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Lawyer for Knox’s ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal

ROME (AP) — Lawyers for Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend urged Italy’s top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair’s murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, saying in a final appeal there were errors of “colossal proportions” in the guilty verdicts….

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The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits

5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)…

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German airline could face ‘unlimited’ damages for Alps crash

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lufthansa could face “unlimited” compensation claims for the crash that killed 150 people in the French alps and it would be difficult, even counterproductive, for the German carrier to try to avoid liability, experts said Friday….

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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way for possible ground operations….

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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said….

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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work on Tuesday, the day authorities say he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said….

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4 hours ago

The Latest: Europe aviation agency urges 2 crew in cockpits

5:15 p.m. (1615 GMT, 12:15 a.m. EDT)…

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4 hours ago

Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way for possible ground operations….

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Lawyer for Knox’s ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal

ROME (AP) — Lawyers for Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend urged Italy’s top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair’s murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, saying in a final appeal there were errors of “colossal proportions” in the guilty verdicts….

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Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against IS group

DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe’s decision to ally with Iraq’s Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after row of gravestones in this palm-shaded town by the Tigris River….