Children’s corpses in Korean ferry reveal desperate attempts to escape – Reuters

CNNChildren’s corpses in Korean ferry reveal desperate attempts to escapeReutersMOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children’s bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shameLos Angeles TimesSouth Korea ferry death toll hits 150 as grim recovery effort hits cabin wallsCBS NewsSouth Korea Expands Probe Over Sunken FerryWall Street JournalTIME -Washington Post -Reuters Africaall 1,790 news articles …read more    

William Rousan, orchestrator of slaying of Mo. farm couple, is executed – CBS News

CBS NewsWilliam Rousan, orchestrator of slaying of Mo. farm couple, is executedCBS NewsBONNE TERRE, Mo. — Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal. William Rousan’s last words were, “My trials and …Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slayingImperial Valley PressMissouri inmate executed after last-bid challenge over secrecy of the lethal …Daily Mailall 293 news articles …read more    

Ukraine Formally Calls Off Easter Truce with Pro-Russian Separatists – Voice of America

Telegraph.co.ukUkraine Formally Calls Off Easter Truce with Pro-Russian SeparatistsVoice of AmericaUkraine has formally called off the Easter truce against pro-Russian separatists in the east and announced anti-terrorist operations are on again. First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaliy Yarema told reporters during a Cabinet meeting Wednesday that what he …Ukraine Leader Orders Forces To Resume Operations in Restive EastTIMEUkraine politician ‘tortured to death’; John Kerry warns RussiaZee NewsAct to end Ukraine crisis: US to RussiaTimes of IndiaWashington Post -Wall Street Journal -Business Standardall 3,503 news articles …read more    

Sherpas begin Everest base camp walkout after deadly avalanche – Fox News

BDliveSherpas begin Everest base camp walkout after deadly avalancheFox NewsApril 21, 2014: Relatives of mountaineers killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest cry during the funeral ceremony in Katmandu, Nepal. KATMANDU, Nepal – Sherpa guides were leaving Mount Everest’s base camp on Wednesday as part of a walkout …Everest avalanche: American climber recounts how Sherpa saved his lifeCNNAll climbing on Mount Everest stopsBBC NewsNepal moves to ease tension among Sherpas after Everest disasterReuters IndiaIrish Independentall 494 news articles …read more    

Ukraine Leader Orders Forces To Resume Operations in Restive East – TIME

The HinduUkraine Leader Orders Forces To Resume Operations in Restive EastTIMEA pro-Russian activist walks in front a barricade set up outside the regional administrative building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on April 21, 2014. Anatoliy Stepanov—AFP/Getty Images …Ukraine leader seeks new anti-rebel offensiveIndependent OnlineThe New York Times: Scrutiny over photos said to tie Russia units to UkraineKyiv PostUkraine ‘on verge of being torn apart’ – Joe BidenBBC NewsWall Street Journalall 3,451 news articles …read more    

Stephen Henderson: I am affirmative action – Detroit Free Press

ABC NewsStephen Henderson: I am affirmative actionDetroit Free PressI landed my first job in the newspaper business during the deep recession of the early 1990s. The Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader had a hiring freeze. But I’d been a cracker-jack summer intern and the paper had never — never — had an African American on …High court: States can ban affirmative actionPhilly.comAffirmative action ruling empowers voters: Opposing viewUSA TODAYSupremely sensibleNew York Daily NewsThe Spokesman Review -Wall Street Journal -The Detroit Newsall 826 news articles …read more    

President Obama visits Oso community – Arlington Times

NPRPresident Obama visits Oso communityArlington TimesFrom left, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, Oso Fire Chief Willy Harper, Darrington Mayor Dan Rankin, President Barack Obama, Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert, Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene face the crowd at the Oso Fire Station on April 22.Could warning system have saved lives in devastating Washington landslide?Fox NewsObama pays respects to survivors, rescuers in OsoYakima Herald-RepublicObama tells Oso: We are with youCrosscutThe Seattle Times -Los Angeles Timesall 618 news articles …read more    

South Korea ferry death toll hits 150 as grim recovery effort hits cabin walls – CBS News

CBS NewsSouth Korea ferry death toll hits 150 as grim recovery effort hits cabin wallsCBS NewsSouth Korean rescue workers operate around the area where capsized passenger ship Sewol sank during an rescue operation in Jindo, April 23, 2014. Reuters. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email; More +. JINDO, South Korea — The grim work of recovering …Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at seaWashington PostSouth Korea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougherIndian ExpressHunt for South Korea ferry victims moves to cabins as search gets tougherFox NewsThe Hindu -Reuters Canada -TODAYonlineall 1,720 news articles …read more    

Ukraine: pro-Russian separatists target of ‘anti-terrorist operation’ – CBC.ca

Telegraph.co.ukUkraine: pro-Russian separatists target of ‘anti-terrorist operation’CBC.caUkraine’s government has formally ended an Easter truce and is relaunching the “active phase” of an “anti-terrorist operation” to eliminate armed pro-Russian separatist groups in the east, First Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Yarema said on Wednesday.Death of a politician raises tension in UkraineeuronewsUkrainian leader orders ‘anti-terrorist’ operationMontreal GazetteUkraine leader seeks new anti-rebel offensiveIndependent OnlineABC Online -RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -iAfrica.comall 3,558 news articles …read more    

Justices nod to voters on affirmative action; marriage is different, experts say – Detroit Free Press

SFGateJustices nod to voters on affirmative action; marriage is different, experts sayDetroit Free PressLANSING — Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court cited the importance of allowing voters to decide contentious issues at the ballot box when they ruled 6-2 Tuesday to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action. And the court’s action raised the question of …Justices uphold ban by voters on use of race in admissionsBoston GlobeDocument: US Supreme Court Michigan affirmative action rulingSan Jose Mercury NewsHigh court: States can ban affirmative actionPhilly.comWall Street Journal -New York Daily News -The Spokesman Reviewall 819 news articles …read more