Maritime 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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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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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 28, 2017 - 7:57 pm
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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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 28, 2017 - 6:27 pm
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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Firefighters battle an early morning apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 28, 2017 - 1:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Inspectors discovered that a California building in a rundown neighborhood lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working sprinkler system just three days before a blaze erupted and killed three low-income residents. Officials uncovered multiple...
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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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