JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones for more than a week.
By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Thursday that first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent after a massive recall due to defective ignition switches, but results still topped expectations on strong pricing for its redesigned pickup trucks in North America and improvement overseas. The company said its core operating outlook remained on target for the year. GM said in January, before the recall became public, it expected a slight uptick in pretax profits this year. "It should be good enough to ease concerns," Citi analyst Itay Michaeli said.