- Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore
Associated Press, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 02:18 AM
Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The original transcript is in Korean and the translation was done by The Associated Press. It starts off form the first distress call made by the ferry:
- If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 04:34 AM
Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U. S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
- Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 02:14 AM
A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
- Credit Suisse profits down 34 percent
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 01:52 AM
Swiss bank Credit Suisse says net profit fell 34 percent in the first quarter as bond-market woes hurt earnings at its investment banking business.
- Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand
Associated Press, Tuesday - 04/15/2014 - 03:49 AM
The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.
- Blast rips up busy bus station in Nigerian capital
USA Today, Monday - 04/14/2014 - 04:47 PM
Many are feared dead and more than 30 vehicles destroyed.
- Interim Libyan prime minister to step down
Kansas City Star, Sunday - 04/13/2014 - 10:32 AM
Libya's government said Sunday that the interim prime minister had declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down, in a move likely to compound the difficulties facing a government already divided and facing widespread unrest and militia violence.
- AP PHOTOS: Vatican, Holy Land mark Palm Sunday
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/13/2014 - 08:36 AM
Around the world, Christians are marking Palm Sunday with waving fronds, processions and prayer.
- 'Running priest' in Philippines campaigns for poor
Associated Press, Sunday - 04/13/2014 - 03:22 AM
As the band of protesters approached a red stoplight, a cry went up from the priest leading them: "Run! Run! Run!"
- Rally calls on Burkina Faso president to run again
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 04/12/2014 - 05:57 PM
Thousands of supporters of Burkina Faso's longtime president are calling for a constitutional amendment so the leader of the West African nation can seek another term.
- Iran says has no plans to substitute UN envoy pick
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/12/2014 - 05:06 AM
Iran says it has no plans to name a new diplomat to the United Nations after the United States blocked the man Tehran chose.
- Searchers race to find jet; no new signals heard
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 04/12/2014 - 03:48 AM
With no new underwater signals detected, the search for the missing Malaysian passenger jet has resumed in a race against time to find its dying black boxes five weeks after families first learned their loved ones never arrived at their destination.