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California Oil Spill Timeline: Authorities knew of spill at least 12 hours before it was reported

About 144,000 gallons of crude oil has spilled off the coast of California, it is thought to be one of the largest oil spills in the state‚Äôs recent history. The oil spill has shut down prized beaches, damaged the environment and presented possible health hazards for local residents. An investigation into the pipeline leak clarifies […]

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California Oil Spill: Anchor hooking oil pipeline may have caused spill, agency says

An anchor that was hooking an oil pipeline may have caused the Southern California spill that spewed more than 100,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean, the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said in a notice to operation owner Amplify Energy. “The pipeline has essentially been pulled like a bow string. And […]

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Russia scrambles fighter jets to escort US bomber after it reportedly approached Russian airspace over the Pacific Ocean

Russia scrambled fighter jets to escort a US Air Force plane that reportedly approached Russian airspace over the Pacific Ocean., Russian news agency TASS reported on Sunday. There were no violations of Russia’s state border during the episode, according to TASS. Russia’s National Defense Command Center said “three Russian Sukhoi-35S fighters had been scrambled to […]

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Sailor falls into Pacific Ocean without life jacket survives for 14 hours by clinging on floating rubbish

A sailor who fell off a cargo ship into the Pacific Ocean spent 14 hours in the waters by clinging on to ‘sea rubbish’ before being rescued. Vidam Perevertilov, 52, swam towards a ‘black dot’ several kilometres away after falling into the sea without a life jacket. The ‘black dot’ turned out to be a […]