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Expedition recreates ‘Bounty’ survival-at-sea saga

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga — Four adventurers set sail in an open boat from Tonga in a bid to re-enact the epic 4,400-mile survival voyage of Captain William Bligh of HMS Bounty fame when he was cast adrift by mutineers in 1789. Bligh sailed a 45-foot open longboat with 18 crew from near Tonga to West Timor in 48 days, surviving partly by catching fish and seabirds and drinking rain water.

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Trump becomes first president ever indicted on federal charges

The indictment carries unmistakably grave legal consequences, including the possibility of prison if Trump’s convicted. And it comes as the 2024 campaign grows.