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A grandmother of a student who is one of the passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, talks on a phone as she waits for  the news at an auditorium in Danwon High School in Ansan, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.   (AP Photo/Woohae Cho)
Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinkingRage, grief in town of missing students in ferry sinking - 'My baby's trapped in cold waters'
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FILE - In this undated file photo shows the South Korean ferry Sewol that sank Wednesday, April 16, 2014 off South Korea's southern coast with 475 people aboard, likely with scores of people trapped inside. The Sewol now sits — with just part of its keel visible — in waters off Mokpo, about 470 kilometers (290 miles) from Seoul. (AP Photo/Yonhap) KOREA OUT
Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferryHoping to stabilize ferry, officers didn't order immediate evacuation, lost time, says crew
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Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while carrying  a flag-draped coffin of Shawki Rahim during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The Iraqi Army officer was killed during clashes with al-Qaida fighters in Hillah last night, his family said. (AP Photo/Jaber al-Helo)
Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiersMilitants launch attack on military base in northern Iraq, killing 10 soldiers, officials say
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, filephoto, shows a portion of The UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s  campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as fees and funding cuts from the health care overhaul helped dent the performance of the nation's largest health insurer the company announced Thursday April 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percentUnitedHealth's 1st-quarter profit tumbles 8 percent, insurer cites overhaul costs
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FILE - This Oct. 10, 2011 file photo shows cans of Pepsi, posed in Philadelphia. PepsiCo Thursday April 17, 2014 reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit as the company slashed costs and sold more snacks around the world.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
PepsiCo's profit rises on snack sales, price hikesPepsiCo quarterly profit beats expectations on stronger snack sales, cost cuts, price hikes
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FILE - In this  June 20, 2008, file photo, Cheo Feliciano performs at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York.  The Puerto Rican salsa legend Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday April 17, 2014, in the U.S. territory. He was 78. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78Puerto Rican salsa great Cheo Feliciano, member of Fania All Stars, dies in car crash at 78
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Ali Benflis, a former Algerian prime minister and one of the five candidates running against Bouteflika, claps his hands after voting in the presidential elections in Algiers, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent. President Bouteflika has ruled this nation for the past 15 years and, despite suffering from a stroke, is running for a fourth term on a platform of stability. (AP Photo/Anis belghoul)
Algerians trickle to polls in presidential voteAlgerians trickle into polls for presidential election expected to be won by ailing incumbent
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The Mount Tabor number 1 reservoir in Portland, Ore., is seen in a June 20, 2011 photo.  Portland officials said Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that they are flushing away millions of gallons of treated water for the second time in less than three years because someone urinated into a city reservoir. In June 2011, the city drained a 7.5 million-gallon reservoir at Mount Tabor in southeast Portland. This time, 38 million gallons from a different reservoir at the same location will be discarded after a 19-year-old was videotaped in the act  (AP Photo/The Oregonian, Benjamin Brink)
Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teenBig Flush II: Teen cited for urinating in city water; Portland to drain 38 million gallons
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FILE - This Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, shows the door on a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Robinson Township, Pa. Chipotle reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, pril 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Chipotle sales surge as it draws more customersChipotle sales surge as more customers take a taste, but higher costs limit profit gains
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
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  • Ex-girlfriend says she purchased guns for Charles Severance

    According to court documents obtained by The Washington Post , a former girlfriend of Charles Severance has been talking with police. WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, Apr 17 2014 @ 08:02 AM
  • Motion Filed In Severance's Fight Against Extradition

    Chief Public Defender Shayne Welling continues to insist Charles Severance is being held in West Virginia for extradition back to Virginia under a bogus warrant that is illegal and amounts to abuse of police powers and the extradition process. Wheeling News, Thu, Apr 17 2014 @ 01:42 AM
  • Stray Bullet Travels Through Wall, Neighbor's Bed

    An Ashburn resident is accused of firing two rounds from his gun early Wednesday morning, with one ending up in a neighbor's bedroom, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Thu, Apr 17 2014 @ 11:27 AM
  • Several Items Stolen From Cars April 14-15

    Sterling residents woke up Tuesday morning to find that there cars had been riffled through, with several items stolen, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Wed, Apr 16 2014 @ 01:43 PM
  • 12-Year-Old Boy Injured in Wreck

    A 12-year-old boy is recovering from serious injuries during a Tuesday night wreck in Purcellville, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Wed, Apr 16 2014 @ 01:30 PM
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