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world Death Toll From Sunken South Korean Ferry Nears 60

South Korean divers have entered the sunken ferry Sewol to recover more bodies, as the death toll reached 56 Sunday with 246 still unaccounted for. Most of the victims are high school students.Hundreds of divers, including civilian volunteers, have battled strong undercurrents and poor visibility to enter the submerged ferry, which went down Wednesday with 476 people on board off the southwestern island of Jindo. The Coast Guard said divers were first able to smash through a ship's window

20 minutes ago // Reuters

world Four ex-hostage journalists back in France after Syria ordeal

PARIS Reuters - Four French journalists who were held captive in Syria for more than 10 months arrived back in France on Sunday, a day after being found blindfolded and with hands bound at the Turkish border.

21 minutes ago // MSNBC

world U.S.'s Bernard Hopkins Makes Boxing History at 49

Already the oldest boxer in history to hold a world championship, Hopkins became the oldest to win a unification bout when bested Beibut Shumenov.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Man arrested over woman's death

A 40-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of a woman following a disturbance in a flat in East Ayrshire.

29 minutes ago // VOA

world 39 Dead in Pakistan Road Accident

Officials in Pakistan say at least 39 people were killed and around 17 injured early Sunday when a passenger bus ran into the back of a tractor pulling a trailer in southern Pakistan.Police say the bus was traveling north near the town of Pannu Agil when it hit the the tractor-trailer.Authorities said some of the dead were women and children. The death toll could rise.Bad roads, poor driving and disregard for traffic laws frequently cause such accidents in Pakistan.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts

JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea Reuters - South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said on Sunday they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew by 10 days as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely claimed more than 300 lives.

42 minutes ago // Sky News

world Prince George Goes Walkabout With Bilbies

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduce their son to a rare Australian marsupial on the latest stage of their tour Down Under.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Egypt Gunmen Kill Police Captain Near Cairo

Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen kill police captain and conscript near Cairo

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Two children found dead in house in north-east Melbourne

Man arrested at scene after Ambulance Victoria paramedics fail to save children's lives Continue reading...

1 hour ago // VOA

world 4 Killed in Eastern Ukraine Gunbattle

Reports from eastern Ukraine say gunmen have attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists, killing at least four people. The early Sunday attack near the town of Slavyansk could not be immediately confirmed by Ukraine's Interior Ministry. Slavyansk is under the control of pro-Russian militants. The attack comes just hours after the Ukrainian government announced a pause in security operations to oust pro-Russian militants from buildings they have seized in recent days. Foreign

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Royal tour day 14: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take George to the zoo

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take George to Taronga Zoo

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Ukraine crisis: Inside the barricades of 'Donetsk People's Republic'

The Telegraph goes inside the blocked off regional government building in Donetsk to talk to Denis Pushilin, Prime Minister of the self-declared breakaway 'state'

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Divers pull bodies from sunken South Korean ferry as death toll hits 50

Divers have begun to pull bodies from a ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday. As of 1:30 p.m. local time Sunday, officials said the confirmed death toll had increased to 50, with more than 250 people still missing.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Divers pull bodies from sunken South Korean ferry as death toll climbs past 50

Divers begann to pull bodies from a ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast earlier this week as the official death toll increased to 52.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Hometown of students caught in ferry disaster observes somber Easter Sunday

"The sea. The cold sea of Jindo. Why, why have you drowned our innocent sons and daughters with your water?"

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Hamilton to Win Again? Watch Chinese Grand Prix Live

After claiming yet another pole this season, Lewis Hamilton looks to win his third race of the year at the Chinese Grand Prix.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world 4 French journalists freed from Syrian captors return home to joyful families

Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Japan puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan's defence minister said Sunday there have been an "abnormal" number of flights by Russian military aircraft close to Japanese islands in recent days.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world 5 killed in east Ukraine clash :Russian state TV

Russian state television reported on Sunday that five people were killed when gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world At least 42 dead in Pakistan road accident: Police

At least 42 people were killed and 17 wounded in southern Pakistan Sunday when a bus travelling to Karachi collided with a tractor pulling a trolley, police said.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Death Toll From Ferry Sinking Rises

Divers used axes to break windows and pull out bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry through the night on Saturday, raising the confirmed death toll to 52, the coast guard said.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Local anger at Japan island surveillance unit

Residents scuffle with officials as Tokyo begins construction of coastal monitoring unit near islands claimed by China.

1 hour ago // ABC

world 4 French Journalists Freed After 10 Months' Captivity in Syria Return Home to Joyful Families

4 French journalists freed after 10 months' captivity in Syria return home to joyful families

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Christians mark Easter in tense Ukraine

Orthodox Christians in Ukraine are celebrating Easter although the situation in the country remains unstable.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Egypt Gunmen Kill Intelligence Officer Near Cairo

Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen kill intelligence officer and policeman

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Japanese Cabinet minister visits controversial shrine to war dead

A Japanese Cabinet minister on Sunday visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead, including war criminals, a gesture that has repeatedly caused friction with Japan's neighbors.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Robotic sub covers half of narrowed search area with no sign of missing Malaysia plane

A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the urgent need to find something that can help solve the mysterious disappearance six weeks ago.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen kill intelligence officer and policeman

Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo.

1 hour ago // BBC

world French hostages home from Syria

Four French journalists released after 10 months in captivity in Syria arrive back in France.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Deadly Ukraine gunbattle threatens fragile Easter truce

At least four reported dead in clash near Slavyansk, which is controlled by pro-Russian forces Continue reading...

1 hour ago // CBS

world "48 Hours": Decades of Deceit

Can a Facebook-savvy investigator solve a two-decade old case of a murdered mom?

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Baby prince meets a Bilby at the zoo

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo accompanied by their son Prince George.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world STANDING TOGETHER - MAY 11, 2014 - MOTHER'S DAY - 1 pm With deep appreciation for one another and our collective dreaming..

Please join us...To stand with women all over the world on Sunday May 11, 2014, 1 pm local time In 5 minutes of silence to envision a positive future for our children. Tell us where you will stand. See where others will be standing,and send an email of appreci …

1 hour ago // VOA

world Christians Celebrate Easter

Christians around the world Sunday celebrate Easter - the day they belive Jesus resurrected from the dead. It is the holiest day of the Christian calendar. British royalty - the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - attended Easter service in Australia at Saint Andrew's Anglican cathedral in Sydney. Before they left, William and Kate signed the First Fleet Bible, a King James edition the first fleet of European settlers and convicts brought to Australia in 1788. The Bible had been previously sign

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Will Chelsea Clinton run for the White House one day?

Media speculation went into overdrive last week over the former first daughter's pregnancy news and her political intentions. Her father says she'd make a great president. Does Clinton, who says she had to defend her opinions at the dinner table from the age of four, have what it takes? Continue reading...

2 hours ago // Fox News

world Four French journalists freed after ten months of captivity in Syria

Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.