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Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.
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Rescuers rush to reach hundreds in SKorean ferry
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:50:12 -0400
6 killed, 9 missing in avalanche on Everest
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to climb the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine missing, officials said.
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Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet
PERTH, Australia (AP) A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:54:52 -0400
Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
BOSTON (AP) Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has ever seen.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:12:45 -0400
Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:03 -0400
Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash
ORLAND, Calif. (AP) Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact. Then there was the one from a passenger: With shrieks in the background, the student struggled to recount how a truck came roaring toward them.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:38:05 -0400
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