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Jacksonville's longtime maritime museum could sink its Landing home - Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville's longtime maritime museum could sink its Landing home
Florida Times-Union
The safe harbor for Jacksonville maritime history is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. But the Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Society birthday is bittersweet since The Jacksonville Landing museum is about to be mothballed at its latest home.

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Oil Glut Is a Boon to Shippers, as Buyers Stock Up at Low Prices - New York Times


New York Times

Oil Glut Is a Boon to Shippers, as Buyers Stock Up at Low Prices
New York Times
What's happening with prices and distribution is a new chapter in the history of the oil industry. As with most products, the price of oil is based on supply and demand. But rather than any big slump in demand, the plunge in oil prices in the last year ...

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Tall ships return to Portland - WCSH-TV


WCSH-TV

Tall ships return to Portland
WCSH-TV
"This is an opportunity most people never have to see these beautiful vessels up close, to go aboard and meet the crew, and to step right into our living maritime history. It takes a village to make this happen," said Alex Agnew, President of Sailing ...

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Tests to determine if Sligo boat is part of doomed Spanish Armada fleet - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

Tests to determine if Sligo boat is part of doomed Spanish Armada fleet
Irish Independent
Members of the Underwater Archaeology Unit (UAU) of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht recently took samples from the boat to determine it's age. Separately, the Grange and Armada Development Association (GADA) has been calling for ...

China building a 'great wall of SAND' and experts warn it is a 'severe threat ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

China building a 'great wall of SAND' and experts warn it is a 'severe threat ...
Daily Mail
Beijing has claimed its right to the collection of land masses is 2,000 years old which, they say, includes the islands in Chinese history. ... In 2012 China and the Philippines were embroiled in a lengthy maritime standoff over a Scarborough Shoal ...
US Navy alarmed at Beijing's 'Great Wall of Sand' in South China SeaTorrington Register Citizen

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US Navy alarmed at Beijing's 'Great Wall of Sand' in South China Sea - Washington Post


Washington Times

US Navy alarmed at Beijing's 'Great Wall of Sand' in South China Sea
Washington Post
“This history matters a great deal, because what Washington and its friends and allies may see as punctuated, lightening-speed construction is likely viewed in China as a perfectly legitimate game of catch-up,” Mira Rapp-Hooper, director of the Asia ...
China building a 'great wall of SAND': Coral reefs are being turned into ...Daily Mail

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Options for the US if Iran breaks a nuclear deal - Reuters Blogs (blog)


Reuters Blogs (blog)

Options for the US if Iran breaks a nuclear deal
Reuters Blogs (blog)
Given Iran's history of nuclear deception, the gnawing question remains: What if the mullahs attempt to break out and build a bomb? Then what? “Then what” is not a new nonproliferation concern. ... In between the two, alternatives included U.S. support ...

Tall ships set a course for Portland this summer - Press Herald


Press Herald

Tall ships set a course for Portland this summer
Press Herald
“This is an opportunity most people never have, to see these beautiful vessels up close, to go aboard and meet the crew, and to step right into our living maritime history,” said Alex Agnew, president of Sailing Ships Portland, a Portland-based nonprofit.

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Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage - Bradenton Herald

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Bradenton Herald

Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage
Bradenton Herald
The episode drew international condemnation of Egypt's powerful military council, which had seized power in a coup amid massive protests against Mohammed Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood figure who was the first democratically elected president in Egyptian ...
Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spentBellingham Herald

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World Watch: News Digest - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal
“We are a maritime nation and we need maritime security,” Mr. Andrews said in a speech to a security conference Tuesday. “And maritime security requires a robust surface-force capability.” Australia is ... These armed ethnic groups, which have battled ...
Pakistan To Aid Saudi Coalition in YemenDefenseNews.com
Saudi-led military coalition of Arab allies intensified attacks in YemenEmpire State Tribune

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Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spent - Macon Telegraph (blog)

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Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spent
Macon Telegraph (blog)
The episode drew international condemnation of Egypt's powerful military council, which had seized power in a coup amid massive protests against Mohammed Morsi, a Muslim Brotherhood figure who was the first democratically elected president in Egyptian ...

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Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spent - McClatchy Washington Bureau

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Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spent
McClatchy Washington Bureau
... Abrams tanks that had been blocked from delivery since 2013, when Egyptian forces killed more than 800 people and wounded thousands in what Human Rights Watch called “one of the world's largest killings of demonstrators in a single day in recent ...

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An Enduring Vision for Central Asia - US Department of State (press release)

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An Enduring Vision for Central Asia
US Department of State (press release)
First, with regard to strengthening our security partnerships, while each Central Asian country has its own distinctive history and will forge its own future, we know that they share a common concern for stability and regional security. Every year ...
South and Central Asia: Central Asia: What's Next?EIN News (press release)

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On the Move: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - Pensacola News Journal


Pensacola News Journal

On the Move: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Pensacola News Journal
Scott-Ireton has worked in Florida for the past 20 years, encouraging communities to value and preserve archaeological sites on land underwater and developing educational programs for divers. She has worked with the Pensacola Shipwreck Survey, UWF ...

Spanish Armada Cannonball Found on Irish Beach - Archaeology


Archaeology

Spanish Armada Cannonball Found on Irish Beach
Archaeology
... on September 21, 1588, where they wrecked four days later after putting down anchor. More than 1,000 people are thought to have died when the ships, La Lavia, La Juliana, and Santa Maria de Vision were lost. To read more about underwater ...

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Japan Leads a New Asian Order - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Japan Leads a New Asian Order
Wall Street Journal
The result has been dramatic advances in regional security cooperation, even with countries that are critical of the Abe administration's peculiar reading of history. Over the past three years, the prime minister has increased Japan's ... Later this ...
South Korea Hosts Japanese And Chinese Foreign MinistersEurasia Review

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Connecticut's Complicated Past With Slavery Told At Museums - Hartford Courant

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Hartford Courant

Connecticut's Complicated Past With Slavery Told At Museums
Hartford Courant
Connecticut's complicated history is also examined at New London's Custom House Maritime Museum in the Amistad exhibit, a comprehensive look at the slave ship that was overtaken by captives on a journey from Cuba. New research is constantly being ...

War of 1812: Preparations, Outcomes and Re-Creating Historical Moments - Oswego Daily News

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Oswego Daily News

War of 1812: Preparations, Outcomes and Re-Creating Historical Moments
Oswego Daily News
Lewis won the S.O.S. Marine Heritage Award with Rick Neilson in 2009, was named the 2011 Great Lakes Historian of the Year from the Marine Historical Society of Detroit, and is a two-time recipient of the Henry Barkhausen Award from the Association for ...

India's Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development - The Diplomat

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The Diplomat

India's Key to Sri Lanka: Maritime Infrastructure Development
The Diplomat
With Sri Lanka alone, India's naval ties have strengthened considerably during the postwar period in terms of bilateral exercises, staff talks, training, equipment, senior official visits, and trilateral maritime domain awareness cooperation involving ...
Modi's Sri Lanka Visit: Came, Saw, Won Over - AnalysisEurasia Review

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Jamestown Unearthed: Radar Technology Reveals Likely Sites of Past Buildings - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily


Jamestown Unearthed: Radar Technology Reveals Likely Sites of Past Buildings
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
Preservation Virginia Assistant Manager of Public and Educational Programs Jeff Aronowitz gives a tour to a group gathered at a dig site located outside the walls of James Fort as Staff Archaeologist Mary Anna Richardson works to excavate dirt ...

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