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CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels, Sources Say
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 National Public Radio 
CIA Is Quietly Ramping Up Aid To Syrian Rebels, Sources Say
The U.S. is providing more arms and training to the moderate rebels in Syria, under a growing secret program run by the CIA in Jordan. Sources tell NPR that secret program could be supplemented by a... (photo: UN / Violaine martin)
Buckle up for $4 gallon gas all summer
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 The Business Review 
Buckle up for $4 gallon gas all summer
Michele Paccione L.A. to feel more pain at the pump. | Only in the Hawaiian Islands, the most remote place on planet Earth, do U.S. citizens pay more for their gas than Angelenos. It’s a... (photo: WN / marzena)
 Visitors at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo stand by the stock price board Friday afternoon, Aug. 17, 2007 as the Nikkei 225 closed down 874.81 points, or 5.42 percent, at 15,273.68 points. Japanese stocks fell more than 5 percent to a one-year low, hittin  Independent online (SA) 
Japan’s Topix climbs to two-week high
Tokyo - Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index posting its first advance in three days, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capped its longest rally since September amid optimism about... (photo: AP/Koji Sasahara)
Photos   Seibu Holdings   Stock Exchange   TOPIX   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225
A worker stretches on a chair during a morning trading at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Monday, June 17, 2013.  Xinhua 
Nikkei rises 1.09 pct, relisted Seibu jumps on TSE debut
TOKYO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Nikkei stock index rose 1. 09 percent Wednesday to a two-week closing high as Wall Street's rise overnight brightened the market mood and a moderately weaker yen... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
HSBC Holdings Plc   Nikkei 225   Photos   SMBC Nikko Securities Inc.   Stock Exchange   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225
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Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew The Guardian
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
FOSTER KLUG Associated Press= MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol
More ship searches: MOTC Taipei Times
More ship searches: MOTC
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday that it is considering raising the percentage of passenger ships subject to random inspections by... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Ferry Sewol   Ships Passengers   Transportation   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol   Photos
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble Newsday
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
Photos JINDO, South Korea - (AP) -- Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. But... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
Disasters   Photos   S. Korea   US MIlitary   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol
South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Canoe
S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye speaks to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 4, 2013. Park took office as the country's first female president a week ago. Belfast Telegraph
Actions of ferry crew 'murderous'
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left... (photo: AP / Lee Jae-won, Pool)
Maritime Disaster   Park Geun-hye   Wikipedia: Park Geun-hye   Photos   S Korea
Shoe shining, Cuba. Kansas City Star
Guatemala must create more jobs and end poverty
GUATEMALA CITY — Our flights into and out of this Central American country were crowded with youths on spring break mission trips. Rich Sugg | The Kansas City Star... (photo: WN / Jacques Fritsch)
Economy   Guatemala   Jobs   Photos   Poverty   Wikipedia: Guatemala
President Barack Obama gestures during a speech on the economy, Friday, March 9, 2012, at the Rolls Royce aircraft engine part production plant in Prince George , Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Business Insider
The Chart Of Government Job Losses Under Obama Will Never Get Old
Although there are signs that the labor market is picking up in the United States, it remains true that way too many people have been unemployed for way too long. There... (photo: AP / Steve Helber)
Barack Obama   Photos   Politics   US   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
Relatives of missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol cry after listening to a TV news program reporting the names of the victims found dead, at a gymnasium in Jindo, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. CNN
South Korea ferry disaster: Families protest over rescue operation
April 20, 2014 -- Updated 0819 GMT (1619 HKT) Relatives of passengers missing from the sunken ferry scuffle with police as they try to leave Jindo. Seoul (CNN) -- Angry... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
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