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Korean ferry captain arrested, South Korea (AP) — South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.iGeneral newsMissing personsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 20:23:52 GMTArrest warrant sought for captain of sunken ferry, South Korea (AP) — 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.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsArrestsMissing personsPrimary and secondary educationCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 19:13:34 GMTRecalls this week: lanterns, exercise devices lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty exercise devices and steel-toed boots.The Associated PressfBusinessLifestylePersonal financeProducts and servicesCorporate news, 18 Apr 2014 19:36:45 GMTProsecutor: Body fits description of missing boy, Mass. (AP) — Authorities said a child's body found off a highway in central Massachusetts on Friday matches the height and weight of a missing 5-year-old boy who has been missing for seven months.aGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeWorcesterMassachusettsFitchburgUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:26:07 GMTObama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsLegislationLegislaturePassports and visasGeneral newsTravelLifestyleUnited StatesIranDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 20:36:32 GMTRestitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAnimal crueltyLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderRodentsMammalsAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRiversideCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:33:34 GMTOfficials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian education official says 24 more schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped. That means 44 are free and 85 are still missing.iGeneral newsKidnappingMissing personsCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 20:08:56 GMTUN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in S. Sudan NATIONS (AP) — An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a U.N. official said Friday.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsEthnic conflictsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth SudanSudanNorth AfricaAfricaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 19:59:58 GMTAP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday the world, Christians are coming together in observance of Good Friday, which they believe was the day Jesus was crucified.The Associated PressaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairs, 18 Apr 2014 19:31:46 GMTChris Brown trial set to start on Monday (AP) — A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital.JESSICA GRESKOwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:28:50 GMTBoston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.PHILIP MARCELOaBusinessGeneral newsBoston MarathonMarathonsAccommodationsTravelLeisure travelEventsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTrack and fieldSportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:13:50 GMTCalifornia farmers to get more water, Calif. (AP) — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.aGeneral newsState governmentsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:43:55 GMTAfter Algerian landslide, what next?, Algeria (AP) — 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.PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsCampaignsElectionsNational electionsPolitical and civil unrestAlgeriaNorth AfricaAlgiersAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 19:12:48 GMTMan who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.JIM SALTERaGeneral newsCrimeAndersonMissouriSt. LouisSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:28:20 GMTNew Jersey woman sues over '8THEIST' license plate, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive.SAMANTHA HENRYaGeneral newsAtheismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderReligionSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:53:12 GMTGarcia Marquez: More than just a magic realist YORK (AP) — Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureEntertainmentLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2014 19:35:33 GMTClinton sought GOP support for health care (AP) — President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.KEN THOMASwGovernment and politicsHealth care reformElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesLegislationPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentInternational tradeEconomyBusinessPolitical organizationsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeInternational agreementsInternational relationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesOklahoma CityNorth AmericaOklahoma, 18 Apr 2014 19:54:57 GMTCourt reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide, Ky. (AP) — The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.BRETT BARROUQUEREaGeneral newsVeteransNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesKentuckyNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:15:01 GMTRailroad says its committed to hauling fertilizer, N.D. (AP) — Canadian Pacific Railway has told a federal oversight board that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.aBusinessGeneral newsRail travel disruptionsTransportation, 18 Apr 2014 19:16:22 GMTLawyer: 'X-Men' director not in Hawaii in mid-1999 (AP) — A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer says the director has credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series that show he wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands.OSKAR GARCIAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:33:41 GMTAfter his death, Garcia Marquez book sales soar YORK (AP) — The death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez has brought his classic "One Hundred Years of Solitude" to the top of best seller lists.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEntertainment, 18 Apr 2014 20:07:07 GMTChelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca YORK (AP) — First-time movie producer and mom-to-be Chelsea Clinton has premiered a short film at the Tribeca Film Festival.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentTribeca Film FestivalCelebrityEventsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:03:20 GMTAtheist national conference aims at Mormon church LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.ANNIE KNOXaGeneral newsChristianityAtheismReligionGays and lesbiansReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:36:59 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsInternational relationsNews mediaMediaTelevisionNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:25:14 GMTCourt declines to block drug ruling in patent case (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.SAM HANANELwBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsPatentsIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeHealth care industryIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:39:01 GMTPensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 20:27:39 GMTNBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected (AP) — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsOklahoma CitySan AntonioIndianaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 18 Apr 2014 19:25:33 GMTMixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown, Colombia (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.CESAR GARCIAJOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesNewspapersGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaColombiaMexico CityCubaMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaCaribbean, 18 Apr 2014 20:22:53 GMTSpaceX launches supplies to space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A fresh load of supplies is finally on its way to the International Space Station.MARCIA DUNNaScienceSpace launchesGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:25:45 GMTKawhi Leonard waits for Spurs spotlight tone in Kawhi Leonard's voice never changes.