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How to guard against the threat from pilots

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:44am
Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.
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Your 6 key plane crash questions answered

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
When we asked our viewers to tweet their questions about the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we received hundreds of responses. We put them to our experts and here are answers to six of the most interesting ones.
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The week in 41 photos

CNN World - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:41am
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Prosecutor: Co-pilot 'activated the descent' while alone

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:07pm
A 28-year-old German national who was co-piloting Germanwings Flight 9525 apparently deliberately crashed the plane this week, killing 144 passengers and six crew members including himself, officials said Thursday.
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Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:32pm
Saudi Arabia and allied warplanes on Thursday launched airstrikes and threatened ground troops against rebels in Yemen, inserting itself into its southern neighbor's civil war and potentially opening up a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
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Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, was a German national

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:33pm
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, officials say.
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8-minute descent to death

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 3:27pm
For the 150 people on board Germanwings Flight 9525, they were the last eight minutes of their lives.
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Mob killing sparks #JusticeForFarkhunda movement

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:40pm
The vicious mob killing of an Afghan woman has sparked protests in her country and a global movement demanding justice, complete with its own hashtag.
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20 stunning cliffside beaches

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:35pm
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5 cases of death by pilot

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:29pm
The final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525, as described by a French prosecutor, are chilling.
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One Direction singer's departure breaks the internet

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:05am
Watch One Direction fans sob after Zayn quits. CNN's Jeanne Moos rounds up the best of the tears and jeers.
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Car-sized killer newt fossil discovered

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 11:03am
A team of paleontologists has discovered fossil remains of amphibians the size of a small car with toothy jaws like "a toilet seat."
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How do cockpit lock controls work?

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21am
Aviation experts David Soucie and Justin Green explain how the locking mechanism worked for the the cockpit of Germanwings Flight 9525.
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CEO: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 100% fit to fly

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:21am
Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr talks about the background of Germanwings Flight 9525 co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.
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Chilling video: ISIS recruits Afghans

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:16am
Concerns are growing about how ISIS may expand into Afghanistan as CNN films a recruiter looking for fighters.
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Putin's hosting Kim Jong Un. Why?

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:15am
While Putin has some diplomatic ground to gain by inviting the pariah leader, mostly it's an invite sent out of pique. "Spite is an underestimated quality in international relations," one expert says.
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'Top Gear's' Jeremy Clarkson ousted following 'fracas'

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:14am
It seems a helmet-wearing tank-driver armed with a petition signed by more than one million fans will not be enough to save Jeremy Clarkson.
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'Yesterday we were many': School mourns students after crash

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:13am
On any other Wednesday morning, the steps in front of the Joseph-Koenig-Gymnasium would be packed with kids on their way to class, discussing homework, chattering about last night's TV shows, or laying out plans for the coming weekend.
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'Star Wars' town now features in ISIS battle

CNN World - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 9:41am
The desert and dun-colored cliffs around the town of Tataouine were once the backdrop for the movie "Star Wars," much of which was filmed in this neglected corner of Tunisia in 1976. This struggling town on the fringes of the Sahara still draws a few fans of the movie but now finds itself part of a real conflict, as a way-station for jihadists crossing the Libyan border 60 miles to the east.
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