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Current events of April 19, 2014 (2014-04-19) (Saturday) edit history watch


Disasters and accidents
  • 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing:
    • The death toll of the accident rises to 32 as two bodies are found in the sea and three in a cabin of the ferry, which became fully submerged yesterday. (Yonhap)
    • The South Korean government considers declaring a special disaster zone in Ansan. (Yonhap)
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Current events of April 18, 2014 (2014-04-18) (Friday) edit history watch


Armed conflicts and attacks
Business and economy
  • Arts and crafts retailer Michaels announces that 3 million customers were affected by the 8-month long security breach that resulted in the theft of their customers' personal information. (CNN)
Disasters and accidents
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Current events of April 17, 2014 (2014-04-17) (Thursday) edit history watch


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International relations
Law and crime
  • Two former Anglo Irish Bank chiefs, Pat Whelan and William McAteer, are found guilty of making loans designed to illegally prop up the bank's share price. (BBC)
  • Bankruptcy judge Steven W. Rhodes says that the court may maintain supervision over the finances of the city of Detroit, Michigan, even after the city emerges from bankruptcy protection. (Reuters)
Politics and elections
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