Mohammed Ali Malek (L) and Mahmud Bikhit (C), two survivors of Saturday's migrant boat disaster, arrested on suspicion of people trafficking, are seen as they arrive by Italian coastguard ship Bruno Gregoretti in Catania's harbor late April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Captain arrested for role in migrant shipwreck

CATANIA, Italy - Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized.  Full Article | Slideshow 

Wall St. edges up as results ease anxiety over earnings 10:01am EDT

- U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday for the second straight day as a spate of companies beat lowered earnings expectations, helping to ease fears of a disappointing quarter.

Smoke rises during an air strike on an army weapons depot on a mountain overlooking Yemen's capital Sanaa April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Iran sees Yemen ceasefire in coming hours

DUBAI - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced soon.   Full Article 

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, December 29, 2014. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih

Former President Mursi jailed for 20 years

CAIRO - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters, nearly three years after he became Egypt's first freely elected president.  Full Article 

James Murdoch answers questions during a talk at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference in Munich January 25, 2011.

James Murdoch may soon ascend at Fox

Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built.  Full Article 

A courtroom sketch shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the verdict is read at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Jane Flavell Collins

Life or death for Boston Marathon bomber?

BOSTON - Prosecutors and defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin making their cases on whether or not he should be sentenced to death for the 2013 attack and its aftermath.  Video | Full Article 

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Long prison sentences for U.S. couple in Bali suitcase murder

An Indonesian court has sentenced a young U.S. couple to long prison sentences after find them guilty of murdering the woman's mother and stuffing her battered body in a suitcase. Linda So reports.