A high-profile French prosecutor has said that pilot Andreas Lubitz purposely crashed a Germanwings plane into the French Alps, killing 150 people.


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A prominent Republican in Missouri who was seeking the nomination for governor and formerly served as ambassador to Afghanistan has died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

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A senior State Department official has been arrested in D.C., charged with trying to solicit sex from a minor.

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Kate Brown will be Oregon’s next governor and the first bisexual governor in the U.S. after the resignation of John Kitzhaber. Dan Little is her husband.

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The U.S. embassy and diplomatic mission in Yemen is closed. The ambassador, Matthew Tueller, will leave the country on February 12.

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Larry Reid, the 73-year-old younger brother of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, has been arrested on DUI, weapon and assault on a police officer charges in Nevada.

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Senator John McCain is no lover of freedom of expression.

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There’s a weekend in February when you’re going to have cancel all of your plans.

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Evgeny Buryakov is the alleged Russian spy who was arrested in The Bronx, accused of trying to recruit New Yorkers as potential spies.

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Saudi Arabian King Abdullah died on Thursday, and his successor is his half-brother and the country’s Crown Prince and Defense Minister, Prince Salman.

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud died early Friday and his brother Salman has become king.

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Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the New York Assembly, has been arrested on corruption charges that accuses him of receiving over $6 million of undisclosed monies.

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Sheldon Silver, the influential speaker of the New York State Assembly, was arrested on Thursday over corruption claims relating to real estate taxes.

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President Obama used his State of the Union address to promote plans for free community college and a higher minimum wage.

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President Barack Obama will deliver another State of the Union address on Tuesday. The practice has a lot of history and has gone through many iterations.

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A friend of Mark Wahlberg’s who had a kid with the Boston mayor’s girlfriend has been shot dead by cops in Massachusetts.

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