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Israeli airstrike kills four children on Gaza beach - The Week Magazine


Israeli airstrike kills four children on Gaza beach
The Week Magazine
An Israeli airstrike on Wednesday killed four children — all members of the same family — and wounded several others on a Gaza beach in front of a hotel packed with foreign journalists. The first shell hit around 4 p.m. local time, while a second ...

Ron Howard to direct the first official Beatles documentary in 45 years - The Week Magazine


Ron Howard to direct the first official Beatles documentary in 45 years
The Week Magazine
Attention, baby boomers and music lovers of all stripes: Ron Howard will direct the first official Beatles documentary in 45 years, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will focus on the band's evolution as a live act, from their early club ...

Watch this 11:35am ET - The Week Magazine


Watch this 11:35am ET
The Week Magazine
To promote the release of his new album Mandatory Fun, "Weird Al" Yankovic has been dropping a new music video every day. It started with "Tacky," which turned Pharrell's "Happy" into a takedown of obnoxiousness, and continued with "Word Crimes," a ...

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Adele confirms new album, 2015 tour - The Week Magazine


Adele confirms new album, 2015 tour
The Week Magazine
In May, Adele hinted that her third album would be titled 25, following her previous albums 19 and 21. Now, the official World Music Awards Twitter account has confirmed the speculation — and added that she will tour in 2015 in the wake of the album's ...

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KKK hands out candy in South Carolina - The Week Magazine


KKK hands out candy in South Carolina
The Week Magazine
Residents of northwestern South Carolina were alarmed to find bags of candy inviting them to join the Ku Klux Klan in their neighborhood, The Associated Press reports. The candy bags, found on the streets of Oconee County, had papers attached to them ...

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John Boehner's lawsuit against Obama is a 'political stunt,' voters say - The Week Magazine


John Boehner's lawsuit against Obama is a 'political stunt,' voters say
The Week Magazine
Voters aren't buying the GOP's claim that they need to sue President Obama. A 51 percent majority of voters say Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) planned lawsuit is a "political stunt," while 41 percent call it "legitimate," according to a new PPP poll.

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad sworn in for third term - The Week Magazine


Syrian president Bashar al-Assad sworn in for third term
The Week Magazine
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in for a third seven-year term Wednesday morning, The Associated Press reports. President al-Assad, 48, called the Syrian people winners of a "dirty war" with outsiders, saying countries that supported the ...

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Warren Buffett gives his biggest annual charity gifts ever - The Week Magazine


Warren Buffett gives his biggest annual charity gifts ever
The Week Magazine
Investment billionaire Warren Buffett donated a record $2.8 billion in securities to charity this year, according to a report to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday. The contributions, which went to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and ...

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California approves $500 fine for wasting water - The Week Magazine


California approves $500 fine for wasting water
The Week Magazine
California authorities approved drastic new water conservation measures on Tuesday to help the state handle historically low levels of rainfall this year. The new rules include fines of up to $500 per day under some circumstances for watering a garden, ...

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Colbert Nationalism 7:08am ET - The Week Magazine


Colbert Nationalism 7:08am ET
The Week Magazine
On Tuesday night's Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert picked up on a new conservative complaint that President Obama has traded in governing for early retirement — dinner parties in Europe, beer and pool with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), and ...

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COSTA CONCORDIA Raised - Maritime Matters

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COSTA CONCORDIA Raised
Maritime Matters
The complex and large scale operation to refloat the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship continued today. Widely covered in the international media, the wreck of COSTA CONCORDIA was successfully raised on July 14, from the submerged platform that it ...
Costa Concordia Refloating: Live At the SceneDiscovery News
Engineers attach final tow chains to Costa Concordia wreckReuters Africa
Costa Concordia Crews See No Sign of 'Toxic Soup' LeaksNBCNews.com

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Seaford Museum's Nanticoke Maritime Gallery turns back the clock - newszap.com

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Seaford Museum's Nanticoke Maritime Gallery turns back the clock
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Ruth Ellen Miller, owner of NoUVIR, and Jim Blackwell, grants administrator for the Seaford Historical Society, team up to cut the ribbon at the July 10 grand opening of the Seaford Museum's new Nanticoke Maritime Gallery. (Sussex County Post/Glenn Rolfe).

Experience the arts in a setting of the ancients - Daily Sabah


Experience the arts in a setting of the ancients
Daily Sabah
The castle now doubles as the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology - the biggest of its kind - and hosts performances in its theater. The stunning castle is located in the heart of Bodrum and its performances are held under the stars with the town ...

Festival showcases maritime heritage - Delmarva Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 15:47

Festival showcases maritime heritage
Delmarva Daily Times
There is something for everyone at the fourth annual Maritime Heritage Festival, which features storytelling, a breeches buoy drill re-enactment, crafts and all things maritime. The free festival is back to celebrate the cultural history of the East ...

Refloating Costa Concordia — one of the biggest maritime operations in history - Washington Post

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Refloating Costa Concordia — one of the biggest maritime operations in history
Washington Post
On Monday, authorities blocked water and airspace surrounding the Italian island of Giglio, just off the coast of Tuscany. They were preparing for a maritime operation touted as one of the biggest in history — refloating the shipwrecked Costa Concordia.

Refloating Costa Concordia — one of the biggest maritime operations in history - Washington Post

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Refloating Costa Concordia — one of the biggest maritime operations in history
Washington Post
On Monday, authorities blocked water and airspace surrounding the Italian island of Giglio, just off the coast of Tuscany. They were preparing for a maritime operation touted as one of the biggest in history — refloating the shipwrecked Costa Concordia.
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Costa Concordia wreck raised from under-sea platformBBC News
Costa Concordia Salvage Going as PlannedVoice of America
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TRAVEL > Sunken ships should be open to tourism - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

TRAVEL > Sunken ships should be open to tourism
Hurriyet Daily News
The sunken ship and remnants discovered within it are currently being displayed at the Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum. An Uluburun replica, which was constructed in 40 days, is one of the most popular diving places in Kaş's Limanağzı area.

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Too hot—or wet—to go out? Enjoy a South Florida museum! - newszap.com


Too hot—or wet—to go out? Enjoy a South Florida museum!
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Here you can explore the history of these legendary maritime special operations warriors. Get up close and hands-on with the specialized equipment used by Navy SEAL Teams — from the first operations of their legacy units during World War II to today's ...

Tough Call: The Enduring Saga Of Nygard - Bahamas Tribune


Tough Call: The Enduring Saga Of Nygard
Bahamas Tribune
Gale acted in the 1916 film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, shot using the newly-perfected Williamson Photosphere, a nine-foot-long underwater tube with a diving bell at one end. The photosphere was developed by John Ernest Williamson, who pioneered ...

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Aggies: Democracy Ambassadors At Home And Abroad - Texas A&M University


Aggies: Democracy Ambassadors At Home And Abroad
Texas A&M University
... the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security, State and Treasury, along with the Department of the Navy (Underwater Archaeology Branch), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Federal Emergency ...

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