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World in Briefs (10.23.13)

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India If a man told you that he dreamt about a hidden pile of gold, would you go search for it? Well, the Indian government would. Hindu village sage Yogi Swami Shobhan Sarkar says he dreamt that 1,000 tons of gold was buried under a ruined palace. He wrote the central bank describing his dream, and the state Archaeological Survey of India sent a team of archaeologists. Swami Sarkar worries for his country’s future with the current economic crisis and wishes for the government to use the money to help it recover.

Salvaging the Costa Concordia

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Written by Erik Reed. Media by Mikey Courtney. January 13, 2012: a date that all of the survivors of the Costa Concordia will never forget. 32 people met their fates after the ship ran aground off the coast of Giglio, which is off the western coast of Italy, and the liner’s captain, Francesco Schettino was arrested for manslaughter and abandoning ship.