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World Briefing: Britain: The Prince and the Papers The Supreme Court on Thursday paved the way for the public release of 27 memos written by Prince Charles to government ministers.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 04:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Homeless invited to tour the Vatican The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside. | Mar 27, 2015 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Post-Sept. 11, Cockpits Are Built to Protect From Outside Threats By apparently locking the captain out of the cockpit, the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 took advantage of a major safety protocol instituted after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 01:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Co-pilot 'activated descent,' autopilot set to 100 feet The autopilot on Germanwings Flight 9525 was reprogrammed by someone in the cockpit to change the plane's altitude from 38,000 feet to 100 feet, according to Flightradar24 website. | Mar 27, 2015 01:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fatal Descent of Germanwings Plane Was Deliberate, French Authorities Say The co-pilot initiated the planes descent for unknown reasons while he was alone in the cockpit, having locked the pilot out, said the prosecutor.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 01:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Leicester Journal: Richard III Gets a Kingly Burial, on Second Try The archbishop of Canterbury presided over the service on Thursday, but critics said the notorious monarch should not have been given such honors.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 01:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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CEO: Co-pilot didn't want captain to return In an exclusive interview with CNN's Frederik Pleitgen, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said that the airline had no way of knowing the co-pilot's intent. | Mar 27, 2015 12:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lufthansa: The safety nets have not worked Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who authorities say deliberately crashed Germanwings Flight 9525 in France, passed all his tests and medical exams and gave no voluntary indication that he was unstable or mentally ill, Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr told CNN Thu | Mar 27, 2015 12:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Suicide by Plane Crash Is Rare but Not Without Precedent If Andreas Lubitz, the flights 27-year-old co-pilot, was determined to kill himself, he would not be the first to use an airplane as a tool for self-destruction or to kill passengers and other crew members in the process.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 12:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Relatives visit Germanwings crash site Relatives of those who died in the Germanwings plane crash, including the parents of the co-pilot, have arrived in the southern French Alps.
BBC News | Mar 26, 2015 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend