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Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing Germanwings flight 4U 9525, is reported to have shared with former girlfriend his plans to 'go down in history.'
A summit between top European Union officials and Ukraine's leaders will take place in Kiev at the end of April, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced on Saturday.
Tortuous negotiations aimed at ending fears that Iran will acquire nuclear arms shifted into top gear Saturday, with the Iranian foreign minister saying he was confident the outstanding hurdles blocking a deal could be overcome.
Pope Francis's decision to appoint a Chilean bishop suspected of protecting a paedophile priest has alarmed the Vatican's own child protection watchdog, its members told AFP.
How do animals without tongues swallow? With one species - mudskippers - scientists have shown that these creatures use mouthfuls of water, like land-based amphibians use their fleshy tongues, to catch and swallow their prey.
A construction project in Cappadocia, Turkey, already famous for its underground cities, cave churches and strange chimney houses, has unearthed what may be the largest hiding place ever found in the region.
Researchers have studied the microbial composition of a wine grapevine. The examination unearthed the fact that the microbes found in grapes, on leaves and flowers are derived from the microbes found in the plant's roots.
Malaria causing parasites produce chemical compounds that give off odors. These odors attract mosquitoes to come and bite an infected animal, thereby ensuring the cycle of infection continues.
Newcastle used a quick start in the first half to jump on top of Penrith and then held off the hard-charging Panthers 26-14 at Hunters Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory moves the Knights to first place on the NRL ladder after four weeks of play.
Donnie "Ahas" Nietes, the longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion scores a knockout victory against Gilbert Parra of Mexico Saturday night at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City Philippines.
Five-division world champion and the former WBA (Super) Featherweight champion Nonito Donaire has scored a knockout victory over William Prado of Brazil moments ago at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao could see through the eyes of his opponent during the usual pre-fight stare down if he is nervous or scared.
After 12 emotionally intense episodes, the "Death Parade" series has wrapped for the year. It leaves hope for the possibility of a second season.
Leon Luis has finally defeated Mendoza in the final episode of "GARO: The Animation," where he has avenged the death of his parents.
After 24 episodes, "Shirobako" has finally wrapped up. It is a great commentary and in-depth look on how the anime industry works in Japan.
The final episode for "Saekano: How To Raise A Boring Girlfriend" completes Blessing Software with the addition of Michiru, Tomoya's cousin, and her Icy Tail band.
A prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm triumphed on Friday over a former junior partner who sued claiming she was discriminated against because of her gender.
Kraft Foods Group Inc. and H.J. Heinz Co. are going to be merging to become the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world.
Effective content marketing is the goal of most small businesses with an online presence. As consumers become more sophisticated and it becomes easier to avoid or ignore traditional marketing, content marketing becomes vital for small business.
The 12-nation Transpacific Partnership (TPP), backed by President Obama will not be a"good deal" for the U.S.. A classified document has been released showing the alleged formation of a secret tribunal, organized under the World Bank or UN.
New 3D printers have revolutionized many facets of manufacturing and the idea that a person can print a personalized car for themselves for a lot less than traditional manufacturing can produce one is catching the industry by storm.
HTC has pushed up the release of its new flagship phone, the One M9, from its original April 10 release date. The phone is available unlocked early from HTC or at the original release date from a number of carriers in the United States.
Microsoft has announced that the next Windows 10 for phones preview build will be able to run on many more phones than it currently can ranging from the ultra-budget Lumia 520 to flagship devices like the Lumia 1520.
The story of Meerkat begins just over two weeks ago, when the live streaming application first became available to the public.
A Chinese New Year Banquet in Philadelphia has led to one of the largest suspected foodborne illness outbreaks in the city's history. Almost 100 lawyers and law students became ill, but citing a 1955 state law, health officials cannot discuss the case.
A scientist who offered a €100,000 reward to anyone who could prove that measles is a virus must pay up, according to a ruling from a German court. The issue centers on the measles vaccine debate.
The White House is expected to release an ambitious and comprehensive plan that would slow the deadly growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria over the next five years. The plan will not only include huge monetary investments, but policy changes as well.
Concentrated marijuana, created by cooking marijuana leaves in a cylinder soaked with butane, is a dangerous new trend that has the authorities in Minnesota worried.
ESPN's Keith Olbermann has requested that the National College Athletic Association and the National Football League boycott Indiana until a controversial new law that allows businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples is repealed.
Arizona's Republican Senator Sylvia Allen thinks mandatory church attendance is a good idea for the American people, even though she says it was a "flippant comment" on her part. But she is not apologizing.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced on Friday he won't seek reelection in 2016, a move that surprised many Americans and sparked speculation about who will replace him and his role as Democratic leader.
UN envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon, proposed a unity government composed of a three-person presidential council but it also would incorporate the House of Representatives of the Tobruk-based internationally recognized government.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice released a statement Thursday announcing they have fined the agrochemical company Monsanto. The fine is for releasing dangerous chemicals into the air without informing the government.
