Coast Guard

This Woman Was Abandoned At Sea And The Photos Of Her Rescue Are Haunting

"Her gaze says it all."<p>Last month, Italian authorities refused to take in more than 600 refugees, leaving them stranded until Spanish officials offered to take the men, women, and children.<p>Italy's new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has promised that "not one more person arrives by boat." Since …

NGOs

The death rate for migrants crossing the Mediterranean is skyrocketing

The journey to Europe is becoming ever more perilous.<p>While migrant arrivals by sea have reduced dramatically over the last two years, the proportion of deaths per attempted crossing has spiked. An analysis of recent data by UNHCR and the Missing Migrants Project shows that over the last six months, …

Aegean Sea

How a Tiny Cape Cod Town Survived World War I’s Only Attack on American Soil

July 21, 1918, dawned hot and hazy in Orleans, Massachusetts. Three miles offshore, the <i>Perth Amboy,</i> a 120-foot steel tugboat, chugged south along the …

Military History

The Latest: EU refers Hungarian asylum policies to court

GENEVA — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):1:20 p.m.The European Union’s executive body says it is referring Hungary …

Red Cross

Body found in waters off Tofino; B.C. Coroners Service investigation underway

The B.C. Coroners Service is investigating after human remains were found in the waters off Tofino on Wednesday.<p>The coroner is in the early stages of …

Tofino

Coast Guard Seizes Nearly $200 Million In Cocaine From Transnational Smugglers

5:57 PM 07/19/2018<p>The crew of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter returned to Astoria, Oregon, on Wednesday after unloading over 12,000 pounds of cocaine …

Conservative View

Spain Becomes Top EU Migrant Destination; Italy Blamed for Deaths at Sea

Spain has overtaken Italy as the No. 1 destination for migrants crossing the Mediterranean to try to reach Europe.<p>The latest figures for the European …

European Union

Cocaine smuggling nets prison for crews nabbed in Pacific Ocean

Three Columbian and two Guatamalan smugglers caught hauling cocaine in the Eastern Pacific last year netted lengthy prison sentences in San Diego …

Crime

Hawaii officials didn't know Coast Guard let tour boats get closer to lava

<b>(CNN) —</b> Officials on Hawaii's Big Island said they were not aware and not asked for input when the US Coast Guard granted certain vessels -- namely lava tour boats -- special permission to get closer to active lava flows in the ocean.<p>"We would have liked to have known so we could give some input," …

Big Island (Hawaii)

Coast Guard felicitates students

The Indian Coast Guard, Karnataka, on Wednesday felicitated children of Coast Guard personnel who excelled in the Class 10 and Class 12 …

Students

Wrecked Russian warship said to hold billions in gold found by Canadian sub

A Korean firm enlisted Canadian deep-sea explorers to help it identify a long-lost Russian shipwreck, which sank over a century ago with potentially …

Canadian News

Coast Guard asks boaters to label, properly secure kayaks, canoes, paddleboards in Northeast

<b>The Coast Guard is asking the public to label their kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddleboards with their name and phone number after an influx of</b> …

Canoeing

Military Photo of the Day: Coast Guard to the Rescue

U.S. Coast Guard crews disentangled a humpback whale last week off the coast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey.We’re happy this whale is safe and sound! Help …

Photos

The rise of smuggler, migrant boats off California coast have law enforcement changing tactics

The unusual call came in about 4:30 a.m.: a small, speeding vessel was heading toward a nearby beach. For two sheriff’s deputies on patrol aboard a …

Immigration

Sewol Ferry Sinking: South Korea Court Holds Govt Accountable

Responsibility for the Sewol ferry sinking in 2014 lies with the government, a South Korean court said on Thursday, acknowledging for the first time …

South Korea

Kolkata fishermen missing: Body, trawler found

The Met department on Wednesday issued an alert asking fishermen not to go to sea. One of the capsized trawlers — ‘MV Joy Kishan’ — was also found …

Rowing

CLIA President and CEO To Step Down

Cindy D’Aoust will step down at the end of 2018, after serving in the role for two and a half years.

Universal Orlando

SQ divers search for second missing fisherman in Pointe-des-Cascades

Quebec provincial police divers are resuming their search for a second missing fisherman in Lac Saint-Louis near Pointe-des-Cascades this …

Fishing

We took the fastest RIB boat in the UK out on the Menai Strait - this is what it was like

You can now take an adrenaline-fuelled tour of the Menai Strait on the fastest passenger boat in the UK.<p>Velocity, the newest addition to the RIBride …

News (Wales)

EU to deploy border guards in Macedonia to curb migrants

The European Union said it struck a deal yesterday (18 July) with Macedonia to deploy border guards to the non-EU Balkan state to help cope with any …

European Parliament

Africa:Migrants in Libya Face Rising Threat From 'Stronger' Gangs and Traffickers

LondonMigrants in Libya face the greatest danger in years of being trafficked, exploited or enslaved by armed groups and criminal gangs - which are …

Africa

Lucky escape for cliff fall dog

A cliff fall dog had a lucky escape yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.<p>The pooch went over the cliff at Giltar Point, Penally at around 5.30pm.<p>Tenby and …

Pets

5 capsized kayakers rescued near Cape Disappointment

WARRENTON, OR (AP) -<p>Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.<p>The …

Oregon

Search for kayaker after boat capsizes in waters off Beaconsfield

It's believed a kayaker is missing in Lac Saint-Louis near Centennial Park in Beaconsfield.<p>Police say that at 3 p.m. Thursday, they received a report …

Boats

Coast Guard helps rescue 3 people and their dog from Pamlico Sound

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (WNCN) - Three people and their dog were rescued after their boat capsized Wednesday in the Pamlico Sound, the Coast Guard Oregon …

Rowing

Injuries Reported in Blast at Pennsylvania Army Depot

LETTERKENNY, Pa. — Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured.<p>Letterkenny Army Depot officials say …

Military

A Woman Floated Away From A Beach And Spent 20 Hours On An Air Mattress

Frontex<p>A woman was rescued from the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday after spending roughly 20 hours adrift on a floating air mattress, authorities said.<p>…

European Union

S Korea ordered to pay for botched rescue

The South Korean government is liable for the botched rescue of over 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, who drowned when their overloaded ferry sank, …

News (Hong Kong)

Iceland offers NHS and emergency services staff 10 discount

TO celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS and as a thank you to the UK’s everyday heroes, Iceland is offering a 10% discount to all those working …

Emergency Medicine

Hiker who fell off mountain says dog never left her side

A hiker scaling a Washington state volcano slipped on ice, tumbled more than 300 feet into boulders and survived — while her German shepherd never …

Washington State