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Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible

  • analyst: He dismissed comparisons made by Western analysts between Russia's " anti-terror" operations in Chechnya in the 1990s and actions being taken by the Ukrainian government against pro-Russian separatists.
  • possible: Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible- Yahoo News.
  • possible: Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible.
  • improve: MOSCOW (Reuters)- Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed NATO's selection of former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its new head, saying on Saturday the pair had " very good relations" but that it was up to the West to improve ties.
  • alliance: Relations between Russia and the NATO military alliance are at their worst since the Cold War following Russia's seizure of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, a move Putin said on Thursday was partly influenced by NATO's expansion into eastern Europe.

Current underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week

  • autonomous: A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle ( AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the plane, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board.
  • confident: Officials did not indicate whether they were confident that this search area would yield any new information about the flight, nor did they state what steps they would take in the event that the underwater search were to prove fruitless.
  • series: The search has thus far centered on a city-sized area where a series of " pings" led authorities to believe the plane's black box may be located.
  • juncture: Malaysia said the search was at a " very critical juncture" and asked for prayers for its success.
  • vehicle: A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle ( AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the plane, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board.

Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

  • sharp: Investigators said the accident came at a point where the ship had to make a turn, and prosecutor Park Jae-eok said investigators were looking at whether the third mate ordered a turn so sharp that it caused the vessel to list.
  • disaster: So far 29 bodies have been recovered since Wednesday's disaster off the southern South Korea coast.
  • ocean: At the time, the current was very strong, temperature of the ocean water was cold, and I thought that if people left the ferry without ( proper) judgment, if they were not wearing a life jacket, and even if they were, they would drift away and face many other difficultie s," Lee told reporters.
  • judgment: At the time, the current was very strong, temperature of the ocean water was cold, and I thought that if people left the ferry without (proper) judgment, if they were not wearing a life jacket, and even if they were, they would drift away and face many other difficultie s," Lee told reporters.
  • crew: Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested- Yahoo News.

MH370 search at 'critical juncture'

  • transport: Kuala Lumpur (AFP)- The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a " very critical juncture ", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday as authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.
  • launch: Launched from an Australian naval vessel, the device has so far made six deep-sea scanning runs but has detected nothing.
  • device: Launched from an Australian naval vessel, the device has so far made six deep-sea scanning runs but has detected nothing.
  • juncture: Kuala Lumpur (AFP)- The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a " very critical juncture ", Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday as authorities mull whether to reassess a challenging search of the Indian Ocean seabed that has so far found nothing.
  • tomorrow: The search for today and tomorrow is at a very critical juncture.

Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen: sources

  • security: Yemen's Defence Ministry website quoted a security source as saying a number of " terrorists" had been killed in the air strike.
  • suspect: An air strike targeted cars that suspected al Qaeda militants were in and killed 13 of them in the Sawma 'a area of al-Bayda," a security source told Reuters.
  • drone: The United States has stepped up drone strikes as part of a campaign against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which is based in Yemen and regarded by Washington as one of the most lethal wings of the militant group.
  • suspect: Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen: sources- Yahoo News.
  • suspect: Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen: sources.

Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

  • site: The latest hope involved an oil slick found near the underwater search area, but analysis of a sample taken from the site found it was not connected to the plane.
  • depth: As the hunt for Flight 370 hit week six, the Bluefin 21 unmanned sub began its seventh trip into the depths off the coast off western Australia.
  • signal: Its search area forms a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) circle around the location of an underwater signal that was believed to have come from the aircraft's black boxes before the batteries died.
  • kilometer: The U.S. Navy sub has covered around 133 square kilometers ( 51 square miles) since it began diving into the depths March 14.
  • depth: The U.S. Navy sub has covered around 133 square kilometers (51 square miles) since it began diving into the depths March 14.

‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay

  • rescue: He added that rescue boats had not arrived at the time of capsizing.
  • dislodge: Some experts believe the ship's tight turn could have dislodged heavy cargo and destabilised the vessel, while others suggest the sinking could have been caused by a collision with a rock.
  • trap: Messages and phone calls from those inside painted a picture of people trapped in crowded corridors, unable to escape the sharply-listing ferry.
  • delay: The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week said he delayed giving evacuation orders because he feared passengers would " drift away ".
  • passenger: The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week said he delayed giving evacuation orders because he feared passengers would " drift away ".

Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen

  • drone: The United States is the only country that operates drones in Yemen, but officials rarely discuss the covert programme.
  • civilian: Drone kills 15'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen- Yahoo News.
  • drone: Sanaa (AFP)- A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
  • suspect: Sanaa (AFP)- A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
  • civilian: Sanaa (AFP)- A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.

Plane search at 'critical juncture'

  • appeal: I appeal to everyone around the world to pray and pray hard that we find something to work on in the next couple of days.
  • pray: I appeal to everyone around the world to pray and pray hard that we find something to work on in the next couple of days.
  • acoustic: It is searching in an area defined by four acoustic signals picked up by an Australian search team, and was deployed after officials concluded that the batteries on the plane's flight recorders would likely have expired, given their one-month shelf life.
  • signal: It is searching in an area defined by four acoustic signals picked up by an Australian search team, and was deployed after officials concluded that the batteries on the plane's flight recorders would likely have expired, given their one-month shelf life.
  • juncture: BBC News- Malaysia missing plane: Search at 'critical juncture '.

Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix

  • position: Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute, 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel in second and third position.
  • career: It was the 34th pole of Hamilton's career, moving him into fourth place on the all-time pole list, one ahead of former world champion Jim Clark and Alain Prost.
  • champion: It was the 34th pole of Hamilton's career, moving him into fourth place on the all-time pole list, one ahead of former world champion Jim Clark and Alain Prost.
  • qualified: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso qualified fifth while teammate Kimi Raikkonen was down in a humble 11th.
  • qualify: Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado, meanwhile, did not start qualifying due to an engine problem that cut short his final practice round in the morning.

Fed Cup: Germany leads Australia 2-0 in semifinal

  • double: Ashleigh Barty and Dellacqua, who reached three Grand Slam doubles finals last year, are expected to play doubles for Australia.
  • double: Ashleigh Barty and Dellacqua, who reached three Grand Slam doubles finals last year, are expected to play doubles for Australia.
  • clinch: In the tiebreaker, Petkovic had three match points at 6-3 but Stosur fought off those and another before Petkovic clinched it.
  • mental: Petkovic suggested Stosur faced a " tougher mental state" before the home crowd, but the Australian said it didn't affect her.
  • affect: Petkovic suggested Stosur faced a " tougher mental state" before the home crowd, but the Australian said it didn't affect her.

Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

  • reject: The report found that the city's top lawyer advised politicians of the time not to enforce the fines, but the recommendation was rejected.
  • commission: The publication caused an outcry, and the city quickly commissioned a more thorough study by the NIOD to examine the documents and place them in a wider context of the city's postwar treatment of Jews.
  • civil: She pushed her bosses and all the civil servants around her to open up these files, even when they told her not to bother.
  • regime: How, the survivors asked, could they be on the hook for taxes due while Hitler's regime was trying to exterminate them?
  • typical: A typical response was: " The base fees and the fines for late payment must be satisfied, regardless of whether a third party, legally empowered or not, has for some time held the title to the building.

Hamilton takes stunning pole in China

  • position: Lewis Hamilton took his third pole position in four races this season with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.
  • treacherous: Hamilton was more than half a second clear of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in treacherous wet conditions.
  • wet: Hamilton was more than half a second clear of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in treacherous wet conditions.
  • qualify: Lewis Hamilton took his third pole position in four races this season with a stunning performance in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.
  • vain: Sebastian Vettel was third as Nico Rosberg took fourth after spinning his Mercedes in a vain attempt to close the 1.2-second margin to his team-mate.

Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time

  • mate: Prosecutor says mate steering waters for 1st time- Yahoo News.
  • mate: Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin told reporters that the 25-year-old mate was steering the ship as it passed through an area with lots of islands clustered close together and fast currents.
  • island: Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin told reporters that the 25-year-old mate was steering the ship as it passed through an area with lots of islands clustered close together and fast currents.
  • mate: Yang says that another mate usually took controls through the area.
  • investigator: Yang says investigators have not confirmed whether the ship was going faster than usual.

Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedy

  • path: They are safe, but a new path will have to be made to make it possible to continue the expeditions.
  • incident: Lakpa Sherpa of the Himalayan Rescue Association told Reuters from the tented base camp near the incident site that a ground search party had begun climbing in clear weather on Saturday morning.
  • site: Lakpa Sherpa of the Himalayan Rescue Association told Reuters from the tented base camp near the incident site that a ground search party had begun climbing in clear weather on Saturday morning.
  • climb: Lakpa Sherpa of the Himalayan Rescue Association told Reuters from the tented base camp near the incident site that a ground search party had begun climbing in clear weather on Saturday morning.
  • typical: The fatal incident was the result, climbers said, of a so-called ice release and not a more typical snow avalanche.

Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

  • crew: The avalanche struck just as hundreds of climbers, guides and support crews were at Everest's base camp preparing to climb the 29,035-foot ( 8,850-meter) peak early next month, when weather conditions are most favorable.
  • ethnic: The Sherpa people are one of the main ethnic groups in Nepal's alpine region, and many make their living as climbing guides on Everest and other Himalayan peaks.
  • avalanche: The avalanche barreled down a narrow climbing pass known as the " popcorn fiel d " for its bulging chunks of ice at about 6:30 a.m..
  • narrow: The avalanche barreled down a narrow climbing pass known as the " popcorn fiel d " for its bulging chunks of ice at about 6:30 a.m..
  • guide: At the time, the group of Sherpa guides had been making their way up to the higher camps to fix ropes and dig a path for foreign clients ahead of next month's peak season.

4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

  • award: Non-American citizens will find it very difficult to sue either the airline or Boeing in an American court, which could award significantly larger payouts.
  • radar: He asked: " Why did the Malaysian military see the plane on their radar but not report it immediately?
  • radar: A: The Malaysian Air Force's official line is that its radar operators spotted the plane but didn't have any reason to suspect it.
  • operator: A: The Malaysian Air Force's official line is that its radar operators spotted the plane but didn't have any reason to suspect it.
  • suspect: A: The Malaysian Air Force's official line is that its radar operators spotted the plane but didn't have any reason to suspect it.

Australian officials say should complete current underwater search for plane in 5-7 days

  • supervise: SYDNEY (Reuters)- Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 told Reuters on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on " pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.
  • device: SYDNEY (Reuters)- Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 told Reuters on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on " pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.
  • autonomous: A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle ( AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the flight, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board and is believed to have crashed in the area.
  • vehicle: A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle ( AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the flight, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board and is believed to have crashed in the area.
  • stretch: A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the flight, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board and is believed to have crashed in the area.

Anger mounts after bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry

  • corpse: Some parents were giving DNA swabs so rescuers can identify the corpses.
  • suicide: Kang was discovered on Friday and police released part of a two-page suicide note.
  • trap: Anger mounts after bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry- Yahoo News.
  • trap: Anger mounts after bodies found trapped inside sunken South Korean ferry.
  • float: Divers saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin on Saturday but were unable to retrieve them, the coastguard said.

Obama to bolster US 'rebalance' to Asia

  • dispute: Obama is scheduled to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, and will be under duress to address maritime territorial disputes between US allies and China.
  • policy: Obama is set to travel to Asia on Tuesday, but will certainly remain preoccupied by simmering foreign policy crises elsewhere, especially in Ukraine and in the Middle East.
  • especially: Obama is set to travel to Asia on Tuesday, but will certainly remain preoccupied by simmering foreign policy crises elsewhere, especially in Ukraine and in the Middle East.
  • security: The president's trip to Asia is an important opportunity to underscore our continued focus on the Asia-Pacific region," said Obama's national security advisor Susan Rice.
  • solve: Washington does not take a position on the various territorial claims of regional powers, but has in the past angered China by suggesting that these claims should be solved through a multi-lateral process.

