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3 hrs ago | MDJonline.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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4 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Captain of Doomed Ferry Under Investigation as Relatives Grieve

The captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing, is under investigation as a criminal and was one of the first people to escape the doomed vessel, Coast Guard officials said.

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6 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

287 still missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Weather hampers South Korea's ferry search

Rescuers fought rising winds, strong waves and murky waters on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Tribune

Families cling to hope, texts amid ferry disaster

Relatives weep as they wait for missing passengers of a sunken ferry at Jindo port on April 16, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mashable

Passenger Texts Mother From Ill-Fated South Korean Ferry: 'I Love You'

Six people are dead, 55 are injured and hundreds remain missing after a ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea Wednesday morning.

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TheIndyChannel

Lady Gaga to return to South Korea after... Lady Gaga is set to...

LADY GAGA is set to return to South Korea two years after censors banned young fans from attending her Born This Way Ball concert in Seoul.

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WGBH

Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast

About 300 people, many of them high school students and teachers who were on a trip to a resort island, were missing Wednesday after a ferry disaster off the southern coast of South Korea.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

It was supposed to be a class trip to a resort island that's considered the Hawaii of Korea.

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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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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Rescuers search for Korea shipwreck survivors

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Time

South Korea Bans 'Immoral' Hook-Up Website Ashley Madison

Authorities in Seoul have blocked a global adultery hook-up site, calling it an incitement to immorality in a nation where marital infidelity is punishable with jail-time.

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Rediff.com

PHOTOS: 104 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

CNN reported quoting South Korean authorities that 386 passengers had been rescued and that 104 remain unaccounted for.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

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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Sydney Morning Herald

Rescue at sea: South Korean passenger ship in distress

A South Korean passenger ship, with more than 400 passengers on board, is seen listing heavily in the sea off Jindo.

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ABC News

US Declines to Name China a Currency Manipulator

The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.

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CNN

North Koreans confront London barbers over sign about Kim's 'bad hair'

A North Korean soldier uses binoculars on Thursday, February 6, to look at South Korea from the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War.

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Albany Times Union

I Thought Everyone Was Exaggerating About How Great The Airport In...

Since I live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I try to fly out of New York's LaGuardia Airport whenever I can.

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Korea Herald

Big Day South to show off creative talent in Daegu

Two expat magazines and an expat record label are getting together for a creative festival on April 26 to show off creative talent in the southeast of Korea.

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