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The plane, an Airbus A320 run by a subsidiary of the German airline Lufthansa, went down with 150 people aboard. French President Francois Hollande voiced fears that there would be no survivors.
For some people who discover a sudden drop in their investments, social science research offers a surprising explanation. When a hedge fund manager gets divorced, they underperform by 7.4 percent.
Negotiators from Europe, Russia, China, the U.S. and Iran will be in Lausanne, Switzerland, later this week. They've said the end of March is a make or break deadline to get something accomplished.
Louisville Slugger has made baseball bats since the 1800s and is the official bat of Major League Baseball. Wilson Sporting Goods has acquired the company for $70 million.
The decision to evacuate will have an impact on counter-terrorism operations in an al-Qaida stronghold, and also in an area where the self proclaimed Islamic State is starting to get a toehold.
Three weeks into the Boston Marathon bombing trial, defense attorneys will soon get their turn. Before sentencing, they'll be limited in what they can say to defend admitted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarneav.