KQV AM 1410

International Newsroom

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
More

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A Malaysian official on Saturday asked the world to "pray hard" for a clue to help find Flight 370, while authorities said a robotic submarine was expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty....
More

4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers....
More

13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak....
More

Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Not until the final minutes of more than seven hours of negotiating was an agreement struck in Geneva this week to calm boiling tensions along the shared border between Russia and Ukraine. But the deal won't be sealed until its terms are met, and patience is wearing thin as time runs out....
More

4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

PARIS (AP) -- France's presidential palace says four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released....
More

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps....
More

Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world....
More

Putin: no blocks to boosting relations with West

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says he sees no obstacles to improving relations with the West, which are fraught with tension over the Ukraine crisis....
More

Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms....
More

Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should UPMC foot the bill for employees' subscription to LifeLock in the wake of a data breach? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
80%
Yes:
20%
Total Votes: 176

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the tormentors in the case of a South Fayette teenager who recorded an alleged bullying incident at school should be charged?

Yes:
66%
No:
34%
Total Votes: 20,030