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Arrest warrants sought for sunken ferry's captain, 2 crew members in South Korean disaster

MOKPO, South Korea - As the last bit of the sunken ferry's hull slipped Friday beneath the murky water off southern South Korea, prosecutors and police sought arrest warrants for the vessel's captain and two other crew members in the maritime disaster.

South Korean news agency reports that the captain of the capsized ferry has been arrested

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.

Trial of singer Chris Brown to start Monday; judge delays verdict in bodyguard's trial

WASHINGTON - A judge has delayed giving her verdict in the trial of a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown on an assault charge.

Algeria's frail president wins a new term but now faces an emboldened opposition

ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's frail president won a fourth term in a landslide victory, but it only masks a bigger question for this oil-rich North African nation - what now? It's still unclear who will eventually succeed the 77-year-old leader who has been in power since 1999 and deal with an emboldened opposition.

Missouri authorities charge man suspected in Kansas City-area highway shootings that injured 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Authorities announced charges Friday against a man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area.

Syrian state TV: 14 people killed by car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs

BEIRUT - A powerful car bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in a pro-government district of central Syria, killing 14 people in the latest violence to hit the war-shattered city, state-run Syrian television reported.

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing 12 Sherpa, leaving 4 missing ahead of peak climb season

KATMANDU, Nepal - An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital; no immediate word on damage or casualties

ACAPULCO, Mexico - A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.

Algeria says ailing president Bouteflika wins in landslide; opposition cries foul, cites fraud

ALGIERS, Algeria - President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office with a landslide 81 per cent of the vote, according to preliminary figures announced Friday by the Algerian government.

Connecticut woman left vengeful note before killing 2 young grandsons and herself

HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children.

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