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  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed 'unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing. She made the comments Monday at a Cabinet briefing. The captain...

  • Grim work for families as more bodies discovered

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around white signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry — just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails...

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    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'

  • AP PHOTOS: Nicaraguan town drags chained 'Judases'

    MASATEPE, Nicaragua (AP) — For 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained "Judases" through the streets of their town in western Nicaragua. Some dress like Roman soldiers. Others don masks designed to inspire...

  • 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. Part of their building's seventh floor had collapsed into the interior patio, heavily damaging apartments...

  • Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including executed war criminals — long a source of tension with Japan's neighbors China and South Korea. Abe's offering at the Yasukuni Shrine marks the April 21-23...

  • Prosecutor says 4 ferry crewmembers detained

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one second mate and a chief engineer are also...

  • Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Monday in light trading after Japan reported a jump in its trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and Korea. Oil declined but stayed above $104 per barrel amid concern over simmering tensions in Ukraine. The...

  • Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers.

  • Raw: Ferry Captain Received Medical Treatment

    New video footage has emerged of the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry receiving medical treatment shortly after he reached shore following the capsizing of his ship. SHOTLIST UGC - AP CLIENTS ONLY ++USER GENERATED CONTENT: UGC cannot be absolutely verified. This video has been...

  • Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died Monday, He was 85. He had been hospitalized with respiratory problems since March 12 and died...

  • Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls. The homegrown terrorist network Boko Haram on...

  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff. All 159 passengers and seven crew...

  • Japan logs record $134B trade deficit in FY 2013

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit surged nearly 70 percent to a record 13.75 trillion yen ($134 billion) in the last fiscal year, the third straight year of deficit, as exports failed to keep pace with surging energy costs. The Finance Ministry reported Monday that exports in the year that...

  • Suncor Energy says employee dies after work injury

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian company Suncor Energy says an employee has died after being "severely injured" at its oil sands site. A statement posted on the company's website says the employee was pronounced dead at a hospital after being injured Sunday morning. The employee's name...



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