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USA TODAY preview: The hottest new cruise ships of 2019

USA TODAY preview: The hottest new cruise ships of 2019With the peak period for cruise bookings – aka Wave Season – just getting underway, USA TODAY Cruises offers a guide to the year's hottest new ships.



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One of Norwegian Cruise Line's biggest ships to move to Florida's Port Canaveral

One of Norwegian Cruise Line's biggest ships to move to Florida's Port CanaveralNorwegian Cruise Line on Tuesday announced that one of its biggest ships, Norwegian Escape, would move to Port Canaveral, Florida.



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One of Norwegian Cruise Line's biggest ships to move to Florida's Port Canaveral

One of Norwegian Cruise Line's biggest ships to move to Florida's Port CanaveralNorwegian Cruise Line on Tuesday announced that one of its biggest ships, Norwegian Escape, would move to Port Canaveral, Florida.



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Giant ships, new destinations: The biggest cruise stories of 2018

Giant ships, new destinations: The biggest cruise stories of 2018From the debut of the biggest cruise ship ever built to the unveiling of innovative new ship features and itineraries, it was a year of milestones in the cruise world.



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Ukraine says will send naval ships through Kerch Strait soon

Ukraine says will send naval ships through Kerch Strait soonMINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's defense ministry warned Russia on Friday that it will soon send navy ships through the Kerch Strait where Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels two weeks ago.



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Merkel protege suggests blockade of Russian ships over Ukraine crisis

Merkel protege suggests blockade of Russian ships over Ukraine crisisAnnegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who is leading the race to succeed Merkel as leader of her ruling conservatives, also said Germany must be ready to take more responsibility in foreign policy and to spend more on defense. Russia seized the Ukrainian vessels and their crews on Sunday near Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed in 2014, over what it said was their illegal entry into Russian waters, which Ukraine denies. “If it’s confirmed that the aggression came from Russia … then I think there must be a clear answer,” Kramp-Karrenbauer told Reuters in a television interview.



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Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarmRussia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday. In an unprecedented incident, Russia used weapons against the Ukranian ships which it claims illegally entered its waters before boarding and searching them, the country’s FSB security service confirmed. The crisis unfolded on Sunday as two Ukrainian small warships and a tugboat were heading through the Kerch Strait, a narrow waterway that gives access to the Sea of Azov that is used by Ukraine and Russia.



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Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea

Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed CrimeaRussia’s FSB security service said early on Monday its border patrol boats had seized the Ukrainian naval vessels in the Black Sea and used weapons to force them to stop, Russian news agencies reported. The FSB said it had been forced to act because the ships – two small Ukrainian armored artillery vessels and a tug boat – had illegally entered its territorial waters, attempted illegal actions, and ignored warnings to stop while maneuvering dangerously. “Weapons were used with the aim of forcibly stopping the Ukrainian warships,” the FSB said in a statement circulated to Russian state media.



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Russia Fires Upon And Reportedly Captures Multiple Ukrainian Ships Off Coast Of Crimea

Russia Fires Upon And Reportedly Captures Multiple Ukrainian Ships Off Coast Of CrimeaRussia has allegedly fired upon — and reportedly captured — ships belonging to the Ukrainian navy, the BBC reports. According to reports being issued forth from the Ukrainian navy, Russian naval vessels have seized two Ukrainian gunboats in addition to a tugboat in the aftermath of a chase. Russian special forces were apparently involved in the seizure of the Ukrainian boats, in a move which is almost certain to escalate the existing tensions between the two nation states.



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Beautiful shots of diver swimming near sunken ships emerge

Beautiful shots of diver swimming near sunken ships emergeA series of beautiful shots of divers swimming near sunken ships have emerged. Alex Voyer, 39, was sailing around the Caribbean on a 60-foot boat when he stopped for a dive. The images show  amazing shipwrecks as free divers explore the seabed. Alex, a photographer and free diver, said: “With my girlfriend, Marianne Aventurier, we are sailing all summer around the Caribbean to learn more about sailing.” (Caters News)



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