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Hundreds missing, many elderly tourists, after ship capsizes on China's Yangtze River

A rescue ship and workers are seen around a sunken ship in the Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei provinceBy Megha Rajagopalan and John Ruwitch JIANLI COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Rescuers searched on Tuesday for more than 400 people, many of them elderly Chinese tourists, missing after a cruise boat was hit by a freak tornado and capsized on the Yangtze River in what may become China's worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years. Battling bad weather, divers and other rescue workers pulled five people they found trapped in the upturned hull of the four-deck Eastern Star, a small fraction of the 458 people state media said were on board when the ship capsized on Monday night. Rescue operations appeared extended late into Tuesday night with paramilitary vehicles, dozens of police and soldiers as well as medical and meteorological trucks surrounding the site.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:15:28 -0400
Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure

Smoke rises in Maatarm town after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad near the northwestern city of ArihaBy Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Steady advances by insurgents on key fronts in Syria mean President Bashar al-Assad is under more military pressure than at any point in the four-year-old war. Losses in the north, east and south to groups including al Qaeda's Syrian arm and Islamic State may test Assad's hold over western parts of the country that are the most crucial to his survival. After his loss of Palmyra, a symbolic and militarily strategic city, and nearly all of Idlib province, he appears to be circling his wagons more closely to a western region that includes Damascus, Homs, Hama and the coast.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:39:09 -0400
Bomb blast hits market in Nigeria's Maiduguri, 50 killed: medics
A bomb blast at a busy meat market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday killed about 50 people, an eyewitness and hospital sources said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. Boko Haram has killed thousands of people and displaced some 1.5 million in an insurgency to establish an Islamic caliphate in the northeast of Nigeria but appears to have lost most of the territory it seized to government counter-offensives this year. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which followed two weekend bombings that killed at least 30 people and appeared to be the handiwork of Boko Haram.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:00:49 -0400
Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down Malaysian plane over Ukraine

Yan Novikov, chief executive of Russian missile manufacturer Almaz-Antey, attends a news conference in MoscowBy Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian company that makes the BUK air defense system that was used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine said on Tuesday the plane was hit by a missile deployed by Ukraine and not widely used by Russia's military. State-run Almaz-Antey said its own analysis of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines plane brought down on July 17 last year, killing 298 people, indicated it was hit by a BUK 9M38M1 surface-to-air missile armed with a 9H314M warhead. Such missiles have not been produced in Russia since 1999 and the last ones were delivered to foreign customers, it said, adding that the Russian armed forces now mainly use a 9M317M warhead with the BUK system.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:53:34 -0400
Allies back Iraq plan against Islamic State, Baghdad calls for more help

French President Hollande greets Iraq's Prime Minister al-Abadi as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in ParisBy John Irish and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes on Islamic State backed Iraq's plan on Tuesday to retake territory from the jihadist movement after being accused by the Iraqi premier of not doing enough to help Baghdad roll back the insurgents. Around 20 coalition ministers met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Paris in part to persuade his Shi'ite Muslim-led government to repair relations with Iraq's Sunni minority to strengthen its campaign against the Sunni Islamic State.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:17:11 -0400
U.S. accuses Syria of backing Islamic State's Aleppo advance

A woman reporter runs with a rebel fighter to avoid snipers at the frontline against the Islamic State fighters in Aleppo's northern countrysideThe United States has accused the Syrian military of carrying out air strikes to help Islamic State fighters advance around the northern city of Aleppo, messages posted on the U.S. Embassy Syria official Twitter feed said. Islamic State fighters pushed back rival insurgents north of Aleppo on Sunday near the Turkish border, threatening their supply route to the city, fighters and a group monitoring the war said. Fighters from Levant Front, a northern alliance which includes Western-backed rebels and Islamist fighters, said they were worried Islamic State was heading for the Bab al-Salam crossing between Aleppo and the Turkish province of Kilis.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 06:39:17 -0400
Falling sheet of metal interrupts French Open QF

