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Captain of S. Korean ferry arrested - report
The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized on Wednesday has been arrested, Yonhap news agency reported. Rescuers continue to search for survivors, as 268 passengers remain unaccounted for.

18.04.2014 20:35

Crews locate area of radiation leak at New Mexico nuclear waste site
While the cause of a radiation leak at the United States’ first nuclear waste repository remains unknown, officials have reportedly pinpointed the facility’s contaminated area.

18.04.2014 19:00

Teacher of school children lost in S. Korean ferry disaster commits suicide
The vice principal charged with the care of hundreds of high school children on the disastrous, South Korean ferry trip has committed suicide. Rescuers continue to search for survivors as hope dwindles for the 268 passengers who remain unaccounted for.

18.04.2014 11:04

Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to ‘embarrassing failure’
The manager of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has admitted not having full control of the facility. Contrary to the statements of the Japanese PM, TEPCO’s Akira Ono said attempts to plug the leaks of radioactive water had failed.

18.04.2014 05:01

Death toll in S. Korean ferry disaster rises to 25
As rescuers struggle with high seas in the search to find 271 missing passengers of a submerged South Korean ferry, the captain may face criminal charges for abandoning ship. Eleven more bodies have been found since Thursday, raising the death toll to 25.

17.04.2014 19:36

Central Idaho rocked by hundreds of earthquakes
Scientists are stumped as they try to determine exactly why the state of Idaho has been hit with hundreds of low- and medium-level earthquakes since late March.

16.04.2014 19:17

Community outcry could lead to parole for father imprisoned 13 years after crime
Cornealious "Mike" Anderson opened the door to his Missouri home one afternoon nine months ago and found a SWAT team waiting for the chance to correct a decades-old clerical error that allowed Anderson to avoid a stiff prison sentence.

16.04.2014 20:04

S.Korean ship sinks: Hundreds feared dead in ferry boat disaster (PHOTOS)
At least six have been killed and the fate of over 280, many of whom high school students, remains unknown after a ferry capsized and sank off South Korean coast. A rescue operation is under way amid fears the death toll is likely to rise.

16.04.2014 14:57

North Dakota struggling to deal with radioactive fracking waste
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state’s sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.

16.04.2014 01:48

Ferry sinking off South Korean coast, almost 300 missing
A passenger ferry with 459 people on board has capsized and sunk off the coast of South Korea, with two people declared dead and almost 300 missing. The sinking has been declared the country's biggest peacetime disaster in decades.

16.04.2014 00:48

Military seize airfield controlled by anti-govt activists in eastern Ukraine
Ukrainian troops have seized an airfield in the city of Kramatorsk as part of a security operation against anti-government activists in the eastern part of the country. Activists claimed several people were wounded.

15.04.2014 13:22

Syrian govt and opposition accuse each other of ‘deadly chlorine attack’
Syrian state channels say that Nusra Front radicals are behind a chemical attack that has killed two and injured more than 100 people in a village in central Syria, on Friday. The opposition insists the injuries were caused by government's bombardment.

13.04.2014 03:06

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