The accident on a cruise ship Majesty of the Canary Islands, killing five crew members. The incident occurred when the ship was in port g.Santa Cruz de La Palma, reports BBC BBC. The crew members were in the lifeboat when it fell into the sea.
Among the dead - three Indonesians, one Filipino and one citizen of Ghana. Injured three crew members. Cruise participants were not injured. Cruise ship "Majesty" owned British company Thomson Cruises.
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To fish in the Gulf of California to the west of Mexico men faced a new problem: their boat nearly took to the skies with the same frisky humpback whale. Was in a rare moment of the objects are on a nearby ship American tourists. Traveler from Arizona Gillian Panasveyts witnessed both beautiful and frightening events. Two humpback whales frolicking happily in the waters, and then surfacing and submerging with a splash back into the water, said the woman. "It was like a mother and calf. Near them in the same way "entertain" a flock of sea lions, and it seemed that they were Read more [...]
American scientists drilled depth of about 800 meters to the lake Uillans, held a series of additional tests and confirmed that along with the water they were able to get a lot of micro-organisms living in the dark waters of the Antarctic lakes from time immemorial.The first preliminary tests using sensitive DNA fluorescent paint it possible to determine the presence of water traces of organic compounds of biological origin. Scientists have conducted six additional tests using different methods, and then they could with certainty say, in the waters of the Antarctic subglacial lakes there microbial Read more [...]
Aircraft "Boeing-737-300" gosaviakompanii Tajik Air, circling almost four full hours of the capital of Tajikistan due to technical problems, landed safely at the port of departure - the international airport of Dushanbe (DYU), said Saturday "Interfax" source in the airport.Airliner took off at 19:37 local time (18:37 MSK) 7J 627 flight Dushanbe-Moscow (Domodedovo) with 135 passengers and six crew members on board. It landed at 00:04 (23:04)."The plane landed, it looked like full-time landing. Quietly spent taxiing and now the ramp passengers go," - said the source. Read more [...]
Belgian airport staff in disarray: the child managed to get on a plane to the Spanish city of Malaga, without carrying any documents, or even a ticket.
The boy, idly walking around Malaga airport without adult supervision, noted one of the guards. The child asked to see the documents, but no passport, no ticket or boarding pass, he was not. The boy just said that is 12 years, according to RTBF info.
In the immediate investigation Spanish airport services found: stowaway arrived from Belgium scheduled flights Jet Air. Carrier representatives confirmed this information.
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The more I watch the video from the U.S. on the so-called "storm" on the formidable name of "Nemo", the more convinced that no "storm" out there, but there is not the strongest, and is average - Russian winter. The truth is that America has become accustomed to the almost total lack of winter, as such, and Frost and frozen glass doors in the car for them is a tragedy. What to say about 20cm layer of snow on the streets and roads - supershtorm guard. And the thing is a complete lack of training infrastructure, the lack of cleaning machine on the road, is that Read more [...]
In the crash, which transported from the Ministry of Defence of Guinea, died Army Chief of Staff General Kelefa Diallo, said today the members of the armed forces of Guinea Alpha Barry.
According to him, on board crashed near the Liberian capital Monrovia on the plane were from 12 to 18 employees of the Ministry of Defence of Guinea, and the two pilots. According to preliminary data, killing more than ten people.
Guinea delegation flew to participate in the celebration of the armed forces of Liberia. Is currently under investigation of the accident.
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Nuclear power plant in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, where emergency was declared due to a winter storm "Nemo", automatically shut down due to power failure. Plant equipment is now powered by a backup generator.
NPP "Pilgrim" in Plymouth automatically suspended work due to a snowstorm that hit the north-east of America. "Disconnecting power station in Plymouth was in the normal mode," - said the representative of the station Neil Sheehan.
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In the U.S., goes hunting for a former police officer in Los Angeles who has declared war on his former colleagues, vowing to kill them and their families, according to CBS News. U.S. media reported that the suspect is a 33-year-old Christopher Dorner. Until 2008, he worked for the Los Angeles police, but then was fired for allegedly false testimony. The events began to unfold as early as Sunday, when he shot Monica Kwan and her fiance Keith Lawrence right in their car. Later discovered that Monica - daughter of one of the police officers, because of which Doner allegedly lost his job. Read more [...]
In Moscow on Tuesday was an unusual press conference: "In the interest of homeland security. From studying UFOs and search for contacts with the aliens to prevent terrorist attacks." Get in touch with the press counterintelligence led Chelyabinsk "meteorite". In the near future they are going to write to Putin: oral already asked at the press conference and asked the president assist financially in further study of extraterrestrial life.The main sensation of the press conference was the story of Lieutenant General reserve, the former head of the Expert Department of the General Read more [...]
