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German police search house of pilot who flew A320 into mountain

PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES - A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said on Thursday. | Video

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Oil up after Saudi air strikes in Yemen; dollar limits gains

NEW YORK - Oil prices rallied for a second straight day on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began air strikes in Yemen, sparking fears of a bigger Middle East battle that could disrupt world crude supplies. | Video

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Iraq special forces advance on Tikrit, U.S. coalition joins fight

BAGHDAD - Iraqi special forces advanced on central Tikrit on Thursday, backed by U.S.-led coalition planes in the largest offensive yet against Islamic State militants holding out in Saddam Hussein's home city. | Video

World, Iraq 1:57pm EDT

Greece prepares reforms, eyes deal with euro zone next week

ATHENS - Greece will present measures to boost tax revenues and encourage investors as part of a reforms list aimed at reaching a deal with lenders early next week to unlock aid, the government said on Thursday.

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One person killed, several injured as tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

OKLAHOMA CITY - At least three tornadoes struck Arkansas and Oklahoma on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring several others, officials said. | Video

Ex-U.S. war prisoner Bergdahl charged with desertion, misbehavior

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army said. | Video

U.S., Afghanistan 1:50am EDT
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More than 15,000 buildings without power after Oklahoma tornadoes

OKLAHOMA CITY - About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged. | Video