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Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants in Yemen

Posted: 04/19/2014 - A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al Qaeda militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.

Suicide A Concern For Families In Korean Ferry Sinking

Posted: 04/19/2014 - The grief of any parent who loses a child is unimaginable. But that pain is amplified now in South Korea, due to the uncertainty over the fate of hundreds -- many of them children on a school field trip -- on a sunken ferry and how this east Asian nation's culture copes with such heartache.

Ebola: A Swift, Effective And Bloody Killer

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Ebola incapacitates its victims and kill them quickly, they rarely have a chance to travel and spread the disease beyond their small villages. However, Ebola is in Conakry, the capital city, with two million residents.

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Ferry Captain Charged With Negligence, Abandoning Ship

Posted: 04/19/2014 - The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.

Lost Sea Lion Pup Found High 'n' Dry In California Orchard

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Up a river without a paddle! That's the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself in after swimming up the San Joaquin River, ending up in Modesto, California, 100-mile drive from the Pacific Ocean.

Brownback Signs Tweaks To Abortion Laws

Posted: 04/18/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers.

Obama Administration Pushes Back Keystone Decision

Posted: 04/18/2014 - The Obama administration is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline report, a move that could delay a final decision on the project indefinitely.

Makin' Moves Invites You to 4Ward 4K Saturday

Posted: 04/18/2014 - The 4Ward Fitness 4K invites you to have a fund morning of exercise in a non-competitive environment. The event is 8 am Saturday, April 19, at Highland Park High School's track. The event is free.

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