Tag: boat

CBP Midnight Express boat (John Moore / Getty)

Border Patrol Sued for Ramming Illegal Aliens’ Boat

Parents of an illegal alien that died while attempting to enter the United States illegally on a panga boat off the southern California coastline are suing three agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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Second Boat Sinks off Libyan Coast, 381 Refugees Rescued

A boat laden with refugees sank Thursday morning thirty miles off the Libyan coast, just 15 miles from where another vessel had capsized Wednesday. In Wednesday’s incident, at least 25 drowned, while in the more recent shipwreck, all 381 passengers were rescued by the Italian Coast Guard.

Sea Lion (Bill Greenblatt / UPI)

Sea Lion Drags Fisherman Overboard

“We’re starting to see the behavior here on the dock with the seals a little more aggressive than normally,” said local Erik Kopp after seeing a man hauled off in a stretcher from San Diego’s Mission Bay Channel Sunday afternoon. The man was holding a fish in his hand when a sea lion jumped up and bit the fish and the man’s hand, dragging the man underwater as well.