While you snoozed, a pilot was heard trying to get into a locked cockpit. Saudi Arabia launched strikes on Yemen and a tornado struck U.S. states.
A California woman faked her own kidnapping, while an ex-POW was named a deserter.
The Germanwings crash black box revealed a locked cockpit
There were new clues in the mystery around the deadlyplunge taken by the German plane this week. Voice recordings from the battered black box revealed that the co-pilot was locked out of the cockpit and trying to smash the door down as the plane was going down.
Saudia Arabia launchedYemen strikes
Along with its allies, the oil-rich country took a mightyswipe at Iran-backed Houthi rebel forces who kickedthe U.S.-backed Yemen president out of government. It’s a problem because the country’s civil war could escalate spill over in the regionas tensions mount betweenthose supportingSunni MuslimSaudi Arabiaor Shi’ite MuslimIran.
States were hit with deadly tornadoes
Three great wild towers of wind wreaked havoc as they ripped across the states of Oklahoma and Arkansas. One person died, others were injured and hundredsof buildings were destroyed.
Bowe Bergdahlwas charged with desertion
The former U.S. Army sergeant controversially exchanged for five Taliban prisoners after beingheld captive for five years in Afghanistan, Bergdahl has just been found guilty of desertion. He upped and left his post in Afghanistanin 2009, before being held by the militants, and now stands accused of having puthis colleagues’ lives in danger.
A woman faked her own kidnapping
A week after her boyfriend said Denise Huskins had been dramatically snatched and her family had freaked out, she turned up safelyat her dad’s place and now none of them want to talk. Sound dicey? California police thought so too, and they’re treating it as a hoax.