People remove a screen panel which fell on a stand of center court as France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga plays Japan's Kei Nishikori during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — A large sheet of metal paneling that detached from a giant TV screen in strong winds and crashed onto center court spectators below slightly injured three people and caused a mid-match suspension of about 40 minutes to a French Open quarterfinal on Tuesday.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:58:38 -0400
Some Jamaica police officers walk off job in wage dispute
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A number of rank-and-file police officers in Jamaica walked off the job in a wage dispute with the government, prompting the increased use of military personnel in crime-fighting patrols on Tuesday.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:57:29 -0400
Vietnam receives Russian-design missile boats amid maritime tension
Vietnam took delivery of two new missile boats on Tuesday made locally and modeled on Russian vessels, the latest move by its military to strengthen maritime defenses as tensions simmer over sovereignty in the South China Sea. The announcement was carried on the Vietnamese government's news website and comes amid diplomatic rumblings over land reclamation work by rival claimants and United States concern over what it said was China's placement of mobile artillery systems in contested territory. Vietnam's naval defense capabilities have been boosted by Russian hardware, including state-of-the-art kilo-class submarines recently equipped with a Russian land attack variant of the Klub missile.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:57:04 -0400
Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

FILE - In this Friday, May 29, 2015 file photo, FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP, File)ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he will resign from soccer's governing body amid a widening corruption scandal and has promised to call for fresh elections to choose a successor.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:56:29 -0400
Egypt's el-Sissi heads to Germany, seeking Western support

FILE - In this Sunday, March 15, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks during the final day of a major economic conference that has injected billions of dollars' worth of aid and investment in his country, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. El-Sissi travels to Berlin on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, where Germany’s top politicians are ready to roll out the red carpet and engage the ex-general despite the country’s abysmal human rights record under his year of leadership. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi travels to Berlin on Tuesday, where German leaders are ready to roll out the red carpet for the ex-general despite what monitors describe as his government's abysmal human rights record.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:54:20 -0400
Burundi: Electoral body considering new election schedule

A policeman fires live rounds towards opposition demonstrators to prevent them from reaching a main road, in the Mutakura neighborhood of the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Burundi's electoral commission is considering alternative dates for national elections amid growing calls for the polls to be postponed due to political unrest, an official said Tuesday as anti-government protests returned to parts of the capital. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's electoral commission is considering alternative dates for national elections amid growing calls for the polls to be postponed due to political unrest, an official said Tuesday as anti-government protests returned to parts of the capital.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:49:18 -0400
Netherlands king, queen visiting Michigan as part of tour

Ada Christian School teacher Nancy Van Noord greets Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima after their arrival at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Plans call for a luncheon with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and visits with local leaders. The king and queen leave Tuesday afternoon for Chicago. The king and his wife are on a multi-day trip to the U.S. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUTGRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) — The king of the Netherlands and his wife have arrived in western Michigan as part of their multi-day trip to the U.S.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:48:18 -0400
Federer loses to pal Wawrinka in 3 sets at French Open

Switzerland's Roger Federer gets up after slipping in the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)PARIS (AP) — Outplayed by his friend and Swiss Davis Cup teammate, Roger Federer lost 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (4) to Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals Tuesday.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:46:54 -0400
Palestinian football chief defends FIFA move

Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub on Tuesday said he took full responsibility for an 11th-hour decision to withdraw a bid to have FIFA suspend Israel from the world footballing body. Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub said Tuesday he took full responsibility for an 11th-hour decision to withdraw a bid to have FIFA suspend Israel from the world footballing body. Rajoub announced the surprise decision Friday at the annual FIFA congress in Zurich, sparking jubilation in Israel but anger among the Palestinians, some of whom have demanded his resignation as head of Palestinian Football Association (PFA). The PFA had threatened to table a resolution calling on FIFA to suspend Israel over its restrictions on the movement of Palestinian players.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:44:18 -0400
New Zealand beats England in 2nd test, ties series 1-1

