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South Korean prime minister offers to resign over ferry accident

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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s prime minister has offered to resign over the sinking of a ferry that has left more than 300 missing or dead. Prime Minister Chung Hong-won’s offer comes as the government faces increasing anger from relatives of victims that it didn’t do enough to rescue or protect their loved ones. South Korean executive power is concentrated in the president, Park Geun-hye, so the offer appears to be largely symbolic. There ...

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