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SEOUL, 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.Yonhap says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok was detained early Saturday.The ship, the Sewol, s ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez has brought his classic "One Hundred Years of Solitude" to the top of best seller lists.The novel known for its "magic realism" was No. 1 on Amazon.com on Friday, a day after Garcia Marquez die ...more

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Candle 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.Here's a more detailed look:

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MOKPO, 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 disa ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — AP Sources: Obama administration extending agency review of Keystone XL oil pipeline. ...more

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FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender.Bank of Cyprus says it has completed the sale of its loss ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment ...more

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio is unveiling a new inverted roller coaster more than 4,000 feet long with speeds up to 68 miles per hour.The "Banshee" is making its debut Friday at the park north of Cincinnati.

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DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the frame can ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan will target fewer whales when its Pacific hunt begins next week and will observe them in the Antarctic next season with the aim of resuming full-fledged commercial whaling, the fisheries minister said Friday.The announcement u ...more