TOKYO (Reuters) - A North Korean cargo vessel carrying rice sank off the west coast of Japan's westernmost major island of Kyushu on Thursday after springing a leak, but all 26 crew members were rescued without sustaining injuries, Japan's coastguard said.
With a retail shop and fast-casual restaurant The ever-expanding Island Creek Oysters empire will grow a little larger this spring with the addition of a retail shop in Portland, Maine’s Munjoy Hill neighborhood (123 Washington Ave.), reports the Portland Press Herald. Show More Summary
You might say something eggstraordinary (sorry) happened on the North Sea island of Langegoog. Tens of thousands of little eggs containing toys washed ashore there, much to the delight of local kids.
NDSU President Dean Bresciani announces a $4.5 million endowment during a 1 Million Cups talk at the Stage at Island Park on June 8, 2016. File photo. Matt Hellman / The Forum I hope North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani gets this job in Ohio. Show More Summary
Virtual Console on Wii U Pokémon Snap – The Nintendo 64 cult classic is now on the Wii U console! Travel to Pokémon Island to embark on a safari and take the best possible in-game photographs of 63 different Pokémon. The island has many types of climates and environments to explore, along with secret activities and hidden passages to discover. Show More Summary
Catching Pokémon is a snap! Travel to Pokémon Island and meet Professor Oak to begin a safari to take the best possible photographs of 63 different Pokémon. The island has many types of climates and environments to explore, along with secret activities and hidden passages to discover. Show More Summary
On Monday, negotiators will reconvene to try to resolve a four-decade standoff on the island of Cyprus. Since 1974, the island has been divided between north and south. Even its capital city of Nicosia is split in two by the “green line” that divides the Republic of Cyprus, which identifies as Greek, from the Turkish […]
Five people were killed and around 100 people rescued on Sunday after a fire ripped through a boat carrying tourists to islands north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, authorities said. Along with five fatalities, 17 people were also injured…
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Twenty three people were killed and dozens injured on Sunday after a fire ripped through a boat carrying nearly 250 people to islands north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, the city’s search and rescue agency said. The Zahro Express caught fire shortly after leaving Muara Angke port in North Jakarta. Show More Summary
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Five people were killed and around 100 people rescued on Sunday after a fire ripped through a boat carrying tourists to islands north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, authorities said.
16-year-old Florida surfer Zack Davis got an $80 Sharkbanz from his mom for Christmas. On Tuesday, he decided to try it out by surfing near Avalon Beach State Park on North Hutchinson Island. But during his first session with it, Davis...Show More Summary
Zack Davis suffered a huge bite to his arm while surfing near Avalon Beach State Park on North Hutchinson Island in Florida. He was wearing a new shark-repelling band he had got for Christmas.
Located North of the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean, the Turks And Caicos islands has been a favorite for our family for many years. Boasting some of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen, welcoming locals and incredible cuisine,...Show More Summary
January: the year began in New Zealand, for a South Island Road trip, followed by the Sauvignon Blanc celebration. We started off in Central Otago, where it was unseasonably cold. Rippon is pictured above. North Canterbury provided some highlights. including Pyramid Valley (above) and Bell Hill (below). February saw the Professional Wine Writers’ Symposium in Napa, California. [...]
The 17th century ship that sank in the Wadden Sea near the island of Texel off the coast of North Holland has already yielded a remarkable trove of well-preserved textiles. A beautiful silk damask gown was identified as having belonged to Jean Kerr, Countess of Roxburghe, lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria and governess to three [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit 400 kilometers north of the Northern Mariana Islands at 1644 GMT on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The Outer Banks, a 200-mile barrier island chain and major tourist destination on the coast of North Carolina are collapsing. Disappearing beaches are threatening a tourism-based economy.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the second powerful tremor in the islands to Australia's north in less than two weeks.
For years, Goose Island Beer Co. has traded on its identity as a Chicago brand. The brewery is named for an actual island in the north branch of the Chicago River, and three of its most prominent beers are meant to evoke its hometown: 312 Urban Wheat Ale (area code), Green Line Pale Ale (train...
Friday, December 16th...over the last week......J Pod has been in the area - a large area...from Puget Sound to at least the mid section of the San Juan Islands and possibly farther to the north or ea st and who knows where else......it...Show More Summary