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  • German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies

    How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received...
  • Germany, France, Italy plan to develop military drones

    Germany and France plan to work together with Italy to develop military surveillance drones that could also carry weapons. French President Francois Hollande said after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday that it is important for Europe to...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Saudi-led airstrikes shake Yemen's capital as Shiite rebels, allies push south toward Aden A series of airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition have shaken Yemen's capital into the early morning amid the group's campaign against Shiite rebels and their...
  • France's far-right wins 62 seats but not a local council

    Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen couldn't hide her disappointment Monday not to have won one single local council in France's election, but insisted she was satisfied with her party's performance. Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative UMP party and...
  • France's Senate debates punishing prostitutes' customers

    A French bill which aims to make it illegal to buy sex is being turned upside down by the Senate, led by the conservative opposition. The bill was approved by France's Socialist-dominated lower house of Parliament in 2013 amid heated debate. Supporters...
  • Paris chokes on pollution; City of Light becomes City of Haze

    Paris chokes on pollution; City of Light becomes City of Haze
    Nine-year-old Lily Martin has been coughing for most of the last three weeks. From morning to evening and most of the night, it has been hack, hack, hack. She is pale and exhausted. Her mother, Sophie, is worried sick. The child is not the only one...
  • Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say

    Germanwings copilot was treated for 'suicidal tendencies,' prosecutors say
    The German copilot thought to have deliberately flown an aircraft into a French mountain, killing all 150 on board, had received treatment for "suicidal tendencies" a few years ago, a spokesman for a German prosecutor said Monday. Andreas Lubitz, 27,...
  • French conservatives win key local voting, gov't left loses

    Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies chalked up wins across France in Sunday's local elections that saw the left lose...
  • Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

    The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern...
  • Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny

    Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny
    The troubled mental condition of German pilot Andreas Lubitz came under sharp examination Friday, as German investigators revealed that he had hidden an illness from his employer and torn up a note from his doctor indicating he was unfit to work on the...
  • Reader recommendation: For a lovely intro to France, Lyon has it all

    I stopped in Lyon earlier this month while on a ski trip to France. It's a terrific city, with phenomenal food as well as great Roman ruins and museums. The old city is charming; it's a good place to take teenagers as an introduction to France, Roman...