New Zealand's Trent Boult, centre, celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of England's Adam Lyth for 24 on the fifth day of the second Test match between England and New Zealand at Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, England, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)LEEDS, England (AP) — New Zealand maintained its two-year unbeaten run in test series on Tuesday, dismissing England for 255 on the fifth day to win the second test by 199 runs at Headingley and draw the series 1-1.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:41:29 -0400
Greece submits draft bailout plan, creditors say not enough

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at the office of the Education Minister in Athens, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Tsipras says Greece has submitted a proposal for an agreement with its creditors, as Athens seeks a deal that will to unlock desperately needed rescue money. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece submitted a proposal for an agreement with its bailout lenders, the country's prime minister said Tuesday, in the hope of getting desperately needed rescue money — but its creditors were quick to respond that much work remained to be done.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:40:51 -0400
24 Iraqi tourists killed when bus plunges off Iran mountain

Clouds move through the snow-covered peaks of the Alborz mountains in northern Iran, on October 18, 2014A bus carrying Iraqi tourists plunged off a mountain road into a valley in northern Iran Tuesday, killing 24 holidaymakers and injuring 16 others, Iranian state television said. Despite its road network being in good condition, Iran has a poor fatality record, with more than 18,000 people killed in 2014, according to official figures.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:40:14 -0400
Quebec separatist leader Parizeau dies at 84

Jacques Parizeau, pictured on October 29, 1995, who narrowly missed splitting the province from the rest of Canada in a 1995 referendum, has died, his wife saidA former lion of the Quebec separatist movement, Jacques Parizeau, who narrowly missed splitting the province from the rest of Canada in a 1995 referendum, has died, his wife said Tuesday. "Hospitalized for the last five months, he overcame one ordeal after another... until finally he was forced to surrender (Monday) evening," widow Lisette Lapointe said in a statement. Parizeau had led the Parti Quebecois (PQ) -- the standard bearer for Quebec's secessionist movement -- to victory in a 1994 election and the following year doubled down on a referendum on Quebec independence.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:39:10 -0400
Safety protocol breaches may be behind Spain A400M crash: report

Experts inspect the wreckage of the crashed Airbus A400M near Sevilla airport on May 11, 2015Several safety protocols were allegedly ignored during the final assembly of the A400M military plane which crashed in Spain, killing four, reportedly to make up for delays in delivery, online news site El Confidencial said Tuesday. The computer system that controls the plane's engines, the Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC), "should have been tested before, in a simulator, to check if everything worked," it added. The sources claimed the protocols were skipped because Airbus was in a hurry to make up for delays in the development and delivery of the A400M military cargo and troop transport plane which is assembled in Seville.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:39:07 -0400
'No military solution' to Libya conflict: UN

Soldiers loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government of Abdullah al-Thani and General Khalifa Haftar rest on a sidewalk in the eastern coastal city of Benghazi on February 28, 2015"There's no military solution" in Libya, UN Support Mission in Libya chief Bernardino Leon told the US-Islamic World Forum in Qatar, saying a meeting of Libyan parties and political leaders will begin in Algeria Wednesday. Leon said he believed 75 per cent of political leaders in the strife-torn country wanted peace.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:38:22 -0400
The Latest: Federer out of French Open

Switzerland's Roger Federer returns in the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:38:04 -0400
German ex-chancellor Kohl 'doing well' after two operations

German former chancellor Helmut Kohl is doing "well under the circumstances" his office saysFormer German chancellor Helmut Kohl is doing "well under the circumstances" after undergoing two operations, his office said Tuesday, in response to alarming media reports about the health of the man who oversaw reunification. Kohl, 85, had a hip operation in early May, which went well, and subsequently needed a further operation which prolonged his stay in hospital, a statement said, without specifying what the second operation concerned. "Under the circumstances Dr Helmut Kohl is doing well," it added.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:35:12 -0400
US stocks turn higher, led by energy stocks

