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    Saudi-led forces strike Yemen rebels, blockade ports

    SANAA, Yemen | Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to…

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    Co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago

    DUESSELDORF, Germany | How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That’s the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received…

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    Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards

    ABINGTON, Pa. | Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards — particularly for high-tech or cybersecurity jobs. Speaking to students…