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43 min ago | USA Today

Do you need flood insurance?

Many Americans don't need to wonder if they need flood insurance-it's required as a condition of their home loan.


Related Topix: Lindenhurst, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

Strong quake and minor tsunami hit east Japan

The temporary breakwater that was newly built at the plant is high enough to block a one-metre tsunami [EPA] A minor tsunami has hit large swaths of northeastern Japan, including in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country's Pacific coast There were no immediate reports of ... (more)


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Work to tow away Costa Concordia to start soon

Italian authorities say work to float the shipwrecked Costa Concordia so it can be towed away for scrapping can start Monday, weather-permitting.


Related Topix: World News

12 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Two years of flooding leaves farmer without a 'next step'

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.


16 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Sailor rescued by lifeboat after raising alarm on Facebook while treading water for two hours

A teenage sailor, stranded after his boat capsized, was lucky to be found by a lifeboat crew as he tried to swim to safety late last night.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Thanh Nein News

1 dead, 5 missing in fishing boat wreck in southern Vietnam

Health officers bring a fisherman, who was rescued after a fishing boat sank off Binh Thuan Province July 8, ashore.


Plainview Man Killed in Scurry Co. Vehicle Accident

A Plainview man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 84 about 12 miles northwest of Snyder Wednesday morning.


The Daily Star

UN asks Europe to take Syrian refugees

A Syrian man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo July 9, 2014.


The Daily Star

Migrant boat sinks in Greece, 2 dead, 20 missing

ATHENS: Greek authorities say at least two people have drowned and about a further 20 are missing after a boat carrying immigrants trying to enter the country illegally sank off the Aegean Sea island of Samos.



Two dead, two missing after Vanuatu ferry sinks

Two people were confirmed dead and another two were missing after an inter-island ferry sank in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on Friday, with survivors forced to endure more than six hours adrift, officials said.


The Star Online

Patients get kidneys from Australian killed in boating accident

New lease on life: Khamisah smiling as she is visited by Hospital Kuala Lumpur Nephrology Department head Datuk Dr Ghazali Ahmad, National Transplant Resource Centre head Datin Dr Lela Yasmin Mansor and trainee nurse Ummi Aisyah at the intensive care unit.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Banner plane collides with parasail carrying 2 young boys

The sign from a banner plane ripped through two parasailers' parachute last weekend, forcing them to make an emergency landing.


Related Topix: North-Myrtle-Beach, SC

Brandon Sun

Police in Georgia looking at heroin death of boyfriend of woman charged in Google exec's death

Two months before police say a high-priced prostitute calmly left a Google executive dying from a heroin overdose on his yacht, the woman panicked on the phone with a 911 dispatcher as her boyfriend lay on the floor of their home in the throes of a fatal overdose.


Related Topix: Drugs

Connecticut Post

Call girl in yacht death linked to dead rocker

Alix Tichelman, left, 26, of Folsom, Calif., confers with public defender Diane August, right, during her arraignment in Santa Cruz Superior Court on July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: Folsom, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Drugs

East Anglian Daily Times

Levington: Vehicle recovered from marina after accident

A recovery operation was carried out at a marina in Suffolk this afternoon after a 4x4 car fell into the water.


WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

4 confirmed dead in Fla. boat collision

Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda and countless others, has died.


Libya: Latest Boat Tragedy Off Libya Coast Spotlights Rising Mediterranean Death Toll - UN Agency

Search and rescue operations are ongoing for survivors following the latest boat accident in the Mediterranean, this one incident off the Libyan coast of Tripoli this past Sunday, according to the United Nations Refugee agency .


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News


Cleanup of ND pipeline spill could last weeks

A Silicon Valley success story turned sordid this week with the arrest of an upscale prostitute who allegedly left a Google executive dying on his yacht after shooting him up with a deadly hit of heroin.


Related Topix: North Dakota, Berthold, ND, Mandan, ND

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Witnesses recount harrowing aftermath of boat wreck on Biscayne Bay

For rescuers and survivors, the first frantic minutes after a deadly boat collision on Biscayne Bay seemed to play out like hours.


WIBA-AM Madison

Boaters rescued from capsized sailboat on Lake Monona

Dane Co. deputies and crews from the Madison Fire Department rescued boaters from a capsized sailboat on Lake Monona Tuesday evening.