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Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth make preparations to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar system from the ship's 11-m rigid hull inflatable boat in support of Indonesian-led efforts to locate missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Java Sea, 4 January, 2014.
Air Disaster   AirAsia Flight   Flight QZ8501   Photos   Wikipedia: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501
 Philadelphia Daily News 
Divers retrieve 2nd black box from AirAsia crash
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) - Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought... (photo: US Navy / MCS2 Antonio P. Turretto Ramos)
Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 and littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) make preparations to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar system from the ship's 11-m rigid hull inflatable boat in the Java Sea supporting Indonesian-led efforts to locate missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501.
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 The Malta Independent 
Divers retrieve one of two black boxes from crashed AirAsia jet
Divers retrieved one of the black boxes Monday from the AirAsia plane that plummeted more than two weeks ago into the Java Sea, a major breakthrough in the slow-moving hunt to recover bodies and... (photo: US Navy / MCS2 Antonio P. Turretto Ramo)
President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, Obama met with top advisers at the White House to review developments in Iraq and in racially charged Ferguson, Mo., two trouble spots where Obama has ordered his administration to intervene.  Boston Herald 
Republicans, court ship oil pipeline decision back to Obama
WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama. Obama is so loath to... (photo: AP / Susan Walsh)
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A multinational grouping of naval vessels participates in search operations at the location of AirAsia Flight QZ8501's tail in the Java Sea, 7 January, 2014.  The Observer 
AirAsia crash: object on sonar may be fuselage, say searchers
Indonesian searchers with wreckage from AirAsia flight 8501. Photograph: Achmad Ibrahim/AP Indonesian search teams have said a sonar scan may have located the fuselage of the AirAsia airliner that... (photo: US Navy / MCS2 Antonio P. Turretto Ramos)
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Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Cody Witherspoon, assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 35, keeps a lookout to locate Air Asia Flight QZ8501 as his helicopter returns to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson in the Java Sea, 6 January, 2015. The Independent
AirAsia crash: Search for black box recorders from found plane tail disrupted by bad weather
Severe weather conditions have thwarted an attempt by divers to find and pull out AirAsia Flight 8501’s black boxes from the sea bed today, which are believed to still be... (photo: US Navy / MCS1 Brett Cote)
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Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Norrik Hodge stands watch on the bridge wing of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth, Jan. 3, 2015. Fort Worth is currently on station conducting helicopter search and recovery operations as part of the Indonesian-led efforts to locate missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501. Philadelphia Daily News
Tail of missing AirAsia plane discovered in Java Sea
PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) - Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle spotted the tail of the missing AirAsia plane in the Java Sea on Wednesday, the first confirmed... (photo: US Navy / MCS2 Antonio P. Turretto Ramos)
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The recovery team from USS Sampson signals the boat deck crew while conducting search and recovery operations in support of the Indonesian-led Air Asia flight QZ8501 search efforts, Java Sea, 4 January, 2015. Belfast Telegraph
AirAsia crash search area extended
Strong currents forced Indonesia to expand the search area for the crashed AirAsia plane today, as rough seas and bad weather moved debris and made it difficult to reach... (photo: US Navy / MCS1 Brett Cote)
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File - Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, left, and Chinese businessman Wang Jing shake hands before signing a concession agreement for the construction of a multibillion-dollar canal at the Casa de los Pueblos in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, June 14, 2013. WorldNews.com
Will 2015 Be the Year of Canals, Including Nicaragua's?
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling What transcontinental railroads are to large land masses, trans-isthmus canals are to oceans and seas. Their locations and... (photo: AP / Esteban Felix)
Geopolitics   Nicaragua Canal   Photos   Western Imperialism   Wikipedia: Nicaragua Canal
Men wait as the cargo ship Ezadeen, carrying hundreds of migrants, arrives at the southern Italian port of Corigliano, Italy, late Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. CNN
Desperation, dire conditions for migrants fleeing to Europe
January 3, 2015 -- Updated 1301 GMT (2101 HKT) (CNN) -- Late on Friday night, the Sierra Leone-registered Ezadeen was towed into the port of Corigliano Calabro in... (photo: AP / Antonino D'Urso)
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The Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M carrying hundreds of migrants arrives at the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, some 170 kilometers (108 miles) south of Bari, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Dawn
Italy takes control of drifting ship carrying 450 migrants
BRINDISI: Italian sailors managed on Friday to take control of a crewless merchant ship as it drifted towards the country’s southern shores in rough seas with 450... (photo: AP / Ivan Tortorella)
EU Immigration   Human Rights   Human Trafficking   Photos   Wikipedia: Immigration to Europe
An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson approaches an Indonesian navy patrol vessel in the Java Sea while searching for debris during the Indonesian-led search and recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501, 31 December, 2014. CNN
30 bodies, window panel found as AirAsia search focuses on 'most probable' area
January 2, 2015 -- Updated 1542 GMT (2342 HKT) (CNN) -- With crews from around the world aiding in the search, 30 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of AirAsia... (photo: US Navy)
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