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VIDEO: Heartbreaking video shows students as ferry sinks

The Associated Press
May 1 2014 - 9:13am

SEOUL, South Korea -- Soon after the ferry begins to tilt, nervous laughter can be heard from the high school students huddled below deck. In video clips from the cellphone of a victim of a disaster that has shaken South Korea, the teenagers talk of taking selfies, wonder if they'll make the news and discuss posting about the excitement later on...

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VIDEO: Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 11:09am

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

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VIDEO: Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 8:47am

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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VIDEO: African nation finding support for education in Utah

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 4:50pm

OGDEN -- Utah has one of the highest pupil to teacher ratios in the United States, at 22.8 to 1. Many classes have higher student numbers than that, but even a big-size Utah class would be a dream situation for a teacher in Malawi. "We have a pupil-teacher ratio of as high as 150, and in some schools 1 to 250," said Benedicto Kondowe. "We...

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VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 5:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

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VIDEO: South Ogden aid group builds bonds with Haitians

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 24 2014 - 4:28am

SAUT D'EAU, Haiti -- "Are they going to eat us?" the young Haitian girl asked in creole, her native language.Taking her hand, Herode Guillomettre (one of five Haitian translators) led the innocent child over to touch our team leader. He comforted her saying these people are here to help. 

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VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 8:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

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VIDEO: Mormon missionaries leaving Venezuela amid unrest

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 12:05pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church has announced that it will pull 152 missionaries out of Venezuela because of unrest in the country.

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VIDEO: Heartbreaking video shows students as ferry sinks

The Associated Press
May 1 2014 - 9:13am

SEOUL, South Korea -- Soon after the ferry begins to tilt, nervous laughter can be heard from the high school students huddled below deck. In video clips from the cellphone of a victim of a disaster that has shaken South Korea, the teenagers talk of taking selfies, wonder if they'll make the news and discuss posting about the excitement later on...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: May 1 2014 - 9:29am


VIDEO: Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

The Associated Press
Apr 24 2014 - 11:09am

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 24 2014 - 12:23pm


VIDEO: Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

The Associated Press
Apr 18 2014 - 8:47am

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 9:16am


VIDEO: African nation finding support for education in Utah

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 7 2014 - 4:50pm

OGDEN -- Utah has one of the highest pupil to teacher ratios in the United States, at 22.8 to 1. Many classes have higher student numbers than that, but even a big-size Utah class would be a dream situation for a teacher in Malawi. "We have a pupil-teacher ratio of as high as 150, and in some schools 1 to 250," said Benedicto Kondowe. "We...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 7 2014 - 5:23pm


VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Chile, but only light damage and low death toll

The Associated Press
Apr 2 2014 - 5:50am

IQUIQUE, Chile -- Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake -- a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 9:46am


VIDEO: South Ogden aid group builds bonds with Haitians

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 24 2014 - 4:28am

SAUT D'EAU, Haiti -- "Are they going to eat us?" the young Haitian girl asked in creole, her native language.Taking her hand, Herode Guillomettre (one of five Haitian translators) led the innocent child over to touch our team leader. He comforted her saying these people are here to help. 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 24 2014 - 7:40am


VIDEO: Russian troops storm Ukraine’s Crimea base

John-Thor Dahlburg, The Associated Press
Mar 19 2014 - 8:48am

SEVASTOPOL, Crimea -- Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen. Pro-Moscow Crimean authorities also detained the Ukrainian navy commander and reportedly blocked the defense minister and another government official from traveling to the peninsula in what...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 19 2014 - 9:11am


VIDEO: Mormon missionaries leaving Venezuela amid unrest

The Associated Press
Mar 18 2014 - 12:05pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church has announced that it will pull 152 missionaries out of Venezuela because of unrest in the country.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 18 2014 - 12:58pm


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