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2 min ago | The Japan Times
Police officers stand guard outside a tent acting as a temporary morgue for victims of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol at the port of Jindo on Saturday.
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4 hrs ago | Newsday
In West Islip closed due to accident on The Southern St Pkwy WB between Robert Moses Causeway/X40 and before Rt-231/Deer Park Ave/X39 in North Babylon.
8 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
The number of confirmed dead rose to 32 when three bodies were found in the murky water near the ferry.
8 hrs ago | Penticton Herald
Lee Joon-seok, third from left, the captain of the ferry Sewol that sank off South Korea, and two crew members prepare to leave a court which issued their arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.
9 hrs ago | USA Today
South Korean rescue team members search for passengers aboard a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, on April 17, 2014.
Investigators on Saturday arrested the captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board, as divers finally accessed the submerged vessel and spotted what they believed to be bodies.
Hillary Clinton Wants You to Know That She Faces Very 'Hard Choices,' Like, For Instance, Running for President in 2016 The tragedy in Mokpo, South Korea , where a ferry carrying 475 people, including more than 300 high-school students, capsized on Wednesday, is ongoing.
Kang Min-Kyu, 52, who is believed to have hanged himself in shame after surviving the ferry disaster - more than 300 teachers and students were on board.
The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of high school students aboard is under criminal investigation for his actions, but it's not clear whether he broke any laws by being one of the first people off the crippled boat.
Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday.
Investigations into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it started listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers scrambled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.
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The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world," and he told reporters that most council members "expressly said" the matter should be referred to the International ... (more)
There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.
South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
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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.