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  • Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings.
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  • An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
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  • A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets.
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  • Prosecutors and police have sought arrest warrants for the sunken ferry's captain and two other crew members in the disaster.
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  • Pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns.
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  • A Ukrainian soldier controls a road outskirts of Izyum, Eastern Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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  • South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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  • A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV.
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  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute when the mother of his victim forgave him.
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  • The 7-year-old boys say they shouted and hit the man with a toy snake until he released them.
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  • Dead body found during Easter egg hunt in Tennessee
  • The fully-clothed man was found underneath a balcony in Tennessee, feet away from kids looking for eggs.
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  • Arrest warrant issured for Ferry captain
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  • N.Y. mom arrested for living in U-haul van
  • Mom who lost her home during the Sandy storm is found living in U-Haul with kids and 13 cats.
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  • NASA discovers possibly habitable planet
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  • E-Carriages could replace horse-drawn carriages in NYC
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  • There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel.
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  • Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
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  • Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry
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  • There were some fireworks inside a Michigan courtroom as a woman was sentenced for the murder of her boyfriend.
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  • Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave."
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  • President Barack Obama says 8 million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges.
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  • A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie.
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  • Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity.
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  • Portland officials said they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated into a city reservoir.
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  • Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through a Washington town last month.
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  • In this April 7, 2014 photo provided by the Australian Defense Force a fast response craft manned by members from the Australian Defenses ship Ocean Shield is deployed to scan the water for debris of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Up to 14 planes and as many ships were focusing on a single search area covering 77, 580 square kilometers (29,954 square miles) of ocean, 2,270 kilometers (1,400 miles) northwest of the Australian west coast city of Perth, Australia. (AP Photo/Australia Defense Force, LSIS Bradley Darvill)
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  • Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday.
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  • A Ukrainian soldier controls a road outskirts of Izyum, Eastern Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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  • Top diplomats from the United States, Europe, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
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