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Angry families scream at South Korean ferry captain, crew as trial begins

Angry families scream at South Korean ferry captain, crew as trial begins

They've waited for this day for nearly two months -- to look the crew of the doomed Sewol ferry in the eyes and tell them how they felt.
What devoured this great white shark?

What devoured this great white shark?

Australian researchers are hunting for what they call a "mystery sea monster" that devoured a 9-foot-long great white shark.
'Peoples' Cup' camp pressures Brazil ahead of World Cup

'Peoples' Cup' camp pressures Brazil ahead of World Cup

Almost overnight, a patchwork of plastic tents appeared on an empty piece of land less than 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the World Cup stadium as a show of force from Sao Paulo's working poor.
500,000 Iraqi civilians flee Mosul fighting, migration group says

500,000 Iraqi civilians flee Mosul fighting, migration group says

More than 500,000 citizens fled in fear as extremist militants overran Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.
Iraqi soldiers, police drop weapons, flee posts in portions of Mosul

Iraqi soldiers, police drop weapons, flee posts in portions of Mosul

Militants seized control of the airport, TV stations and the governor's offices in Iraq's second-largest city as police and soldiers ran away from their posts in Mosul on Tuesday, a stunning collapse of the security forces that has rais
Iraq police: Militant gunmen free up to 1,000 in Mosul prison break

Iraq police: Militant gunmen free up to 1,000 in Mosul prison break

Hundreds of gunmen took control of key portions of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, freeing up to 1,000 inmates from the central prison, senior police officials said.
7 more bodies found after Pakistan airport terrorist attack

7 more bodies found after Pakistan airport terrorist attack

Seven bodies have been recovered near a cold storage facility at a Karachi airport Tuesday morning, more than a day after a deadly militant attack there left 29 others dead.
'Friendly fire' kills five American service members in Afghanistan

'Friendly fire' kills five American service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet called in to help ward off a Taliban attack mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.
Five women sexually assaulted at Egypt's inaugural festivities

Five women sexually assaulted at Egypt's inaugural festivities

(CNN) -- Uniformed Egyptian police pull a woman in nothing but her underclothes from a frenzied mob. "Get back boy! Get back!" the officers say as one lifts his pistol into the air.
How did 6 die after Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance?

How did 6 die after Bowe Bergdahl's disappearance?

Much attention has been given to the claim made by the former platoonmates of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that he is partly to blame for the deaths of six soldiers who were killed in the months after Bergdahl disappeared.
Human remains found in crocodile after fatal attack in Australia

Human remains found in crocodile after fatal attack in Australia

Authorities have recovered human remains from a large crocodile that's believed to have taken a man from his boat in Australia's remote north.
MH370 families seek $5 million for investigation, 'whistle-blower' reward

MH370 families seek $5 million for investigation, 'whistle-blower' reward

Three months to the day after a Malaysian jetliner vanished, relatives of several passengers on board launched an effort Sunday to raise $5 million for investigations and a "whistle blower" reward.
Karachi airport attackers were disguised as security workers

Karachi airport attackers were disguised as security workers

As the night wore on, the buildings at Karachi's Jinnah International Airport stood out, silhouetted against a backdrop of oily, orange blazes, the night air punctuated with the unmistakable chatter of machine-gun fire.
Crackdown on more than 1,000 'naked officials' in Guangdong

Crackdown on more than 1,000 'naked officials' in Guangdong

In the latest move in China's anti-corruption campaign, more than 1,000 people in Guangdong Province have been marked as "naked officials" -- those suspected of storing graft gains with overseas family members.
Rafael Nadal clinches record ninth French Open title

Rafael Nadal clinches record ninth French Open title

No matter whatever else happens in tennis' clay-court season, Rafael Nadal is almost an automatic at the French Open.