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Margaritaville at Sea Sets Sail with Surprise Poolside Jimmy Buffett Concert; Christening Ceremony Featuring NFL ...

Longview News-Journal 17 May 2022
After Griffin spoke, Pastor Christine Bandy-Helderman blessed the ship. A video was shown depicting the ship's transformation and preparation to be christened ... Margaritaville at Sea is a floating island vacation at sea that brings together the brand's iconic hospitality and resort experiences with the ability to escape and see the world.
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NHS is 'dangerously over-reliant' on China with one in SIX medical items coming from Beijing ...

The Daily Mail 17 May 2022
One in six medical items used in UK hospitals, including needles, bandages and oxygen, are shipped from Beijing, according to the thinktank Civitas ... Almost all paper masks used by medics in hospitals come from China (90 per cent), more than half of all gloves (54 per cent) and almost 80 per cent of bandages.
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‘Getting Very Desperate’: Parents Who Rely On Food Banks Struggle To Find Baby Formula

CBS News 17 May 2022
– As a national shortage of baby formula continues to impact young parents across Colorado, now the issue has started to reach a crisis level ... (credit. CBS) ... “We are not in a position at this point to help anybody.” ... They relied on families and local hospitals to donate any extra samples of formula they may have been shipped. (credit. CBS) ... (credit. CBS).
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Abandon Ship director steps down from business after ‘incredibly difficult time’

The Scotsman 16 May 2022
... he will be stepping down as a director of Abandon Ship with immediate effect.
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The Titanic copy-cats that have been as ill-fated as the original ship

Belfast Telegraph 16 May 2022
... and Lusitania in the early 20th century, vowed to go one better with their trio of Olympic Class leviathans Titanic, Olympic and Britannic (which was requisitioned as a First World War hospital ship and sank by a German mine off the Greek coast in 1916, killing 30 people).
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13 years today - Soldiers throw grenades into bunkers with surrendering families

Tamil Guardian 16 May 2022
“… in the final weeks of the conflict, doctors in the Mullivaikkal hospital had to operate with butchers' knives and watered-down anesthetics due to the shortage of medical supplies.” ... ICRC Ship turns back ... Last hospital stops functioning ... The same hospital hit again ... Another hospital shelled ... A makeshift hospital pictured on May 9th 2009.
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Asia’s biggest ship recycling yard witnessing antithetical situation

Financial Express 15 May 2022
Asia’s biggest ship recycling yard situated at Alang on the western coast of Gujarat is witnessing an antithetical situation as ship breakers here have dismantled higher numbers of ships during the year 2021-22, but they could handle nearly 3.5 lakh less tonnage compared to previous year.
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Jack Stallard: For dad, war wounds were worth it

The Marshall News Messenger 15 May 2022
Navy, who was wounded when his ship was bombed in Korean waters, will return to the states in about two weeks. He has been hospitalized since he was injured, and has made the first leg of his journey home, having been flown to a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii ... By the time my dad was 22, he had fought in two wars and had been blown up on a ship.
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13 years today - No Fire Zone up in smoke

Tamil Guardian 15 May 2022
ICRC Ship turns back. On 15 May 2009, an ICRC ship approached, but had to turn back “due to the intensity of the fighting” reports the UN Panel of Experts report on Sri Lanka ... Last hospital stops functioning ... “After 14 May 2009, the doctors could no longer go to the hospital due to the intensity of the shelling, and it had to be closed.
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Baby formula shortage fueling spike in milk bank interest

TDT News 15 May 2022
The organizations collect milk from mothers and process it, including through pasteurization, then work with hospitals to distribute it ... She said in the past she has shipped her frozen milk in special containers to Denver, but this time, her local hospital is taking the donations and she can just drop them off.
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Mothers searching for formula finding store shelves are bare

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 15 May 2022
The effects have cascaded ... Pleasant ... In Westmoreland County ... Hospitals turn to milk bank ... More than 70% of the milk bank’s human breast milk donations are shipped to hospitals in Pennsylvania and neighboring states, to the tune of about 30,000 ounces per month. “The hospitals are leaning really heavily on us,” O’Connor said ... Rep.
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Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy in port before humanitarian mission

Star Advertiser 14 May 2022
The Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy is in Honolulu making a pit stop to stock supplies and pick up crew as it makes its way across Oceania for the annual Pacific Partnership humanitarian mission ... .
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Stallard: For dad, war wounds were worth it

Longview News-Journal 14 May 2022
Navy, who was wounded when his ship was bombed in Korean waters, will return to the states in about two weeks. He has been hospitalized since he was injured, and has made the first leg of his journey home, having been flown to a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii ... By the time my dad was 22, he had fought in two wars and had been blown up on a ship.
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Breast milk banks see spike in calls – from donors and the desperate who can’t ...

The Grio 14 May 2022
The organizations collect milk from mothers and process it, including through pasteurization, then work with hospitals to distribute it ... She said in the past she has shipped her frozen milk in special containers to Denver, but this time, her local hospital is taking the donations and she can just drop them off.
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13 years today - Last hospital stops functioning

Tamil Guardian 14 May 2022
Last hospital stops functioning. The last remaining makeshift hospital in the conflict zone, set up inside a school, ceases to function from this day as Sri Lankan military shelling becomes heavier ... “After 14 May 2009, the doctors could no longer go to the hospital due to the intensity of the shelling, and it had to be closed ... Hospital bombed twice.

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