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A woman places a candle with others during candlelight vigil for the safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in Ansan, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Angry relatives of some of the more than 130 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones for more than a week. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visitFerry disaster thrusts Obama into consoler role during his visit to South Korea on Asia tour
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Buddhist monk prays wishing for safe return of passengers aboard the sunken ferry boat Sewol at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll continues to rise and relatives of the missing passengers pressed the government to finish the grim task of recovery soon.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Families of ferry's lost confront SKorea officialsFamilies of ferry's lost confront SKorea officials; signs that ship was heavily overloaded
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Ukrainian Army helicopter dropping leaflets to local citizens outside Slovyansk, Ukraine, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Ukrainian forces on Thursday killed at least two pro-Russian insurgents in the country’s tumultuous east, an escalation that prompted Russian President Vladimir Putin to threaten unspecified consequences. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Ukraine moves against insurgents in the eastUkraine launches operation against insurgents in the east; Russia ramps up military exercises
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Jan Schuitema, wife of Dr. Jerry Umanos, pauses as she talks about her husband's work in Afghanistan during an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Chicago. Umanos, an American pediatrician who was killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital, was dedicated to helping poor children, volunteering in Afghanistan to train young doctors and periodically returning to Chicago to work in a Christian clinic on the city's southwest side. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospitalAfghan government guard opens fire at Kabul hospital, kills 3 Americans, wounds another
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Czech man faces fine after near miss with trainCzech man escapes serious injury after train strikes him at level crossing, but faces fine
The Associated Press5 hours ago
China set to punish web giant Sina for pornographyChina plans to revoke Sina's online publication licenses after pornography found, report says
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, ttudents gather behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba.  The U.S. Agency for International Development masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter," a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks. The Costa Rican government has asked the Obama administration Wednesday April 23, 2014, to explain why it launched a secret “Cuban Twitter” network from inside the Central American nation’s borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries’ diplomatic relations.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'Costa Rica government warned US against launch of 'Cuban Twitter,' now demands answers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands that was used for dozens of U.S. nuclear tests after World War II is taking on the United States and the world’s eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of 'flagrant violations' of international law. The suit was filed on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the ICJ. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powersTiny Pacific nation sues world's 9 nuclear-armed powers, demanding disarmament action
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, right, shows a copy of a singed agreement while siting next to senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad during their press conference after the announcement of an agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah, at Haniyeh's residence in Shati Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Hamas and Fatah made a new attempt Wednesday to overcome the Palestinians' political split, saying they would seek to form an interim unity government within five weeks, followed by general elections by December at the earliest.  It was not clear how the new attempt announced Wednesday would succeed where previous ones failed, since the fundamental difficulties remain in place. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Israel halts peace talks with PalestiniansIsrael halts US-brokered peace talks in response to Palestinian reconciliation deal
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pope Francis is silhouetted as he leaves after his meeting with Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama and his wife Linda, at the Vatican, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
Vatican: Pope's private calls don't reflect policyVatican: Pope isn't hinting at new divorce policy by encouraging Argentine woman's communion
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while carrying a flag-draped coffin of Ammar Tueni, 24, a policeman killed in a car bomb attack during his funeral procession in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Shiite-dominated city of Hillah has seen sporadic violence recently. Last month, a suicide car bomber hit another checkpoint in same area, killing 36 people. Iraq has seen a spike in violence since last year, with the death toll climbing to its highest levels since the worst of the country's sectarian bloodletting between 2006 and 2008. The U.N. says 8,868 people were killed in 2013, and more than 1,400 people were killed in the first two months of this year. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 peopleSuicide bomber hits checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, officials say
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo taken on Friday, April 4, 2014,  head mason Alassane Ramiya inspects remain's of tomb's, at the Timbuktu’s mausoleums after it was damaged in Timbuktu, Mali. Masons working to restore Timbuktu’s storied mausoleums are worried that the coming rains could wreak even more damage on the buildings, many of which are barely more than a heap of mud bricks following attacks by the Islamist radicals who overran northern Mali. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)
Timbuktu's storied mausoleums to rise from ruinsMali's work to restore Timbuktu mausoleums from destruction by extremists, rekindles hope
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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