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Italian ship captain is denied plea deal

GROSSETO, Italy — Italian prosecutors on Tuesday rejected a plea-bargain bid by the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off Italy last year, killing 32 people, defense lawyers said.

Captain Francesco Schettino is accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck, and abandoning ship before all 4,200 passengers and crew were evacuated.

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