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LAST_UPDATESat, 19 Apr 2014 8pm

One Dead As S. Korea Ferry With 450 Passengers Sinks

PIC: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea’s coastguard said today one person had been killed as it struggled to rescue 476 people — mostly high school students — aboard a ferry that ran aground and sank off the southern coast.

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The Smallest Penis Contest Is BACK!

Nicholas Gilronan, previous year winner victory photo (PIC: Facebook)IT'S time, once again, to make the little things count.

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Delta Evacuates Jet In Atlanta Due To Cabin Smoke

IllustrationATLANTA: Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a “smoky odor” was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.

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6 Die As Bus Catches Fire In India

IllustrationNEW DELHI: Indian police say at least six people were burned to death and another 12 seriously injured when a bus caught fire in southern India.

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William And Kate Depart New Zealand For Australia

PIC: vancouversun.comWELLINGTON: Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate departed New Zealand with their baby son Prince George on Wednesday, an AFP reporter saw, heading for Sydney to begin the Australian leg of their tour Down Under.

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Miley Cyrus Hospitalised, Cancels US Concert

PIC: Cyrus's TwitterLOS ANGELES: Pop star Miley Cyrus has been hospitalised and has had to cancel a concert in the US state of Missouri, the venue said Tuesday.

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Radioactive Water Erronously Pumped Back Into Fukushima Power Plant

PIC: ReutersFUKUSHIMA: Over 200 tonnes of radioactive water was erroneously pumped into a basement area at the Fukushima Daiichi atomic power plant between April 10-13, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said yesterday.

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Forensic Expert Challenges Witnesses’ Testimonies In Pistorius Trial

Forensic expert Roger Dixon points at the door through which Reeva Steenkamp was shot, during the trial of Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius at North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (PIC: Reuters)JOHANNESBURG: South African track star Oscar Pistorius can finally take a breather after his legal team yesterday summoned Roger Dixon, a forensic expert who challenged the state’s case, to the witness box.

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Islamists Abduct More Than 100 Girls From Nigeria School

The unprecedented mass abduction in Borno state came hours after a bomb blast ripped through a crowded bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, killing 75 people. (PIC: Reuters)MAIDUGURI: Heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers, a security source and witnesses said yesterday.

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Durian Odour Triggers Patient Evacuation At Melbourne Hospital

PIC: mDMELBOURNE: The smell of a durian caused patients to be evacuated from a hospital here.

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