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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Cruise Passengers Recount Horror Stories to Senate

Laurie Dishman told senators through tears Wednesday that she was choked and raped on a Royal Caribbean cruise by one of the line's employees, using her experience to shed light on the dangers that passengers might face on cruises.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Sacramento, CA

4 hrs ago | The China Post

Italian police arrest 5 accused of 'massacre'on the Mediterranean

Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to Europe, local media reported.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy,

8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Why South Koreans are skeptical over mysterious death of fugitive ferry owner

People watch a TV news showing portraits of Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.


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

12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Police clear state-owned tanker in fatal Mekong Delta highway crash

Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang have concluded that a tanker involved in a highway collision that left seven dead, including two French nationals, and seven injured was not to blame for the accident.


Related Topix: World News, Vietnam,

16 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Shipwrecked Concordia making final voyage off isle

Sirens on nearby boats wailed and bells on the island tolled just before two tugboats on Wednesday pulled the Concordia away from Giglio's port, where the luxury liner ended up on its side, after striking a reef when its captain steered too close to the island in pristine waters.


Related Topix: Business News

16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

This Is What 114,500 Tons Of Scrap Looks Likes

The rusty hulk of the Costa Concordia cruise liner began its journey to the scrapyard on Wednesday after a two-year salvage operation off the Italian island where it capsized two years ago, killing 32 people.


17 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Shipwrecked Concordia on verge of final voyage

The ship was set to be towed Wednesday from Giglio Island, where it struck a reef and capsized in January 2012, killing 32 people.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Environmental concerns over oil-by-rail project could impact California gas prices

An oil-by-rail project that could lower California gas prices and reduce the state's reliance on foreign oil is facing increasing opposition over environmental concerns.


Related Topix: Construction, Tesoro, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Vacation disaster averted by Manatee's top July deputy

MANATEE — Deputy Carmine Luper of the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was on vacation in St. Lucia on a sailboat with his father and stepmother when sudden winds pushed the boat onto its side.


Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Bradenton, FL

KFMB-TV San Diego

Crews rescue ailing man aboard fishing boat off San Diego coast

U.S. Coast Guard and Navy crews Monday came to the rescue of a 37-year-old man who suffered an apparent seizure aboard a fishing boat about 25 miles off the coast of San Diego.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US Navy

The Modesto Bee

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

In this March 5, 2014 file photo, French-built warship BPC Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves the Saint Nazaire's harbor, western France, for its test run on the open sea off coast of France.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, France, Francois Hollande, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Business News

Detroit News

Authorities: Body of man found in St. Joseph River

Authorities say the body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River in southwestern Michigan has been found.


Related Topix: St Joseph County, MI

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hundreds turn out for procession for Waldwick cop killed in crash [video]

Hundreds of residents waited in near silence along the route to pay their respects to Goodell, his family and the Waldwick Police.


Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Family, Teenagers, Jersey City, NJ


Body of fugitive S.Korea ferry businessman found, police say

A vessel involved in search and rescue operations passes near the upturned South Korean ferry "Sewol" in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014.


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Renton man charged with homicide by watercraft in fatal boat collision

A Renton man was charged today with homicide by watercraft and assault by watercraft in connection with Wednesday's Lake Washington boat collision that killed a Seattle schoolteacher.


Related Topix: Renton, WA, Real Estate


Will history repeat in child immigrant crisis? Thomas Elias

For some people familiar with the history of the run-up to World War II, there's a sense of déjà vu in today's humanitarian crisis along the Mexican border, as resistance rises against the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children attempting to enter and stay in the United States.


Related Topix: Eyewitness, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Tay AM

Ferry Sinking: Fugitive Billionaire 'Found Dead'

Police are believed to have found the body of a fugitive billionaire wanted after a ferry disaster in South Korea.


Laughing Squid

Lost at Sea in a 1997 Container Ship Accident, LEGO Pieces Continue...

A rogue wave that struck a container ship off the coast of Cornwall in the Southwest of England in 1997 sent 62 containers overboard.


The Island Packet

Sailboat sinks near Hilton Head after catching fire; boater rescued

The only person aboard called 911 at 10:52 p.m. after he had jumped off the 28-foot boat into the water, Lt.


Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC

This Day in History - Accident Kills 20 Workers, Dirigible Crashes and Kills 13

In 1871, DeWitt C. Haskins began construction work on the Hudson River tunnel. The project continued until 1880 when a tragic accident took the lives of 20 employees.