose Police Dept (@SanJosePD) March 25, 2015 KTVU reports that word of an officer down first surfaced shortly before 7:30 […]

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    Germanwings Crash: What we Know about the 150 Passengers

    (CNN) — Opera singers, a group of exchange students and an architect were among the 150 people aboard the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. Leaders in France and Spain have said they don’t believe there are any survivors. Details are still emerging about the 144 passengers and six crew members on the Airbus A320, which was flying from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, when it crashed. Spain’s King Felipe VI said “high numbers of Spaniards, […]

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    Detroit Police Discover Bodies of 2 Children in Freezer

    DETROIT, Michigan (CNN)- Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday. A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a child inside a freezer. While investigating the body of a girl, authorities found a boy’s body, according to a release from the Detroit Police Department. Both bodies were inside a plastic bag, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said. The mother of the children was apprehended at a […]