6.6-quake hits off PNG's Bougainville

  • likelihood: In its initial estimate the USGS said there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
  • risk: Sydney (AFP)- A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.
  • magnitude: The quake, scaled back from an initial reported magnitude of 6.9, hit at 0104 GMT and was centred 59 kilometres ( 36 miles) southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville at a depth of 24 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
  • depth: The quake, scaled back from an initial reported magnitude of 6.9, hit at 0104 GMT and was centred 59 kilometres (36 miles) southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville at a depth of 24 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
  • estimate: In its initial estimate the USGS said there was a low likelihood of casualties and damage.

Filipino from Abu Dhabi tests negative for MERS

  • negative: Filipino from Abu Dhabi tests negative for MERS- Yahoo News.
  • arrival: The man returned Tuesday on an Etihad Airways flight and immediately subjected himself to quarantine along with relatives and others who greeted him on arrival from the United Arab Emirates, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said.
  • negative: Fortunately, as well as for the comfort of everybody, the findings of our Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, he tested negative," Ona said.
  • government: Ona said the government has been trying to locate all 415 passengers on the April 15 flight 0424 from Abu Dhabi to Manila for testing for the frequently deadly virus.
  • passenger: Ona said the government has been trying to locate all 415 passengers on the April 15 flight 0424 from Abu Dhabi to Manila for testing for the frequently deadly virus.

Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP

  • predict: A fine rain fell throughout the morning, with more showers predicted for the qualifying session in the afternoon.
  • wet: It looks likely to be the third wet qualifying session of the F1 season, following the rainy conditions in Australia and Malaysia, with both poles won by Hamilton.
  • champion: Mercedes looks to be the team to beat again in Saturday's qualifying session after posting fast times on the track in practice Friday, though Alonso, Ricciardo and four-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel were not far off the pace.
  • correct: His team said it appeared to be a KERS problem and they would try to correct it before qualifying.
  • penalty: He carries a five-place grid penalty into this Sunday's race for flipping Esteban Gutierrez's Sauber at the Bahrain GP two weeks ago.

Drone Diving to Record Level in Malaysian Plane Search

  • depth: A U.S. Navy deep-seadrone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote-control submarines to help with the search.
  • stretch: A U.S. Navy deep-seadrone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote-control submarines to help with the search.
  • government: Malaysian acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said in a Twitter post that the government's Deployment of Assets Committee was considering using more autonomous underwater vehicles.
  • unprecedented: A U.S. Navy deep-seadrone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote-control submarines to help with the search.
  • government: A U.S. Navy deep-seadrone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote-control submarines to help with the search.

Court order halts Brazil match

  • ineligible: Portuguesa had been relegated last season after being deducted four points for fielding an ineligible player but filed a lawsuit challenging the ruling.
  • fixture: The Brazilian federation has overturned similar rulings against it but it remains unclear how the opening fixtures will be affected.
  • disrupt: Portuguesa had agreed to continue playing second division games so as not to disrupt the competition but said they could not go against the court ruling.
  • relegate: Portuguesa had been relegated last season after being deducted four points for fielding an ineligible player but filed a lawsuit challenging the ruling.
  • referee: Joinville's players stayed on the field and the referee waited for 30 minutes before calling the game off.

New Russia sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate goes on

  • commitment: If we don't see action commensurate with the commitments that Russia has made yesterday in Geneva... then obviously we 've been very clear that we and our European partners remain ready to impose additional costs on Russia.
  • pact: President Vladimir Putin's spokesman hit back, while voicing skepticism- of a kind also heard from the Ukrainian government- about how useful the cautiously worded Geneva pact would be.
  • crisis: Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, though admitting he was not overly optimistic about the agreement solving what has become the gravest East-West crisis since the Cold War, said militants would be offered an amnesty.
  • vacate: Ukraine's foreign minister warned the militants in the east that they could face" more concrete actions" after the Easter weekend if they failed to cooperate with monitors from Europe's OSCE security body and start vacating buildings.
  • disarm: The Geneva agreement requires all illegal armed groups to disarm and end occupations of public buildings, streets and squares.

