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The Azamara Quest, sails through the Suez canal, Egypt, in this April 30, 2010, file photo from the Red sea towards the Mediterranean sea on its way to Athens. The fire on the Azamara Quest started late Friday, March 30, 2012, a day after the ship left Manila for Sandakan, Malaysia, and was immediately put out, said coast guard spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Algier Ricafrente. Five crew members were injured. AP Photo/File

Adrift in the sea: Bemidji residents on stricken cruise ship in South China Sea

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A cruise ship with 1,000 people on board that had drifted for 24 hours after being disabled by a fire was headed toward Malaysia following repairs, the Philippine coast guard said Saturday.

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