150 Rescued from Burning Ferry

By Reuters 2015-04-28 12:21:00 Emergency services rescued 156 people on Tuesday from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, the ferry operator and government officials said. The Sorrento ferry, belonging to the Italian company Atlantica di Navigazione although operated by Trasmediterranea-Acciona, sent out distress signals,…

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Over 150 Rescued from Burning Ferry

By Reuters 2015-04-28 12:21:00 Emergency services rescued 156 people on Tuesday from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, the ferry operator and government officials said. The Sorrento ferry, belonging to the Italian company Atlantica di Navigazione although operated by Trasmediterranea-Acciona, sent out distress signals,…

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Norovirus Confirmed on Coral Princess

By Kathryn Stone 2015-04-28 11:56:45 A CDC report released yesterday confirms that the illness reported aboard Princess Cruises Line’s Coral Princess is norovirus. The Coral Princess was on a Panama Canal voyage, departing from Fort Lauderdale April 12 and arriving in Los Angeles April 27, when passengers started reporting symptoms of the sickness. In total,…

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Petrobras Writedown May Aid Class Action Suit

By Reuters 2015-04-28 09:07:53 Brazilian oil company Petrobras’ $17 billion write-down, announced last week, may have been meant to close the accounting on a sprawling corruption scandal, but could instead provide fresh ammunition for a U.S. class action lawsuit. The case, filed in Manhattan federal court in December by a group of large investors, alleges…

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