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Myanmar Escorting 700 Boat People to 'Safe' Location

Myanmar’s government said authorities are escorting a boat carrying more than 700 migrants to what it calls a "safe" location where their identities can be determined. The office of Myanmar's president said the hundreds of migrants aboard the boat, who were abandoned by their smugglers, have been given food and water and have expressed a preference to go to Bangladesh. The boat, spotted adrift last Friday, has been taking on water. The migrants are believed to be...

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