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world South Korea Ferry Captain Arrested

South Korean authorities arrested the captain of the sunken South Korean ferry, as one of the crew confirmed accounts that the captain was among the first to abandon the sinking ship.

24 minutes ago // CNN

world 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Mexico

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Quake Shakes Mexico

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico's capital on Friday morning. The epicenter of the quake was in Guerrero state, southwest of Mexico City. There was no immediate word of damage or casualties.

28 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Phone Thefts Soar as Kill-Switch Debate Heats Up

Smartphone thefts rarely make national news anymoreunless the victim was seriously hurt or killed during the robbery.But the crime spree has not gone away. It seems to have gotten worse.About 3.

28 minutes ago // Fox News

world 7.5 earthquake hits near Acapulco, Mexico

A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Cuba's condom shortage raises fears of imminent health crisis

Country's condom providers cannot match demand, reports say, as residents search the island for dwindling prophylactics Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // Fox News

world Cleric names library after Usama bin Laden at Pakistani girls school

Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Usama bin Laden, the Martyr."

30 minutes ago // Mercury News

world Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Antisemitic flier 'by Donetsk People's Republic' in Ukraine a hoax

City's chief rabbi states pamphlet is fake, claiming it's meant to discredit pro-Russian protesters or Jewish community Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // CBS

world Eye Opener: New questions in South Korean ferry disaster

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32 minutes ago // UPI

world 7.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico City

JC FinleyMEXICO CITY, April 18 UPI -- A 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook southern and central Mexico on Friday morning, with no reports yet of damage or injuries.

37 minutes ago // The Guardian

world James Mitchell: 'I'm just a guy who got asked to do something for his country'

Psychologist who designed CIA's post-9/11 torture program insists he has nothing to apologise for and attacks 'people with a Jack Bauer mentality who don't understand how intel works' Architect of CIA torture program breaks silence Continue reading...

37 minutes ago // The Guardian

world CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend 'enhanced interrogation'

James Mitchell 'highly skeptical' of Senate report on CIA torture 'It was not illegal based on the law at the time' Mitchell said to have waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Interview: 'I'm just a guy who got asked to do something for his country' Continue reading...

39 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Franois Hollande adviser quits over conflict of interest claim

Aquilino Morelle alleged to have worked for a pharmaceutical company while also engaged by a health watchdog Continue reading...

40 minutes ago // New York Times

world Powerful Earthquake Rattles Mexico, Shakes Buildings

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage.

40 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: South Korea Ferry: Hope Dwindling for Families, Friends

Loved ones wait for news three days after a ferry loaded with high school students sank.

41 minutes ago // Reuters

world Poles most worried about their independence in at least 23 years: poll

WARSAW Reuters - Poles are more worried about their national independence than at any time since at least 1991, soon after the collapse of communism in the region, and 80 percent name Russia as the main threat, a survey shows.

41 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

ACAPULCO, Mexico A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.The quake was felt strongly in the resort city, as well as in Mexico's capital, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

43 minutes ago // NPR

world Wal-Mart To Offer Money-Transfer Service

The giant retailer will go head to head with Western Union and Moneygram in a market worth about $900 billion. But Wal-Mart says it will offer lower fees.

43 minutes ago // VOA

world South Korea Makes Search and Rescue Attempts

Despite earlier reports of success, rescue divers failed in a third day of attempts to get to passengers inside the ship, just 20 kilometers off shore. Oxygen was pumped into the ship in hopes it would reach any survivors.

43 minutes ago // Reuters

world Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

MEXICO CITY Reuters - A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, though there were no early reports of major damage.

43 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Christians Mark Good Friday Around the World

Christians commemorated the crucifixion with solemn processions and dramatic re-enactments.

43 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Where's Ukraine? 84 Percent of Americans Don't Know, Survey Says

At the end of March, the Washington Post asked a sample of 2,066 Americans fielded via Survey Sampling International what action they wanted to take in Ukraine. In addition, the poll asked respondents to locate Ukraine on a map. How did it work?

43 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Quake Shakes Mexico

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico's capital on Friday morning. There was no immediate word of damage or casualties.

44 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Syrian army advances in besieged Homs: Security

Syrian authorities refer to all those seeking the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad as "terrorists".

45 minutes ago // Newsvine

world SOUTH KOREA: Prosecutors Seek Arrest Warrant for Captain of Capsized Ferry

Prosecutors in South Korea filed for arrest warrants on Friday for the ship’s captain, the third mate and another crew member on criminal charges of deserting their ship and passengers. The ship’s captain,who has been criticized for being among the first to leave t …

46 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Mexico Earthquake 2014: Strong Quake Rattles Capital

A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. Mexico's seismology service calculated the magnitude at 7.0 and said it was centered near the resort city of Acapulco. There was no immediate word of damage or casualties.

46 minutes ago // Time

world Pictures of the Week: April 11 April 18

From the sinking of a South Korean passenger ferry to the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, to Passover in Jerusalem and Holy Week around the world, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

50 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Syria army advances in besieged Homs

Push by President Bashar al-Assad's troops in the central city comes as bomb explodes outside a mosque, killing 14.

51 minutes ago // Reuters

world Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm

SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine Reuters - Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they were not bound by an international deal ordering them to disarm and would not move out of public buildings they have seized until the Kiev government stepped down.

51 minutes ago // CBS

world Separatists in eastern Ukraine thumb noses at interim deal

Moscow, Kiev agreed on steps to reduce tensions but pro-Russian insurgents refusing to leave occupied buildings

51 minutes ago // Sky News

world Mexico City Hit By Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake

Buildings shake and people flee into the streets as a powerful earthquake hits Mexico.

54 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Ukraine insurgents not to quit buildings

Denis Pushilin of the self-appointed Donetsk Peoples Republic told reporters that the insurgents do not recognize the Ukrainian government as legitimate.

56 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico's capital on Friday morning. There was no immediate word of damage or casualties.

57 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Pakistani cleric names Islamabad school library after Osama bin Laden

Maulana Abdul Aziz, controversial and hardline cleric, wanted to pay tribute to al-Qaida leader, 'the martyr' Continue reading...

58 minutes ago // Time

world Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

MEXICO CITY A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday. An Associated Press reporter said it was felt strongly in the resort city…