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at 01:35 on April 20, 2014, EDT.

Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche

KATMANDU, Nepal - 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.


at 20:34 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Mexican singer Juan Gabriel to resume tour concerts May 1 after release from US hospital

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital.


at 20:31 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Divers find 10 more bodies found inside sunken ferry; captain arrested

MOKPO, South Korea - Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather.


at 19:23 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Death toll climbs in South Korean ferry sinking

SEOUL, South Korea - Divers recover 10 more bodies from inside sunken South Korean ferry; death toll now 46 .


at 19:02 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Animal welfare activists picket Liam Neeson's NYC home amid debate over carriage horses

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with the actor that the city's carriage horses should keep working.


at 18:33 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Hallmark's 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered' brings 'Touched by an Angel' producer back to series TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking Bad," and more ways to see them.


at 17:55 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Michelle Obama to appear on May 7 episode of ABC country music drama 'Nashville'

WASHINGTON - Michelle Obama is going a little bit country.


at 16:39 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Grammy-winning singer Anita Baker countersues home improvement company that sought her arrest

DETROIT - Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.


at 15:38 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Head of Egypt's censorship board resigns after dispute over showing bombshell's steamy film

CAIRO - The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown.


at 15:21 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

East Ukraine insurgents prepare for Easter, fortify barricades

DONETSK, Ukraine - Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.


at 14:26 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim massive blast that killed 75 in Nigerian capital

LAGOS, Nigeria - Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.


at 15:07 on April 19, 2014, EDT.

Iran's vice-president says row over Arak heavy water nuclear reactor 'virtually resolved'

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice-president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear program.


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