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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Japanese whalers, protesters clash off Antarctica

In this Feb. 2 photo provided by the Institute of Cetacean Research, Japanese whaling vessel Yuhsin Maru No. 3, left, and Sea Shepherd's the Bob Barker collide in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica. No one was injured, though both ships received minor damage in the Sunday's collision -- the latest drama in an annual battle between the conservationists and the whalers. Both sides are blaming each other for the crash.