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Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescuesThe Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal on Saturday as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea to within 100 meters of land. A total of 1,373 people had started the voyage and about 900 people were still on board as the ship arrived at the port of Molde on Norway’s west coast. The ship drifted to within 100 meters of running aground before they were able to restart one of the engines,” police chief Hans Vik, who heads the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway, told TV2.



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Cruise ship from Norway reaches port with remaining passengers after mayday, air rescues

Cruise ship from Norway reaches port with remaining passengers after mayday, air rescuesA cruise ship stranded off Norway’s western coast that airlifted more than half its passengers to safety amid a ferocious storm has now reached port.



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Venezuela aid boat reaches Curacao after reported standoff

Venezuela aid boat reaches Curacao after reported standoffWillemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) – A boat carrying aid from the United States docked at the island of Curacao on Sunday after officials said the Venezuelan military had stopped it reaching the crisis-hit country. The shipment was part of a broader drive to take food and medicine into Venezuela in defiance of its President Nicolas Maduro. The Midnight Stone supply ship, loaded with nine cargo containers, entered the harbor on the Caribbean island 40 miles (65 kilometers) from Venezuela’s coast, AFP reporters saw.



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Brazil dam collapse: Search for survivors resumes as death toll reaches 58

Brazil dam collapse: Search for survivors resumes as death toll reaches 58Firefighters in Brazil have resumed their search for hundreds of people missing in the wake of a massive dam collapse. The dam burst at Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil unleashed a torrent of mud on Friday, burying the mining facilities and nearby homes in the town of Brumadinho. Nearly 300 people are still missing, with the list of those unaccounted for being constantly updated, Flavio Godinho, a spokesman for the Minas Gerais civil defense agency, said.



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Sanders reaches out to black SC voters before 2020 decision

Sanders reaches out to black SC voters before 2020 decisionCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Even before he announces whether he's a 2020 presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders is working to avoid the drubbing that South Carolina's African-American voters handed him in 2016.



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Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast reaches 91, Pemex defends response

Death toll from Mexico pipeline blast reaches 91, Pemex defends responseHundreds of people near the small town of Tlahuelilpan in Hidalgo state rushed to collect fuel from a gushing duct which authorities said was punctured by suspected thieves, and dozens were caught in the explosion that followed. The blast followed severe shortages of gasoline in central Mexico after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in late December launched a major crackdown on fuel theft, ordering pipelines closed in a bid to thwart the criminal activity. Some people at the blast site said those shortages had encouraged local residents to try to make up the deficit by collecting fuel from the ruptured pipeline – a version of events that was backed up by officials in the state government.



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Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada

Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in CanadaTORONTO (AP) — Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.



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As Kushner reaches out to Congress on shutdown, 'DACA for the wall' deal gains steam

As Kushner reaches out to Congress on shutdown, 'DACA for the wall' deal gains steamWhite House adviser Jared Kushner is reaching out to both sides of the aisle as multiple members of Congress are pushing a "DACA for the wall" deal to end the shutdown.



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Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Reaches Plea Deal With Federal Prosecutors: Reports

Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Reaches Plea Deal With Federal Prosecutors: ReportsMaria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist accused of working as an agent for



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NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 reaches interstellar spaceNASA’s Voyager 2 probe has left the protective bubble around the Sun and is flying through interstellar space, becoming the second human-made object to travel so far, the US space agency said Monday. The announcement came six years after its twin spacecraft, Voyager 1, broke the outer boundary of the heliopause, where the hot solar wind meets the cold, dense space between stars, known as the interstellar medium. Voyager 2 is now more than 11 billion miles (18 billion kilometers) from Earth, having passed the boundary on November 5.



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