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South Korea ferry sinking: 'I am sorry,' captain says as 287 still missing

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On the sunk ship in South Korea, only one of 46 lifeboats on the ferry was deployed. There were 475 people on board, and 9 are dead and 287 are missing.

Four dead and many missing after Korean ship sinks

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Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to find almost 300 passengers missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

Jordan's ambassador to Libya is kidnapped in Tripoli

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Fawaz al-Aytan, Jordan’s ambassador to Libya, was kidnapped in Tripoli on Tuesday. The ambassador was abducted along with his security detail.

MH370: After aborted underwater search, crews hope to try again

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The first underwater vehicle deployed to help find MH370 but it was aborted early. Today, the crews will try luck again deploying the vehicle again.

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

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The tsunami warning issued after an 7.6 earthquake that struck near the Solomon Islands on Sunday has been canceled.

Wildfire in Chilean city kills 4, consumes 500 homes: 'One of the worst fires'

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A wildfire has destroyed over 500 houses and killed at least 4 people in the Chilean city of Valparaiso on the Pacific coast on Sunday.

Dropbox CEO defends adding Condoleezza Rice to board

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Dropbox announced earlier this week that Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State under the Bush administration, had joined the company’s board of directors.

Oscar Pistorius accused of inventing account in third day of cross-examination

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Oscar Pistorius denies knowing that Reeva Steenkamp was behind door when he fired. The prosecution is trying to prove beyond reasonable doubt Pistorius killed her intentionally.