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'He's holding my life in his hands'

'He's holding my life in his hands'

Working in pairs, rescue workers at the site of the crash of Flight 9525 must contend with high winds and treacherous terrain. FULL STORY | The victims | Cockpit rules change | Complete coverage
Investigators: Co-pilot hid illness...

Investigators: Co-pilot hid illness from employer

The co-pilot suspected in the Germanwings crash reportedly was treated for depression about six years ago. FULL STORY | The victims | Cockpit rules change | Dangerous, grim task | Complete coverage
Pilot: Why I take this personally

Pilot: Why I take this personally

Clinton lawyer: All emails erased

Clinton lawyer: All emails erased

Hillary Clinton permanently deleted all the emails on the private server she used to do official business as secretary of state, the Republican lawmaker who subpoenaed the emails said late Friday.
Amanda Knox conviction tossed

Amanda Knox conviction tossed

Italy's highest court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, the court announced Friday night. FULL STORY
UN diplomat, 19 others killed in ho...

UN diplomat, 19 others killed in hotel siege

A siege that started with gunmen detonating a bomb and spraying bullets in a hotel in Somalia ended early Saturday with at least 20 people dead, authorities said.

FoxNews

US reportedly plans to boost aid to...

US reportedly plans to boost aid to Saudi-led fight against Yemen rebels

WAR OF WORDS Questions over Clinto...

WAR OF WORDS Questions over Clinton donor sparks GOP spat

'DISTURBING' DETAILS Final stages ...

'DISTURBING' DETAILS Final stages of Iran nuke deal drawing backlash

VALET OF THE FUTURE Researchers de...

VALET OF THE FUTURE Researchers developing app to park car remotely

'ANTI-SEMITIC' STORM Dunham under ...

'ANTI-SEMITIC' STORM Dunham under fire for 'Dog or Jewish Boyfriend?' quiz

Italy's highest court acquits Amand...

Italy's highest court acquits Amanda Knox of killing roommate - VIDEO: Knox murder conviction overturned

MSNBC

In Minnesota, ISIS may be building ...

In Minnesota, ISIS may be building on the recruiting networks once used by other terror groups

A High-Fat Diet Could Be Altering Y...

A High-Fat Diet Could Be Altering Your Behavior and Not Just Your Waistline

Mystery of California hilltop piano...

Mystery of California hilltop piano solved

Pot lovers get free seeds in nation...

Pot lovers get free seeds in nation's capital

Slingshots, shacking up, skivvies: ...

Slingshots, shacking up, skivvies: Some of Florida's latest odd bills

83 Jailed in Denmark?s Biggest Ever...

83 Jailed in Denmark?s Biggest Ever Drugs Bust

Washington Post

Bill Cosby, to Baltimore hecklers: ...

Bill Cosby, to Baltimore hecklers: We are here to enjoy my gift

BALTIMORE ? Not 15 minutes into his show, Bill Cosby found himself being jeered by several protesters in the balcony of the Modell Performing Arts Center. They demanded he respond to the more than two dozen women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them.Read full article >>
Co-pilot in jet crash said to have ...

Co-pilot in jet crash said to have had depression

MONTABAUR, Germany ? On the day he appeared to fly a commercial airliner into a chilly mountainside in France, Andreas Lubitz was hiding a potentially deadly secret: a chronic medical condition that a doctor had determined was serious enough to keep him out of the sky.Read full article >>
Major publisher retracts 43 scienti...

Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal

A major publisher of scholarly medical and science articles has retracted 43 papers because of ?fabricated? peer reviews amid signs of a broader fake peer review racket affecting many more publications.Read full article >>
Editorial: The weed that wasn?t

Editorial: The weed that wasn?t

THE NEWS is full of instances in which deficits in common sense produce bad outcomes. But rarely is the deficit so clear, or the outcome so wretched, as in the case of a sixth-grade boy in Bedford County, Va., who received a year-long suspension from school for possessing a single leaf of marijuana ? which, on closer inspection, turned out not to be marijuana at all.Read full article >>
How the Yemen conflict risks new ch...

How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

BEIRUT ? The meltdown in Yemen is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer to the wider regional conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring revolts.What began as a peaceful struggle to unseat a Yemeni strongman four years ago and then mutated into civil strife now risks spiraling into a full-blown war between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran over a country that lies at the choke point of one of the world?s major oil supply routes.Read full article >>
Nigerians vote for president amid f...

Nigerians vote for president amid fears of Boko Haram, political violence

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria ? One week after she was freed from her captors in the notorious Boko Haram militia, Ubwamtu Papka was sitting in a harshly lighted room in the Pinnacle Hotel in this war-scarred city, wondering why she had been brought here in a convoy of trucks.Read full article >>

Reuters

President Xi says China should not ...

President Xi says China should not focus on growth rate only

BOAO, China (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that the country should not focus on its economic growth rate only, reiterating China's push for a more sustainable, higher-quality expansion.
Chevron exits Caltex Australia stak...

Chevron exits Caltex Australia stake for $3.7 billion

PERTH (Reuters) - U.S. energy giant Chevron sold its entire stake in refiner Caltex Australia Ltd for A$4.7 billion ($3.7 billion) in Asia?s biggest block deal this year, as falling oil prices and high costs hurt margins.
Stocks likely to drift as investors...

