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  • Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site

    Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site
    The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. The somber mission to recover the remains of 150 people killed when their...
  • French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files

    France's highest administrative court is allowing journalists to see files regarding former President Nicolas Sarkozy's winning presidential campaign in 2007, which is suspected of having received illegal funding from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's...
  • Germanwings co-pilot hid illness on day of flight, prosecutors say

    BERLIN The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing his plane into the French Alps this week had an existing medical condition he hid from his employers and for which he possessed a note for sick leave, German prosecutors said Friday....
  • Shock in Europe as Germanwings crash is described as intentional

    PARIS Left alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 4U9525, 28-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz manually began a descent procedure and did not respond when his pilot and crew pounded on the locked door as the airplane slammed into a mountainside in...
  • Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France

     Paris Bistro offers an authentic taste of France
    Enjoy a taste of France without the transatlantic flight at Paris Bistro, an intimate European inspired destination located in Naperville Crossings. "Our goal is to give people a different experience," said manager Jill Giraldo, who runs the day-to-...
  • Gulf states ask UN Security Council for Yemen arms embargo

    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies presented powerful members of the U.N. Security Council with suggested elements for a resolution that would impose an arms embargo on the Shiite rebels who have thrown Yemen into turmoil and caused its Western-backed...
  • Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline

    Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month....
  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

    The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France. The last communication was a routine request to continue on its route....
  • French, Iranian leaders talk amid nuclear negotiations

    French President Francois Hollande's office says he spoke by telephone with Iran's president and urged progress toward a "lasting, robust and verifiable" deal ensuring that Iran does not have access to nuclear weapons. Hollande's office said in a...
  • Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

    A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany,...
  • Damaged black box sent for analysis in Alps plane crash

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France A severely damaged cockpit voice recorder is one of the only leads in the fatal crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, where some 650 searchers started combing a section of mountain face at daybreak on Wednesday....