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Investigators were probing Friday whether a contractor improperly accessed a gas line in a basement below a sushi restaurant, setting off a fiery explosion that leveled three buildings, injured about two dozen people and left at least two missing in the East Village, authorities said Friday. "There is a possibility here that the gas line was inappropriately accessed internally by people in the building," but officials need to get access to the wreckage to explore it further, Mayor de Blasio said during a press conference Friday. He wouldn't say more about why officials believe that's a possibility. The contractors working on Sushi Park restaurant did not have permits for gas work, the mayor said Friday. One avenue being pursued by investigators is whether workers turned off the gas during a Con Edison inspection and turned it back on after the inspectors left, sources told NBC 4 New York. Read »
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Without any doubt, my firm confidence — in the selection of our pilots, in the training of our pilots, in the qualification of our pilots, in the work of our pilots — has not been touched by this single tragedy.  

— Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr after saying it appeared the Germanwings co-pilot had locked the pilot out of the cockpit and intentionally crashed the plane into a mountain in the French Alps
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Iris the Chimpanzee Finds Love and Comfort at New Sanctuary

Three weeks ago, Save the Chimps in Fort Greene, Florida, took in Iris, a female chimp, after PETA investigated into Iris' treatment at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve and Zoo in Dahlonega. Allegedly, she had been kept alone in a small, dark room for the last three years. Iris the chimpanzee is now happy and in love with Abdul, an older male chimp at the lush Florida sanctuary for chimps. "She loves Abdul. She's clearly a chimp's chimp. She does not pay much attention to humans," said sanctuary director Jen Feuerstein. Read »
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$1.2 Billion Antibiotic Plan Comes From the White House

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Europe Regulators to Recommend 2 Crew in Cockpit

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