• AP Top News at 6:35 a.m. EDT

    MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort.…

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    • In Karpal’s funeral march, a celebration of his life (VIDEO)

      GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The tens of thousands who thronged the streets of Penang for Karpal Singh’s funeral today were a testimony to the Malaysian Malaysia the lawyer, lawmaker and DAP leader...

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      • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

        PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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        • High School Student Suspended For Having the Balls to Ask Miss America to Prom

          A Pennsylvania high school student was suspended this week for having the balls to pursue the American dream of securing a prom date with Miss America herself, Nina Davuluri. The exchange — which the administration warned Farves against beforehand after getting wind of his plan, according to the…

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          • Apple Maps Discovers ‘Loch Ness Monster,’ World Discovers Apple Maps (Photo)

            Could Apple Maps finally have discovered the existence of the Loch Ness monster? And, as a result, could the world finally recognize the existence of Apple Maps? A satellite image (above) from Apple's version of Google Maps shows a mysterious white blob, with what appear to be a pair of flippers at…

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            • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

              Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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              • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

                As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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                • Halina Tam opens second branch of snack shops

                  The former TVB actress revealed that she has been making quite a profit selling snacks at Causeway Bay

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                  • Sunderland boss Poyet sympathises with angry Mourinho

                    Sunderland boss Gus Poyet tried to console Jose Mourinho after Fabio Borini's controversial penalty condemned the Chelsea manager to a first home league defeat. The Chelsea bench and players were angry at the decision of referee Mike Dean to award a spot-kick at Stamford Bridge on Saturday when…

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                    • Automakers unveil China-focused models in Beijing

                      BEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry.

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                      • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

                        MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?

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                        • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

                          KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

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                          • White House Responds to ‘Deport Justin Bieber’ Petition: Is This the End for Our Famous Canadian Friend?

                            The White House has responded to 273, 968 Americans demanding the deportation of Justin Bieber, and unfortunately for concerned citizens hoping the pop star's green card would be revoked, the U.S. government Beliebs it would be an “improper” issue to address. “Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be…

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                            • Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese GP in Mercedes one-two

                              By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton completed a hat-trick of wins by leading a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. German team mate Nico Rosberg took the chequered flag 18 seconds behind the Briton to finish runner-up for the third race in a…

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                              • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

                                NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.

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                                • Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

                                  Washington, April 20 (IANS) In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not. Hundreds of Neanderthals' genes were turned "off" while the identical genes in today's humans are turned "on".…

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                                  • First bodies pulled from submerged S. Korean ferry

                                    Three bodies were pulled out of the fully submerged ferry just before midnight and another 16 were recovered later Sunday, a coastguard spokesman said. It was a watershed moment for distraught relatives who have clung desperately to the idea that some passengers may have survived in air pockets in…

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                                    • The 11 Worst Body Language Mistakes Professionals Make

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                                      • Miley Cyrus Postpones Bangerz Tour After Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics

                                        A severe allergic reaction to antibiotics has forced Miley Cyrus to postpone the remaining U.S. dates on her Bangerz tour until August.

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                                        • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

                                          JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A transcript released Sunday of communications with the South Korean ferry that sank details crippling confusion and indecision, with a crew member questioning whether an evacuation was the right move well after the ship began listing dangerously.

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