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  1. Egypt charges captain, officer of Kuwaiti ship with manslaughterRead the original story

    14 min ago | Reuters

    Egypt's public prosecutor charged the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti container ship with manslaughter in connection with a collision in the Red Sea this month that killed 25 Egyptian fishermen, state news agency MENA said on Saturday. The fishing boat capsized after colliding with the Panamanian-flagged ship al-Safat after the container vessel had passed through the Suez Canal on its way to Saudi Arabia.


  2. Crayfish diver dead in boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Akaroa Police said the 54 year-old Christchurch man was the only diver among a group of four people on a boat near Whakamoa Reef off the Banks Peninsula on Friday. The man found himself in trouble and his companions pulled him from the water at 4.30pm but he did not survive.


  3. Polar bear plunge dos and don'tsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    A woman reacts as she is carried into the frigid waters of English Bay during the 93rd annual Polar Bear Swim in Vancouver, B.C., on January 1, 2013. Come New Year's Day, many Canadians will mark a fresh start by taking part in the bone-chilling polar bear swims and dips held across the country.


  4. More die in flooding in Thai SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pattaya Mail

    At least three more persons have drowned, some 80 schools are closed indefinitely and a large agricultural areas have been destroyed as heavy rains and severe flooding continue in Thailand's deep southern provinces, officials said today. Heavy flooding is still occurring in all 13 districts of Narathiwat province, areas which have been declared disaster zones by the provincial authorities so that initial emergency budget could be allocated to the province to assist flood victims.


  5. 1 dead, 2 missing in ship sinking off northern coastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    A fishing boat captain has died and two other crew members remain unaccounted for after their vessel hit rocks in waters off Taiwan's northern coast and capsized late Friday, the Coast Guard said. The boat, which set off at 1 p.m. Friday from the northern fishing port of Yehliu in New Taipei with 11 people aboard, was reported to have overturned at 11:27 p.m., according to the Coast Guard.


  6. UNDP team to visit affected areas tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A team of the United Nations Development Programme comprising officials and experts from different international organisations is expected to visit the oil-spilled areas in the Sundarbans tomorrow. The 18-member team was scheduled to start for the Sundarbans this morning and stay there for around a week before submitting a report to the government on December 30, official sources say.


  7. Build country together leaving behind beliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday urged people irrespective of political identities and beliefs to work together to build a prosperous Bangladesh in line with the Liberation War's spirit. "This is everyone's country.


  8. Divers expected to start searching for missing New Cumberland teenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Divers are expected Saturday afternoon to start searching an area of the Susquehanna River for Medard Kowalski, the 17-year-old from New Cumberland who was last seen in a canoe headed to Hoak Island. During the morning of the 20th day of the search, about 10 personally owned boats and a river rescue boat were seen exploring the area narrowed by the cadaver dogs earlier this week.


  9. After tsunami, fishermen struggle against tide of tourism in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  10. Big Oil's $3 Billion Homage to Nazi War CriminalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A former editor for Forbes and the Financial Times, Eamonn Fingleton spent 27 years monitoring East Asian economics from a base in Tokyo. In September 1987 he issued the first of several predictions of the Tokyo banking crash and went on in "Blindside," a controversial 1995 analysis that was praised by John Kenneth Galbraith and Bill Clinton, to show that a heedless America was fast losing its formerly vaunted leadership in advanced manufacturing -- and particularly in so-called producers' goods -- to Japan.


  11. Fishermen in Cornwall urged to stay safe during 'deadliest month of the year'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    As Royal National Lifeboat Institution research reveals more fishermen die in January than in any other month of the year, the lifesaving charity has launched a hard-hitting campaign encouraging fishermen to make sure their boats keep them safe at sea. The campaign features five short films which provide practical advice and use easy to follow animation.


  12. Cuban migrant missing after boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Cuba's Coast Guard sank a boat carrying 32 Cubans who were trying to reach the Florida coast, according to a woman who survived and whose husband is missing. Masiel Gonzalez Castellano told reporters in a telephone conversation from Matanzas, Cuba, that her husband, Leosbel Diaz Beoto, is missing after falling from the boat that was repeatedly charged and hit by a boat manned by the Cuban Coast Guard.


  13. Banda Aceh shows resilience after destructive '04 tsunamiRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Ten years after a tsunami hit Banda Aceh on Dec. 26, 2004, killing 167,000 people, roads and bridges have been rebuilt, there are houses on the beach, trees have grown back and the millions of tons of debris that covered the island are gone. But for a first-time visitor, reminders of the disaster seem to be everywhere.


  14. Dystopian Fiction's Popularity Is a Warning Sign for the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wired

    Dystopian fiction is hot right now, with countless books and movies featuring decadent oligarchs, brutal police states, ecological collapse, and ordinary citizens biting and clawing just to survive. For bestselling author Naomi Klein , all this gloom is a worrying sign.


  15. Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    File - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo provided by Sea Shepherd Australia, the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, right, collides with the Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin in waters near Antarctica... The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church,... The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church, describing... Radical environmentalists have been found in contempt of court for failing to heed an order to halt their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica.


  16. Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include author and decorator Elsie de Wolfe in 1865; industrialist Harvey Firestone in 1868; baseball Hall of Fame member Branch Rickey in 1881; philosopher Susanne K. Langer in 1895; actor Irene Dunne in 1898; nuclear physicist Robert Van de Graaff in 1901; movie director George Roy Hill in 1921; actor John Hillerman in 1932 ; psychic Uri Geller and TV series creator Dick Wolf, both in 1946 ; musician Alan Parsons in 1948 ; actor Jenny Agutter in 1952 ; "American Idol" winner David Cook in 1982 ; and actor Jonah Hill in 1983 .


  17. Fun-loving Troy in our hearts foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    THE father of a girl murdered in the horrific Cairns massacre broke down in tears when he learned they would never get to celebrate her 14th birthday. LITTLE Sam Trott was described as "sunshine" and a "gorgeous" boy who had the most infectious giggle at Saturday's emotional funeral service.


  18. The WilliesHOW to Stop World War IIIRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., July 17, 2014 -- It was one of those small, still voices deep down in my gut that instantly gets my attention, and there were just two words: "world war." Sometimes the word is "hurricane," or "check" - that one means I'm getting income.


  19. Sungai Kolok border reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The Sungai Kolok checkpoint bordering Thailand and Malaysia reopened on Saturday after flooding had forced Malaysian authorities to close their office for two days. Marine soldiers load food and supplies into a boat to help flood victims in Tak Bai district of Narathiwat on Saturday.


  20. Oswald wants to change the channelRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Theresa Oswald takes questions from the media in a scrum outside the NDP office Friday after officially signing the paperwork to enter the Manitoba NDP's leadership race. Theresa Oswald hopes to fight the next provincial election under the old policy and the old flag, but without the old leader.