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Survivor recalls how ice tumbled down in Mount Everest avalanche – CNN

April 19th, 2014 No comments

Times of India
Survivor recalls how ice tumbled down in Mount Everest avalanche
CNN
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) — Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday. It is the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said. Three others are …
Mount Everest Avalanche Takes Deadly TollWall Street Journal
Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedyThe Globe and Mail
Search resumes after Everest's climbing tragedyReuters India
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South Korean ferry: Kin give out DNA samples as divers try to recover bodies – CNN

April 19th, 2014 No comments

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South Korean ferry: Kin give out DNA samples as divers try to recover bodies
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Jindo, South Korea (CNN) — Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage. The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 33 people dead and …
South Korea ferry recovery 'could take two months'BBC News
South Korea ferry: Families give DNA swabs to help identify deadCBC.ca
Divers unable to reach bodies spotted inside sunken South Korean ferryWashington Post
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Russia promises support to ending Ukraine crisis – Fox News

April 19th, 2014 No comments

Washington Post
Russia promises support to ending Ukraine crisis
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MOSCOW – Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians rather than outsiders. The comments in a …
Putin Welcomes New NATO Chief, Hopes For Better TiesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Putin: Normalization Depends on WestVoice of America
Putin welcomes new Nato head, says better ties with West possibleTimes of India
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First child on the way for Chelsea Clinton, husband Marc Mezvinsky – Washington Post

April 18th, 2014 No comments

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First child on the way for Chelsea Clinton, husband Marc Mezvinsky
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and her husband are expecting their first child this year — as her parents, the former and possibly future presidents, prepared to become grandparents. In a surprise announcement, Clinton, 34, …
Chelsea Clinton Announces She Is Expecting First BabyNew York Times
Chelsea Clinton expects baby this fallThe Seattle Times
First lady senator diplomat grandmotherPolitico
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The 600 Years of History Behind Those Ukrainian Masks – TIME

April 18th, 2014 No comments

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The 600 Years of History Behind Those Ukrainian Masks
TIME
The reporter asked the masked pro-Russian separatist in the Ukrainian city of Slavyansk a simple question: why are you wearing a mask? More. Ukraine's 'Jew Register' Either a Hoax or a Crude Extortion SchemeTop Diplomats Agree on Path Out of Ukraine …
Demands That Jews Register in Eastern Ukraine Are Denounced, and DeniedNew York Times
Diplomats reach deal on defusing Ukraine crisisWashington Post
Ukraine crisis: Deal to 'de-escalate' agreed in GenevaBBC News
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Nearly 300, mostly teens, missing after South Korean ferry sinks – CBS News

April 18th, 2014 No comments

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Nearly 300, mostly teens, missing after South Korean ferry sinks
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Updated April 17, 2014, at 9:58 a.m. ET with police reportedly saying that text messages sent from the ferry had been faked. MOKPO, South Korea – Fears rose Thursday for the fate of 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto …
South Korea ferry death toll rises, hopes fade for hundreds missingReuters
Ferry Disaster Shows Concordia Lessons Tough to ImplementBloomberg
Bad Weather Slows Search for South Korea Ferry SurvivorsTIME
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Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea – CNN

April 16th, 2014 No comments

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Rescuers search dark, cold sea for survivors of shipwreck off South Korea
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(CNN) — Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who are missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed.
Hundreds of students missing as S. Korean ferry sinksUSA TODAY
Almost 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster; death toll expected to riseWashington Post
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people BBC News
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Kiev Offensive Unnerves Ukrainians; Getting the Car Ready for Escape – Bloomberg

April 16th, 2014 No comments

CNN International
Kiev Offensive Unnerves Ukrainians; Getting the Car Ready for Escape
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Pro-Russian activists make barricades in front of the gate of an airport in Kramatorsk, Ukraine on April 15, 2014. Close. Pro-Russian activists make barricades in front of the gate of an airport in Kramatorsk,… Read More. Close. Open. Photographer: Sergei …
Pro-Russia insurgents tighten grip in east UkraineCBS News
Ukraine crisis: Kiev accuses Russia of 'terrorism' as grip slips on restive eastTelegraph.co.uk
Armored Vehicles Showing Russian Flag Appear In Eastern UkraineRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish – Philly.com

April 16th, 2014 No comments

Philly.com
At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish
Philly.com
In this photo taken March 29, 2014, amputee marathon runners Chris Madison, left, Jeff Glasbrenner, center and Andre Slay train on a footbridge in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston). In this photo taken March 29, 2014, amputee marathon runners …
Man arrested for leaving a 'hoax device' at Boston Marathon finish lineWashington Post
Man charged with marathon hoax due in courtSFGate
'Hoax device' blown up at Boston Marathon siteUSA TODAY
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Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations, Snowden says … – Times of India

April 15th, 2014 No comments

Times of India
Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations, Snowden says
Times of India
NEW YORK: Washington Post and Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service on Monday for revealing the US government's sweeping surveillance programmes in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker …
Edward Snowden 'vindicated': Pulitzer Prize awarded to papers for stories based National Post
Details on the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winnersBoston.com
2014 Pulitzer Prizes honor NSA revelationsCBS News
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