April 24, 2014

16-year-old boy ‘lucky to be alive’ after hiding in wheel well on flight from …

HONOLULU — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. “Doesn’t even remember the flight,” FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday […]

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. “Doesn’t even remember the flight,” FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on […]

Photos Link Masked Men in East Ukraine to Russia

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Rubin (Hurricane) Carter, Boxer Whose Murder Convictions Were Overturned …

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Pope Francis Prays for Peace on Easter Sunday

Pope Francis drives through the crowd after celebrating an Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square, at the the Vatican, April 20, 2014. Alessandra Tarantino —AP In his Easter address to more than 150,000 visitors at St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis called for an end to recent conflicts in Nigeria, Syria and Ukraine and encouraged Catholics […]

Documents show GM waited years to recall Saturn Ions over power steering …

November 19, 2006: Unsold 2006 Ion coupes sit outside a Saturn dealership in the south Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch, Colo. According to government documents released Saturday, General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 small cars for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims. (AP […]

Russian, Ukrainian Patriarchs Condemn ‘Aggression’ on Easter

Orthodox Christians in Ukraine and Russia on Sunday celebrated Easter — the holiest day of the Christian calendar — with their nations locked in conflict and Ukraine’s patriarch condemning what he called Russian “aggression” in his homeland. In his Easter message, Kyiv Patriarch Filaret said there has been aggression and injustice “against our peace loving […]

Vow to push forward on Ukraine pact meets defiance on the ground

Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) — Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met again in Kiev to hash out plans to push it along, but ended their meeting offering little indication of progress. “It was agreed to move ahead rapidly with the practical […]

Confusion, anger as sunken ferry’s relatives wait

Less than an hour later, Saturday’s meeting had unraveled. A few dozen relatives rose from the gymnasium floor and surged toward the stage, hurling rapid-fire questions — and a thick, rolled-up wad of paper — at the officials, who stood mostly silently, their heads bowed. One man tried to choke a coast guard lieutenant and […]

South Korean ferry captain arrested; divers find bodies inside sunken ship

  The captain of a South Korean ferry carrying 475 passengers that sank on Wednesday, killing 28 and leaving 270 missing, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were found lifeless in the sunken ship by a diver. Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin Yonhap said 68-year-old […]