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Watercooler Stories – May 31, 2012 – UPI.com

No naked kite-surfing for B.C. premier VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 31 (UPI) — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark says billionaire Richard Branson‘s suggestion she take part in some naked kite-surfing was not “very respectful.” Last week, when Branson was in town to promote Virgin Atlantic’s first London to Vancouver flight, …

Tsunami-tossed boat spotted off western Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A large fishing vessel swept away by the tsunami that devastated Japan last year has been spotted adrift off British Columbia in western Canada. Jeff Olsson of Victoria’s Joint rescue coordination center says an airplane contracted by the government spotted the 50-foot-long (15-meter-long) vessel recently …