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Greece: Migrant boat had sailed from Libya with 483 people

Nov. 24, 2022 04:38 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a dilapidated fishing boat crammed with migrants that was towed to port after losing steering in rough seas south of Crete was carrying a total of 483 people who had sailed from Libya. The coast guard said Thursday that those on board...

2 die in accident at finish of Route du Rhum sailing race

Nov. 16, 2022 13:17 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Two people died Wednesday when a motorboat following the Route du Rhum solo trans-Atlantic sailing race capsized off the coast of Guadeloupe, just as the winner was reaching the finish line, race organizers said. The exact circumstances of the accident are being...