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Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? Evacuations can be chaotic and dangerous, and an important principle in maritime circles is that even a damaged ship may be the best lifeboat.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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On Tuesday morning, a plane owned in trust by the Bank of Utah showed up in a very visible area of the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 more bodies found inside South Korean ferry

South Korean frogmen talk at each other as they search passengers of the sunken ferry Sewol off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Marine News

Sunken Korea Ferry Relatives Give DNA Swabs To Help Identify Dead

Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as the rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of those on board.

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Skift

Korean Ferry Tragedy Demonstrates Costa Lessons Weren't Learned

Part of South Korean passenger ship "Sewol" that has been sinking is seen as South Korean maritime policemen search for passengers in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014.

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The Times-Tribune

Captain of sunken ferry arrested; death toll at 29

The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives.

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TheBostonChannel.com

Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Divers will attempt to recover bodies from a capsized South Korean ferry Saturday after an earlier bid to reach the compartment they're in failed.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Korea Herald

'We are fighting the state'

JINDO, South Jeolla Province -- Night and day merged into each other on Jindo Island off the southwestern coast of the Korean Peninsula, as families of those still missing after Wednesday morning's ferry sinking now wait for a miracle.

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The Indian Express

Gujarat's other calling card

Sex ratio at birth statistics suggest that the lot of the girl child has improved considerably in Gujarat between 2001 and 2011.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Major South Korean Film Premieres Canceled Following Massive Shipwreck

With hundreds still missing from a ferry that sunk off the southwest coast of Korea on Wednesday, major red-carpet events for "Rio 2" and "Make Your Move 3D" have been called off to mourn the tragedy.

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Suria

Arrest warrant sought for S. Korea ferry...

South Korean prosecutors sought arrest warrants Friday for the captain and two crew members of the ferry that capsized two days before with hundreds of children on board, a coastguard official said.

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CBS Local

High School Vice Principal Rescued From South Korean Ferry Hangs Self ...

South Korean Coast Guard and rescue teams search for missing passengers at the site of the sunken ferry off the coast of Jindo Island on April 17, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea.

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RTE.ie

Captain of Korea ferry may not have been on bridge

The investigation into the sinking of a ferry in South Korea has focused on the role of the 69-year old captain and the crew of the ship.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.

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Sunherald.com

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

"Hosting this could help us promote the country's image and position. However if the hosting is not properly and successfully prepared, it will have the opposite effect," the statement said.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Death toll jumps to 20 in S. Korea ferry disaster

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TheCourier.com

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missingA relative of a...

A relative of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weeps at a port in Jindo, South Korea, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Lincoln Daily News

Divers Search For Hundreds Missing After Korean Ferry Accident

Rescuers fought rising wind, strong waves and murky water on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenaged schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.

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National Public Radio

Classmates Celebrating 60th Birthday Among Missing

Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days.

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