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April 18, 2014 - 11:03 PM

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

April 18, 2014 - 11:03 PM

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

April 18, 2014 - 6:33 PM

Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.

Prosecutors said Friday that they have also requested arrest warrants for two other crewmembers.

April 18, 2014 - 6:03 PM

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region.

But tensions between Russia and Ukraine will likely push regional security concerns higher on the president's agenda.

April 18, 2014 - 3:03 PM

Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

April 18, 2014 - 2:03 PM

Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

April 18, 2014 - 11:03 AM

Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A spokesman for a controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, says he has named the school's new library in honor of Osama bin Laden.

According to the spokesman, Tehsin Ullah, cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz wanted to pay tribute to the al-Qaida chief who was killed by U.S. commandos in 2011.

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