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Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

April 16, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian... more »»

 
 
 
South Korea says 293 missing in ferry disaster

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 459, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's souther... more »»

Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

April 16, 2014

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the... more »»

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

April 16, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctor. more »»

2 dead after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of boats, helicopters and divers scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off... more »»

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

April 16, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off... more »»

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

April 16, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of... more »»

Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport,... more »»

Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

April 15, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council fell silent Tuesday after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims, France's ambassador said. more »»

Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

April 15, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 peopl... more »»

Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

April 15, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russia's President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Ukraine. more »»

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

April 15, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. more »»

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

April 15, 2014

VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 11,000 victims of... more »»

In a first, France tackles sex assault in military

April 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France claims great success in recruiting women into its armed forces, boasting one of the world's highest percentages of women in uniform. more »»

Syrian forces try seize rebel-held areas of Homs

April 15, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian forces tried to seize rebel-held areas of Homs on Tuesday, with fighters weakened by defections and cut supply lines, in some of the fiercest fighting in the central... more »»

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

April 15, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previou... more »»

Ukraine: Military secures airport from attack

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they clashed Tuesday with about 30 armed gunmen at a small... more »»

US backs Ukraine military action in east region

April 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is giving its tacit support to Ukrainian military action against pro-Russian separatists. more »»

Pet boom in Mexico amid rising middle class

April 15, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress with tulle appliques, playing with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello... more »»

Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria

April 15, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria before dawn Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the... more »»

Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport

April 15, 2014

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president says army troops have restored control over a small airport in eastern Ukraine that had been occupied by pro-Russian militiamen. more »»

 
 

 

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