Trader Richard Cohen, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors fret over Greece's shaky finances. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks turned higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday as energy stocks gained along with the price of oil.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:34:23 -0400
New Zealand leave England in a spin to win second Test

England's Mark Wood (right) guides the ball past the New Zealand fielders on the fifth and final day of the second Test match at Headingley in Leeds, northern England, on June 2, 2015New Zealand off-spinners Kane Williamson and Mark Craig shared six wickets as the Black Caps thrashed England by 199 runs in the second Test at Headingley on Tuesday. Victory ensured the two-match series ended all square at 1-1 and was just New Zealand's ninth win in 101 Tests against England. This success was also New Zealand's first Test win against England since a 189-run victory at Hamilton in 2008.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:32:40 -0400
Top Asian News at 4:30 p.m. GMT
JIANLI, China (AP) — As the Eastern Star cruise ship listed heavily amid pounding rain on the Yangtze River, tour guide Zhang Hui told a colleague, "Looks like we are in trouble." The vessel capsized in the storm Monday night with 458 people aboard, touching off a frantic rescue effort. At least 15 people were brought to safety, including three pulled from the overturned hull Tuesday, and five people were confirmed dead, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:32:34 -0400
Macedonia to hold polls in 2016 to end political crisis: EU

People hold signs with a picture of Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski during an anti-government protest in downtown Skopje on May 17, 2015Macedonian political leaders agreed Tuesday to hold elections in early 2016 in order to overcome a deep political crisis, EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn said. "It was agreed that by the end of April next year there should be early elections," Hahn told reporters after a day-long meeting with key political actors in Macedonia, including Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and main opposition leader Zoran Zaev. Details of the EU-brokered agreement are expected to be hammered out next week in Brussels, Hahn said.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:31:28 -0400
Nigeria's Buhari to attend G7 summit: spokesman

Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari raises his fist to greet the crowd before taking oath of office at the Eagles Square in Abuja, on May 29, 2015Muhammadu Buhari is to attend this weekend's G7 summit in Germany in his first major international meeting as Nigerian president, his spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. "The President has accepted the invitation to attend the G7 summit. It's going to be a two-day trip," said Shehu Garba.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:28:44 -0400
Hamas security forces kill rival activist in Gaza shoot-out: witnesses
Hamas security forces killed an activist of a rival Islamist militant group in a shoot-out at his Gaza home on Tuesday, witnesses said. A spokesman for the Hamas-run Interior Ministry identified the man, Younis al-Honnor, as a "lawbreaker", saying he had stockpiled munitions and was shot dead after firing at security officers who came to arrest him. Local residents who witnessed the incident said Honnor was an activist with a Salafist group.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:24:30 -0400
Solar Impulse to get under cover in Japan

The Solar Impulse 2 is parked on the runway at Nagoya's airport on June 2, 2015Sunshine powered Solar Impulse 2 was expected to get under cover overnight on Tuesday, finally allowing support staff to let go of the super lightweight plane almost 24 hours after it arrived in Japan. Crew members had spent the day holding onto the high-tech flying machine to prevent it being picked up by the wind as it sat on the tarmac in the central city of Nagoya. "Our team of a dozen people has been holding the plane on the ground" since it arrived late Monday night, mission initiator Bertrand Piccard told AFP.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:23:44 -0400
No information on capsized Chinese boat, angry relatives say
By Sue-Lin Wong and Engen Tham SHANGHAI/NANJING (Reuters) - Family members of some of the hundreds of passengers aboard a capsized Chinese cruise boat scuffled with officials in Shanghai on Tuesday, angry that they were not being told what happened to the vessel and their loved ones. "It's 4:30 p.m. now and we haven't heard anything from anyone except the news.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:22:59 -0400
Russian missile maker says BUK rocket downed MH17

