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Migrant Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean, Hundreds Feared Dead

A major search-and-rescue operation was underway Sunday to save up to 700 migrants after their boat capsized south of Italy, NBC News reported. Twenty eight people have been rescued, while 24 bodies have been recovered in the incident, which happened in an area just off Libyan waters, south of the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, an Italian coast guard official said. The boat is believed to have capsized when migrants moved to one side of the overcrowded vessel when a merchant ship approached "that they hoped would rescue them," UNHCR spokeswoman Carlotta Sami told NBC News. A survivor reported 700 people were on board, Sami said. If confirmed, the disaster would be one of the worst seen during the decades-long migrant crisis in the southern Mediterranean and would bring the total number of dead since the beginning of the year to more than 1,500. Read »
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DOJ, FBI Admit Years of Flawed Forensic Testimony: Report

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High School Football Player Dies During Training Workout

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Gyrocopter Pilot Frustrated Message Isn't Getting Through

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Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Southern California

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"Hope and Serenity": Oklahoma Bombing 20 Years Later

Hundreds gathered Sunday at the former site of the Oklahoma federal building that was destroyed by a truck bomb 20 years earlier to honor the 168 victims of the blast, the survivors, and the spirit that helped the city and the nation through the worst terrorist attack the country had ever seen. Loved ones of the victims, survivors of the horrific 1995 bombing and state and federal government officials, who lived through the attack attended Sunday's ceremony, held at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. It was opened by Richard Williams, a survivor of the attack, who, with his two grandchildren read the mission statement of the museum: "May this memorial offer comfort, strength, peace, hope and serenity." Former President Bill Clinton thanked the people of Oklahoma for their resilience following the bombing. "You turned away all of the petty squabbles in which we engage, leaving only our basic humanity," Clinton said. Timothy McVeigh, an Army veteran with strong anti-government views, was executed in 2001 for setting off the explosion. His accomplice, Terry Nichols, is serving life in prison. Read »
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 at 4:18 PM

Probe Launched Into Vet Who Bragged She Killed Cat

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BMW Recalls 91K Mini Coopers Over Air Bag Sensor

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University Campus Shut Down After 2nd Shooting

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 4:03 AM

Record 2.25 Tons of Cocaine Seized Off Martinique

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Officers Confiscate Gator While Executing Search Warrant

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Arrest Made After Woman Loses Leg in Love Triangle Hit-and-Run

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 1:30 AM

3 Shot During Del. State University Event

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Missing Mother, 23, Found Stabbed to Death

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