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6 min ago |

1 Hospitalized After Jet Ski Collides With Pontoon Boat On Beaver Lake

A man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after the jet ski he was on collided with a pontoon boat on Beaver Lake in Carroll County, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.


Related Topix: Carroll County, AR

4 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Before Ukraine disaster, America's 'Flight 17'

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor

Praise for plumber's mercy dash after M6 crash

A Good Samaritan was praised after he ran to shops to buy water for motorists stuck on the motorway after a two-lorry smash in sweltering heat.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

2 rescued from capsized sailboat on Lake Winnebago

The Fond du Lac Sheriff's Office Water Patrol and Rescue responded Friday afternoon after the 16-foot sailboat capsized about three-fourths of a mile west of a boat launch.



Little Rock Man Dies in Florida Jet Ski Accident

TV reports that Bryan McManus, 25, died Thursday afternoon when the watercraft he was driving collided head-on with a boat just offshore from St. Andrews State Park.


Related Topix: Treasure Island, FL

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Boater missing in water after Dry Tortugas crash

U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife crews are searching for a person in the water following a boat collision near the Dry Tortugas.


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

Three dead as Indonesia-bound boat sinks off Malaysia

At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Hari Raya festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Friday .

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

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)


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.


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.


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


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.


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)


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa,

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

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,

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

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,

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