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Rescued Antarctic scientists back on dry land

Scientists whose Antarctic expedition became trapped in sea ice finally returned to dry land Wednesday, apologising for the disruption and facing questions over who will pay for the international rescue mission.

Jan 22, 2014
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Winds, rain halt Antarctic ship rescue

Strong winds and rain Wednesday prevented the helicopter rescue of passengers on a Russian ship stuck in ice off Antarctica, Australian authorities said, as those onboard rang in the New Year with a sing-song ...

Jan 01, 2014
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