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Germanwings crash: How do airlines screen pilots for mental illnesses? (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Mar 29, 2015 | | Say something

The crash of Germanwings Running away 9525, brought down by a pilot with diagnosed mental illness, raises red flags about how airlines evaluate, regulate, and address such issues among employees. Andreas Lubitz, who was at the controls of the jetliner that crashed in the French Alps Tuesday and killed all 150 people aboard, was diagnosed […more]

Angie’s List put expansion on hold, citing new Indiana law – Chicago Tribune

Mar 29, 2015 | | Say something

Indiana State House Doug McSchooler, AP Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation on March 28, 2015. Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of […more]

Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Examined for Vision Problems – Wall Street Journal

Mar 28, 2015 | | Say something

BERLIN—Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who flew Germanwings Running away 9525 into a French mountainside killing himself and the 149 other people on board, was examined for vision problems that may have affected his ability to glide, according to a person familiar with the investigation. It is unclear whether Mr. Lubitz’s difficulties were so serious that […more]

Pagano planning to remain Colts coach for ‘years to come’ (Yahoo Sports)

Mar 28, 2015 | | Say something

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts coach Chuck Pagano says in a statement Friday night that he expects to keep his current job for ”many years to come.” Pagano is entering the closing year of his original four-year deal with Indianapolis. Earlier this week, Pagano told local reporters at the league’s annual meetings that the run protection […more]

Justise Winslow might be Duke’s most important freshman – USA TODAY

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Justise Winslow, playing in his hometown, made a huge statement for Duke on Friday night.(Photo: Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports) HOUSTON — Duke’s Justise Winslow had every reason to play like a freshman who had just turned 19 on Thursday. He was in the midst of watching Duke teammates and Utah players on Friday run […more]

Co-pilot vowed to ‘do something,’ ex tells German media – USA TODAY

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1374 2 Share This Tale! Let friends in your social network know what you are conception about Co-pilot vowed to ‘do something,’ ex tells German media A purported former girlfriend of the co-pilot who brought down a German airliner over the Alps tells a German newspaper that he once vowed to “do something” that would […more]

Police fire tear gas on crowd during Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown – Reuters

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FREETOWN (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas at an mad crowd in Sierra Leone on Saturday after they threw stones at officials during a three-day national lockdown that the government hopes will accelerate the end of the Ebola epidemic, residents said. Sierra Leone has reported nearly 12,000 Ebola cases and more than 3,000 deaths since […more]

Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems Before … – New York Times

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] New York Times Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems Previous to …New York TimesDÜSSELDORF, Germany — Andreas Lubitz, who was flying the Germanwings jetliner that slammed into a mountain in the French Alps on Tuesday, sought treatment for vision problems that may have jeopardized his ability to […more]

Ted Cruz riding the Obamacare train wreck – The Silver Ink

Mar 28, 2015 | | Say something
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Last week at Rev. Jerry Falwll’s Liberty University, Ted Cruz has started his presidential campaign. According to ted Cruz, Obamacare is unconstitutional and goes on to say it as train wreck and it does not end here he says, it “puts a government bureaucrat between you and your doctor.” Last week in his campaign he […more]

Germanwings Co-Pilot Should Have Been Out Sick – Voice of America

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The co-pilot believed to have with intent crashed a Germanwings passenger jet into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, was supposed to be on sick leave the day of the crash but hid evidence of his illness from his employer, German prosecutors said Friday. Torn-up doctor’s notes were found in a search […more]