In the Pskov region occurred rare: in the morgue freezer was placed even a real person, who later died of hypothermia, news agencies reported.The death of 57-year resident of Sebezh district of the Pskov region was recorded on February 4. His body on the same day it was delivered to the morgue and placed in the freezer. Two days later, doctors performed the autopsy of the deceased. Examination revealed - the man was taken to the morgue still alive.Investigative Committee of Russia to check on this fact. Investigators have to clarify the circumstances of the incident. After the scan, it will Read more [...]
NASA lost contact with the International Space Station (ISS) due to problems with the data relay reports RSN. Contact with the orbital complex was interrupted when experts Mission Control Center (MCC) in Houston upgraded computer software U.S. segment of the ISS.
After the incident, the main computer, which controls critical functions in the station switched to standby. The commander of the current ISS crew, NASA astronaut Kevin Ford said that the situation at the plant is normal. Communication is reduced.
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Hospital of Romford in the UK was in the center of a scandal after medical staff, referring to employment, refused to timely assist year-old girl, who had trouble breathing. Physician advised her parents-Muslims to "be faithful and righteous to rely on God."
The girl's father, 39, Murad Ali said the nurse, who is also a Muslim, simply ignored all requests from parents, while the girl has almost turned blue, and out of her mouth started frothing.
Child with a high fever brought by ambulance to the previous day. Both her parents are doctors, but lack the skills to treat these ailments. Read more [...]
Boeing 777 passenger plane of United Airlines, on its way from London to Los Angeles, Friday, emergency landing in Ireland after smoke in the cockpit.Landing occurred at Shannon International Airport in County Clare, 25 km south of Ennis. On board were 182 passengers and 10 crew members, none of them was injured, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Associated Press.Now inspect the aircraft experts to decide whether he can continue the flight across the Atlantic.
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In India, in the district Dzhasalmer in the western state of Rajasthan crashed Su-30 Air Force, both pilots had to eject. This is reported by foreign media.
According to a Ministry of Defence of India, the plane made an evening training flight. He also noted that the data on the victims of the plane crash, as well as property damage not.
Launched an investigation into the causes of the incident.
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More than a dozen Irrawaddy dolphins have been found dead in the sea off the east coast of Thailand in the last month. Mortalities of marine mammals, experts say, was caused by a sudden lack of oxygen. Some of them were trapped in a fishing net sea trawlers.A team of U.S. scientists from the University of San Francisco conducts research in order to protect these rare creatures and believes that local authorities must take urgent action to stop the ongoing destruction of Irrawaddy dolphins.
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7 February at 15:00 in operational dispatchers Territorial Emergency Management in the Mykolaiv region, it was reported that in one of the houses on the street. 7th Slobodskaya, 41, Nikolaev, in the bathroom there was a failure of sex depth of up to 3 meters, which failed bath.
On this site in 0512 reported TU MES in Mykolaiv region.
76-year-old housewife at the time was at home in the other room, so, fortunately, did not suffer.
Rescuers, who caused a woman, conducted a survey of failure.
Today, February 8, members of the paramilitary mountain rescue team will be an additional survey of the Read more [...]
On Thursday, February 7, in the Ryazan Oblast Universal Scientific Library named after Maxim Gorky, a discussion on the Day of Russian Science.
The participants of the discussion was Head of the humanities and social sciences of the Ryazan branch of Moscow State University named SY Witte, Ph.D., Professor Michael Koshelev, director of the Institute of Arts of the Ryazan State Radio Engineering University, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Sergey Demidov, Ph.D., assistant professor of physical geography and methods of teaching geography Ryazan State University named after SA Esenina Read more [...]
Novosibirsk district court announced sentence the founder of the religious sect "Ashram Shambala"Konstantin Rudnev - 11 years in prison. A man who calls himself" a stranger from Sirius ", was accused of creating a religious association that infringes on the individual and civil rights, sexual assault, illegal sale of drugs and rape.Ultimately, the court found him guilty of all charges except one. For the creation of a religious sect Rudnev escaped punishment due to the lapse of time. "Sentence Rudnev to 11 years imprisonment in a penal colony" - quoted the judge Read more [...]
The girl, who had miraculously escaped from fire
in a Brazilian nightclub Kiss, that killed 238 people, death found a week later. Not having enough of its success, it smashed into a car accident, reports Terra.
21-year-old student Jessica De Lima Rall helped organize the ill-fated party, selling tickets at her, and she was going to go to the disco. However, when she gathered her 20-year-old lover Adriano Stefanel Weber, who lives in Taledo near Santa Maria, where the fire occurred, called her and for some inexplicable reason, begged to stay home. Obedient girl agreed to his entreaties.
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