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    'It was hell': 10 years after South Korea ferry disaster

    The ferry sank live on television as the children on board sent desperate text messages to their parents -- 10 years after South Korea's worst-ever maritime disaster, families are still reckoning with the horror.No one responded properly, the children were left alone, and the parents came down and took the children home.

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    Law Expert Says Donald Trump Hush Money Trial Hinges On 1 Jury Selection Detail

    It's "kind of going to be the whole ball game," said Elie Mystal.

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    China economy seen slowing in first quarter on housing, consumer woes

    China's economy is expected to have slowed in the first three months of the year as it continues to be buffeted by a debilitating property sector crisis and flagging consumer activity.And observers say state pledges of support for the property sector are yet to sway the market or consumers.

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    Pranksters Troll MAGA Faithful With Brutally Honest 'Trump Bible'

    The Good Liars offered some blunt readings from a bible that could only come from the former president.

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    Stocks hit by Iran's Israel strike, hopes for containment stem losses

    Equities retreated Monday after Iran ramped up Middle East tensions by launching a barrage of missiles and drones at Israel over the weekend, fuelling fears of a wider conflict in the volatile region.But experts said the limited scope of the attack showed Iran was seeking to make a show of strength with its attack, but without sparking a conflict.

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    Japan's Sapporo sees earliest 25C day since records began

    Temperatures in Japan's northern city of Sapporo -- famous for skiing -- on Monday passed 25 degrees Celsius at the earliest point of any year on record, a weather agency official said.It is the earliest that temperatures in the city have passed 25 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit), which the JMA classifies as a "summer's day", since records began there in 1877.

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    OpenAI bids for Japan business as it opens Tokyo office

    TOKYO (Reuters) -Microsoft backed artificial intelligence startup OpenAI made a pitch for business in Japan on Monday as it opened its first Asia office in Tokyo. "This is just the first step in what I hope will be a long-term partnership with the people of Japan, government leaders, businesses and research institutions," OpenAI CEO Sam Altman said in a video message. Altman and Chief Operating Officer Brad Lightcap have hosted hundreds of Fortune 500 company executives in the United States an

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