Stocks likely to drift as investors await Fed, earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street investors may find little reason to make big moves next week as they await monthly U.S. jobs data and any news that could change expectations for the first interest rate hike in almost a decade.
Wall St. ends four-day skid on late...

Wall St. ends four-day skid on late tech rally

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday after late news of merger talks in the semiconductor space boosted the technology sector and helped major indexes snap a four-day losing streak.
Brazil police arrest Grupo Galvão C...

Brazil police arrest Grupo Galvão CEO in Petrobras probe

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police on Friday arrested the CEO of Grupo Galvão, the latest executive seized in a corruption probe focused on state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
Intel in talks to buy Altera, share...

Intel in talks to buy Altera, shares of firms surge

(Reuters) - Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector.

ABC

Amanda Knox 'Grateful' Conviction O...

Amanda Knox 'Grateful' Conviction Overturned

"What comes to mind is my gratitude for the life that???s been given to me."
Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley ...

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case

Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination case has awarded one of the most prominent venture capital firms with a resounding victory.
How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-A...

How Often Pilots Commit 'Aircraft-Assisted Suicide'

Researchers examined 20 years of plane crash data to delve into pilot suicides.
Nigerians Turn out En Masse for Cri...

Nigerians Turn out En Masse for Critical Presidential Vote

Nigerians turn out en masse to vote in tightly contested presidential election
Official: Al-Shabab Siege at Somali...

Official: Al-Shabab Siege at Somali Hotel Ends, 17 Dead

Somalia police: Attack on hotel by al-Shabab extremists ended by troops; at least 17 dead
Gowdy: Clinton Wiped Email Server C...

Gowdy: Clinton Wiped Email Server Clean, Deleted All Emails

Gowdy: Clinton wiped email server clean, hasn't turned over new documents

BBC

Nigeria votes in presidential poll

Nigeria votes in presidential poll

Voters in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, are taking part in presidential elections against the background of militant Islamist violence.
Knox and Sollecito cleared of murde...

Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.
Duo begin year-long space trip

Duo begin year-long space trip

US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'

Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'

The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
Saudi diplomats evacuated from Yeme...

Saudi diplomats evacuated from Yemen

Saudi Arabia evacuates its diplomats from Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition carries out a third night of air strikes.
Sri Lanka president's brother kille...

Sri Lanka president's brother killed

The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.

New York Times

A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some ...

A Hallucinogenic Tea Time for Some Brazilian Prisoners

The provision of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew used in the Amazon basin for centuries, to inmates on short furloughs reflects a quest to ease pressure on Brazil?s prison system.
Official: Al-Shabab Siege at Somali...

Official: Al-Shabab Siege at Somali Hotel Ends, 17 Dead

Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.
Ellen Pao Loses Silicon Valley Bias...

Ellen Pao Loses Silicon Valley Bias Case Against Kleiner Perkins

A jury rejected allegations of gender discrimination against the venture capital firm, after a hitch caused the judge to order further deliberations.
Rod Hundley, an Outsize Personality...

Rod Hundley, an Outsize Personality on and Off the Court, Dies at 80

Hundley, known as Hot Rod, parlayed showmanship on the court with flair at the microphone to become a fan favorite for more than half a century, including many years as a broadcaster for the N.B.A.?s Jazz.
Nets 106, Cavaliers 98: Nets, Playi...

Nets 106, Cavaliers 98: Nets, Playing for a Playoff Spot, Grab a Win

The Nets served a jolt to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, beating them, 106-98, in front of a sellout crowd at Barclays Center.
With Little Notice, Citi Bike Is Su...

With Little Notice, Citi Bike Is Suspended for the Weekend

Citi Bike sent an email to its members around 5 p.m. on Friday, announcing the suspension of service on Saturday and Sunday for maintenance work.

WallStreet Journal

Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Al...

Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Altera

Intel is in advanced talks to buy Altera?a maker of programmable semiconductors used in phone networks and cars?in a deal that would be the computer chip-making giant?s largest takeover ever.
Retail Investors Fuel China Stock S...

Retail Investors Fuel China Stock Surge

Despite slowing economic growth, corporate earnings under pressure and a property market in a funk, China?s long-maligned stock market is among the strongest in the world.
Dow to Merge Chlorine Business With...

Dow to Merge Chlorine Business With Olin

Dow Chemical said it would split off a significant portion of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin in a deal valued at $5 billion. The deal?s value of $5 billion includes $2 billion in cash.
Fed's Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack ...

Fed's Yellen Pitches Cautious Tack on Rate Increases

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen laid out a case for a ?gradualist approach? to interest-rate increases in the years ahead, spelling out in greater detail than she has before the risks of moving too aggressively to tighten U.S. credit.
Economic Growth, Corporate Profits ...

Economic Growth, Corporate Profits Slowed as 2014 Ended

The U.S. economy slowed in the final months of 2014 and corporate profits fell, putting the growth trajectory on a lower path ahead of an apparent slowdown early this year.
U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak

U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak

U.S. stocks rose Friday, snapping a four-session losing streak. Despite the gains, stocks posted their biggest weekly losses since late January.

