It’s summer in the Mediterranean. Sunseeking holidaymakers lounge on sandy beaches, glittering yachts glide into and out of quaint old harbors and packed cruise ships hop between idyllic islands.
But it’s no holiday further out at sea, where migrants float crammed together in rickety boats or cling to sinking rafts, some choking on their final breaths as they and their dreams of finding a better life in Europe perish under the [...]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – The state of Alaska sued the Obama administration on Friday to block environmental regulations that would require ships sailing in southern Alaska waters to use low-sulfur fuel.
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, challenges the new federal regulations, which require the use of low-sulfur fuel for large marine vessels such as cargo and cruise ships.
The rule is scheduled to be enforced starting on August 1 by the Environmental Protection Agencyand the U.S. Coast Guard for ships operating [...]
French Bond event suggests massive recession and DEFLATION coming up!!
July 9th: FRANCE SELLS BONDS AT NEGATIVE INTEREST RATE
France sells 3+6 month bills at negative yield for 1st time: 3-month yield -0.005% vs 0.048% on July 2, 6-month yield at -0.006% vs 0.096%
PARIS (AP) — France’s government has sold short-term bonds at negative interest rates for the first time, a sign of investor confidence despite concerns about French debts and the [...]
A dirty grocery bag full of cookies and chips that was left in a hotel bathroom has been blamed for a vicious outbreak of stomach flu among an Oregon girls’ soccer team.
Researchers said the norovirus, which causes vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps, settled onto the reusable bag while it was sitting in the bathroom an infected member of the Beaverton team was being sick in.
The following day the bag, containing packaged [...]
Editor’s note: This story is based on internal al Qaeda documents, details of which were obtained by CNN. Hundreds of documents were discovered by German cryptologists embedded inside a pornographic movie on a memory disk belonging to a suspected al Qaeda operative arrested in Berlin last year. The German newspaper Die Zeit was the first to report on the documents.
(CNN) — On May 16 last year, a 22-year-old Austrian named [...]
Associated Press (AP) - FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. A third U.S.-based cruise ship with an outbreak of stomach illness has sailed again after being decontaminated in South Florida.
The vessel Ruby Princess sailed Sunday from Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades. It was one of threecruise ships that docked in Florida and Louisiana over the weekend with outbreaks of norovirus.
Port Everglades spokeswoman Ellen Kennedy told the South Florida Sun Sentinel (http://sunsent.nl/zJG6rk) that the Ruby Princess was cleaned Sunday and departed. Passengers were [...]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A stomach virus outbreak delayed the departure of the cruise ship “Voyager of the Seas” from New Orleans in one of three outbreaks of illness aboard U.S.-based cruise ships reported over the weekend.
The 15-deck, 3,100-passenger Royal Caribbean Cruises ship was delayed in leaving Saturday for a seven-day trip by a couple of hours, Port of New Orleans spokesman Chris Bonura. He referred other questions to Royal [...]