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Passengers told America's ABC News they were in lockdown and the captain had ordered passengers in decks 8, 9 and 10 on the port side to be interviewed by police. Most were wearing white and gray hooded sweat shirts. The death occurred in U.S. waters off the coast of Alaska. In December 2014, one crew member and two contractors were killed when a massive fire broke out on Oceania Cruises' ship called Insignia.
  • Father arrested for abandoning newborn in strip mall parking lot

    Father arrested for abandoning newborn in strip mall parking lot

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    Police say Daniel Mitchell , of Fairfield, drove up behind a Suisun City strip mall, dropped his baby boy off, and then took off. After tests were run on the baby at North Bay Medical Center , it was discovered that the 16-day-old had an unspecified condition and was flown to a hospital for further treatment.
  • Saudi-led group blacklists 18 individuals, groups

    Saudi-led group blacklists 18 individuals, groups

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    He noted that the Turkish military presence does not represent a source of sensitivity, noting that each side knows the importance of the other. According to the Ministry's official spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid, Shokary, during his visit to Belgium to participate in a political dialogue session with European Union officials, said that Egypt will not compromise on its "sons' blood" regarding the crisis with Qatar.
  • Vatican Shuts Off Historical Fountains Amid Italy Drought

    Vatican Shuts Off Historical Fountains Amid Italy Drought

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    The Vatican has started shutting off its fountains amid a prolonged drought in many parts of Italy. Some of the city's public drinking fountains were switched off in late June. Burke told Reuters that turning off the historic fountains is "the Vatican's way of living solidarity with Rome, trying to help Rome get through this crisis".
  • Chainsaw attacker at large in Switzerland

    Chainsaw attacker at large in Switzerland

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    The incident was a shock to the people of Schaffhausen, an old town near the Swiss-German border, he said. On Monday afternoon, police found a white Volkswagen minivan that the suspect was believed to be driving. Police warned the man was "psychologically unstable" as they said he was still at large despite an overnight police search. Authorities are seeking the public's help in locating Wrousis.
  • 12 killed in Mumbai building collapse

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    Another 19 persons were rescued from the debris of the crashed Sai Darshan building in Damodar Park. The BMC's disaster management team received a call about the incident at around 10.43 am. A total of 60 NDRF jawans along with sniffer dogs were pressed into service. According to a local resident, it was a 35-year-old structure. The building was not listed in the risky category, as per locals.
  • Jammu & Kashmir Bank surges 10% on improved asset quality in Q1

    Jammu & Kashmir Bank surges 10% on improved asset quality in Q1

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    State-run Vijaya Bank Ltd on Saturday reported a Rs 255 crore net profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2017-18, registering a 57 percent annual growth from Rs 162 crore in the same period a year ago. Higher provision includes Rs 121 crore set aside for its exposure to potentially stressful sectors even if it is standard. HDFC said its asset quality worsened primarily due to increase in non-performing assets.
  • Lankan navy rescues two jumbos stranded in sea

    Lankan navy rescues two jumbos stranded in sea

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    Footage shows the efforts of smaller boats approaching the elephants in their attempt to tow them back to land, while larger ships monitored the perimeter in order to keep the area clear of any passing vessels. Sri Lankan Navy spokesperson Lieutenant Commander Chaminda Walakuluge told TOI that rescuing elephants from mid-sea was tough since it was a unique experience.
  • Royal House of Mandela applauds publisher's decision to pull book

    Royal House of Mandela applauds publisher's decision to pull book

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    Nelson Mandela Foundation spokesman Sello Hatang said the book should not have been published and that the foundation was not involved in its production. Ramlakan detailed Mandela's last years, including intimate moments, prior to his death. "The story of Madiba's last years is actually, in a sense, more impressive than when he was a fit human being", he added, paying tribute to his "unconquerable fortitude".
  • Gas prices to end summer on the rise

    Gas prices to end summer on the rise

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    The most expensive gas price averages in Georgia were in Atlanta at $2.25 per gallon, Savannah at $2.16 and Athens at $2.12. Including the change in gas prices, fuel in Las Vegas was 6.4 cents higher per gallon than the same day one year ago and was 6.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
  • No substantial proof on missing Indians: Ibrahim al-Jaafari

    No substantial proof on missing Indians: Ibrahim al-Jaafari

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    It has been three years since the Islamic State abducted 39 Indian labourers from Mosul city in Iraq . Al-Jaafari who is on a five-day visit to India , starting Monday, however, said that his government is trying their best to trace the 39 Indians who were earlier believed to be trapped in Mosul's Badush jail .
  • Parents accused of giving opioids to baby on day she was born

    Parents accused of giving opioids to baby on day she was born

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    Spencer Cannon, Utah County Sheriff Department. "You've got an infant who can not do anything for herself, and the people who should be providing her nurture, and love, and care, are the ones who are harming their child ", he said. A Utah baby girl was hooked on drugs before she was born and her parents were allegedly feeding her painkillers to hide her addiction from authorities.