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Heinz buying Kraft Food for $28 billion Heinz buying Kraft Food for $28 billion
2 days ago -
NEW YORK — H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion. [Read More]

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Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job Co-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings job
6 hours ago -
MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany. [Read More]
Disbelief, shock worldwide at co-pilot's role in Alps crash Disbelief, shock worldwide at co-pilot's role in Alps crash
13 hours ago -
Around the world, from leaders to pilots to victims' relatives to ordinary people, the news that prosecutors believe a 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately sent Germanwings Flight 9525 straight into a French mountain produced a range of emotions. [Read More]
Safety experts: Air crash in Alps raises need for third pilot Safety experts: Air crash in Alps raises need for third pilot
16 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — French prosecutors' assertion that this week's air crash of a German airliner into a rugged mountainside was a deliberate act of the co-pilot points to the possible need for a third pilot in airline cockpits, several aviation safety experts said Thursday. [Read More]
Military accuses Berghdal of desertion Military accuses Berghdal of desertion
20 hours ago -
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wednesday by the U.S. military with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and could get life in prison if convicted. [Read More]
Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane
20 hours ago -
PARIS (AP) — The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday. [Read More]
Video grows in use as stun gun feature
20 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — The existence of cameras attached to stun guns was news to a Pennsylvania prosecutor who said Wednesday that a recording made by an officer’s own stun gun was the strongest evidence used to charge her this week with homicide for a man’s shooting death in February. [Read More]
Women on PSU frat's Web page talk to police
20 hours ago -
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Police say some women pictured nude or seminude in photos posted to a Penn State fraternity’s secret Facebook page have come forward, and some frat members are now cooperating with an ongoing criminal investigation [Read More]
Saudi airstrikes target rebel bases in Yemen Saudi airstrikes target rebel bases in Yemen
20 hours ago -
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia bombed key military installations in Yemen today after announcing a broad regional coalition to oust Shiite rebels that forced the country’s embattled president to flee. [Read More]
FBI: Bomb components found in Tsarnaev's family apartment
20 hours ago -
BOSTON — FBI agents told jurors in the Boston Marathon trial that nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other items similar to those used in two pressure-cooker bombs that exploded near the marathon’s finish line were found in Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s family apartment in Cambridge. [Read More]
Union fights over restroom
20 hours ago -
MUNHALL (AP) — A school board plans to vote on continuing to let a special needs student use a faculty restroom despite a union grievance filed by teachers at a Pittsburgh-area elementary school. [Read More]
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