Wired News

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilo...

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness

We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness

The regular physical exams pilots go through don't seriously address the risk of mental illness.

The post We Have No Way to Screen Every Pilot for Mental Illness appeared first on WIRED.

Wii U Zelda Won?t Arrive in 2015, o...

Wii U Zelda Won?t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3

Wii U Zelda Won’t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3

Nintendo said today that its highly anticipated new Legend of Zelda for Wii U won't make its planned 2015 release date, and won't be at this year's E3 Expo.

The post Wii U Zelda Won’t Arrive in 2015, or Even Show at E3 appeared first on WIRED.

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores It...

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever

To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever

Intel, the world's largest chip maker, is in talks to acquire Silicon Valley chip builder Altera, according to reports. If the deal goes through, it would be Intel's largest takeover ever.

The post To Stay Relevant, Intel Explores Its Biggest Takeover Ever appeared first on WIRED.

After Loss, Pao Hopes Case Helped L...

After Loss, Pao Hopes Case Helped Level the Playing Field

After Loss, Pao Hopes Case Helped Level the Playing Field

After deliberating since Wednesday, a San Francisco jury delivered its verdict in Silicon Valley's most closely watched trial.

The post After Loss, Pao Hopes Case Helped Level the Playing Field appeared first on WIRED.

F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Ext...

F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Extremes in Malaysia?s Heat

F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Extremes in Malaysia’s Heat

This weekend, Formula One heads to Malaysia, one of the most humid and hottest tracks on the calendar. It tests both man and machine.

The post F1 Drivers Push Their Bodies to Extremes in Malaysia’s Heat appeared first on WIRED.

Storage Breakthrough Will Improve S...

Storage Breakthrough Will Improve SSD Capacity Tenfold

Storage Breakthrough Will Improve SSD Capacity Tenfold

Two companies today announced new 3D NAND technology that stacks layers of flash cells vertically to increase density.

The post Storage Breakthrough Will Improve SSD Capacity Tenfold appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Heat's Bosh out for season with blo...

Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.
Spartans down Sooners in East semif...

Spartans down Sooners in East semifinal

Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal Friday night.
Winslow helps Duke deny Utah to adv...

Winslow helps Duke deny Utah to advance

Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are one win away from getting back to the NCAA Final Four, this time with a talented group of freshmen.
Louisville beats NC State, on to El...

Louisville beats NC State, on to Elite Eight

Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points, reserve Anton Gill keyed a late-game surge, and Louisville beat North Carolina State 75-65 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
Warriors rout Griz, tie franchise w...

Warriors rout Griz, tie franchise wins mark

Stephen Curry had 38 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors won their 59th game, 107-84 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.
Shaq acknowledges regret about Magi...

Shaq acknowledges regret about Magic exit

If he had it to do over again, Shaquille O'Neal says he wishes he would have been more patient before leaving the Orlando Magic.

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Contributor: After Germanwing...

Op-Ed Contributor: After Germanwings Plane Crash, Pondering Pilot Psychology

Cockpit conduct is well regulated, but ruling out human flaws is harder.
Editorial: China?s Fear of Women Wi...

Editorial: China?s Fear of Women With Pamphlets

President Xi Jinping has a chance to embrace human rights. Instead, by arresting five activists, he appears to be succumbing to Communist Party history.
Letters: A Co-Pilot Bent on Destruc...

Letters: A Co-Pilot Bent on Destruction

Readers respond to news articles and an editorial about the plane crash in the French Alps.
Editorial: Arizona Fallout From Fer...

Editorial: Arizona Fallout From Ferguson

Withholding the identities of police officers involved in shootings would only deepen community cynicism.
Editorial: Feds Gone Wild

Editorial: Feds Gone Wild

Law enforcement officers posted abroad need strong, unequivocal guidance from their agencies? leaders about sexual misconduct.
Op-Ed Contributor: Cops With Hearin...

Op-Ed Contributor: Cops With Hearing Aids?

I used to think that was dangerous. But now I know better.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Daughter bests father in feud at Ja...

Daughter bests father in feud at Japan shareholder's meeting

TOKYO (Reuters) - A rare family feud erupted in a Japanese shareholders meeting on Friday, when the chief executive of Otsuka Kagu Ltd defeated her father's attempt to oust her, vowing to push ahead with her plan to take the furniture retailer more mass-market.
Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian c...

Missing in Missouri: two Bactrian camels

(Reuters) - The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday.
Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips ...

Hospital beds, nurses and IV drips on India's fashion catwalk

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips. Not the usual setting for a fashion catwalk.
Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-whee...

Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on Louisiana road

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue.
North Korea's well-to-do feast on F...

North Korea's well-to-do feast on French baguettes

SEOUL (Reuters) - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself.
Washington goose poop prompts offic...

Washington goose poop prompts officials maybe to let the dogs out

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Park Service is weighing using dogs to drive off Canada geese that each foul the U.S. capital's National Mall with up to three pounds (1.4 kg) of droppings a day, the agency said on Tuesday.
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