Selfies: Taking Photos of Yourself More Popular Than Ever

  • especially: That may be especially true these days with the huge amount of what are called " selfies" on the Internet.
  • huge: That may be especially true these days with the huge amount of what are called " selfies" on the Internet.
  • pervasive: This popular trend of taking a picture of yourself has become pervasive.
  • capture: “I think a lot of people link it to their identity that a selfie is capturing something that they can show to the world that represents themselves,” said Nathaniel Herr, a psychology professor at American University in Washington.
  • professor: “I think a lot of people link it to their identity that a selfie is capturing something that they can show to the world that represents themselves,” said Nathaniel Herr, a psychology professor at American University in Washington.

UN outrage at South Sudan attack

  • express: The UN has expressed outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could " constitute a war crime ".
  • outrage: The UN has expressed outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could " constitute a war crime ".
  • crime: The UN has expressed outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could " constitute a war crime ".
  • mob: The UN said its peacekeepers returned fire as a mob of some 300 people forced their way into the base in an " unprovoked attack ".
  • conflict: More than one million people have fled their homes in the conflict, some to neighbouring countries.

Shannon Airport: A curious history of celebrity visitors

  • pioneer: Startled locals, including Patrick Boulton, out with his dog, greeted the equally started aviation pioneers: " Welcome boys.
  • customs: Today he 'd be able to be in America without leaving the airport, clearing customs and US immigration while still at Shannon.
  • uniform: She has crossed the Atlantic countless times in her career with Aer Lingus, and she still gets a buzz from putting on her uniform as one of the " queens in green ".
  • relationship: Over time air traffic controllers build a unique relationship with the pilots through the codes they trace on screens.
  • navigate: My father was sitting in a plane trying to get shots on the stars to navigate by," says MacGregor.

SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off for Space Station Cargo Run

  • radar: The issue was resolved, but then an Air Force radar system, needed to track the vehicle during flight, was damaged, sidelining all launches from Cape Canaveral for two weeks.
  • vehicle: The issue was resolved, but then an Air Force radar system, needed to track the vehicle during flight, was damaged, sidelining all launches from Cape Canaveral for two weeks.
  • launch: Another launch attempt on Monday was called off after a valve leak was found in a part of the system that separates the Falcon 9's first and second stages.
  • launch: On Friday, the only issue was the weather, but the rain and thunderstorms that clobbered central Florida on Friday cleared in time for the Falcon 9 to lift off at the precise moment when Earth's rotation aligned its launch pad with the plane of the space station's orbit.
  • recover: SpaceX also used Friday's launch to test technology it has been developing to recover and reuse its rockets.

Thousands Mourn Victims of Anti-Semitic Gunman in Kansas City

  • altar: Children carried carnations, and dozens of bouquets of flowers spilled over the altar.
  • suspect: While all of the victims were Christian, authorities have said the suspect in the shootings outside Jewish facilities was an avowed white supremacist who was targeting Jews.
  • participate: Reat, who called his grandfather “Popeye, ” was described as a gifted singer and performer who participated in debate and theater at the local high school where he was a freshman.
  • debate: Reat, who called his grandfather “Popeye, ” was described as a gifted singer and performer who participated in debate and theater at the local high school where he was a freshman.
  • mourn: Thousands gathered at a Methodist church in Kansas on Friday to mourn a teenager and his grandfather who were shot dead outside a Jewish community center last weekend in what authorities say was an anti-Semitic hate crime.

Audit Finds US Housing Aid Program in Haiti Falls Short

  • program: Some 328,000 people who were displaced by the quake have been helped by the USAID program, Groarke said.
  • severely: The project was part of reconstruction efforts in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, destroyed about 105,000 homes and severely damaged over 200,000 others.
  • damage: The project was part of reconstruction efforts in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, destroyed about 105,000 homes and severely damaged over 200,000 others.
  • program: Quality controls and environmental standards in the USAID housing program were not always followed by contractors, said the audit, published late on Tuesday, adding that the agency widely underestimated the cost and complexity of building homes in Haiti.
  • publish: Quality controls and environmental standards in the USAID housing program were not always followed by contractors, said the audit, published late on Tuesday, adding that the agency widely underestimated the cost and complexity of building homes in Haiti.

