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SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry commit... Full Story

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  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'
    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.

  • Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete
    Sub search for missing jet two-thirds complete

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

  • Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3.

  • Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east
    Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

    BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of thir involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead.

  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?
    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has continued to rivet the counry long after people elsewhere have moved on.

  • Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension
    Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

    NANJING, China (AP) — Strolling through China's sprawling memorial to a 1937 massacre by Japanese troops, a 64-year-old retired teacher said the incident remains an open wound.

  • John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal
    John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium.

  • Biden heads to Ukraine as tensions rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country.

  • Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform
    Cuba home woes endure despite real-estate reform

    HAVANA (AP) — The residents of 308 Oquendo Street were jolted awake in the middle of the night by violent shaking and a noise that they likened to a freight train, or an exploding bomb.

  • APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants
    APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlifetrafficking.

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