Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!» Read More
*Piracy common in West Africa's waters. ATHENS, Oct 9- Pirates freed a Greek-operated gasoline tanker on Tuesday that they had hijacked over the weekend in the Gulf of Guinea, the operator of the Bahamas- flagged ship said, adding that the crew were all safe. Pirate attacks are on the rise in the Gulf of Guinea, which is second only to the waters around Somalia for piracy.
ATHENS, Oct 8- The Greek manager of a Bahamas- flagged tanker carrying more than 32,000 metric tonnes of gasoline reported the vessel missing on Monday after it left Abidjan in the Ivory Coast unexpectedly in the early hours of Saturday. The tanker Orfeas, crewed by two Greeks and 22 Filipinos, had been expected to discharge its cargo at Abidjan.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Republican challenger Todd Akin went on the offensive against Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri's Senate race on Monday, claiming that her husband's businesses profited from a federal stimulus act provision that helped finance low-income housing.
A new report shows sizable amounts of recoverable oil and natural as around the scenic island chain, but its location in the hurricane belt is already raising concerns about potential environmental damage.
Last year’s collection of 10 Homes of Country Music Stars barely scratched the surface of the number of performers’ homes on the market, recently sold, being purchased or getting unloaded.