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  1. .com | SA's NatGeo Adventurer pioneering to establish Africa's largest wildlife reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | News24

    "I had made a terrible mistake..." wildlife biologist Steve Boyes says, describing the day when he and his research assistant were thrown off their mekoro into the waters of the Cuito river by an angry hippopotamus. When he saw a rustling in the reeds, he immediately thought they were approaching a crocodile and headed to deeper water, where crocs aren't as powerful.


  2. Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic, U.N. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Reuters

    An aerial view of the Rio Doce , which was flooded with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst, at an area where the river joins the sea on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 23, 2015. A wave is pictured on the sea near the mouth of Rio Doce on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 22, 2015.


  3. Russian sailor crashes massive cargo ship after downing 16 shots of rumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A Russian sailor ran a 7000 ton cargo ship aground at full speed after downing half a bottle of rum, equivalent to sixteen shots. He was drinking at the bar on the cargo boat prior to starting his shift.


  4. The Two Faces of Tragedy & The Lack of TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Marmot's Hole

    Both South Korea and the PRC have experienced terrible tragedies in having a cruise ship, filled with passengers sink, resulting in the deaths of many. Though the accidents are very similar, the results are very different and telling but both share a common problem and that is the lack of trust.


  5. Senate sinks shipping bill that would entice $2 an hour crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Government admits suggesting the "option" of cruise ship operator Bill Milby sacking his Australian crew for foreign staff to deal with proposed law changes. The Senate has sunk government plans to open up Australia's port-to-port shipping industry to more foreign-flagged vessels - many of which are crewed by sailors paid as little as $2 an hour.


  6. 5 people, 4 dogs rescued from sinking pontoon boat off...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A family and their dogs were rescued from their sinking pontoon boat an hour off of Marco Island. The family was heading to Cape Romano when water began flooding their pontoon boat.


  7. Floods expose how Chennai killed its drainsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Experts say poor city planning and inefficient administration turned an unusually high rainfall into a disaster, reports T E Narasimhan Troops from the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force were called in to help rescue stranded people as rains submerged parts of Chennai. Photograph: PTI hennai has seen nearly four floods in the last 30 years, yet the city found itself ill-prepared for the recent rains that started on November 8. The heavy downpour that began two days before Diwali inundated large parts of Tamil Nadu, particularly the coastal districts of Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Chennai and Tiruvallur.


  8. 359 emergency VHF radio calls from recreational boatiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand Manager, Mike Hill said this highlights that communications equipment is an essential part of safe recreational boating. a 12 year old child with severe head injuries - ambulance arranged to meet the boat on shore a a vessel with five people on board, one with a broken leg, taking on water - a rescue helicopter carried out the rescue a a kayak, with one person on board, sinking - the Coastguard carried out the rescue a severe asthma attack - rescue helicopter and ambulance arranged Mr Hill stressed that boaties should take at least two types of communications equipment that work when wet.


  9. Former Nelson freight ferry Suilven capsizes in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    The Suilven was operated by Strait Shipping and operated on the Nelson-Wellington run in 2003 and 2004, making three round trips a week with freight and a few passengers, before being sold to Fijian company Bligh Water Shipping. According to the Fiji Times, it was later acquired by another Fijian line, Venu Shipping "after experiencing problems" and began a new island run in March this year.


  10. Mud from Brazil dam burst is toxic, UN saysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    An aerial view of the Rio Doce , which was flooded with mud after a dam owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd burst, at an area where the river joins the sea on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 23, 2015. A wave is pictured on the sea near the mouth of Rio Doce on the coast of Espirito Santo in Regencia Village, Brazil, November 22, 2015.


  11. Seas the day: From America's Cup to the Paralympics - Kiwi team's Gold questRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The three members of disabled sailing team Kiwi Gold have all had tough roads to travel, and now must conquer some rough seas to reach the Rio Olympics. They tell Dana Johannsen about their quest for the next year's Paralympics.


  12. Peter & the Starcatcher to Soar into The Rose This DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Audiences will be transported to the enchanted world of Neverland, where pirates rule, mermaids sing and a boy can choose to never grow up, in The Rose Theater's production of PETER & THE STARCATCHER, Dec. 4-27. In this whimsical origin story of J.M. Barrie 's Peter Pan, an apprentice Starcatcher and an orphan boy take to the high seas encountering Lost Boys, pirates, fighting mollusks and mermaids.


  13. 4 plucked from ocean after boat capsizes near Long BeachRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Rescuers plucked four men from the heaving ocean outside Long Beach Harbor after their open boat capsized in big swells before dawn Wednesday. A lifeguard boat crew made the rescue shortly before 7 a.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher Ray Dong said.


  14. Rockaway Twp. boater's death ruled an accidental drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    The death of a 27-year-old boating accident victim whose body was pulled from White Meadow Lake Tuesday morning has been ruled an accidental drowning. The findings by the Morris County Medical Examiner's Office were released shortly before noon today in a joint announcement by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office and Rockaway Township Police Department.


  15. 'Stay clear', mariners toldRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    A FLASHING white light has been used to mark the area where the MV Suilven lies at the bottom of the Suva Harbour. The Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji has warned mariners to not go close to the area unless they have authorisation from MSAF.


  16. Trooper leaves hospital, teen charged in Philadelphia chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    A Pennsylvania state police trooper has been shot in the shoulder after a fiery crash along Interstate 676. . Investigators and firefighters work the scene of a fire and shooting Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Philadelphia.


  17. 'It would be like letting the State of Liberty be melted down':...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Putin takes his revenge: Russia unleashes heavy bombardment on region held by Turkmen rebels who chanted 'Allahu Akbar' over the dead body of pilot shot down by Turkish F-16 ISIS taunt America in new video urging them to 'bring it on' as they vow to bring fire on their enemies once '80 banners' have been raised against them and mock US soldier suicides 95% of foreign fighters who join ISIS are recruited by friends and family and radicalisation 'rarely occurs in mosques' claims Oxford University terrorism expert Thugs hurling stones, cars set on fire and refugee children aged five escorted to school by POLICE: Inside the once tranquil Swedish village at war with migrants housed in emergency centre ISIS website on the dark web is hacked and replaced with an advert for Viagra and prozac and a message telling its supporters to 'calm down' Mayor of Molenbeek was given a list of jihadists a ... (more)


  18. So many marathons on TV for the long weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BOB 94.9

    THE FACTS OF LIFE, Starting at 9am You take the good. You take the bad. You take them both and there you have... Tootie and Blair would love for you to stop on by the Eastland School for Girls and spend the holidays reliving a simpler time when all conversations happened in the kitchen and sharing hair appliances was the issue of the day.


  19. Local non-profit helping youth near TofinoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    A local non-profit organization dubbed Get on Board has teamed with a Vancouver-based longboard company to raise funds towards constructing a skateboard park in the remote community of Ahousaht. Landyachtz has committed $10,000 towards the project, which will be matched by the First Nations community on Flores Island in Clayoquot Sound.


  20. Supervisor provides inside look at Brandon Ellingson investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines