South Korea ferry captain arrested

2014-04-18 22:45

The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized, leaving 28 people confirmed dead and 268 missing, has been arrested.

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2014-04-18 22:45

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Obama disgusted by Ukraine anti-Jewish leaflets

2014-04-18 22:45

US President Barack Obama made clear his "disgust" at anti-Jewish leaflets handed out in east Ukraine's main city, his top national security aide has said.

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Woman sues over atheist number plate

2014-04-18 22:45

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, claiming the state's Motor Vehicle Commission rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an atheist.

PRAYER:  South Korean Buddhists monks pray for cherishing the memory of deceased persons and safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol in Busan, south of Seoul, South Korea. (Yonhap, AP)

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