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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Death toll climbs in South Korean ferry sinking

SEOUL, South Korea - Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 ....

posted: April 19,2014

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Divers find 10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry; captain arrested

MOKPO, South Korea - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship ...

For Boston Marathon local favourite Shalane Flanagan, her one wish is to win this one race

BOSTON - Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday....

East Ukraine insurgents prepare for Easter, fortify barricades

DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the...

Iran's vice-president says row over Arak heavy water nuclear reactor 'virtually resolved'

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice-president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with...

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim massive blast that killed 75 in Nigerian capital

LAGOS, Nigeria - Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141....

Kansas students, parents not thrilled about having Michelle Obama at high school graduation

TOPEKA, Kan. - If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady...

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