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2 hrs ago | SFGate

10 Things to Know for Today

Yellow ribbons are displayed as a sign of hope for safe return of passengers of the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the of fence along the Cheonggye stream in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Best pictures from the past 24 hours

A Greater Adjutant Stork flies by a ragpicker looking for recyclable items at a garbage dump on Earth Day, on the outskirts of Gauhati, India, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, Holidays, World News, India, South Korea, Prince William

10 hrs ago | SFGate

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

This Oct. 12, 2008 file photo shows a U.S. U2 reconnaissance plane taking off at the U.S. airbase in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, US Military, US Air Force, North Korea, Asia, Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin

14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Seoul, Hiroshima advance in Asian Champions League

Kang Song-ho scored a minute before halftime and Yun Ju-tae widened the lead in the 56th as the South Korean club topped Group F. J-League champion Sanfrecce Hiroshima reached the last 16 for the first time by finishing second in the tight group after beating A-League club Central Coast Mariners 1-0.

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14 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Death Toll Rises, Hopes Fade At Site Of Korean Ferry Disaster

The already slim chance that anyone might still be alive aboard the South Korean ferry that sunk a week ago was all but extinguished Wednesday with the news that divers have found no air pockets in key areas of the ship.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia,

15 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

The altar of the memorial is a wall of white and yellow flowers and greens, surrounding photos of 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the ferry Sewol.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Medicine, Psychiatry

15 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

A mourner weeps as he pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast at a gymnasium, in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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16 hrs ago | WPBF

Divers find no air pockets on key decks; death toll rises

Divers have found no air pockets on the third and fourth floors of the sunken ferry Sewol, South Korean authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News

19 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea

In this April 19, 2014 file photo, Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the water off the southern coast, arrives at the headquarters of a joint investigation team of prosecutors and police in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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19 hrs ago | News24

S Korea ferry survivors are 'also victims'

The desperate, tragically fruitless search for survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster has so far overshadowed the damaging psychological legacy inflicted on those who managed to escape the sinking vessel.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Grief for a Wife Lost at Sea

A candlelight vigil for missing students is held in Ansan, where most of them lived.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News,

Herald Star Online

Johnson tours Ohio Coatings facility

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, paid a visit to Ohio Coatings Monday to tour the facility and listen in on what's in store for the future of the company and the currently shuttered Ohio Cold Rolling Co.

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Related Topix: Ohio, South Korea, World News, Headphones, Yorkville, OH

GPB.org

U.S. Says It's Monitoring For Possible North Korea Nuclear Test

South Korean protesters hold pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a rally last week in Seoul.

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The Janesville Gazette

10 things: Anger overshadows Korean ship's heroic crew

In this April 16, 2014 file image taken from video released by News Y via Yonhap, passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, are rescued by a South Korean Coast Guard helicopter in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Park Geun-hye

News24

Company of S Korea ferry has chequered past

The company that owned the South Korean ferry which sank last week, killing possibly hundreds of people, sprang out of a shipping to cosmetics empire founded by a businessman who was jailed for fraud and then went bankrupt.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Boat Disaster,

Boston.com

Cries of anguish as South Korean ferry toll tops 100

For a moment there is silence in the tent where bodies from the ferry disaster are brought for identification.

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The Miami Herald

Profiles of some of SKorean ferry's dead, missing

A bicycle, never ridden. A lipstick prank pulled off by old friends. Mother-daughter conversations that now burn in the memory, laden with regret.

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Suria

Japan lawmakers visit war shrine on eve...

Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers paid homage at the Yasukuni war shrine on Tuesday, raising the stakes in an already tense region on the eve of Barack Obama's visit.

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Asia News Network

Seoul: Sewol Disaster: Key suspects revealed in deadly ship sinking

Behind the tragic ferry tale engulfing South Korea and its people in despair lies two key characters wanted as suspects for questioning over the sunken ship off the southwest coast.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

'Comfort women' still a barrier to improved Japan-South Korea ties

Tokyo and Seoul resumed high-level diplomatic talks last week, long stalled by differences over interpretations of history and territorial issues.

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