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1 Dead, 100,000 Displaced as Typhoon Blows Near Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An approaching powerful typhoon has left at least one person dead, another missing and prompted the evacuation of more than 100,000 people as a precaution in the eastern and central Philippines, although the unusual spring storm …

Coast Guard Issues New Rules for Oil Vessels As Spills Increase

Tighter regulation of U.S. ships carrying record exports of diesel and gasoline is coming amid the worst year for oil spills from barges since 2008. Coast Guard rules to be issued within the next 90 days would require commercial vessels …

10 Seamen Missing After Ship Sinks Off Greece

Greek authorities say ten Syrian seamen are missing after two cargo ships collided off southern Greece and one of them sank. A Merchant Marine Ministry statement says the accident occurred before 7 am Monday some 78 miles (125 kilometers) southwest …