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3 hrs ago | Suria

Arrest warrant sought for S. Korea ferry...

South Korean prosecutors sought arrest warrants Friday for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized two days before with hundreds of children on board, a coastguard official said.

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7 hrs ago | Radio Borders

Vice-Principal Rescued From Ferry Found Hanged

Kang Min-Kyu, 52, was one of more than 300 teachers and students on board the Sewol ferry and was reported missing on Thursday night.

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7 hrs ago | KFVS12

12 people dead, 3 missing on Mount Everest

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.

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10 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Captain of Korea ferry may not have been on bridge

The investigation into the sinking of a ferry in South Korea has focused on the role of the 69-year old captain and the crew of the ship.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Philly.com

Reports: Ferry capt. delayed evacuation

A doomed ferry's captain delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more questions about whether quick action could have saved scores of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, according to a transcript of the ship-to-shore exchange and interviews with a ... (more)

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

S. Korea ferry disaster: The challenge ahead

The Sewol is listed at 146 meters long and with a gross tonnage of almost 7,000 tons.

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TheCourier.com

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missingA relative of a...

A relative of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weeps at a port in Jindo, South Korea, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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CNews

Divers search for hundreds missing after Korean ferry accident

Rescuers fought rising wind, strong waves and murky water on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenaged schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.

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Star-Telegram.com

Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking

Desks in the classrooms of Danwon High School in Ansan, where dozens of students were missing and feared dead Thursday after a ferry disaster, are cluttered with textbooks, gym clothes, empty water bottles - small bits of ordinary school life now infused with heartbreak.

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4029TV.com

287 still missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

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CNN

Why go to Jeju Island?

The ferry that capsized on April 16 with 459 passengers onboard off the coast of South Korea was headed to Jeju Island, the country's biggest island and one of South Korea's nine provinces.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Death toll from S Korea ferry capsize rises to 9

Coast guard members search for passengers near a South Korean ferry that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon.

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Mail on Sunday

South Korea ferry sinks leaving at least 4 people dead and 300 missing

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CNN

Theories on how a South Korean passenger ferry suddenly sank

Rescue crews attempt to save passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry ship, as it sinks in the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, April 16. Of the 459 people on board, 325 were students from a Seoul high school on their way to a resort island called Jeju.

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Mashable

4 Dead, Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast

Four people are dead, 55 are injured and hundreds are missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people capsized off the southern coast of South Korea.

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WJYI-AM Milwaukee

Nearly 300 missing after boat sinks off S. Korea coast

Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea on Wednesday, despite frantic rescue efforts involving coastguard vessels, fishing boats and helicopters, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

2 dead, many missing in sinking S Korean ship

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Arirang TV

Passenger ship sinking off Korea's southwestern coast; one death reported

Our top story at this hour A passenger ship is sinking off the southwestern coast of Korea with hundreds on board.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks off S. Korea

Dozens of rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to save more than 470 people, including many high school students, caught on a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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National Public Radio

Reports: Ferry With 471 People Sinking Off SKorea

A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.

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