Ferry accidents

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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In this photo provided by South Korean ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, relatives of the missing victims wipe tears as they attend religious services in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. (South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 12:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people. The discovery raised hopes that the remains were of some of the nine people still missing. Such a find...
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Workers fasten the sunken ferry Sewol to a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which more than 300 people died, the government announced in a surprising reversal Tuesday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries had said...
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March 28, 2017 - 7:49 am
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March 28, 2017 - 6:51 am
TRUMP-CLIMATE PLAN UPDATE: Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will begin undoing former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming. Today Trump is expected to sign an executive order to suspend, rescind or flag for...
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Workers fasten the sunken ferry Sewol to a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 5:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvage crews in South Korea on Tuesday found bones and shoes believed to be from missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. The unexpected discovery, however, triggered an angry reaction from the missing victims' relatives, who...
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