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South Koreans see lax safety beyond ferry sinking

A huge banner hanging from the front of Seoul’s City Hall says “Sorry” for the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol near a group memorial altar in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 16, 2014. One month after the ferry sinking that left more than 300 people dead or...
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Thousands wait for evacuation from Balkan floods

Bosnian Army paddle to rescue a person from a house near Zepce, 120 kms north of Sarajevo, Thursday May 15, 2014. Heavy rainfall caused the river Bosna to flood surrounding areas causing power cuts and road blockades in some suburban and rural areas. (AP Photo/Amel Emric) Bosnian...

Darden announces sale of Red Lobster for $2.1B

NEW YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants says it entered an agreement to sell its Red Lobster chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital in a $2.1 billion cash deal. The move comes as Darden, which also owns Olive Garden, fights to improve its financial performance. Olive...
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C&O USRA 2-6-6-2 will be Returned to the Rails!

Milepost 832 Folks, this is B-I-G! You can read the announcement for yourself but the whole thing in a nutshell is that the B&O Museum in Baltimore will be transferring C&O 2-6-6-2 #1309 to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad for restoration and operation on its line....
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Indian opposition party heads for landslide win

Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and India’s next prime minister Narendra Modi greets the gathering at the home of his 90-year-old mother in Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, Friday, May 16, 2014. The top official in Gujarat state for over a...

German official mulls breaking up Google

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s economy minister says Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company “must be seriously considered.” Sigmar Gabriel says such a move would be the “ultima ratio,” or last resort, in an...

German official mulls breaking up Google

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s economy minister says Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company “must be seriously considered.” Sigmar Gabriel says such a move would be the “ultima ratio,” or last resort, in an...

Ohio Upgrades Park Prior To National Rowing Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are investing in upgrades to a southwestern Ohio park selected as the site of the 2015 USRowing Club National Championships. Most improvements will be made in time for the event at Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park in Clermont County. The...

Latest Ohio Jobs Data Likely To Be Campaign Fodder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s monthly unemployment and jobs data are due to be released as Republican incumbent John Kasich (KAY’-sik) and Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald face off in a gubernatorial race that is sure to focus on the state’s economic position....

Kentucky’s Sen. Rand Paul To Speak In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A U.S. senator from Kentucky who’s testing the waters for a presidential bid will venture across the Ohio River for appearances in neighboring swing state Ohio. Rand Paul will speak Friday evening for the Hamilton County Republican Party’s annual...