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Sunken ferry captain charged
By YOUKYUNG LEE and FOSTER KLUG
Associated Press
MOKPO, South Korea -- The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members ...
Pro-Russian insurgents not moved by diplomatic efforts in Ukraine
By PETER LEONARD and NATALIYA VASILYEVA
Associated Press
DONETSK, Ukraine -- Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA
Associated Press
KATMANDU, Nepal -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.



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