Pope leads Good Friday services

  • ceremony: The solemn ceremony marks Christians ' commemoration of Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday.
  • urge: Pope Francis urged the crowd to " remember all the abandoned people" and spoke of the " monstrosity of man" when he lets evil guide him.
  • monstrosity: Pope Francis urged the crowd to " remember all the abandoned people" and spoke of the " monstrosity of man" when he lets evil guide him.
  • evil: Pope Francis urged the crowd to " remember all the abandoned people" and spoke of the " monstrosity of man" when he lets evil guide him.
  • guide: Pope Francis urged the crowd to " remember all the abandoned people" and spoke of the " monstrosity of man" when he lets evil guide him.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

  • resident: Authorities have not forced residents to evacuate, but Matz said she would leave for safety's sake.
  • rope: The sidewalk in front of the building was littered with bits of brick, glass and smashed concrete, and the area was roped off with yellow police tape.
  • major: Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
  • damage: Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
  • resort: EDT; 1430 GMT) was centered on a long-dormant fault line northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.

US raises Ukraine pressure on Russia

  • abide: The US has threatened tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international agreement to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
  • international: The US has threatened tougher economic sanctions if Russia fails to abide by a new international agreement to help de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
  • illegal: Russia, Ukraine, the EU and US had agreed during talks in Geneva that illegal military groups in Ukraine must be dissolved, and that those occupying government premises must be disarmed and leave.
  • register: Ms Rice also said President Barack Obama had " expressed his disgust " at" utterly sickening " notices sent to Jews in Donetsk, demanding that they register themselves as Jewish.
  • disappoint: Russia responded to the threat of further sanctions by saying it was disappointed with the US assessment of the Geneva deal.

58 Killed in Attack on UN South Sudan Base

  • victim: They say many of the victims are ethnic Nuers who sought refuge at the compound in Bor after fighting erupted in the country late last year.
  • compound: U.N. officials say the death toll from a Thursday attack on a U.N. compound in South Sudan has risen to 58, and that more than 100 people are injured.
  • injure: U.N. officials say the death toll from a Thursday attack on a U.N. compound in South Sudan has risen to 58, and that more than 100 people are injured.
  • ethnic: They say many of the victims are ethnic Nuers who sought refuge at the compound in Bor after fighting erupted in the country late last year.
  • compound: They say many of the victims are ethnic Nuers who sought refuge at the compound in Bor after fighting erupted in the country late last year.

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

  • massive: En route to Japan, Obama has scheduled a stop in O so, Washington, to survey damage from a massive mudslide last month that killed 39 people.
  • major: Obama also doesn't have much to offer his hosts and he is not expected to make any major announcements while traveling.
  • indefinitely: That's partly because negotiations continue indefinitely on a Pacific-wide, free-trade deal among the U.S. and 11 other countries, including Japan.
  • dispute: Disputes over access to markets, agriculture and automobiles have become sticking points in talks between the U.S. and Japan, according to senior administration officials who briefed reporters on Friday.
  • access: Disputes over access to markets, agriculture and automobiles have become sticking points in talks between the U.S. and Japan, according to senior administration officials who briefed reporters on Friday.

South Sudan Officials Blame UN for Deadly Attack in Bor

  • government: Senior South Sudan government officials on Friday blamed United Nations peacekeepers for provoking a deadly attack on a U.N. compound in Bor by firing warning shots into the air to disperse a large group of armed civilians who had gathered outside the base.
  • mob: You don ’t stop a moving mob with gunshots if you know that they are armed," government spokesman Michael Makuei said.
  • civilian: UNMISS has said Thursday's events were an unprovoked assault launched by a large group of armed civilians who showed up at the gates of the compound in Bor" under the guise of peaceful demonstrators intending to present a petition to UNMISS.
  • compound: UNMISS has said Thursday's events were an unprovoked assault launched by a large group of armed civilians who showed up at the gates of the compound in Bor" under the guise of peaceful demonstrators intending to present a petition to UNMISS.
  • shelter: In a statement released Thursday, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said any attack that targets U.N. peacekeepers is unacceptable and" constitutes a war crime," and called on the government of South Sudan to take steps to ensure the safety of all UNMISS bases that are sheltering civilians.

