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(Cologne) -- The expected death toll is up to 150 in today's German airliner crash in the French Alps. Through a SkyNews interpreter, Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann said at a press conference today that 144 passengers, including two infants, and six crew members were aboard...
(Paris) -- The expected death toll is up to 150 in today's German airliner crash in the French Alps. Germanwings is confirming that its Airbus carrying 144 passengers and six crew members crashed early this morning. French President Francois Hollande said earlier today that he...
(Undated) -- France's President says no one is likely to have survived today's plane crash in the southern French Alps. President Francois Hollande , through an interpreter, says he expects a significant number of German victims. He said the location of the crash, thousands of...
(Fallbrook, CA) -- Police in Southern California are investigating reports that sewing needles were found in apples sold in a supermarket. A woman says she bought the apples at an Albertsons in Fallbrook and when she sliced into them Monday she found the needles. Store officials...
(Washington, DC) -- Senator Ted Cruz is getting a lot of criticism from within his own party after launching a run for the White House. New York Congressman Peter King tells CNN that Cruz oversimplifies issues, exaggerates, doesn't provide leadership, and has no real experience...
(Undated) -- Israel says there is no truth to reports it spied on the nuclear talks between Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers. The "Wall Street Journal" reported late Monday that Israel had gotten confidential information about negotiations so it could argue against a...
(College Park, MD) -- Police at the University of Maryland say a phone threat against President Obama's niece who plays basketball at Princeton was a false alarm. Princeton's coach says Leslie Robinson was never in any danger at the Tigers' NCAA Tournament game against Maryland...
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- The firing squad is now a capital punishment option in Utah. Governor Gary Herbert on Monday signed a bill designating the firing squad as Utah's backup execution method for death row inmates. The new law ensures that a firing squad may be used in place...
(Undated) -- Actress Angelina Jolie says she is protecting herself against cancer by having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. The Academy Award-winning actress and mother of six writes in a "New York Times" essay that she underwent surgery last week. The announcement...