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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | CNews

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.



accident investigators still on scene of tanker blast

Early this morning, accident investigators remained on the scene of the fiery tanker truck crash in Charlemagne, northeast of Montreal.


Costa Concordia ready for final voyage

The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officials said on Sunday.


Related Topix: Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

China spy ship lurks as vessels join U.S. in naval drill

Japan Self-Defense Force members attend a landing operation as a part of the 'Pacific Rim' joint exercise in Kaneohe, Hawaii, on July 1, 2014 China sent a surveillance vessel to waters off Hawaii even as the country participated for the first time in the world's largest international naval exercise led by the U.S. The auxiliary general intelligence ... (more)


Related Topix: Kaneohe, HI, World News, China,


Mediterranean migrant boat death toll rises to 30

The death toll from the latest Mediterranean migrant boat disaster rose to 30 on Sunday, as Malta said it had found 29 bodies in the vessel's hold and Italy said a Syrian baby had died.


Related Topix: Italy, World News

Montreal Gazette

'Major collision' closes Highways 40, 640 near Repentigny

Pictures of the crash shared on social media appear to show large clouds of back smoke and flames rising from two vehicles.


WTOC-TV Savannah

Boat sinks after catching fire in Port Royal sound

A 28 foot sail boat sank after catching fire while traveling on the Port Royal sound near Skull Creek around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19th.


The Daily Star

Leadership and a downed plane

The tragic downing of flight MH17 is now a test of leadership. While some politicians have demonstrated respect for lives lost and reacted with restraint, others have sought to capitalise on tragedy to propel self-serving, national and geopolitical interests.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, World News, Ukraine,

The Age

Typhoon Rammasun death toll nears 100

A fisherman paddles a makeshift boat to check his fish farms after Typhoon Rammasun hit Leizhou, Guangdong province July 19, 2014.


60 feared dead in shipwreck off Libya

About 60 people may have died in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, according to accounts from rescued survivors being escorted to Italian shores in news reports on Friday.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat

The Coast Guard rescued a man whose vessel was sinking Saturday at the entrance to the North Edisto River near Kiawah Island.


Related Topix: Kiawah Island, SC


Three rescued from capsized boat near Bell Island

RNC officers and members of the Portugal Cove-St. Philip's volunteer fire department gather on the wharf in Portugal Cove Saturday morning following the rescue of three individuals a capsized boat.



911 call from lake drowning released

A 911 call has been released after a 14-year-old went missing in an Astor lake. The teen was later found dead.