All 298 passengers and crew on Flight MH17 died when the plane was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014The Russian firm making missiles similar to the one the West claims downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine said on Tuesday the passenger jet was likely hit by a BUK missile system. All 298 passengers and crew on board the Malaysia Airlines jetliner -- the majority of them Dutch -- died when it was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year. Officials from state-controlled missile producer Almaz-Antey said they could not pinpoint which side shot down the plane, but intimated that the Ukrainian army was responsible as they unveiled their own report into the incident based on publicly available photographs of the wreckage.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:22:33 -0400
Islamic extremist killed as internal tensions hit Gaza

Hamas security forces have been waging a harsh crackdown on Salafist groups operating in the Gaza StripA local Salafist leader was shot dead in Gaza City Tuesday during a confrontation with Hamas security forces as tensions mounted between the Strip's Islamist rulers and its extremist opponents. The violence came as Hamas police and security forces stepped up measures against militants belonging to Islamic extremist groups, some of whom are known as Salafists. "Security forces barricaded the house and then violent clashes erupted," they told AFP.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:22:14 -0400
British actor joins Kurds fighting against IS
BEIRUT (AP) — A British actor who has had minor roles in Hollywood films has joined Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in Syria.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:21:27 -0400
Black and Jewish WWI heroes finally getting Medal of Honor

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2012, file photo, Elsie Shemin-Roth flips through a book documenting the heroic acts of her father, William Shemin, during World War I, at her home in Labadie, Mo. Two World War I Army heroes, Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson are finally getting the Medal of Honor they may have been denied because of discrimination, nearly 100 years after bravely rescuing comrades on the battlefields of France. President Barack Obama plans to posthumously bestow the nation’s highest military honor on both men for their actions in 1918 during a White House ceremony Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to two World War I Army soldiers who may have been denied the top military honor in the past due to discrimination. "It's never too late to say thank you," Obama said.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:18:01 -0400
Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers save a survivor, center, from the overturned passenger ship in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei Province Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Rescuers pulled several survivors to safety after hearing cries for help Tuesday from inside a capsized cruise ship that went down overnight in a storm on China's Yangtze River, state broadcaster CCTV said. (Cheng Min/Xinhua via AP) NO SALESJIANLI, China (AP) — As the Eastern Star cruise ship listed heavily amid pounding rain on the Yangtze River, tour guide Zhang Hui told a colleague, "Looks like we are in trouble."


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:17:39 -0400
Iraq allies vow support for plan to regain ground from jihadists

Foreign Affairs ministers of members of the anti-Islamic State coalition pose for a family photo on June 2, 2015 in Paris, during a meeting to discuss strategy in fighting the jihadist militant groupIraq's allies Tuesday pledged support for Baghdad's plan to retake the city of Ramadi from Islamic State jihadists, whose advance Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi described as a "failure" for the global community. The US-led coalition, which has been carrying out air strikes against IS, also called for the "speedy launch" of efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis, saying this was crucial to tackle the group rampaging through Syria and Iraq.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:15:52 -0400
Relatives of 4 Americans held in Iran testify in House

Sarah Hekmati, right, whose brother Amir Hekmati has been detained in Iran, is overcome as she speaks about her brother and the recent illness of her father, accompanied by Naghmeh Abedini, left, wife of U.S. citizen Saeed Abedini, who is also being held in Iran, listens during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing with families of U.S. citizens detained in Iran, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of four Americans held in Iran called on the Obama administration Tuesday to do more to press for their release during negotiations with Tehran on a deal to roll back its nuclear program.


Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:13:40 -0400
UK roller coaster crash leaves 4 seriously injured, 12 stuck
LONDON (AP) — One roller coaster car slammed into another Tuesday on one of Britain's biggest amusement park rides, leaving four teenagers seriously injured and stranding passengers 25 feet (8 meters) in the air, officials said.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:13:33 -0400
Whistler track to host bobsled and skeleton worlds in 2019
GHENT, Belgium (AP) — The 2019 bobsled and skeleton world championships have been assigned to the 2010 Olympics track in Whistler, Canada.
Date Posted : Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:06:51 -0400
 

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