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US Navy Will Cut Grounded Minesweeper In To Pieces To Remove It From Coral Reef

02/01/2013 05:18 AM

To prevent more damage to the Tubbataha Reef, the U.S. Navy says it must cut their grounded minesweeper into pieces to remove it. The original plan was to lift the USS Guardian off the reef in one ...


3 Men Confirmed Dead In Antarctica Plane Crash

01/29/2013 04:57 AM

Search and rescue teams have located wreckage from a plane that crashed in Antarctica, and New Zealand authorities believe all three people on board perished. The remote area of the crash site coup...


Navy Minesweeper Stuck On Reef Takes On Water, Is No Longer Operational

01/26/2013 06:41 AM

U.S. Navy officials say the minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in the Philippines last week is too badly damaged to be towed. The USS Guardian has taken on water and is no longer operatio...


World Fuel Additives Demand to Reach 26.5 Million Metric Tons in 2016

01/25/2013 02:35 AM

The world market for fuel additives is forecast to grow 4.7 percent per year to 26.5 million metric tons in 2016, with demand in value terms advancing 8.0 percent per year to $59.4 billion.


US Navy Still Attempting To Free Minesweeper Stuck On Coral Reef

01/19/2013 06:45 AM

The U.S. Navy is still trying to free a minesweeper than ran aground Thursday on a coral reef in the Philippines. Efforts to free the 1,312-ton USS Guardian at high tide failed.


Helicopter Crashes On Busy London Street, 2 Dead And 13 Injured

01/18/2013 04:00 AM

A busy intersection in central London turned into a chaotic scene Wednesday during rush hour when a helicopter slammed into a crane, burst into flames and plunged to the ground. Authorities confirm...


The New York Times Company to Webcast Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call

01/17/2013 08:31 AM

The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) announced today that its fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings conference call will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 11:00 a.m. E.T. The Company’s earn...


Queen Elizabeth Issues Decree Ensuring Any Daughter Of Prince William Will Be Called Princess

01/11/2013 05:18 AM

In preparation for the royal baby, Queen Elizabeth has overturned her grandfather’s decree that any daughter, including a firstborn, born to the Prince of Wales will not hold the title of princess....


5 Americans Killed In Peru Helicopter Crash

01/09/2013 05:45 AM

Five Americans were killed in Peru Monday afternoon when a helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in Pucallpa. The cause of the crash is unknown.


Pakistani Teen Activist Malala Yousafzai Leaves UK Hospital

01/05/2013 06:23 AM

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen who was shot in the head and neck by Taliban militants last October, left the UK hospital where she had been receiving treatment since the attack. She is now st...


Bodies From Boat Sinking Wash Ashore In Northern Somalia

12/21/2012 06:14 AM

More than a dozen bodies washed ashore in northern Somalia this week following the sinking of a boat carrying at least 60 illegal migrants.


10 Children Killed By Landmine In Eastern Afghanistan

12/19/2012 06:18 AM

A landmine explosion in eastern Afghanistan killed nearly a dozen young girls, Afghan officials confirmed. The explosion occurred Monday in Nangarhar province. Authorities do not believe that the e...


NBC News’ Richard Engel Safe After Abduction In Syria

12/19/2012 01:47 AM

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and two of his crewmembers are lucky to be alive following a kidnapping ordeal in Syria. Engel appeared on the Today show Tuesday morning along wi...


Navy SEAL Killed In Rescue Mission Identified As Nicholas Checque

12/11/2012 06:03 AM

The Navy SEAL killed in a rescue mission in Afghanistan over the weekend has been identified as 28-year-old Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas D. Checque of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Checque died Sa...


John McAfee Arrested For Illegally Entering Guatemala, Denied Asylum

12/07/2012 05:04 AM

After nearly a month of hiding, McAfee anti-virus software creator John McAfee has been arrested in Guatemala. McAfee, who is wanted for questioning in the murder of his neighbor in Belize, surface...


Second Factory Fire In Bangladesh Leaves 10 People Injured

11/27/2012 05:30 AM

As thousands of protesters gathered to demand justice for more than 100 factory workers who were killed in a fire in Bangladesh on Saturday, another blaze broke out at a clothing factory in the sub...


Israel And Hamas Agree To End Attacks

11/22/2012 04:07 AM

The escalating violence in Israel and the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip will end today thanks to a cease fire agreement coordinated by Egypt. Due to allegiance to Hamas and good relations with Israel and ...


Stampede At Hindu Festival In India Leaves 14 Dead

11/21/2012 05:57 AM

A Hindu festival in eastern India turned deadly Monday when a power outage sparked a stampede where hundreds of thousands of worshipers were gathered. On Tuesday, authorities in Bihar state put the...


World Demand for Industrial Silica Sand to Reach 280 Million Metric Tons in 2016

11/17/2012 12:00 AM

Global demand for industrial silica sand is projected to grow 4.8 percent annually to 280 million metric tons in 2016


World Battery Demand to Reach $132 Billion in 2016

11/16/2012 12:00 AM

World demand for primary and secondary batteries is forecast to rise 8.1 percent per year to $132 billion in 2016.