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Rescue Vessel Should Reach Trapped Ship in Antarctic on Saturday

A Chinese icebreaker is closing in on a Russian ship that has been locked in Antarctic ice since Tuesday, with officials saying the Chinese ship is likely to reach the trapped vessel on Saturday.The Australian Maritime Authority, which is coordinating the rescue, said earlier the Chinese "Snow Dragon" should reach the Russian ship by Friday evening. An Australian research expedition team is on board the Russian ship, which became frozen in an ice flow close to the South Pole on...

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