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Families of ferry victims South Korea

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Captain not at helm when ferry capsized

The captain of a South Korean ferry wasn't at the helm of his vessel when it capsized, an official said Friday, raising another question about the man who families of the hundreds still missing have blamed most directly and emotionally for his part i...

Rescue boat near Sewol South Korea

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S. Korea ferry disaster: The challenge ahead

The South Korean ferry that sank dramatically on Wednesday with hundreds of passengers on board had been modified after coming to the country from Japan over a year ago, according to reports on CNN affiliate YTN.

Malaysia transport minister

MH370: Officials await data analysis

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.

Martin Dolan emphasized that the $234 milli...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials said.

He was 87.

The literary giant was treated in April for infections and deh...

West Texas explosion anniversary

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New Texas blast video released on anniversary

Jeff Tobola had just wrapped up another work day and picked up his son in West, Texas, when he heard the city's fertilizer plant was on fire. Why not check it out?

Abu Hamza al-Masri Muslim cleric

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Radical Islamic cleric's trial begins

The federal trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began in New York with opening statements on Thursday.

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Cops get K.C. area highway shooting suspect

A male suspect has been taken into custody in connection with as many as 20 highway shootings in the Kansas City, Missouri, area, that began in early March, police said Thursday.

The news comes a day after police announced they were investigating the...

Stocks file

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Stocks end week up over 2%

Investors were ready for the long weekend, and it showed. Trading meandered around the breakeven mark for much of the day. Volume was light.

The Dow fell more than 50 points this morning, but by the afternoon it was up more than 30 points. In the end ...

Michaels crafts

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Michaels hack hit 3 million customers

A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.

Darren Sharper

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Darren Sharper denied bail in Arizona

Even though he's being held in California, retired NFL star Darren Sharper was denied bail Thursday by a judge in Phoenix, Arizona, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Attorney's office said.

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