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Source Of Anti-Semitic Flyers Not Known

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Donetsk, Ukraine) -- There's apparently some doubt about who is really behind troubling anti-Semitic flyers in eastern Ukraine. The leaflets handed out this week order all Jews over the age of 16 to register with pro-Russian separatists. Ukrainian Jews say it's impossible to determine if the so-call Donetsk People's Republic is behind the orders, or…

More Dead In Everest Avalanche

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Kathmandu) -- At least a dozen Sherpa guides are dead after an avalanche plowed down a slope of Mount Everest. A Tourism Ministry official says three mountaineering guides were also hurt today and up to five people are missing. Helicopters and teams on foot are joining the rescue efforts. This marks the first major avalanche…

Educator Rescued From South Korean Ferry Commits Suicide

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Jindo, South Korea) -- A high school educator rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry is dead, apparently by suicide. Police say the high school vice principal's body was found earlier today. The 52-year-old man was found hanging from a tree near the gymnasium where relatives of missing people have been staying. More than 350…

Google Offers Online Good Friday, Easter Tour Of Jerusalem

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Can't make it to the Holy Land in person? No problem. Just in time for Good Friday, Google is offering a street-level view of the path Christians say Jesus Christ followed through Jerusalem as he carried his cross to the hill where he was crucified. Google's Street View technology tracks the Via Dolorosa…

Drone In Plane Search Hits Record Depth

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Perth) -- An underwater drone is taking the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner to record depths. The unmanned sub has already risked damage when it dove to the deepest level yet to scan the Indian Ocean floor. The U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 is the most promising lead in the search for the wreckage of Malaysia…