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Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014. A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of...
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6 killed, 9 missing in avalanche on Everest

Map locates Mount Everest; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm; Map locates Mount Everest; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world’s...
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Rescuers rush to reach hundreds in SKorean ferry

South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea’s southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280...

Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The original transcript is in Korean...
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Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014. A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the...
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Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea’s southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280...

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 4-5 believed buried

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world’s highest peak, and at least five climbers are feared buried, officials said. The avalanche hit the area just below Camp 2 around 6:30 a.m. Friday,...

SSudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside. Peacekeepers were forced to open fire, amid rampaging violence that killed at least 12 people, officials there...
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

ALTERNATIVE CROP OF XLAT301 – FILE – This undated file photo of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is seen in an unknown location. Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez’s magical realist novels and short...
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Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika arrives on a wheelchair to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing...