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Women rescued after five months at sea had unused emergency beacon

Women rescued after five months at sea had unused emergency beaconUS Coast Guard spokesman Lieutenant Scott Carr told the Associated Press that after the agency reviewed the details of the incident through interviews with the Tasha Fuiava and Jennifer Appel, authorities found that an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) was on board but never used. This type of device can be turned on manually, but usually activates a satellite signal when submerged under water. The National Weather Service has no record of a storm on or near 3 May, the night the women claim they were first thrown off course.


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Women rescued after five months at sea had unused emergency beacon

Women rescued after five months at sea had unused emergency beaconUS Coast Guard spokesman Lieutenant Scott Carr told the Associated Press that after the agency reviewed the details of the incident through interviews with the Tasha Fuiava and Jennifer Appel, authorities found that an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) was on board but never used. This type of device can be turned on manually, but usually activates a satellite signal when submerged under water. The National Weather Service has no record of a storm on or near 3 May, the night the women claim they were first thrown off course.


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Mueller indictments prove 'rot went all way to top' of Trump campaign, says top Democrat

Mueller indictments prove 'rot went all way to top' of Trump campaign, says top DemocratThe indictments levelled against multiple Donald Trump campaign aides shows “the rot went all the way to the top”, Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez has said. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of potential coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government entered a new phase on Monday. Former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted for money laundering and an unsealed document showed former foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with two people with alleged links to the Russian government.


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Angry Al Franken hammers Facebook lawyer at hearing over Russian ads

Angry Al Franken hammers Facebook lawyer at hearing over Russian adsA top executive at Facebook struggled to answer on Tuesday as an angry and incredulous Al Franken, a Democratic senator, demanded to know why the social network accepted political advertisements paid for in Russian roubles during the presidential election. Colin Stretch, vice-president and general counsel at Facebook, admitted that the network could have done better in tracing the source of its ad funding during testimony to a Senate judiciary subcommittee.


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Eight people killed in New York 'act of terror' after truck drives on to bike path

Eight people killed in New York 'act of terror' after truck drives on to bike pathBicycles and debris lay on a bike path after a motorist drove onto the path near the World Trade Center in New York Tuesday. Eight people were killed and more than a dozen injured after a man drove a truck nearly a mile down a bike path in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, striking pedestrians, cyclists and a school bus. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said the incident was being treated as an act of terror, “a particularly cowardly act of terror”.


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Eight people killed in New York 'act of terror' after truck drives on to bike path

Eight people killed in New York 'act of terror' after truck drives on to bike pathBicycles and debris lay on a bike path after a motorist drove onto the path near the World Trade Center in New York Tuesday. Eight people were killed and more than a dozen injured after a man drove a truck nearly a mile down a bike path in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, striking pedestrians, cyclists and a school bus. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio said the incident was being treated as an act of terror, “a particularly cowardly act of terror”.


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Read the rest of the story...Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at sea
Read the rest of the story...Women rescued by Navy defend their account of ordeal at sea