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AirAsia flight climbed quickly, then stalled before crash, reports say

AirAsia flight climbed quickly, then stalled before crash, reports say

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed rapidly before it crashed, a top Indonesian official said Tuesday, according to The Jakarta Post.
Air Force UFO files land on internet

Air Force UFO files land on internet

It's enough to make Mulder and Scully seethe with envy. Nearly 130,000 pages of declassified Air Force files on UFO investigations and sightings are now available online.
The Pope said what?!? More stunners from Francis

The Pope said what?!? More stunners from Francis

 (CNN) -- In politics, they call it going "off message." In acting, they call it going "off script." In the Catholic Church under Pope Francis, it has become business as usual.
The Pope said what?!? More stunners from Francis

The Pope said what?!? More stunners from Francis

In politics, they call it going "off message." In acting, they call it going "off script." In the Catholic Church under Pope Francis, it has become business as usual.
Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Young minds, bright future: Robotics revolution hits Ugandan classrooms

Building and programing a robot from scratch may sound like an impossible task to most primary school students, but one man is changing that mind-set for a generation of Ugandans.
Charlie Hebdo editor says Mohammed cartoons 'defend the freedom of religion'

Charlie Hebdo editor says Mohammed cartoons 'defend the freedom of religion'

Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed "defend the freedom of religion," the magazine's top surviving editor, Gerard Biard, said in a television interview on Sunday.
The Pope is wrong on religious speech

The Pope is wrong on religious speech

 (CNN) -- The popular Pope Francis is taking some hits himself after some lighthearted comments that included a pretend punch to a colleague.
Security boosted as Europe scrambles to handle growing threats

Security boosted as Europe scrambles to handle growing threats

Soldiers stood guard outside the Jewish Museum in central Brussels on Saturday, as Belgium joined France in deploying its military alongside police to counter the threat of potential terror attacks.
7 biggest losers from Swiss currency blowout

7 biggest losers from Swiss currency blowout

 LONDON (CNNMoney) -- Switzerland's decision to remove its currency peg on the franc is expected to wreak havoc on certain industries -- and unlucky individuals.
Charlie Hebdo co-founder: Prophet cartoons went too far

Charlie Hebdo co-founder: Prophet cartoons went too far

A co-founder of Charlie Hebdo disagreed with the French magazine's decision to publish cartoon depictions of the Prophet Mohammed and says he is upset with the magazine's slain editor, Stephane Charbonnier.
Hacked news companies tweet Chinese fired on U.S. warship

Hacked news companies tweet Chinese fired on U.S. warship

The Twitter accounts of the New York Post and United Press International were hacked Friday. Both companies tweeted that a war had broken out between the United States and China.
Suspects detained in Paris over attacks as Kerry visits

Suspects detained in Paris over attacks as Kerry visits

 At least a dozen people have been detained in the Paris region overnight in connection with last week's shootings, the city prosecutor's office said Friday.
Belgian terror suspects wore all black; police killed 2, wounded and arrested 1

Belgian terror suspects wore all black; police killed 2, wounded and arrested 1

The plan of the Verviers attackers was to kill police "on public roads or at police stations," said federal prosecutor Eric van der Sypt on Friday.
Families wait as divers try to search AirAsia QZ8501's fuselage for bodies

Families wait as divers try to search AirAsia QZ8501's fuselage for bodies

Nunung Nursiah, whose younger brother was a flight engineer on AirAsia Flight QZ8501, says she had mixed feelings when a friend sent her a link to a photo of the plane's fuselage submerged in the cloudy waters of the Java Sea.