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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Editor's note: Francesco Schettino, who was sentenced today, was at the helm of the Costa Concordia cruise ship with it capsized off Italy in 2012. He was charged with multiple counts of manslaughter and abandoning ship in the disaster that claimed the lives of 32 people, The Telegraph reports. - Stephanie

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino was not in court for the verdict, @TelegraphNews reports; he is expected to appeal

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of multiple charges of manslaughter in 2012 shipwreck - @SkyNewsBreak

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: Members of the media await a possible verdict in the trial of Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino, in Grosseto, Italy - @GiulietteA

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Costa Concordia captain breaks down in tears, tells court he is a scapegoat in final appeal at trial over 2012 disaster - @AFP

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: Costa Concordia Captain Schettino in court as his trial draws to a close - @Reuters

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Italian prosecutor asks court to sentence Costa Concordia captain to more than 26 years in jail for his role in 2012 disaster - @AFP

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Stricken Italian cruise ship Capt. Schettino says there were concerns radio traffic would alert other nearby ships and trigger costly rescues - @andreavogt

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Corpse found in the wreck of the Costa Concordia is thought to be that of the last person unaccounted for almost 3 years after the luxury liner sank, Italy's coast guard says - @Reuters

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Italian authorities say they found bone fragments during a search of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia when the ship was brought to port for scrapping - @AP

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: The wreck of the Costa Concordia entered the Italian port of Genoa on Sunday - Marco Bertorello via @AFPphoto

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

The wreck of the Costa Concordia has arrived off the coast of Genoa, where it will be broken for scrap - @STcom

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: The Costa Concordia earlier as it began towing process to be scrapped in Italy - @HuffPostUKPics

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Refloated Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has begun its final voyage to Genoa - @cnnbrk

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Head of Italian civil protection authority confirms that the Costa Concordia will be towed away on Tuesday at 8:30 am local time - @Lavanga

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Photo: Raising of the stricken Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia begins - @BBCMatthewPrice

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

The operation to re-float the Costa Concordia cruise ship just off the Italian island of Giglio has begun - @AlanJohnstonBBC

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Operation to float the Costa Concordia will start on Monday weather permitting, cruise line confirms - @Independent

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Video: Italian police release video from inside the sunken wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia - @ITVNews

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Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia runs aground

Captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, returns to the wreck for 1st time as part of manslaughter trial - @BBCNews

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