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Malaysia says jet crashed in sea; bad weather halts search

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — Bad weather and rough seas Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner that officials are now sure crashed in the remote Indian Ocean with the loss of all 239 people o…continue reading on

Fire leaves cruise ship adrift off Seychelles

February 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) An Italian cruise liner carrying more than 1,000 people was adrift without power in the pirate-infested Indian Ocean on Monday after a fire erupted in its generator room. The blaze was extinguished without causing any injuries, officials said. Continue Reading

Sea shells provide lifelong fascination for former Willmar, Minn., pathologist

October 8, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Dr. William Reid was 24 and a medical student in Philadelphia when he received a box of sea shells from his great aunt’s estate. Included was the shell of a Tiger Cowrie, a common herbivore found in the Indo-Pacific Ocean and known for its egg-shaped shell with irregular black, brown, gray and white patterns.
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