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Prep school grads charged with operating drug ring

Two graduates of an exclusive Pennsylvania prep school were charged with operating an extensive drug ring that dealt cocaine and marijuana to students at high schools and colleges in an affluent part of Philadelphia, authorities said on Tuesday.

A Fed-Ex truck and a chartered bus carrying high school students are engulfed in flames after the truck crossed a divider on Interstate 5, side-swiped a car and smashed head-on into the bus near Orland, Calif., in this picture courtesy of Evan Smutny taken on April 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Evan Smutny/Handout via Reuters)

Teen's mom claims negligence in deadly crash

The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp. for negligence, California-based City News Service reported.

Divers operate at the site where the capsized passenger ship Sewol sank in the sea off Jindo, during the search and rescue operation in the sea off Jindo, April 22, 2014, in this picture provided by South Korean Navy and released by Yonhap on April 23, 2014. (REUTERS/South Korean Navy/Yonhap)

Corpses show attempts to escape

South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.

Standing in a rigid hull inflatable boat launched from the Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth, Leading Seaman, Boatswain's Mate, William Sharkey searches for possible debris in the southern Indian Ocean in the continuing search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in this picture released by the Australian Defence Force on April 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Australian Defence Force/Handout via Reuters)

Search to solve plane mystery will continue

Australia and Malaysia vowed on Wednesday to keep searching for a missing Malaysian plane despite no sign of wreckage after almost seven weeks, and as bad weather again grounded aircraft and an undersea drone neared the end of its first full mission.

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Teen stowaway remains hospitalized in Hawaii

A teenage boy who stowed away on a flight from California to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet remained hospitalized on Tuesday, two days after his death-defying jaunt over the Pacific Ocean, a Hawaii official said.

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Powdered booze looks unlikely for Canada

Health Canada won't say whether U.S. company Palcohol is seeking to have its powdered booze approved for sale in Canada, but Ontario's liquor control board said it wouldn't sell the stuff anyway.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses students of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine in Kiev April 22, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Biden warns Russia on Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told Russia on Tuesday that "time is short" for action on defusing the crisis in eastern Ukraine, but Moscow said it could handle any tougher economic sanctions the West might impose.

The Pentagon in Washington, D.C. (REUTERS/Jason Reed, file)

U.S. to send troops to Eastern Europe

The United States will send about 600 U.S. troops to Poland and the three Baltic states to take part in exercises in the coming days to reassure NATO allies following Russia's seizure of the Crimean region from Ukraine, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

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