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Chinese rescue team arrive at Chalong pier in Phuket in Phuket, Thailand, Sunday, July 8, 2018. The death toll from Thursday's tragedy climbed to dozens, in Thailand's biggest tourist-related disaster in years. It was not clear how many of the dead and missing were Chinese. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 08, 2018 - 7:29 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's government pledged Sunday to ensure justice for Chinese victims of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, killing 42 people and leaving another 14 missing. Tourism Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said the government will "spare no...
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Thai rescue divers and a tourist police boat are seen during a search mission for missing passengers from a capsized tourist boat in the water off Phuket, Thailand, Saturday, July 7, 2018. A search resumed for some 23 missing tourists on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 08, 2018 - 12:59 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The boat lists hard to the right, sending a man tumbling across an aisle toward windows that look almost straight down on fast-moving white-capped waves. Another man catches him and appears to laugh nervously. A woman cries out. Someone else adjusts the child they are...
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July 07, 2018 - 12:37 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin Badgers wrestler has died in a vehicle crash in Illinois. The University of Wisconsin athletics department confirmed in a statement that wrestler Eli Stickley was killed Thursday night. Stickley was a native of Urbana, Ohio, and wrestled in the 141-pound weight...
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A helicopter and a Thai navy vessel search for missing passengers from a capsized tourist boat in the water off Phuket, Thailand, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heart-breaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as a search resumed Saturday for missing tourists. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 07, 2018 - 10:51 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as the search continued Saturday for 15 mostly Chinese tourists missing in...
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July 07, 2018 - 7:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French air accident investigators say that a rapidly spreading fire probably caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo in 2016, casting doubt on Egyptian authorities' claims that traces of explosives were found. French investigation agency BEA said in a statement late...
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July 06, 2018 - 2:52 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina Republican who ousted U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford is leaving the hospital several weeks after she was severely injured in a car wreck. State Rep. Katie Arrington told reporters Friday she's ready to be discharged from the Medical University of South Carolina in...
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Divers on a rubber raft retrieve a body during a search operation in the water off Phuket, Thailand, Friday, July 6, 2018. Thai divers scoured the wreckage of a boat with Chinese tourists that sank in a storm off the resort island of Phuket. (AP Photo)
July 06, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — Thai authorities on Friday evening suspended the search for missing tourists who were on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese nationals. The search for another 23 people still missing will...
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TV screens at an electrical appliance store show the image of doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara in news reports, in Urayasu, near Tokyo, Friday, July 6, 2018. Asahara and six followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, Japan’s Justice Ministry said. (Kyodo News via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 8:49 am
TOKYO (AP) — The executions Friday of a doomsday cult leader and six of his followers closed a chapter on one of Japan's most shocking crimes, the poison gas attack on rush-hour commuters in Tokyo's subway that killed 13 people and sickened more than 6,000. The attack in 1995 woke up a relatively...
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July 06, 2018 - 5:53 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A MiG-29 military jet crashed during a night flight in the country's north and the Polish Air Force pilot was killed, despite ejecting before the crash, Poland's defense officials said Friday. The Defense Ministry said the jet crashed at 1:57 a.m. in fields near the town of...
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In this photo released by the Thailand Royal Police, rescued tourists from a boat that sank are helped onto a pier from a fishing boat Thursday, July 5, 2018, on the island of Phuket, southern Thailand. A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned in rough seas off southern Thailand and dozens of passengers were unaccounted for, the Phuket governor said. (Thailand Royal Police via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 2:28 pm
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday in rough seas off southern Thailand and 49 passengers were unaccounted for, an official said. Strong winds were still blowing as searchers looked for the missing people off the tourist island of Phuket in the...
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