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South Korea ferry captain rushed back to bridge as ship listed-crewman 5:24am EDT

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago rushed back to the bridge after it started listing severely and tried in vain to right the vessel, one of the helmsmen on the ship said on Friday.  Full Article

 
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East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal 5:08am EDT 

KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their security before they comply with an international deal ordering them to disarm.  Full Article  

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Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords 5:31am EDT 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by employees suing the firms.  Full Article  

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Toronto Mayor Ford opens re-election bid with 'cut the gravy' vow Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford launched his re-election campaign on Friday, acknowledging the crack-cocaine scandal that has made him a topic of water cooler talk across North America, but also happy to trade on his notoriety.  Full Article  

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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87 5:37am EDT 

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87.  Full Article  

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Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 

(Reuters) - Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Thursday confirmed that there was a security breach at certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.  Full Article