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South Korea's president accused the captain and crew of the country's sunken ferry of "unforgivable, murderous behavior" on Monday.

The captain of the Sewol ferry initially told passengers to stay in their rooms and waited more than half an hour to give the evacuation order. More than 300 people are either dead or missing five days after the disaster.

"What the captain and part of the crew did is unfathomable from the viewpoint of common sense, unforgivable, murderous behavior," President Park Geun-hye told a Cabinet meeting.

Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland.

The survivors suffered only minor injuries after parachuting from the American-made Comp Air 8 kit light aircraft before it hit the ground and burst into flames, The Helsinki Times reported Monday. The pilot was among those who escaped.

The incident happened Sunday above the Jamijarvi airfield, some 130 miles from Helsinki.

Investigators have recovered the helmet camera from one of the parachutists involved although it is not clear whether it will help them with their investigation, The Helsinki Times reported.

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday.

A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all Sherpas.

"In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt. Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel will not be going forward with Everest Jump Live. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Sherpa community," said network spokeswoman Laurie Goldberg.

Joby Ogwyn, wing-suit flier and BASE jumper, was planning for a wing suit flight off Everest's 29,000-foot summit on May 11, the Discovery website said.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • "There is a lot of sadness at the moment," says one
  • Organizers decide not to put "pressure" on expeditions
  • There are now 13 people confirmed dead and three missing

Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- Just days away from the beginning of the busiest climbing season of the year at Mount Everest, expeditions are unsure whether climbs on the world's highest peak will go ahead.

"There is a lot of sadness at the moment and it could be up to a week before a decision is made," said Ang Tshering Sherpa of Asian Trekking, which has about two dozen foreign climbers at Everest Base Camp.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Captains should stay on board until everybody is safe, experts say
  • The Sewol and Costa Concordia captains buck a tradition of staying with the ship
  • In Italy, South Korea and other countries, abandoning ship can be a crime
  • A captain's early departure can leave a leadership vacuum, a safety expert says

(CNN) -- When the HMS Birkenhead, a British ship carrying troops, began to sink off the coast of South Africa in 1852, the captain and military officers on board famously allowed women and children to board the lifeboats first.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • A week later, 77 girls are still missing
  • This poor corner of Nigeria is no stranger to such brazen, violent acts
  • Boko Haram-related violence killed 1,500 in the first three months of 2014
  • The latest incident has ratcheted up pressure on the military

Abuja, Nigeria (CNN) -- The heavily armed militants stormed the girl's dormitory in the middle of the night, herding more than 100 students on to vehicles and burning down nearby buildings as they made their escape.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Strength training, traditionally favored by body builders seeking to bulk up, has become the go-to regimen for athletes, weekend warriors and exercise enthusiasts determined to slim down.

Fitness experts say metabolic strength training, a high-intensity, full-body interval workout, can add definition to the shape of runners, cyclists and other cardio devotees willing to put some muscle into it.

Florida-based trainer Nick Tumminello believes strength training should be the primary form of exercise for everyone except beginners.

3 escape plummeting plane
Monday, 21 April 2014 05:00

Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland.

The survivors suffered only minor injuries after parachuting from the American-made Comp Air 8 kit light aircraft before it hit the ground and burst into flames, The Helsinki Times reported Monday. The pilot was among those who escaped.

The incident happened Sunday above the Jamijarvi airfield, some 130 miles from Helsinki.

Investigators have recovered the helmet camera from one of the parachutists involved although it is not clear whether it will help them with their investigation, The Helsinki Times reported.

Big Oscar Mayer recall
Monday, 21 April 2014 05:00

NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."

The agency said the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

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