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A smashed up car is seen in central London after a woman was killed when large chunks of masonry fell onto a vehicle she was in.  Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Laura Lean)

UK taxi driver crushed to death in windstorm

LONDON (AP) — Strong winds that pummeled Britain killed a taxi driver, whose car was crushed by falling chunks of masonry from a building, and an elderly man who died after a “freak wave” struck a […]

02/15/2014

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Cruise ship passengers recall days of misery

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Passengers aboard a cruise ship on which hundreds fell ill recalled days of misery holed up in their rooms or the infirmary as the Explorer of the Seas returned to its […]

01/29/2014

Court President, Judge Giovanni Puliatti, sitting at center, is flanked by judges Sergio Compagnucci, right, and Marco Mezzaluna, left, in the court room of the converted Teatro Moderno theater for his the trial of Captain Francesco Schettino, in Grosseto, Italy, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Wrecked ship captain blames helmsman in Italy case

GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — The captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia, now on trial over the deadly disaster, blamed his helmsman Monday for botching a last-minute corrective maneuver that he contends could have prevented the […]

09/23/2013

Reporters watch the Costa Concordia ship lying on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy, early Monday morning, Sept. 16, 2013. An international team of engineers is trying a never-before attempted strategy to set upright the luxury liner, which capsized after striking a reef in 2012 killing 32 people. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Learn how parbuckling works

As crews work to raise the capsized Costa Concordia ship in Italy, learn about the process — known as parbuckling — in the brief video here.

09/16/2013

This Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 file photo shows an Italian firefighter is lowered from a helicopter onto the grounded Costa Concordia cruise ship off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

The Concordia is to be set upright next week

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities say the operation to set the Concordia cruise ship upright is set for next week, 20 months after the ship capsized near a tiny Tuscan island, killing 32 people. National […]

09/11/2013

This Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 file photo shows an Italian firefighter is lowered from a helicopter onto the grounded Costa Concordia cruise ship off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

Italy: 5 convicted for Costa Concordia shipwreck

GROSSETO, Italy (AP) — Five employees of an Italian cruise company were convicted Saturday of manslaughter in the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people, receiving sentences of less than three years that lawyers for […]

07/21/2013

Royal Caribbean Cruises flag (AP Photo)

FBI looks at cruise ship death out of Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) — Royal Caribbean says the FBI is investigating a death aboard one of its cruise ships. The Enchantment of the Seas returned to Baltimore as scheduled Monday after a 62-year-old woman was found dead in her cabin Sunday.

03/26/2013

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OC man arrested in ex-wife’s death

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) – A Southern California man has been arrested in southwest Florida on an outstanding murder warrant in the death of his ex-wife, who went overboard from an Italian cruise ship seven years ago.

02/16/2013

Carnival Triumph cruise ship, Mobile, Alabama. (AP Photo)

1st lawsuit already filed in cruise ship mishap

MIAMI (AP) — The first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the crippled Carnival Triumph cruise ship that left thousands of passengers in miserable conditions for days.

02/15/2013

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CDC: New version of stomach bug causing US illness

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that’s sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.

01/24/2013

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