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  • Another 41 African migrants drown making perilous crossing to Italy

    Another 41 African migrants drown making perilous crossing to Italy
    Forty-one African migrants drowned in the Mediterranean on Thursday, survivors told rescuers, pushing to more than 900 the number who have died this year making the perilous sea crossing from Libya to Italy. The incident occurred during a week in...
  • More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships stricken with possible norovirus

    More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships stricken with possible norovirus
    More than 200 passengers and crew aboard two cruise ships that departed Port Everglades were stricken with norovirus-like symptoms, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On Royal Caribbean International's Legend of the Seas...
  • AmaWaterways, Adventures by Disney partner on Danube trips for families

    AmaWaterways, Adventures by Disney partner on Danube trips for families
    River cruise company AmaWaterways will team with Adventures by Disney to offer Danube River cruises in 2016 that are designed for families. These seven-night charters will launch next year with four sailings in July and a Christmas-themed trip in...
  • Here & Now for April 16

    Here & Now for April 16
    Entertainment in Lake County including concerts, festivals, performances and more. Antioch Walk: Antioch's "Beer & BBQ" Walk will be held from noon to 4 p.m. April 25 in downtown. Check-in time is between noon and 1 p.m. at the Antioch Community...
  • Evolving estimates of Taylor Energy's 11 year Gulf oil leak

    For more than a decade, oil has been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico at the site where a hurricane-triggered mudslide toppled a drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana. An Associated Press investigation has uncovered evidence that the slow-motion...
  • Viking Star, first ship for Viking's ocean cruise line, makes its debut

    Viking Star, first ship for Viking's ocean cruise line, makes its debut
    Viking Star completed its debut sailing, going from Istanbul to Venice, on Wednesday en route to Norway where it will be christened in May. It's the first ship in the new Viking Ocean Cruises line, part of the company best known for its river cruises....
  • Spain criticized for towing burning fishing boat out to sea

    Greenpeace on Thursday criticized Spain's government for towing a burning Russian fishing boat full of fuel out to sea after it caught fire in a Canary Islands port, saying the fuel oil in the ship that ended up sinking poses an environmental threat. The...
  • South Korean president promises to raise sunken Sewol ferry

    SEOUL, South Korea South Korea's president on Thursday promised to raise the sunken Sewol ferry, on the first anniversary of the disaster that claimed 304 lives, most of them schoolchildren. "I will take the necessary measures to raise the ship as soon...
  • Area weekend events, April 17-19

    Area weekend events, April 17-19
    A look at events and activities this weekend in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Friday, April 17 Bay bridge boat show, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bay Bridge Marina, 357 Pier 1 Road, Stevensville. http://www.annapolisboatshows.com/bay-bridge-boat-show....
  • Ferry tragedy leaves Korean family reeling a year later

    Lee Keum-hui's face lights up when she shows off pictures of her daughter. It's one of the few times she's happy. "Isn't my Eun-hwa so pretty in this picture?" she asks, pointing to a photo of her daughter in elementary school, a red scarf draped over...
  • Huntington Ingalls exec gets Navy League award

    Huntington Ingalls exec gets Navy League award
    A Norfolk-based frigate seized nearly $34 million in drugs and detained eight people in a joint anti-smuggling operation with the U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, the U.S. Navy said this week. The USS Kauffman deployed from Norfolk in January...