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Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

April 20, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic... more »»

 
 
 
Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

April 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead... more »»

Insurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers

April 20, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in a mountainous region, killing 11 soldiers and wounding five others, the Defense Ministry said Sunday. more »»

AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events

April 20, 2014

From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. more »»

8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident

April 20, 2014

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.

Det. Sup. more »»

Egypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president

April 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's election commission said Sunday only two presidential hopefuls, one of them the powerful former military chief who nine months ago ousted the country's first democratically... more »»

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

April 20, 2014

BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming... more »»

Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

April 20, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah's lead slightly increased in partial results for Afghanistan's presidential election released Sunday, but he and rival Ashraf... more »»

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

April 20, 2014

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an... more »»

Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space

April 20, 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space. more »»

Construction frenzy in Beirut alters city skyline

April 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — One by one, the old traditional houses of Beirut are vanishing as luxury towers sprout up on every corner, altering the city's skyline almost beyond recognition amid an ongoing... more »»

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

April 20, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christian... more »»

Ukraine, Russia trade blame for eastern shootout

April 20, 2014

BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine and Russia traded blame Sunday for a shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine that left at least three people dead and others... more »»

4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

April 20, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and questions about how France managed to obtain... more »»

Survivors recall chaos, fear in Everest avalanche

April 20, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of... more »»

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain

April 20, 2014

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said Sunday. more »»

Syria's Assad visits recaptured Christian village

April 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, state media said, as the country's Greek Orthodox Patriarch... more »»

Transcript of SKorea ship sinking: 'We can't move'

April 20, 2014

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The following is a portion of the transcript released Sunday by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo... more »»

Gunmen kill police captain, conscript near Cairo

April 20, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen killed a police captain and a conscript in a firefight on a desert road outside Cairo on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the second such attack in three days to target... more »»

Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

April 20, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. more »»

Syria media reports Assad visits Christian village

April 20, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — President Bashar Assad on Sunday toured a historic Christian village his forces recently captured from rebels, state media said, as the country's Greek Orthodox Patriarch vowed that... more »»

 
 

Donkey basketball show April 21, 2014

MARIETTA — A Donkey basketball show fundraiser will be 6:30 p.m. April 21 at Marietta Middle School in Marietta.The event is sponsored by Operation Give a Veteran a Car. Tickets are $6 in advance from any OGVC member, with children ages 6 and under admitted free. Tickets are $8 at the door. more »

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