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38 min ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Missing boater found dead, pinned under the water

Crews have officially called off the search for a missing man, the captain of a fishing boat that capsized near Cedar Bayou Monday afternoon.

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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister takes pot-shot at Greens

Soon after claiming voters were being turned off by dirty politics, Prime Minister John Key has taken a shot at Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, saying he must have been smoking dope to believe the Greens could pay off debt faster than National.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Age

South Korea families oppose ferry disaster legislation that has bipartisan backing

Seoul: South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders have agreed on legislation to investigate April's Sewol ferry disaster more deeply, but a spokesman for families of the victims said they would oppose the bill.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye

The Fresno Bee

Junction fire: New crews arrive in Oakhurst to battle blaze

Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.

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Related Topix: Oakhurst, CA, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA, Bass Lake, CA

GlobalNews

Lax safety measures, poor training led to fatal Lac-Megantic rail disaster

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company that owned the runaway train.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada

Newindpress

Exceptional Iceberg to Blame for Titanic Disaster?

The iceberg thought to have been hit by Titanic, photographed by the chief steward of the liner Prinz Adalbert on the morning of 15 April 1912.

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The New Zealand Herald

Pistorius brother out of ICU after car crash

Whaleoil blogger criticises Key's former press secretary for going to ground and not speaking out about accusations in Hager book.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Missouri

WATE-TV Knoxville

Sevierville police looking for driver involved in crash with 7-year-old boy on bicycle

A tanker truck collided with a bridge support on I-65 at Peytonsville Road and burst into flames early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Click2Houston

3 rescued, 1 missing after fishing boat overturns in Cedar Bayou

Aug. 18, 2014: One person is still missing after a fishing vessel overturned near the Ship Channel.

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Related Topix: Baytown, TX

The Age

Scores killed in flooding in Nepal and India

Villagers transport their bicycles on a boat through the flooded areas of Morigaon district in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam on Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, India, World News

The New Zealand Herald

What they had to drink to stay alive

Tony Lawton and Gaylene Wilkinson from Takaka recount how they survived a ferry sinking in the Flores Sea near the Island of Sangeang Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

York Press

The Foreign Office said British nationals may be involved in the boat accident in Indonesia

Two Britons were said to be among a group of 10 tourists who had to swim more than six hours to safety after their boat sank in rough seas while travelling between islands in Indonesia, it was reported.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Indonesia, World News

KTAR

Phoenix-area thunderstorms cause scattered damage, capsize boat

A downed power line downed Sunday evening interrupted power to 500 customers in north Phoenix while 100 customers in Tempe also lost power.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Weather

Iol.co.za

Thousands marooned as floods hit India

Forest guards patrol the area on an elephant as they wade through floodwaters in the Morigaon district of Assam, India.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Flood

The Globe and Mail

13 more rescued but two foreign tourists still missing after boat sinks in Indonesia

Rescuers on Monday safely recovered 13 more people from a tourist boat that sank after hitting a reef in central Indonesia, but were searching for a Dutch man and an Italian woman who were still missing, officials said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Yahoo!

Thirteen rescued two days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks

Eight foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued Monday two days after their tourist boat sank in a storm in the archipelago, having survived by huddling in a lifeboat or floating in their life jackets.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

Yahoo!

Storm causes ship to crash into WA bridge

Some train services in Perth could be out for days after a cargo ship broke its moorings and struck the Fremantle Rail Bridge during a storm.

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Yahoo!

Roofs, ship and trains stricken by storm

Wild weather has torn roofs from homes in the South West as a cold front swept across WA last night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Australia, World News, Meteorology, Science

CBS Local

Good Samaritan Rescues 3 From Capsized Boat In Bodega Bay

A Good Samaritan helped rescue three people Sunday morning aboard a capsized recreational boat, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Related Topix: Bodega Bay, CA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Sydney Morning Herald

Tourist boat sinks in Indonesia

Fifteen people were missing on Sunday after a boat travelling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank, an Indonesian search-and-rescue official said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Travel, Asia Travel, Indonesia Travel,

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