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:20:13 GMTBelfast IRA figure killed in splinter-group feud (AP) — A senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner was shot to death Friday in Belfast three years after former comrades in his splinter group threatened to kill him.SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsTheftCrimeDublinBelfastIrelandWestern EuropeEuropeNorthern IrelandUnited Kingdom, 18 Apr 2014 19:43:25 GMT'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing YORK (AP) — ABC says it has promoted Lara Spencer to co-host status on "Good Morning America."eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:13 GMTYear after blast, Texas town ponders new plant, Texas (AP) — Leaders in a Central Texas town devastated last year by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion are contemplating building a new one, calling it a crucial step in West's economic recovery.aGeneral newsExplosionsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:13:57 GMTSpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.MARCIA DUNNaScienceSpace launchesSpace explorationGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:34:02 GMTFormer Blue Angels commander relieved of duty DIEGO (AP) — A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.aGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:42 GMTProfessor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.aGeneral newsOdditiesEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolenceViolent crimeCrimeNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:50:08 GMTAPNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder, Conn. (AP) — A 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, according to a police report.DAVE COLLINSMICHAEL MELIAaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:08:38 GMTUS delays review of Keystone XL pipeline (AP) — The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.DINA CAPPIELLOJOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsEnvironmental activismInternational relationsEnvironmentEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesEnvironment and natureAir qualityEnvironmental concernsCanadaUnited StatesNebraskaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:48:51 GMTTulsa hires Frank Haith as new hoops coach, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa hired Frank Haith of Missouri as its men's basketball coach Friday, landing a major-conference coach to lead the Golden Hurricane's transition from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference this summer.JOHN TRANCHINAsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingSports transactionsBasketballCollege sportsEventsMen's sportsSports businessTulsaMissouriMiamiUnited StatesOklahomaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:09:32 GMTPope leads torch-lit Good Friday procession (AP) — Pope Francis is presiding over a torch-lit Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum marking Good Friday in Rome.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 19:37:31 GMTWhite House makes economics focus of Asia trip (AP) — The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and Ukraine.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited StatesJapanSouth KoreaMalaysiaEast AsiaNorth AmericaAsiaSoutheast Asia, 18 Apr 2014 20:35:14 GMTAP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment, Va. (AP) — Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.aGeneral newsNorfolkGulf of AdenGulf of OmanMiddle EastVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:58:17 GMTKansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas high school senior has started an online petition drive in hopes of encouraging school officials to rethink their decision to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at graduation next month in Topeka amid concerns that seating may be limited.JOHN MILBURNaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsGraduationEducationSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTopekaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:24:41 GMTDiplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.NATALIYA VASILYEVAPETER LEONARDiGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsDiplomacyLocal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievDonetskGenevaEuropeEastern EuropeSwitzerlandWestern Europe, 18 Apr 2014 19:15:43 GMTWoman finds body while hunting for Easter eggs, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body.aGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleKnoxvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:33:19 GMTStudy: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury YORK (AP) — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults.JAKE PEARSONaGeneral newsHealthHead injuriesInjuriesTraumaCorrectional systemsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:12:30 GMTSpokeswoman: Sebelius not considering US Senate, Kan. (AP) — Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.JOHN HANNApGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCabinet appointments and nominationsState governmentsLegislatureHealth care reformCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyKansasUnited StatesTopekaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 19:34:46 GMTAmerican identifies cleric in US terrorism case YORK (AP) — A Seattle man told a jury Friday that an Egyptian cleric on trial on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsTerrorismState governmentsLaw and orderWar and unrestGovernment and politicsNew York CityLondonEnglandNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 20:10:31 GMTPrince reaches agreement with music label YORK (AP) — Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrity, 18 Apr 2014 19:54:08 GMTLittle-known Democrat tries to unseat Scott Walker, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.SCOTT BAUERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsGays and lesbiansState governmentsLabor economyLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsTeachingEducationSocial affairsLabor issuesSocial issuesEconomyLegislatureMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesWisconsinMadisonMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:03:03 GMT