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Antarctic Rescue Effort Faces New Hurdle

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January 3, 2014
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An Australian icebreaker carrying 52 passengers retrieved from an icebound ship in the Antarctic was told to halt its journey home after concerns that a Chinese vessel involved in the dramatic rescue may also become stuck in the heavy sea ice. (Jan. 3)


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