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Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer

DWORP, Belgium (AP) -- The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or later, yet another bar with a warm "Welcome" will be gone....

Australia's Houston: Calm face of Flight 370 hunt

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- He speaks with a calm, steady voice as he tackles question after question in an attempt to explain one of the biggest mysteries the modern world has ever known: What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?...

Vice principal saved from Korea ferry found hanged

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree....

Transcript of conversation between ferry, shore

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Following is the transcript released by the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries of the conversation between Jeju Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jeju Island and The Sewol, the ferry that sank on Wednesday. The original transcript is in Korean and the translation was done by The Associated Press. It starts off from the first distress call made by the ferry:...

Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism....

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality....

12 killed, 3 missing in avalanche on Everest

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak....

Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation....

World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:...

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87....