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Germany hunts for co-pilot motive amid depression reports
BERLIN (AP) -- Police have searched the homes of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz in two German cities in search of an explanation for why he may have crashed a passenger plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board....

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Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal
ROME (AP) -- Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend made a last-ditch appeal to Italy's top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, saying there were errors of "colossal proportions" in the guilty verdict....

Thai junta leader: I'll fight forced labor in fish industry
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets....

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 revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved, an aid group said....

About 70 migrants found on berm on Greek-Turkish border
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek border police say they have rescued about 70 migrants stranded on a berm on the Greek-Turkish border after they crossed the river dividing the two countries and found the fields on the Greek side flooded following days of heavy rainfall....

Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is urging his nation to vote peacefully and accept results of Saturday's presidential election, which analysts say will be the tightest in the nation's history....

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days, except for religious services, beginning Friday as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola....

Russian military TV station offers job to Jeremy Clarkson
MOSCOW (AP) -- A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson....

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen target rebel stronghold in north
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen's Shiite rebels and other key military installations on Friday as a coalition led by the Gulf kingdom carried out airstrikes for a second day....

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Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote amid electoral violence

Thai airlines face scrutiny over safety, bans on new flights

About 70 migrants found on berm on Greek-Turkish border

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Mexico march marks 6 months since 43 students disappeared

Middle East
Saudi airstrikes in Yemen target rebel stronghold in north