Everest Climbers Trapped Above Avalanche Site as Search Resumes

  • mountaineer: Noted mountaineer Alan Arnette, speaking from the site of the disaster, told CBS news the avalanche has brought the climbing community on Everest to a complete stop.
  • estimate: An estimated 100 climbers on Mount Everest are reported trapped above the site of a massive avalanche that killed at least 12 Himalayan guides early Friday.
  • trap: An estimated 100 climbers on Mount Everest are reported trapped above the site of a massive avalanche that killed at least 12 Himalayan guides early Friday.
  • site: An estimated 100 climbers on Mount Everest are reported trapped above the site of a massive avalanche that killed at least 12 Himalayan guides early Friday.
  • massive: An estimated 100 climbers on Mount Everest are reported trapped above the site of a massive avalanche that killed at least 12 Himalayan guides early Friday.

Study: Immigrants Benefit NYC Economy, Quality of Life

  • municipal: Whether you own a place or rent a place, there are property taxes on that dwelling, and property taxes and sales taxes are major sources of revenue for any kind of municipal government,” said Vigdor.
  • magnet: New York has long been a magnet for immigrants looking for a better life.
  • immigrant: New York has long been a magnet for immigrants looking for a better life.
  • immigrant: Immigrants like those at a recent New York rally are an increasingly potent economic force.
  • potent: Immigrants like those at a recent New York rally are an increasingly potent economic force.

Obama Signs Law to Bar Iran Diplomat from Serving in UN Post

  • vehicle: Drones are usually associated with unmanned flying vehicles, but autonomous watercraft are also becoming useful tools for jobs ranging from scientific exploration to law enforcement to searching for a missing airliner in the Indian Ocean.
  • discover: A newly discovered planet looks just right for life as we know it, according to an international group of astronomers.
  • planet: A newly discovered planet looks just right for life as we know it, according to an international group of astronomers.
  • accuse: During the two months of deadly anti-government protests that have rocked the oil-rich nation of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has accused the opposition of trying to initiate a coup.
  • temporary: He spoke to VOA's Henry Ridgwell from his temporary new office in Donetsk city.

Pro-Russian Protesters in Ukraine Ignore Diplomatic Deal

  • weapon: With pro-Russian militants refusing to lay down their weapons and evacuate government buildings in Ukraine, the United States says Friday that Russia has a " responsibility" to urge the protesters to comply.
  • government: With pro-Russian militants refusing to lay down their weapons and evacuate government buildings in Ukraine, the United States says Friday that Russia has a " responsibility" to urge the protesters to comply.
  • urge: With pro-Russian militants refusing to lay down their weapons and evacuate government buildings in Ukraine, the United States says Friday that Russia has a " responsibility" to urge the protesters to comply.
  • ease: There are doubts that Thursday's agreement between the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the European Union will ease tensions in the region.
  • headquarters: Outside the regional administrative headquarters in Donetsk, music blared Friday as Russian flags flapped in the breeze.

Moores to be new England coach

  • international: He hasn't played international cricket himself and that was an issue as far as Kevin Pietersen was concerned, that credibility of never having been out there and played Test cricket or one-day international cricket himself.
  • issue: He hasn't played international cricket himself and that was an issue as far as Kevin Pietersen was concerned, that credibility of never having been out there and played Test cricket or one-day international cricket himself.
  • reign: It will be the 51-year-old's second spell in charge of the national cricket side after an ill-fated reign between 2007 and 2009.
  • candidate: He replaces Andy Flower after being chosen ahead of England's current one-day coach Ashley Giles and three other candidates.
  • tenure: In his first tenure as England coach, he paid the price for not being able to work with Kevin Pietersen.

