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  • One of relatives of passengers aboard a sunken ferry cries during a Buddhist ceremony to pray for speedy rescue and their safety at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014.
  • A high school vice principal rescued from the South Korean ferry committed suicide Friday by hanging himself on a tree.
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rescue, world news
  • A pro-Russian guard looks through a window of a government building seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Insurgents who have been occupying buildings said they wont leave until the interim government resigns.
  • Dashing hopes of peace raised by a diplomatic deal, pro-Russian insurgents continued to occupy government buildings Friday.
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military raid, world news
  • Hospital staff get ready to receive the injured from an avalanche on the helipad of Grandy hospital, in Katmandu, Nepal, Friday, April 18, 2014.
  • An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides.
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world news
  • Relatives of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weep as they wait for the news on the rescue operation, at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
  • An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast until 30 minutes later.
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rescue, world news
  • Mount Everest is seen in an undated file photo.
  • An official says six people were killed and nine are missing after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest.
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world news
  • Oscar Pistorius rubs his face as he listens to forensic evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
  • The prosecution in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial challenged the credibility of an expert witness for the defense.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, world news
  • Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • A ferry carrying 475 people, mostly high school students on a trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's coast.
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rescue, world news
  • Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • A ferry carrying 475 people, mostly high school students on a trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's coast.
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rescue, world news
  • Relatives wait for their missing loved ones at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • A ferry carrying 475 people, mostly high school students on a trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's coast.
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rescue, world news
  • A military Ukrainian Army helicopter flies over a column of Ukrainian Army combat vehicles on the way to the town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The central government has so far been unable to rein in the insurgents.
  • Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday.
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military raid, world news
  • More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday, April 16, 2014 after a ferry carrying 476 sank in cold waters off South Koreas southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14.
  • More than 100 were unaccounted hours after a ferry carrying 476 sank in cold waters off South Korea's coast, killing 2.
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rescue, world news
  • More than 100 people were still unaccounted Wednesday, April 16, 2014 after a ferry carrying 476 sank in cold waters off South Koreas southern coast, killing at least two and injuring 14.
  • More than 100 were unaccounted hours after a ferry carrying 476 sank in cold waters off South Korea's coast, killing 2.
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rescue, world news
  • Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, speaks during press conference in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Tymoshenko said Ukrainian military has recaptured a small airport that had been occupied by militiamen.
  • In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising, special forces on Tuesday recaptured a small airport.
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military raid, world news
  • Oscar Pistorius listens to evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013.
  • A prosecutor ended questioning saying Oscar Pistorius' story is a cover-up and he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, world news
  • Saudi Arabia is at the center of an outbreak of a disease called MERS which is similar to SARS, but more deadly.
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health, world news
  • Pro-Russian men attack a police station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Horlivka Monday, April 14, 2014.
  • Ukraine's acting president called for the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping troops in the east of the country.
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world news
  • In this map provided on Monday, April 14, 2014, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.
  • Search crews sent a robotic submarine deep into the Indian Ocean to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysian jet.
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world news
  • Oscar Pistorius, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 14, 2014.
  • Oscar Pistorius was back on the stand Monday, repeatedly bursting into tears and crying, 'I did not fire at Reeva.'
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, world news
  • Authorities at the scene of a shooting near a Jewish center in Kansas on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
  • The man accused of killing three people at Jewish-related sites in a Kansas City suburb is a well-known white supremacist.
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shooting, arrest, world news
  • Co-pilot Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie looks out of a window while searching for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
  • Crews will send a sub into the Indian Ocean to determine whether detected signals are from the Malaysian plane's black boxes.
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airplane, airline, world news
  • Forensic experts inspect the site where a passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames near the town of Ciudad Isla in the Gulf state of Veracruz, Mexico, Sunday April 13, 2014.
  • A passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames, killing at least 36 people Sunday in Mexico.
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mexico, world news
  • A person tries to extinguish flames as sparks fly during a wild forest fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Sunday April 13, 2014.
  • A raging fire in a port city in Chile has killed at least 11 people and destroying more than 500 homes.
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world news
  • Pope Francis, center, celebrates a Palm Sunday mass in St. Peters Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014.
  • After a mass in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis hopped off the popemobile to pose for 'selfies' with young people.
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world news
  • Relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 chat before a meeting with officials from Chinas civil aviation at a hotel in Beijing, China Saturday, April 12, 2014.
  • Over four underwater signals believed to be coming from the missing Malaysian plane have gone silent.
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airplane, airline, world news
  • A tsunami warning has been issued for some Pacific islands following a magnitude-7.6 earthquake near the Solomon Islands.
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earthquake, tsunami, world news
  • Riot police officers watch as masked pro-Russian activists leave the regional prosecutors office after their talks, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 12, 2014.
  • Men in the uniforms of Ukraine's now-defunct riot police on Saturday occupied police headquarters in Donetsk.
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world news
  • The International Space Station is see in this undated file photo.
  • NASA has ordered spacewalking repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.
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nasa, world news
  • Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew arrives for the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on the sidelines of their meeting at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • World finance officials at the G-20 expressed confidence Friday they can boost global growth by $2 trillion over the next 5 years.
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economy, department of the treasury, world news
  • Pope Francis is presented with a snow-globe as he arrives at the San Gregorio Magno parish church in Rome, Sunday, April 6, 2014. Pope Francis said Friday he takes responsibility sex abuse in the church.
  • Pope Francis says he takes responsibility for the 'evil' of priests who sexually abused children, asking forgiveness from victims.
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pope, sexual assault, world news
  • A girl walks in front a home damaged by an earthquake in Nagarote, Nicaragua, Friday, April 11, 2014. Nicaraguas President Daniel Ortega declared red alert after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook the country Thursday.
  • Residents in Nicaragua are cleaning up after a strong earthquake damaged dozens of homes Thursday, 30 miles north of Managua.
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earthquake, world news
  • Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend.
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shooting, homicide investigation, murder, world news
  • Captain Flt. Lt. Steven Graham, center, of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3 Orion holds a pre flight briefing before Fridays search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, Australia.
  • Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes.
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airplane, airline, world news