A loss of crops and protein as a result of social, economic and climatic changes poses a new challenge for world hunger. A research group are addressing this with new plant lines to provide beans.
A new study indicates that green spaces in cities and towns provide health and environmental benefits, especially during hot weather.
A mysterious underwater canyon off of Australia's west coast has revealed its amazing biodiversity to scientists, and this canyon is so huge that it's larger than the Grand Canyon. The scientists even recovered equipment that had been lost two years ago.
A Chinese New Year Banquet in Philadelphia has led to one of the largest suspected foodborne illness outbreaks in the city's history. Almost 100 lawyers and law students became ill, but citing a 1955 state law, health officials cannot discuss the case.
The recession and all its woes are supposed to be behind us, right? Yet far too many Americans are still struggling, and low credit scores are forcing them to pay more for core services and turn to high interests financial products.
A scientist who offered a €100,000 reward to anyone who could prove that measles is a virus must pay up, according to a ruling from a German court. The issue centers on the measles vaccine debate.
The White House is expected to release an ambitious and comprehensive plan that would slow the deadly growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria over the next five years. The plan will not only include huge monetary investments, but policy changes as well.
The recession and all its woes are supposed to be behind us, right? Yet far too many Americans are still struggling, and low credit scores are forcing them to pay more for core services and turn to high interests financial products.
A new wave of websites springing up online look to help savers looking for a good return by matching them with the best individual companies or borrowers in "peer-to-peer" lending, creating a mutually beneficial scenario with interest of up to 6%.
If you've found that you are generally happier spending money on experiences than on material purchases, the latest research backs you up.
After his wife died, Annapolis resident and retired Navy Academy cook Robert Bennett had to go to court to stay in his home after the couple had signed up for a reverse mortgage that went horribly wrong.
Recently the world's most expensive whisky was sold at auction. Sotheby’s, in Hong Kong, sold a bottle of The Macallan whisky for HK$4.9 million ($631,850). This set a world record, ratified by the Guinness Book of Records.
A new television program has revealed how knowing which calories to eat, rather than how many, is critical to losing weight.
Australian scientist Gary Cass and fashion designer Donna Franklin put their heads together and created the first dress made of beer. The creation from the two is set to debut at the 2015 World Expo in May and is sure to create a buzz.
The western Indian state of Maharashtra banned the slaughter of cows and the sale and consumption of beef on March 3 of this year. But the ban is beginning to have far-reaching economic repercussions, as some businesses falter.
Authorities in Germany searched the Montabaur home of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Thursday, looking for clues to why the young flier apparently flew a Germanwings jetliner into a mountain in southern France, killing all 150 passengers and crew.
The possibility that we could travel overland from New York to Moscow could become a reality, if the head of government-owned Russian Railways has anything to say. The 20,000 km (12,427 miles) superhighway would cost trillions of dollars.
Local residents are often taken aback at the audacity of tourists who completely ignore the signs warning of the dangers of getting too close to the edges of the 513-foot white chalk cliffs. People have been known to go over the edge.
Uber drivers in Belgium were assaulted by fake clients this weekend, including by at least one cabbie angered by the lower cost rival, Belgian police said on Monday.
The BBC announced Wednesday that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson, for physically attacking a producer.
Joining the global effort to build the world's most fuel efficient vehicles, students from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have designed cars that will compete against Europe's top car manufacturing nations.
If David Vitter, a senator from the USA, gets his way, then new rules for vehicles with three wheels will be on the way from Congress.
Apple may be working on its top-secret car project at a location just minutes away from its main campus in Cupertino, according to a new report from Apple Insider.
Puppetry ain’t kids’ stuff these days, and nobody in Canada knows this more than Ronnie Burkett. If you thought “Avenue Q” was edgy, just wait until you experience the dark hilarity of “The Daisy Theatre”, which returned to Toronto this week.
Ronan the Accuser pays the price for disobeying the Kree's Supreme Intelligence to save Hala in the latest issue of "Guardians Team-Up."
India's National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) has digitized over 3 million ancient manuscripts and 18.5 million pages in the 12 years since its inception.
Princess Leia shows that she is not a pushover in the Marvel Comics' "Star Wars: Princess Leia #2." The journey slowly gets interesting as Leia is in a race against time.
Social networking sites are among the most popular and frequently visited online destinations, and they have experienced a large surge in membership numbers as smartphones have become more easily accessible.
In a landmark ruling affirming the right to free speech on the Internet, India's Supreme Court has struck down a controversial law under which police had the power to arrest people for comments they posted on social networks and other websites.
Fearing that social media and other online recruitment activities are being used to lure young Americans into the ranks of Islamic State fighters, US Muslim leaders are teaming up with leading tech companies in a bid to fight extremism.
After top-seeded Villanova Wildcats crashed out of the NCAA tournament with a 71-68 loss to 8-seed N.C. State, Wildcats fans were left dejected but a girl, member of the Villanova band, came to epitomize the devastation of the loss.