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Tugs rotate shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner off Italian island for last voyage

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy - Rotated by tugboats, the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner is being readied for its final voyage....

posted: July 23,2014





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China braces for 2nd typhoon after storm drenches Taiwan, injuring 5 people and cutting power

BEIJING, China - China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in less than a week, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm, which killed dozens of people....


John Kerry files to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban to push cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

TEL AVIV, Israel - The top U.S. diplomat defied a Federal Aviation Administration ban and flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday in a sign of sheer will to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence ...


Crews make gains on destructive Washington state wildfire; flash floods now a concern

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control....


As battle rages, dozens of Gaza families plead for evacuation; 2 more Israeli troops killed

GAZA, Palestine - Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighbourhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in the...


Theater shooting defendant returning to court for more hearings on which experts can testify

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The man charged with the Colorado theatre massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial....


No fish tale: Record-breaking freshwater drum caught in Irondequoit Bay on Lake Ontario

ALBANY, N.Y. - A fisherman from western New York has been credited with catching a record-breaking freshwater drum in Lake Ontario....






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