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South Korean school official hangs himself

South Korean school official hangs himself

Vice principal of Ansan Danwon High School was among the first survivors to be rescued
Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Work starts this week on Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will usurp Dubai's Burj Khalifa as world's tallest
5 endangered sites we need to save

5 endangered sites we need to save

From China to Colombia, the preservation of threatened cultural sites takes center stage on World Heritage Day
Arrest warrant issued for South Korean ferry captain

Arrest warrant issued for South Korean ferry captain

A South Korean prosecutor says ship's captain wasn't in the steering room when the Sewol started to sink
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Cruise ship passengers sickened on luxury liners

Cruise ship passengers sickened on luxury liners

Three outbreaks of illness affecting more than 100 people each involving two cruise liners have been reported in the last two weeks
Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

Earthquake reported near Solomon Islands

A tsunami warning was lifted following a 7.6-magnitude quiake near Solomon Islands Sunday morning
Kayakers in Mexico make rare fish sighting

Kayakers in Mexico make rare fish sighting

Ever seen an oarfish? Probably not. But these lucky vacationers got close to this big fish
'Fast & Furious' to be a ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

'Fast & Furious' to be a ride at Universal Studios Hollywood

The U.S. amusement park has announced the arrival of “Fast & Furious: Supercharged” in 2015
Airlines nix limes as prices skyrocket

Airlines nix limes as prices skyrocket

Due to a shortage, your next in-flight gin and tonic may have to be lime-free
Is this the fastest flying woman on earth?

Is this the fastest flying woman on earth?

Ellen Brennan, 26, has made around 600 wingsuit jumps from around her home in Chamonix, France. See her amazing flight video here
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