S. Korean Police Arrest Captain of Doomed Ferry

  • confirm: Twenty-eight people are confirmed dead, and 274 others-- many of them high school students-- remain unaccounted for as hope diminishes for finding more survivors.
  • suspect: South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the captain also is suspected of instructing passengers to remain seated, even as the ferry began rolling onto its side and blocking escape routes.
  • passenger: Yonhap reported that a team of 21 divers tried to enter a cabin on the submerged second deck of the five-deck ferry, where most of the passengers are believed to be trapped 35 meters below the surface.
  • investigator: Investigators are alleging the 69-year-old captain failed to carry out his duty to protect passengers when, according to witnesses, he was one of the first to leave the sinking ship.
  • allege: Investigators are alleging the 69-year-old captain failed to carry out his duty to protect passengers when, according to witnesses, he was one of the first to leave the sinking ship.

Wikipedia Proves Useful for Tracking Flu

  • spread: Scientists may have figured out the best way yet to track the spread of flu: Watch how many people visit Wikipedia.
  • technique: Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, say the technique bests the Center for Disease Control’s ( CDC) estimate of flu levels by up to two weeks.
  • estimate: Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, say the technique bests the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) estimate of flu levels by up to two weeks.
  • estimate: “Having a timely estimate of what is happening in the population is crucial to being able to accurately plan for vaccines strategies and to coordinate public health and medical personnel ,” said Dr. David McIver, one of the study’s authors.
  • vaccine: “Having a timely estimate of what is happening in the population is crucial to being able to accurately plan for vaccines strategies and to coordinate public health and medical personnel ,” said Dr. David McIver, one of the study’s authors.

I deserve more recognition - Toure

  • cite: Asked to reflect on the fact there has only been one African winner of the Ballon d'Or- former AC Milan and Liberia striker George Weah in 1995- Toure cited the significant contributions made by players such as fellow Africans Eto 'o and Drogba at club level.
  • honest: “To be honest, proper recognition has only come from the fans ” Yaya Toure.
  • celebrate: Samir Nasri recently said Toure would be celebrated as one of the world's best midfielders were he not African.
  • countryman: He also feels fellow countryman Didier Drogba and Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o are undervalued because they are African.
  • undervalue: He also feels fellow countryman Didier Drogba and Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o are undervalued because they are African.

Bomb kills at least 14 in Syria

  • terrorist: Syrian state TV blamed Friday's bombing on what it called " terrorists", and said the casualties included woman and children.
  • civilian: Under an agreement brokered by the United Nations, a brief truce was established in February and around 1,400 trapped civilians were evacuated from the Old Qu arter.
  • theatre: The UN special envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, earlier appealed for talks to be resumed on lifting the siege, saying Old Homs had again become a " theatre of death and destruction ".
  • crisis: BBC News- Syria crisis: Homs bomb kills at least 14 in Alawite area.
  • massacre: Opposition groups have called the bombing a " massacre by the regime " reports Jim Muir.

Nigeria schoolgirls 'still missing'

  • campaign: Correspondents say the raid on the boarding school is a great source of embarrassment for the Nigerian authorities, who have been saying that their military campaign against the militants is succeeding.
  • target: Militants from Boko Haram- which means " Western education is forbidden " in the local Hausa language- frequently target educational institutions.
  • abduction: BBC News- Nigeria abductions: Military admits girls still missing.
  • abduct: Nigeria's military has admitted that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants have not been freed as it earlier stated.
  • suspect: Nigeria's military has admitted that most of the teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants have not been freed as it earlier stated.

East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal

  • separatist: East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal- Yahoo News.
  • separatist: KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters)- Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their security before they comply with an international deal ordering them to disarm.
  • separatist: Separatists remained in control of the city's main streets, searching cars at checkpoints around the city.
  • separatist: I don't think so," said a man guarding the road to the security office, another building the separatists seized, who identified himself as Alexei.
  • diminutive: Alexei, using a diminutive term for Vladimir Putin, the Russian president viewed by many of the separatist militias in eastern Ukraine as their champion and protector.