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  • A Mokpo Coast Guard Station file photo of the 6,825-ton ferry Sewol, which has sunk off the coast of South Korea while the coastguard sought to rescue about 476 passengers on board
    One dead as S. Korea ferry with 476 … AFP

    One person had been killed as crews struggled to rescue 476 passengers aboard a ferry that ran aground and sank off the southern coast. More »One dead as S. Korea ferry with 476 …

    A Mokpo Coast Guard Station file photo of the 6,825-ton ferry Sewol, which has sunk off the coast of South Korea while the coastguard sought to rescue about 476 passengers on board

    One person had been killed as crews struggled to rescue 476 passengers aboard a ferry that ran aground and sank off the southern coast.

  • A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
    Man charged with hoax near marathon … Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) — Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax … More »Man charged with hoax near marathon …

    A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    BOSTON (AP) — Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device.

  • A Ukrainian soldier stands next to armoured personnel carriers (APC) near Izium on April 15, 2014
    Putin warns Ukraine on brink of civil … AFP

    Izyum (Ukraine) (AFP) - Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, the Kremlin said Wednesday, after the Kiev government sent in … More »Putin warns Ukraine on brink of civil …

    A Ukrainian soldier stands next to armoured personnel carriers (APC) near Izium on April 15, 2014

    Izyum (Ukraine) (AFP) - Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, the Kremlin said Wednesday, after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country. "The Russian president remarked that the sharp escalation of the conflict has placed the …

  • A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
    Boston police safely blow up suspicious … Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow … More »Boston police safely blow up suspicious …

    A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.

  • Pro-Russian activists attack Ukraine's security services anti-terrorist unit chief, Gen. Vasyl Krutov, center, after he spoke outside Kramatorsk airport, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces clashed Tuesday with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport in Kramatorsk. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
    Ukraine bares teeth against eastern … Associated Press

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 … More »Ukraine bares teeth against eastern …

    Pro-Russian activists attack Ukraine's security services anti-terrorist unit chief, Gen. Vasyl Krutov, center, after he spoke outside Kramatorsk airport, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces clashed Tuesday with about 30 armed gunmen at a small airport in Kramatorsk. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist operation" to try to restore authority over the restive region.

  • FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the special intelligence unit that monitored Muslim communities in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
    10 Things to Know for Wednesday Associated Press

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: More »10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the special intelligence unit that monitored Muslim communities in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

  • FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, visitors socialize after a Jumu'ah prayer service outside the Islamic Society of Bay Ridge and mosque in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The New York Police Department targeted the mosque as a part of a terrorism enterprise investigation beginning in 2003, spying on it for years. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed that it has disbanded the special unit that operated that surveillance program. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
    New York police disband unit that spied … Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been … More »New York police disband unit that spied …

    FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, visitors socialize after a Jumu'ah prayer service outside the Islamic Society of Bay Ridge and mosque in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The New York Police Department targeted the mosque as a part of a terrorism enterprise investigation beginning in 2003, spying on it for years. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed that it has disbanded the special unit that operated that surveillance program. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.

  • European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, from left, arrive to address the media after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
    Iran cuts proliferation-prone uranium … Associated Press

    VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the U.N. will certify later this week that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been reduced because it has neutralized half of its … More »Iran cuts proliferation-prone uranium …

    European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, from left, arrive to address the media after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the U.N. will certify later this week that Iran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been reduced because it has neutralized half of its material that can be turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium.