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National & World Investigators: Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed deadly flight (New) Investigators: Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed deadly flight (Photo Gallery)
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside on the return flight to Duesseldorf, air accident investigators said Wednesday.

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National & World (New) Investigators: Germanwings co-pilot rehearsed deadly flight (Photo Gallery)
The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside on the return flight to Duesseldorf, air accident investigators said Wednesday.

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YouNews Moon Images (New) Moon Images
These high resolution images of the moon were taken on Saturday May 2nd, one day before the full moon. Taken with
a Meade LX6 (focal length of 1600mm) and a ZWO ASI120MC
video camera. Each image is a stack of 400 images taken from a video consisting of 2,000 frames.

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National & World Obama administration approves first ferry service to Cuba
The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year.

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Sports Mariners blow lead, lose to Angels on walkoff homer Mariners blow lead, lose to Angels on walkoff homer
Carlos Perez capped his major league debut with a game-ending homer in the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Sports Cruz hits 14th HR, Hernandez pitches Mariners past Angels
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 14th home run and Felix Hernandez won his fifth straight decision to start the season, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Monday night.

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Home Bart Simpson sculpture unveiled in New York Bart Simpson sculpture unveiled in New York (Video)
Nancy Cartwright, the voice of Bart Simpson on 'The Simpsons,' has created a sculpture of Bart Simpson's alter ego 'Bartman' that will sit on permanent display out front of the News Corp building in New York.

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Technology Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in U.S. for 1st time Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in U.S. for 1st time
Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.

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Weather Full moon teams up with Space Needle for dramatic photographs Full moon teams up with Space Needle for dramatic photographs (Photo Gallery)
SEATTLE -- The full moon made quite the appearance Sunday night and local photographers were at the ready.

We received a few photos with the moon lined up with the Space Needle.

But the photographers didn't have to "luck" in the shot. Did you know there are tools out there to help you be ready for these kind of amazing photos?

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Technology High-tech sensors help kids keep eye on aging parents
Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
Technology Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers
Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.

Business

Business Growth in U.S. service economy picked up speed last month
U.S. service firms' growth accelerated in April, fueled by more orders, rising sales and an uptick in hiring. The figures provide solid evidence that the economy is recovering from its first-quarter stumble.
Business U.S. trade deficit jumps to 6-year high of $51.4 billion
The U.S. trade deficit in March swelled to the highest level in more than six years, propelled by a flood of imports that may have sapped the U.S. economy of any growth in the first quarter.
Business Europe raises economic forecast despite bleak Greek outlook
The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece, which is struggling to get its hands on vital bailout cash it needs to pay off debts.

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