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  • Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap

    Malaysia airliner search points up China's technology gap
    BEIJING — In June 2012, China reveled in a major scientific achievement: The nation's first manned deep-sea submersible, the Jiaolong, had dived more than 4.3 miles into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean. The feat, state-run media said, put...
  • TRIP TIPS-Sun, yachts and stars beckon visitors to Cannes

    By Alexandria Sage CANNES, April 18 (Reuters) - Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and...
  • Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply...
  • Korean ferry accident: Death toll rises to 25

    Korean ferry accident: Death toll rises to 25
    The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life. Of 475...
  • NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies

    NATO to send ships to Baltic to bolster defense of eastern European allies
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO is sending part of its naval rapid reaction force to the Baltic Sea as part of a drive to step up the defense of eastern European allies in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the military alliance said on Thursday. Separately,...
  • South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

    South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes
    SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government’s response Thursday as the ship’s captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get...
  • Two dead, two missing in Lake Erie boat incident

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Two women are dead and two men missing after their boat apparently struck a submerged reef in Lake Erie during a fishing trip, authorities said on Thursday. Authorities launched a search for the missing boaters after family...
  • Yacht crash during race off San Francisco Peninsula kills one

    Yacht crash during race off San Francisco Peninsula kills one
    A sailboat participating in a race struck a buoy outside Redwood City off the San Francisco Peninsula on Wednesday evening, killing one person and injuring another, authorities said. The sailboat was in the shallow waters just outside the city’s...
  • Families of missing face agonizing wait after South Korea ferry disaster

    JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - For the parents of the many teenagers still missing after the Sewol ferry capsized off the coast of South Korea, the wait for news - good or bad - is almost unbearable. Of 462 passengers on board the ship when it set sail...
  • SpaceX launch delayed again, likely bumps Antares launch at Wallops

    SpaceX launch delayed again, likely bumps Antares launch at Wallops
    SpaceX scrubbed its resupply launch from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station at the last minute Monday because of a helium leak in its first-stage rocket, which makes the May 6 resupply launch from Wallops Island even less likely, experts...
  • Underwater vehicle to look for Malaysia jet in area 'new to man'

    Underwater vehicle to look for Malaysia jet in area 'new to man'
    BEIJING -- An unmanned underwater vehicle will be deployed to look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the floor of the Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said Monday, and investigators have collected samples from an oil slick discovered in...
  • Russian jet's passes near U.S. ship in Black Sea 'provocative': Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian fighter aircraft made repeated low-altitude, close-range passes near a U.S. ship in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, condemning the action at a time of heightened U.S.-Russian tensions over...