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1 hr ago | KATU-TV Portland

8 rescued when boat capsizes off island in Washington

The Coast Guard says one of its Response boats and a civilian vessel rescued seven adults and a 4-year-old child after their skiff capsized off Bainbridge Island.


Related Topix: Washington

5 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Man drowns after boat sinks in Indian Lake

Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat.


8 hrs ago | Reuters

Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood'; rebels fire on ship

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on the "statehood" of southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean Moscow now endorsed rebel calls for independence for territory they have seized.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Morning Journal

Authorities recover man's body after boat sinks

Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat.



Tubing Accident Kills Grundy Co. Father

A Grundy County man is killed while tubing with his family Saturday afternoon in Franklin County.


Los Angeles Times

Napa Valley Vintners establishes disaster relief fund after quake

Cellar worker Adam Craig moves a wine rack as he cleans up barrels that collapsed in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on Aug. 25 in Napa.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, Non-Profit, Earthquake, Natural Disasters


Passengers reject life jackets

Despite the provision of life jackets by Zoomlion for travellers to use when crossing the Oti River at Dambai in the Krachi East District of the Volta Region, commuters have refused to wear the life jackets, endangering their lives in the process.



North Carolina House Fire Kills 6

Sampson County deputies said in a news release that the fire was reported around 1 a.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Fire, Casselton, ND, World News, China, Indonesia

Stars and Stripes

Official: 23 people killed in Afghanistan crash

An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News,

ABC News

Migrant Boat Carrying 100 Capsizes off Libya

A Libyan coast guard official says a boat carrying more than 100 migrants has capsized off the coast near the capital.


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

WATE-TV Knoxville

Official: 23 people killed in Afghanistan crash

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Prison, Iraq, Middle East

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Coast Guard locates owner of unmanned boat

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has located the owner of an unmanned sailboat that washed ashore on Martha's Vineyard.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Daily Herald

Cardboard boat races wet fun in Wauconda

With a sizable lead in the first heat of the kids division at Saturday's 13th Annual Labor Day Cardboard Boat Race at Wauconda's Bangs Lake, 11-year-old Bianca Hochlewtner and 10-year-old Izzy Crowley spectacularly capsized.


Related Topix: Wauconda, IL

Navy Times

Sailors prep for the next natural disaster

More than 320 sailors and Marines put new gear and strategies to the test Wednesday in a bid to prepare for and reduce response times to natural disasters.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, US Military, US Marine Corps

NBC2 News

Coast Guard rescues missing boaters near Anclote Key

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two missing boaters who were stranded 10 miles northwest of Anclote Key on Saturday.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Fort Myers, FL

The Washington Post

Tales from a ship wreck, a war and a nightclub

Ishmael Beah 's family was killed by rebel soldiers in Sierra Leone. Lisa See became fascinated with her father's Chinese ancestry.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Dominican Republic, Central America, The New School, Entertainment

North County Public Radio

Oil tanker trains spark anger, fear, questions

Hundreds of people packed the Plattsburgh City Hall Auditorium in Northern New York, last night to hear from experts and to voice their own concerns about the growing traffic of oil tanker trains passing through the North Country.


Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, New York, Canada, Train Disaster

Voice of America

Recent Boat Tragedies Mark Deadly Journey for Migrants

VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF INJURY OR DEATHMembers of Libya's coast guard recover the body of a migrant who drowned off Tripoli's coast, August 23, 2014.


Fri Aug 29, 2014


Boater rescued: 'We thought we were going to die'

Paul Brenneman WESH 2's Stewart Moore about spending 26 hours in the ocean and clinging to a capsized boat with his 72-year-old father before they were rescued off the Dixie County coast.


Brandon Sun

Werner Franz, believed to be last surviving crew member of Hindenburg disaster, dies

File - This May 6, 1937 file photo, taken at almost the split second that the Hindenburg exploded, shows the 804-foot German zeppelin just before the second and third explosions send the ship crashing to the earth over the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J. Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the German ... (more)


Related Topix: Lakehurst, NJ, Air Accidents, US Military, US Navy