SEARCH SUS­PENDED FOR STAR CHI­NESE SAILOR

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BEI­JING: The US Coast Guard sus­pended its Pa­cific Ocean search for star Chi­nese sailor Guo Chuan, it said, af­ter res­cuers boarded his drift­ing yacht and con­firmed he was not there. Guo set off from San Fran­cisco on Oct 18 in an at­tempt to set a record cross­ing of the Pa­cific, but his team lost con­tact with him on Tues­day af­ter­noon Bei­jing time. They alerted US au­thor­i­ties, and res­cuers reached Qing­dao China yes­ter­day. – AFP

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