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Florida deputy pulls two jet skiers from water as cruise ship rushes toward them

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A Port Canaveral harbor pilot and a sheriff’s deputy teamed up to rescue two spring breakers on a jet ski as a Carnival Cruise ship moved toward them. A cruise ship passenger captured the rescue on video as Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Taner Primmer pulled the women to safety. A Canaveral Pilots Association statement says Capt. Doug Brown spotted them while navigating the Carnival Magic out of the port and alerted Primmer. As he approached in a marine patrol boat,…

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Bill Nelson calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

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Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. “The thing about this storm was that it was forecast for days.…

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