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3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The Racism of Disaster CoverageBy Barbie Latza Nadeau

During the 10 day period from the time the wrecked luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia began to rise from its watery grave off the shore of the small Italian island of Giglio to the moment when it began its impressive journey to Genoa in a spectacular $1.2 billion salvage operation, a few hundred miles away about 260 migrants died at sea in separate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Fire officials want to build a 'total disaster city'...

A concrete building will be used to train emergency crews at the Emergency Response Training Center in Rancho Cordova.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Fire, Rancho Cordova, CA, Sacramento, CA

The News Tribune

In 1988, the US had its own airliner shoot-down scandal

In this July 4, 1988 file photo, people looking for family members walk amid bodies of victims from Iran Air Flight 655 in a morgue in Bandar Abbas, Iran, a day after the plane was shot down over the Persian Gulf by the guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes while the plane was still in Iranian airspace.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Sheriff's Boat Sinks Off Shore in Lake Tahoe

Washoe County deputies are figuring out what caused one of the agency's boats to sink off shore in Lake Tahoe.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Incline-Village, NV

Daily Mail

As ANOTHER jet crashes, plane disaster fatalities soar 300%

World's first driveable deckchair unveiled ... complete with ice drink machine, stereo and GPS parasol that moves with the sun 'It's designed to make you feel like a mollusc': Inside the bizarre but beautiful Mexican house built to resemble a SHELL The Downton-Sherlock-Paddington effect: Modern TV classics spark surge in Japanese visits to Britain ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Travel

The Daily Star

5 females die in Mymensingh boat capsize

Rescuers continue their search for victims after an engine-run boat capsized in the river Karnaphuli in Boalkhali upazila, Chittagong on January 5, 2012.

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Examiner.com

Teen trying to fly around the world dead, father missing after Pacific crash

A teenager attempting to be the youngest pilot to fly a plane around the world is dead and his father remains missing after their single-engine airplane crashed into the sea near a remote Pacific Ocean island.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Rower rescued after accident on the high seas

A crew member aboard a rowboat currently attempting to break a world record has had to evacuate due to injury.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Bradenton.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: St Joseph County, MI

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