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  • South Korean ferry operator gets 10 years in prison

    The chief executive of the company that operated a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. 
  • Thai fishermen convert boats to cash in on human-smuggling

    RANONG Thailand (Reuters) - The smuggling of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar is so lucrative that Thai fishermen are converting their boats to carry humans, police, locals and officials in southern Thailand said. In recent weeks,...

    U.S. Navy supply ships collide in Indian Ocean, minor damage

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Two U.S. Navy supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden in the Indian Ocean early on Thursday, but no crew members were injured and initial reports suggested the vessels suffered only minor damage, the force said in a statement. It...

    South Korean ferry executive jailed for 10 years

    SEOUL The chief executive of a South Korean ferry operator was jailed for 10 years Thursday for involuntary manslaughter over a sinking that killed more than 300 people this year, a news report said. Kim Han Sik, chief of the Chonghaejin Marine Co,...

    Timothy Spall creates 'Mr. Turner' from the spare strokes of Mike Leigh

    Timothy Spall creates 'Mr. Turner' from the spare strokes of Mike Leigh
    With its turbulent swirls of black and gray, British painter J.M.W. Turner's 1842 canvas "Snow Storm — Steam-boat Off a Harbour's Mouth" is unparalleled in its evocation of the terror and beauty of a raging sea. There are those who doubt the story...