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Italian cruise captain refused orders to reboard ship

The captain of the cruise ship that ran aground and sank off the Italian coast refused to reboard the doomed vessel after he abandoned it, audio recordings revealed. The Costa Concordia hit rocks and capsized on late Friday, leaving at least 11 dead. Capt. Francesco Schettino allegedly abandoned the ship…

Italy cruise ship: 29 missing, captain questioned

Hopes began to fade for 29 people still unaccounted for from the wreck of a luxury liner off the coast of Italy on Tuesday as a judge questioned the captain over his role in the disaster. A black box transcript showed Francesco Schettino – reported to have sailed so close to the…