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  1. Woman Injured in jet ski accident on Geist ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    An inexperienced jet ski driver suffered a broken leg while racing across Geist Reservoir Saturday at about 8:30 p.m. Minahil Khan, 26, Islamabad, Pakistan, was injured when the personal water craft she was riding struck a large wave. The impact threw Khan and a young passenger from the Kawasaki jet ski.


  2. Conservation officers pull truck, boat trailer from bottom of Fowler Park lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    Nobody was injured in a fishing accident Saturday morning at a Vigo County park lake, but a submerged truck with an attached boat trailer had to be retrieved from the water, authorities said. Indiana Conservation Officers dove into a lake at the wilderness area of Fowler Park in southern Vigo County to recover a Wabash Valley resident's 2014 Chevrolet Z71 4x4 after it accidentally went into the water around 6:30 a.m. Indiana Conservation Officer Max Winchell told the Tribune-Star that a Vigo County man had just launched his boat to fish; while on the ramp attempting to pull out, he left his truck in reverse gear and backed into the lake.


  3. Hot Air Ballon Carrying 16 People Crashes in Lockhart, Texas There Are No SurvivorsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

    A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught fire and crashed in a field in central Texas, IN Lockhart, Saturday morning. According to reports, there were no survivors.


  4. Lost Cornish shipwreck Darlwyne 'found' after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newsday

    The pleasure cruiser the "Darlwyne" sank off the coast of Cornwall in 1966 at the loss of 31 men, women and children The undiscovered wreck of a ship which sank in a major maritime disaster 50 years ago may now have been found following a BBC investigation. The 23 adults and eight children on board the Darlwyne perished when it disappeared in heavy seas off the Cornish coast on 31 July 1966.


  5. 16 dead in Texas balloon crashRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Up to 16 people are dead after a large hot air balloon caught fire after colliding with power lines and crashed in central Texas on Saturday. The accident took place shortly after 7:40am local time, when the balloon crashed into a field near Lockhart, around 50 kilometres south of Austin, Lynn Lunsford of the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.


  6. Andrea Doria lifeboat re-launches at SUNY MaritimeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    One of the lifeboats that saved people during the Andrea Doria disaster hit the waters in the Bronx Saturday for the first time in 60 years. The S.S. Andrea Doria, an Italian cruise liner, collided with Stockholm, a Swedish ship, off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.


  7. Jury awards $9.5M to sisters injured in 2009 boat collisionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Madison Press

    Two sisters from New Jersey have received a $9.5 million jury award stemming from a 2009 boat collision that left them with serious injuries and killed one of their friends. Jamie and Gina Franzino, of Mahwah, were aboard a 15-foot skiff that collided with a 31-foot boat in the Manasquan Inlet.


  8. New clue on where famous WWII ship sankRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    When the 1975 blockbuster "Jaws" first terrified moviegoers, not all of the fear came from the special effects or haunting soundtrack. One of the more chilling scenes was fisherman Quint's quiet recounting of bobbing in Pacific waters for days while sharks circled him and his fellow sailors, waiting to see who would be the next victim.


  9. Adaptive sailing athletes unite to compete in Pointe-ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Dave Whalen used to be a skier. That is until 35 years ago when an accident left him without the use of his arms and legs.


  10. Recent fatal hot air balloon crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Saturday's hot air balloon crash in central Texas is feared to have left 16 people dead. If confirmed it would be the deadliest such accident in the United States on record.


  11. Schoolboy, 14, sailing to North Pole nearing the ice despite weather setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ITV

    Benji Edwards might only be 14, but he is aiming to become the youngest person to ever sail around the North Pole and break a world record in the process. The mission is also personal.


  12. Multiple agencies respond to water rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Department of Natural Resources, Cayce Police Department, and the Lexington County Sheriff's Department and Coroner have all responded to the Cayce Riverwalk. According to Cayce Police, at about noon on Saturday 2 elderly men were kayaking in the Congaree River when their boat capsized.


  13. Fatal boating incident leaves one dead and one in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMBF

    One man is dead and another is in the hospital after a boating incident on the Congaree River, according to officials with the Cayce Police Department. Multiple agencies are have responded to the Cayce Riverwalk in Lexington County.


  14. Monsoon floods kill at least 52 people in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Indian authorities on Saturday tried to rescue thousands of people stranded in flooded villages after a week of heavy rain killed at least 52 people and uprooted tens of thousands of others from their homes in the states of Assam in the remote northeast and Bihar in the east. A flood affected family moves on a boat at Sildubi village, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Friday, July 29, 2016.


  15. Officials believe no survivors in Texas balloon crashRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KFMB-am

    Federal officials say a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas, and it is unclear whether there are injuries or deaths.


  16. Amid violence in Kashmir, Aamir Wani showcases a different picture of ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    In the aftermath of the killing of Hizbul militant Burhan Wani, protests broke out in the Valley leading to death of scores of people. As life begins to limp back to normalcy, a local youth has taken upon himself the task of showcasing how every time a tragedy strikes the Valley, people overcome it.


  17. The Bishop's Isles: home to vikings, land raiders - and a giant called PeterRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    They are a largely abandoned but loaded with history, from Vikings to shipwrecks and the evacuation of their people no longer able to forge a life on these harsh Hebridean shores. The Bishop's Isles are scattered far west off the mainland, nine small islands that sit just off Barra, from Vatersay in the north to Berneray in the south.


  18. Coast Guard, local agencies in Va. assist 4 people after boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    At 8:21 a.m. today, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call from distressed boaters saying their boat was taking on water and sinking about six miles southwest of Cape Charles. According to a news release, the bilge pump on the boat wasn't able to keep up with water that was coming on board causing the boat to start sinking.


  19. Nuclear submarine damaged after collision in Gibraltar heads to UK for repairsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    POWERED Royal Navy submarine which was damaged in a collision with a merchant vessel has left port in Gibraltar to return to the UK for repairs. HMS Ambush was forced to dock in Gibraltar after the collision on July 20 and had remained in port while the extent of the damage was assessed.


  20. New clue in WWII Navy disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    The USS Indianapolis, at Pearl Harbor in 1937, won 10 battle stars during World War II and delivered components of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. It was lost to a Japanese submarine on July 30, 1945, and about 800 men went into the sea.