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MH370: More possible debris found off Madagascar and Australia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Investigators will examine multiple pieces of debris found off Madagascar and Australia to see if they belong to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.<p>Three pieces were found by American lawyer Blaine Gibson on the island of Nosy Boraha, off the east coast of Madagascar.<p>Another was found …

Fidel Castro Appears in Public for First Time in Over a Year

Latin America<p>HAVANA - Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, appeared in public "full of vitality" for the first time in more than a year on Monday, greeting a delegation of Venezuelans, official media reported on Saturday.<p>It was his first known appearance outside his home since Cuba in December …

Cuba

Agency: 4,000 fishermen stranded on some Indonesian islands

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An estimated 4,000 foreign fishermen are stranded on a number of remote islands in eastern Indonesia, including men …

Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab …

Germanwings crash: report that co-pilot Lubitz had suffered 'personal life crisis'

The New York Times is reporting that there remains considerable uncertainty about the precise nature and severity of Andreas Lubitz’s psychiatric condition:<p>“A German hospital said it had evaluated Mr. Lubitz twice in the past two months but added that he had not been there for assessment or …

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz declared 'unfit to work,' officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was hiding an illness from his employers and had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor, according to German authorities investigating what could have prompted the seemingly competent and stable pilot to steer his jetliner into a French …

The Week in Review: Jolie’s Choice Sparks Health Conversation

Actress, filmmaker and activist Angelina Jolie Pitt opened up this week about her decision to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes as a preventive measure, in an op-ed in The New York Times, setting off a national conversation about health.<p>Jolie Pitt lost her grandmother, mother and aunt to …

Breast Cancer

Iran ramps up sea power while negotiating nukes with West

While the U.S. haggles with Iran over nuclear weapons, the Islamic Republic is aggressively building up a navy -- a move that has regional neighbors concerned.<p>The focus on Tehran's nuclear weapons capabilities could be a mistake, if it comes at the exclusion of addressing the seafaring capabilities …

Saudis pledge to continue Yemen bombing campaign

Coalition says it has established air superiority over Yemen and accomplished initial goals of destroying air defence systems under Houthi control<p>The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen has vowed to continue its air campaign as bombing entered a second day.<p>The Shia rebels’ northern …

Pope Francis Surprises Homeless Visitors During Private Vatican Tour

The Vatican opened its doors today to the homeless of St. Peters’ Square, allowing the people who usually only see its steps outside to observe its …

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'Suicidal' airline mechanic steals empty passenger plane, then crashes<p>State of emergency declared in two more California counties battling …

Downed Drones: ATF Spent $600K on 11 Drones That Never Flew, Report Says

Tech News<p>One Department of Justice agency spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on drones that never flew due to mechanical issues, and multiple agencies have unclear drone policies that can lead to costly confusion, according to a federal auditor's report.<p>The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and …

US accused of 'abomination' after refusing visa for Mexican heart transplant patient

In latest embarrassment for President Barack Obama over immigration Jose Chua Lopez, 20, says his "world has fallen down" after he is twice refused a visa to get a heart and liver transplant in the US<p>A young Mexican man in urgent need of a heart and liver transplant has twice been refused a visa by …

Liver Transplant

Antarctic ice shelf thinning speeds up

<b>Scientists have their best view yet of the status of Antarctica's floating ice shelves and they find them to be thinning at an accelerating rate.</b><p>Fernando Paolo and colleagues used 18 years of data from European radar satellites to compile their assessment.<p>In the first half of that period, the total …

Australia farewells former PM Malcolm Fraser at state funeral

Hundreds gather to pay respects to former conservative prime minister, who came to power in 1975 with Australia's greatest constitutional crisis<p>Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday at a state funeral for former conservative prime minister Malcolm Fraser, who came to power in 1975 with …

Father Helped Ex-LAPD Son Flee to Mexico After Murder, FBI Says

Crime & Courts<p>The father of a LAPD probationary police officer wanted for murder walked his son into Mexico and then lied about it to investigators, federal authorities said Thursday.<p>Victor Manuel Solis was arrested in Lancaster, California, Thursday and is charged with making a false statement to …