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China: Ship with Hundreds On Board Sinks in Yangtze River

China says a passenger ship traveling the Yangtze River with more than 450 people on board sank Monday night in the Hubei region of central China. Early accounts from China's Xinhua news agency were sketchy. The agency said the vessel, Dongfangzhixing or Eastern Star was headed from Nanjing to Chongqing city in southwest China. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Xinhua said the ship's captain and chief engineer have been rescued, with both claiming the ship sank...

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