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  • Iran scraps plan to send warships to Atlantic: Fars

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has called off a deployment of warships to the Atlantic Ocean, the semi-official Fars news agency said on Sunday, shelving plans for its vessels to approach U.S. maritime borders in response to the U.S. navy's presence in the Gulf....
  • Yes, you can put on a World Cup in the Amazon

    MANAUS, Brazil At the end of the 19th century, building the Teatro Amazonas opera house in this jungle city during Brazil's rubber boom was considered the impossible dream. For some, this century's equivalent plunking a World Cup soccer palace in the...
  • Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago

    Audacious engineering forged the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel 50 years ago
    Fifty years after mesmerized motorists made their first wide-eyed trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge­-Tunnel, the seemingly endless, 17.6-mile expanse of elevated trestles, high-level bridges and deep underwater tunnels once hailed as an engineering...
  • Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly

     Space entrepreneur seeks end to spy satellite launch monopoly
    A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
  • New cruise-like passenger ferry to connect Maine and Nova Scotia

    New cruise-like passenger ferry to connect Maine and Nova Scotia
    A new passenger ferry will begin plying the Atlantic Ocean route next month between Maine and Nova Scotia, offering passengers a cruise-like experience. Just in time for the long-awaited arrival of warmer weather, the Nova Star will begin linking...
  • Ebony Wilkerson: prosecutors file attempted second-degree murder charges

    Ebony Wilkerson: prosecutors file attempted second-degree murder charges
    Prosecutors will seek attempted second-degree murder charges against the pregnant South Carolina mother accused of driving her three children into the Atlantic Ocean last month. Ebony Wilkerson originally was arrested on attempted first-degree murder...
  • Charges reduced for woman who drove kids into ocean off Florida

    Charges reduced for woman who drove kids into ocean off Florida
    ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A pregnant woman who drove a minivan with her three children into the ocean off a Florida beach no longer faces charges that she had planned to kill them, court papers filed on Tuesday show. The reduced charges of attempted...
  • Low-tech takes center stage in Malaysia Airlines search

    PERTH (Reuters) - The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may be using some of the world's most sophisticated tools, but some decidedly low-tech gear still has a major role in cracking one of modern aviation's great mysteries. While the U....
  • Surfing record-holder awaits 'monster' wave in Portugal

    Surfing record-holder awaits 'monster' wave in Portugal
    NAZARE, Portugal (Reuters) - World-renowned American surfer Garrett McNamara holds a record for riding a 78-foot (24-m) wave - the largest ever surfed. Now he wants to find one almost twice as big. "You know every wave is so different," McNamara said,...
  • More signals are detected that may be from Malaysian jetliner

    More signals are detected that may be from Malaysian jetliner
    BEIJING — An Australian ship hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has picked up two more transmissions similar to those of the jet's "black boxes," and the coordinator of the search said Wednesday the "pings" were helping to narrow the...
  • A need for improved aircraft tracking and data streaming

    A need for improved aircraft tracking and data streaming
    When word came Saturday that two ships had locked in on deep-sea radio signals that might pinpoint the missing Malaysian Boeing 777, many people began breathing a bit easier.. How, in a day when we can track our kids' whereabouts through their cellphones,...
  • Quiet Hurricane Season Forecast By Colorado Researchers

    Expect a relatively quiet hurricane season owing to unusually cool temperatures in the Atlantic and an El Niño weather pattern warming the central and eastern Pacific Ocean, a new forecast said Thursday. The Atlantic Ocean is expected to churn out nine...