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In pictures: Search continues for Korea ferry survivors

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:11PM UTC

A massive search and rescue operation is under way of the Korean coast after a passenger ferry with more than 470 passengers capsized yesterday. At least 9 people have died and almost 300 people are still missing. Here are some of the latest pictures from the incident.

9 dead, hundreds missing after ferry sinks off South Korea

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:40AM UTC

A passenger ferry capsized and sank of the coast of South Korea today with more than 470 passengers on board. So far 2 casualties have been confirmed, 180 people have been rescued, and at least 290 people people are still missing.

Filipino tests positive for MERS virus on return from UAE

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:08AM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates. It’s the first known case of the deadly virus in Asia. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said Wednesday the Filipino’s blood tested

Gap outlines growth plans for China

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 9:50AM UTC

NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. says it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger bite of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market. The San Francisco-based clothing chain, which operates stores under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta brands, generated $300 million in sales in China in the latest fiscal year ended Feb. 1. It says China will be its biggest growth initiative.

NKorea complains over barber’s Kim Jong Un poster

By Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:00AM UTC

LONDON (AP) — North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to take action against a London hair salon’s poster poking fun at distinctively coiffured leader Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Office said Wednesday it had received a letter from the country’s embassy objecting to the poster, and was considering its response.

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