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Captain Francesco Schettino

5 Sentenced In Cruise Ship Disaster

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

* First convictions in cruise disaster trial * Victims of accident say sentences too light * Lawyers could ask appeals c...

Costa Concordia Video Shows Crew Reactions To Cruise Crash

Posted 02.14.2012 | World

Previously unseen footage inside the Costa Concordia cruise ship released on Italian TV shows crew reactions to the ship's imminent sinking. In the vi...

Retirees Occupy Century Aluminum

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

On Dec. 18, a dozen retirees, men and women in their 60s, 70s, even 80s, began occupying a median strip along Route 33 in front of the closed Century Aluminum smelter in Ravenswood, W.Va.

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Bosses Ordered Disastrous 'Salute'

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

By Antonella Cinelli GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise liner that capsized off Italy's coast has told prose...

Cruise Captain Denies Delaying Alarm

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2012 | World

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which struck a rock and capsized off Italy, told magistrates he in...

LISTEN: Cruise Ship Captain Makes Excuses To Coast Guard During Evacuation

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

A recording of a telephone conversation between Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, and Gregorio De Falco, a captain ...

Captain Placed Under House Arrest

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia, which sunk off the coast of Italy on Friday, will be placed under house arrest pending any trial, accord...