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46 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said.

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4 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

One dead, two injured after fall off seaside cliff in Daly City

One person was killed and two others seriously injured when all three fell off an seaside cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning.

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7 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Three rescued from burning yacht in Kemah

Three passengers on a 52-foot yacht escaped to safety after their vessel caught fire under the Kemah bridge on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

Boaters Rescued After Luxury Yacht Burns in Texas

The fire was reported about 1:45 p.m. on Friday by a good Samaritan in a passing vessel, said Petty Officer Andy Kendrick of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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15 hrs ago | WMTX-FM Tampa

Coast Guard searching for 2 boaters near St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The Coast Guard rescued two missing boaters who were stranded 10 miles northwest of Anclote Key, Florida, Saturday.

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18 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Russian invasion underway, Ukraine says

The hidden gunman, dressed in long green coveralls and a SWAT-team-style vest and helmet, looks ominous as he takes aim and fires off a short burst.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Large hail, a hard freeze, and a shipwreck

Large hail, a hard freeze, and a shipwreck top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, Michigan, Weather, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

The Miami Herald

Modern LED structures gradually replacing lighthouses along barrier reef in Florida Keys

Since 1513 when Ponce de Leon sailed south along the coast of Florida on a route that would become the most important shipping lane in the New World, mariners have had to navigate a treacherous menace: the barrier coral reef.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Shell files new plan to drill in Arctic

Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a new plan for drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska, more than one year after halting its program following several embarrassing mishaps.

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Navy Times

Iran confirms Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a 'clash.'

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Detroit Free Press

Divers recover body from St. Clair River after reports of jumper

Officials recovered the body of a 44-year-old Sarnia woman from the St. Clair River after a witness reported seeing someone jump from the Blue Water Bridge Thursday night.

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KFVS12

Malaysia Airlines reports big losses, massive job cuts

Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

False alarm flare calls costing Fla. taxpayers millions

In a report Thursday, the United States Coast Guard said it responded to 60 false flare calls in four months.

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Reuters

Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast

A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds.

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KLTV Tyler

Coast Guard sets up test hurricane command center in Tyler

Friday marks nine years since Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. On Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard was set up right here in East Texas to prepare for hurricane season.

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Marine News

Long Beach Cargo Operations Resume

Repair work begins after storm surges subsides The Port of Long Beach resumed full cargo-handling operations Thursday, Aug. 28, after a lessening of storm surges from Hurricane Marie that had battered south-facing piers and interrupted the loading and unloading of four vessels a day earlier.

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Canada.com

U.S. Coast Guard fires 'in self-defence' at Iranian boat...

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defence on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasting deal over Iran's nuclear program.

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In-depth Africa

US Coast Guard Fires in Self-Defense at Iranian Boat

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.

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Marine News

Tugboat Capsizes Near 106th Bridge, Chicago

The Coast Guard informs it is responding to the capsize of a tug on the Calumet River near the 106th St. Bridge in Chicago, in which the two crew members were able to escape from the vessel and swim to shore.

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