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Points of Interest: Search for Survivors of South Korea Ferry Disaster Continues

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 17th 2014 10:33 AM
South Korea Ship Sinking
Associated PressSouth Korean Coast Guard officers try to rescue missing passengers from a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea on April 17.
The continuing search for survivors of the South Korea ferry is among today's points of interest.
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French Bandits Hold Up Train Near Marseilles

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 8th 2011 11:44 AM


In a scene straight out of "The Great Train Robbery," a group of masked men reportedly held up a passenger train and robbed a freight train outside of Marseilles on Thursday night. So much for worrying about pickpockets.
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Snake Traveling Independently on Japanese Train Inconveniences Other Passengers

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 5th 2011 10:40 AM

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A Tokyo-bound train had to be halted Monday as animal control workers captured a three-foot long snake that was wriggling freely around one of the compartments.
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Mother Forced to Leave Toddler on Train

by Kim Foley MacKinnon. Posted Mar 7th 2011 01:00 PM
A toddler was stranded alone on a train for an hour when it pulled away from a station in Germany, leaving her mother frantic on the platform last weekend.
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Why Did TSA Pat Down Kids, Adults Getting Off Train?

by Fran Golden. Posted Feb 28th 2011 05:00 PM
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A Florida firefighter says he couldn't believe it when Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents gave "intrusive" pat-downs to passengers including kids getting off an Amtrak train in Savannah, Georgia earlier this month.
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