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22 min ago | The Washington Post

New Ship Rules Come Amid Worst Barge Spills Since 2008: Freight

Tighter regulation of U.S. ships carrying record exports of diesel and gasoline is coming amid the worst year for oil spills from barges since 2008.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Washington, DC, Science / Technology

2 hrs ago | SFGate

7 Ingenious Weapons From History That Should Never Have Worked

Human ingenuity has a way of triumphing over basic logic, and weapons design is one area where impractical ideas and designs have actually worked out.


Related Topix: Business News

4 hrs ago | CBC News

Alun and Morgan Phillips rescued after hours clinging to capsized boat in Lake Ontario

Alun Phillips and his 13-year-old daughter spend a soggy, cold evening in Lake Ontario after their catamaran capsized Tuesday.


8 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Woman, 62, survives eight days in northern Saskatchewan wilderness after husband dies

A 62-year-old woman from Prince Albert survived alone in the wilderness for more than a week after her 66-year-old husband died when their canoe tipped over on Kinosaskaw Lake near a set of rapids called Needle Falls Four men on a fishing trip to northern Saskatchewan found the body of a missing canoeist, a discovery that led to the rescue of the ... (more)


12 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

2 bodies retrieved from Daboya boat accident

Two bodies have so far been retrieved from the Daboya River following a search embarked upon by the Marine Police personnel and a local search party on Wednesday morning.


13 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

Four dead, one missing after tragic boat accident in Greenland

What's been described as a 'party boat' belonging to a local Greenlandic man apparently sunk on Tuesday night leaving four dead and one man, the boat's owner, missing.


14 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Boater charged in June drownings on Susquehanna River

A boater is charged with homicide by watercraft after the PA Fish and Boat Commission says he overloaded his fishing boat and did not have life jackets on board when his boat capsized and two other men drowned in June.


Related Topix: Peach Bottom, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fire Brigade crash

Three people suffered minor injuries when a car was involved in a collision with a fire engine in Dublin's north inner city.


WUSA-TV Washington

3 people rescued from Md. overturned boat

Three people were rescued by the Coast Guard Wednesday afternoon after a 17-foot boat capsized close to Ocean City, the Coast Guard said.


Related Topix: Ocean City, MD

CBC News

4 dead after car goes into slough near Saskatoon

Four people from Saskatoon are dead after a PT Cruiser went into a slough late Tuesday afternoon east of the city.


Related Topix: Canada

The Baltimore Sun

EU to launch mission to help Italy cope with boat migrants

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, something Italy has repeatedly called for.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Terrifying high-speed boat crash caught on camera

Lake of the Ozarks, MO -- Two men are recovering after a high-speed crash during a boat race at Lake of the Ozarks.


Related Topix: Bristol, RI

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

St. Louis man dies after boat hits tree, capsizes near Branson

LAKE TANEYCOMO, Mo. A St. Louis man died after a boat accident on Lake Taneycomo in Missouri on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Branson, MO


Six people missing in Daboya River boat accident

A search team has begun frantic efforts to locate six missing persons after the boat on which they were travelling capsized in the Daboya River in the Northern Region Tuesday.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nelson Mail

Fisherman killed on ship

Leighton Muir, 27, died on Sunday on board the Talley's vessel Captain MJ Souza while it was in the Kiribati Islands region.


Related Topix: Samoa, Oceania, World News

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Damaged shrimp boat sinks south of Pascagoula

According to the Coast Guard station in New Orleans, a flyover was done Tuesday morning, and the boat is now completely submerged.


Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS

Six missing in boat accident at Daboya

At least six people have gone missing after a canoe on which they were travelling capsized in the Daboya River in the Northern Region, Tuesday morning.


WSET-TV Lynchburg

Second Man Dies after SML Boat Crash

James McCulloch, from Moneta, died Sunday at Virginia Baptist Hospital, according to Conservation Police.


The Guardian

N.B. herring boat sinks off North Cape

Their boat, which sails out of Neguac, N.B., was among a cluster of about 85 fishing boats on MacLeod's Ledge, off North Cape Sunday night/Monday morning when it started taking on water.


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24 more bodies recovered in Italy's refugee rescue

The Italian navy has recovered another 24 bodies from an overturned fishing boat during rescue operations for the thousands of would-be refugees who are fleeing Libyan shores for Europe.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News