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One of the survivors of the South Korean ferry disaster…

 Raw: Pope Francis performs pre-Easter ritual video Raw: Pope Francis performs pre-Easter ritual

Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled…

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'Unprovoked attack' kills 58
'Unprovoked attack' kills 58

An attack on a UN peacekeeping base in South Sudan killed 58 people and injured about 100 others.

Putin talks tough despite Ukraine deal
Putin talks tough despite Ukraine deal

Defeating grim expectations of a failure, talks on the Ukrainian crisis have led to a deal aimed at hauling the region back…

Deadly avalanche on Mount Everest
video Deadly avalanche on Mount Everest

At least 12 Nepalese guides are dead after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest along a route used to climb the…

No sign of jet as sub reaches new depths
No sign of jet as sub reaches new depths

A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean yesterday to scour the seafloor.

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White House on deport Bieber petition: No comment

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment. Nearly…

US city sues firms over stock trades

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency…

Plane spotted in Iran is registered to US bank

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) An airplane that ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted…

Blast in busy Cairo square kills 1 police officer

CAIRO (AP) An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic…

Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs for rust problem

DETROIT (AP) Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs to fix rusting frame parts. The recall covers SUVs from the 2001…

Chobani to expand offerings amid competition

NEW YORK (AP) Chobani plans to expand beyond its Greek yogurt cups this summer as it faces intensifying competition in…

US venture investments highest since 2001

NEW YORK (AP) Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001…

Autopsy: US Border Patrol agent shot man twice

SAN DIEGO (AP) An autopsy report says a Mexican man who was killed by a Border Patrol agent near San Diego was shot twice…

Puerto Rico's unemployment rate drops slightly

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) New statistics from the U.S. Labor Department show that Puerto Rico's unemployment rate dropped…

Military scales down, modifies Guam buildup plan

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) The military's revised proposal for a buildup on Guam calls for less population growth and locating…

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

WASHINGTON (AP) Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that…

Officials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) Twenty-four more Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped and 85 still…

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United…

Iraqi called war hero sentenced in Colorado rape

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) An Iraqi man who immigrated to the United States after helping U.S. soldiers in his homeland…

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits…

US: Obama disgusted by anti-Semitic leaflets

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's national security adviser says anti-Semitic leaflets distributed in Ukraine were…

US educator denies sex crimes in YouTube case

RIVERSIDE, California (AP) A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against a U.S. educator who was…

Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Leaders of a U.S. atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith. So…

Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury

NEW YORK (AP) About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury…

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, likely…

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Science

Human tissues can be regrown
Human tissues can be regrown

Human cloning has been used to create stem cells from adults for the first time, in a breakthrough which could lead to tissue…

Heart op should be for all, says patient
Most Earth-like planet yet discovered
$1m window into human body
Planet no longer butt of jokes
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Space

Blood moon: Best view on East Coast
Blood moon: Best view on East Coast

Star gazers on the east coast of the North Island have had the best view of the blood moon tonight, MetService says.

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Syria

Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead
Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead

The UN Security Council fell silent after ambassadors viewed a series of ghastly photographs of dead Syrian civil war victims…

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