Ship On Antarctic Cruise Gets Stuck In Ice

Ship on Antarctic cruise gets stuck in ice

A Russian icebreaker carrying over 100 tourists, scientists and journalists on a cruise around Antarctica has become stuck in the ice but is not in danger, a shipping company said Tuesday.

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