Maritime accidents

April 08, 2017 - 12:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition aircraft struck two locations in northern Syria on Saturday, killing at least 21 people, including a woman and her six children who were on a boat fleeing clashes between the Islamic State group and U.S.-backed fighters, activist groups said. Activist groups that...
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April 01, 2017 - 6:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government said Saturday that a cargo ship being used by a South Korean shipping company has gone missing in seas near Uruguay with 24 crew members. The ship went out of contact late Friday, South Korea time, shortly after one of the crew members sent a text...
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In this Thursday, March 30, 2017, video image courtesy of Jason Wells shows a boat capsized before crashing into the Redondo Beach Pier, in Redondo Beach, Calif. All four people on board were thrown into the water, narrowly missing the pilings, and the boat broke in half. The captain of the boat and another man were taken to the hospital after the wreck Thursday evening, one with a dislocated shoulder and the other complaining of back pain, said Rob Rappaport, a division chief at the Redondo Beach Fire Department. (Jason Wells via AP)
March 31, 2017 - 9:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people were recovering Friday after their sailboat capsized and crashed into a California pier in a dramatic scene captured on video by multiple witnesses. The captain of the boat and another man were taken to the hospital after the wreck Thursday evening, one with a...
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March 31, 2017 - 6:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four people are recovering from minor injuries after their sailboat capsized and crashed into a California pier in a dramatic scene captured by multiple witnesses. Rob Rappaport, a division chief at the Redondo Beach Fire Department, said Friday that the boat's captain and...
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The sunken ferry Sewol is seen on a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Mokpo, South Korea. Friday, March 31, 2017. The corroding 6,800-ton ferry raised from the bottom of the sea last week arrived at a South Korean port Friday, where it will be searched for the remains of nine missing passengers from a 2014 sinking. (Kim Do-hun/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUT
March 31, 2017 - 4:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A corroding South Korean ferry raised from the bottom of the sea last week arrived Friday at the port where it will be searched for the remains of the last nine victims of the 2014 sinking. Dozens of relatives of the victims watched from nearby as workers from a port in...
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March 31, 2017 - 4:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A corroding South Korean ferry raised from the bottom of the sea last week arrived Friday at the port where it will be searched for the remains of the last nine victims of the 2014 sinking. Dozens of relatives of the victims watched from nearby as workers from a port in...
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March 31, 2017 - 4:14 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The corroding South Korean ferry raised from the sea last week has arrived at the port where it will be searched for the remains of the last nine victims of the 2014 sinking. Dozens of relatives of the victims watched Friday as workers from a port in Mokpo conducted...
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March 31, 2017 - 12:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A corroding 6,800-ton ferry raised from the bottom of the sea last week arrived at a South Korean port Friday, where it will be searched for the remains of nine missing passengers from a 2014 sinking that killed 304. Relatives of the victims watched from nearby as workers...
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March 30, 2017 - 8:56 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A corroding 6,800-ton ferry raised from the bottom of the sea off South Korea last week is now heading to port, where it will be searched for the remains of nine missing passengers from a 2014 sinking that killed 304. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said a heavy lift...
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An evacuee waits as firefighters battle an early morning four alarm apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 29, 2017 - 2:40 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area. The fire...
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