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49 min ago | Vancouver Sun

Towing away shipwrecked cruise liner off Italian coast raises hopes last body can be found

Saturday's full moon is at a point in its elliptical orbit where it's closer to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than normal.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

4 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Three rescued after boat sinks on Lake Mendota

Three people were rescued Sunday after the boat they were on started taking on water and quickly sank near Governor's Island in Lake Mendota.


Related Topix: Dane County, WI

9 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Death toll in Aegean migrant boat shipwreck raised to four

GreeceA's coastguard on Sunday said four people had been confirmed drowned in the latest boat sinking in the Aegean Sea, while around 100 migrants had been rescued in other incidents.


Related Topix: Europe, Greece, World News

13 hrs ago | Fox News

'Quite Surprised' Shipwreck hunters find plane that went down in '53

The plane went down unmanned in Lake Ontario more than 60 years before a trio of shipwreck hunters found it.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Rochester, NY, US Coast Guard, US News

17 hrs ago |

FX's 'The Strain' offers more gore than story

At the same time "The Strain" was in development, a commercial in heavy rotation showed three catty middle-schoolers stalking a chubby guy on a diet.


19 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Gurney with a dead body strapped to it slides out of coroner's van...

Just what happened on flight UA201 before its emergency landing on a tiny remote Pacific atoll? United faces claims that there was a strange 'smell' BEFORE take off and the cockpit 'filled with smoke' Mother shot dead her two children as they slept and then killed herself as real estate exec father raced home to try and stop her, autopsy report ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

Federal law enforcement officials are investigating after a 48-foot female whale well-known in the waters of southeast Alaska was killed in a collision with a boat.


Bellingham Herald

Helicopter crashes into water off Kitsap Peninsula

Sheriff's Deputy Scott Wilson says the helicopter landed north of Kingston on Saturday afternoon about 25 to 40 yards offshore, in water that is only a few feet deep.


USA Today

Do you need flood insurance?

Many Americans don't need to wonder if they need flood insurance-it's required as a condition of their home loan.


Related Topix: Lindenhurst, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Al Jazeera

Strong quake and minor tsunami hit east Japan

The temporary breakwater that was newly built at the plant is high enough to block a one-metre tsunami [EPA] A minor tsunami has hit large swaths of northeastern Japan, including in a city near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, after a strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the country's Pacific coast There were no immediate reports of ... (more)


Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

The Washington Post

Work to tow away Costa Concordia to start soon

Italian authorities say work to float the shipwrecked Costa Concordia so it can be towed away for scrapping can start Monday, weather-permitting.


Related Topix: World News

Vancouver Sun

Two years of flooding leaves farmer without a 'next step'

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.


Falmouth Packet

Sailor rescued by lifeboat after raising alarm on Facebook while treading water for two hours

A teenage sailor, stranded after his boat capsized, was lucky to be found by a lifeboat crew as he tried to swim to safety late last night.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Thanh Nein News

1 dead, 5 missing in fishing boat wreck in southern Vietnam

Health officers bring a fisherman, who was rescued after a fishing boat sank off Binh Thuan Province July 8, ashore.


Plainview Man Killed in Scurry Co. Vehicle Accident

A Plainview man is dead after a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 84 about 12 miles northwest of Snyder Wednesday morning.


The Daily Star

UN asks Europe to take Syrian refugees

A Syrian man carries two girls covered with dust following a reported air strike by government forces in the northern city of Aleppo July 9, 2014.


The Daily Star

Migrant boat sinks in Greece, 2 dead, 20 missing

ATHENS: Greek authorities say at least two people have drowned and about a further 20 are missing after a boat carrying immigrants trying to enter the country illegally sank off the Aegean Sea island of Samos.



Two dead, two missing after Vanuatu ferry sinks

Two people were confirmed dead and another two were missing after an inter-island ferry sank in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on Friday, with survivors forced to endure more than six hours adrift, officials said.


The Star Online

Patients get kidneys from Australian killed in boating accident

New lease on life: Khamisah smiling as she is visited by Hospital Kuala Lumpur Nephrology Department head Datuk Dr Ghazali Ahmad, National Transplant Resource Centre head Datin Dr Lela Yasmin Mansor and trainee nurse Ummi Aisyah at the intensive care unit.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Banner plane collides with parasail carrying 2 young boys

The sign from a banner plane ripped through two parasailers' parachute last weekend, forcing them to make an emergency landing.


Related Topix: North-Myrtle-Beach, SC