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Survivor pulled out two days after ferry disaster

Survivor pulled out two days after ferry disaster

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A survivor has been pulled out of a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria in Tanzania, two days after the boat sunk with as many as 300 people on board. The man, an engineer, had shut himself in a "special room" sealed with enough air to allow him to stay alive, according to reports from local member of parliament Joseph Mkundi.Divers rescued him from inside the MV Nyerere after hearing sounds that indicated signs of life. 0:54 Video: Ferry capsizes close to Tanzania pier ...
Gas prices steady after onslaught from Hurricane Florence

Gas prices steady after onslaught from Hurricane Florence

Business
Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Hurricane Florence had little effect on gasoline prices because the storm didn't go near refineries or other energy infrastructure. The Carolinas and surrounding states also had an abundant supply of gasoline, analysts report, explaining the lack of a spike in prices. AAA reports that national prices remained steady at $ 2.85 on the week. Gasoline supplies in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast topped 66.7 million barrels, the highest level since March 2016. But actually delivering gasoline to gas stations in the hardest hit areas of North Carolina could be a short-term challenge. During the build-up to the hurricane, many drivers topped off their tanks, leaving some stations empty. "Gasoline stocks in the hurricane-impacted area are healthy, but delivery of gasoline will be ...
Russia blames Israel after Syria shoots down plane

Russia blames Israel after Syria shoots down plane

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Russia has blamed Israel and threatened retaliation after one of its military planes was shot down by Syrian missiles in a "friendly-fire" incident. It said Israeli jets attacking targets nearby had "used the Russian plane as a cover, exposing it to fire from Syrian air defences".Russia's defence ministry said the aircraft, carrying 15 servicemen, disappeared from radar 22 miles (35km) off Syria on Monday night as it was returning to Hmeimim airbase, near Lattakia.It said Israel had not warned it about the jets' attack until a minute before, and that it reserved "the right to proper retaliatory actions". Image: The aircraft was heading to Hmeimim air base when it disappeared Everyone on board died when the IL-20 reconnaissance plane wa...
BMW to shut factory for a month after Brexit day

BMW to shut factory for a month after Brexit day

Business
Car giant BMW will shut its main British manufacturing factory immediately after Brexit day next year for several weeks, because of the rising risk of a "no-deal" divorce, Sky News has learned. The Mini plant in Oxford will not produce cars for at least a month from 1 April 2019, as the German giant activates the next stage of its no-deal contingency plans.During the referendum campaign, a number of high profile Leave campaigners claimed that an exit deal with the EU was inevitable because BMW would lobby German Chancellor Angela Merkel for one.David Davis, who later went on to become Brexit secretary, claimed in February 2016 that the UK is "too valuable a market for Europe to shut off". Image: Ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis sa...
Kendall Jenner posts her own completely naked snap after shock nude leak

Kendall Jenner posts her own completely naked snap after shock nude leak

Entertainment
Kendall Jenner’s leaked pictures were circulated online last week.The supermodel extraordinaire had gone completely starkers for a shoot with photographer Russell James for a coffee table book.It is not clear whether the images made the final cut for his book, Angels.US site TMZ claimed the images were “stolen from Russell and released without permission”. Related Articles “That's a bit naughty Kendall” Instagram user The pics showed Kendall posing naked riding a horse, posing on a beach and up a tree.But Kendall leaked her own nude today to her 95.3 million followers.The snap, which she captioned: “Technically this is just my torso,” showed off Kendall’s fab physiqu...