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2 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

Oil train cars derail at Seattle rail yard; no spill, but some alarmed

CORRECTS DATE TO JULY 24, NOT JULY 14 - An investigator photographs the scene where a locomotive and cars carrying crude oil went off the track beneath the Magnolia Bridge in the Interbay neighborhood of Seattle, Thursday morning, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

7 hrs ago |

Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill

"This is a warning of how dangerous this could be," said Kerry McHugh, communications director for the Washington Environmental Council.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Gunmen kill female tourist on Kenya coast

A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Toddlers, Family,

12 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

A Northampton Sheriff's Deputy directs traffic in the middle of an intersection of U.S. Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Toddlers, Family

14 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.


Related Topix: Ohio, Federal Prisons, Prison, Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

18 children, 1 man die in train-bus crash in India

A relative of a victim cries at the site of a train that crashed into a school bus in Medak district in the southern Indian state of Telengana, Thursday, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: India, World News

19 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Alaska tourist train halts runs after derailment

A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine.


Related Topix: Florida State University

23 hrs ago | Switched

Train Crashes Into School Bus In Southern India, Killing At Least 13 Children

Police say 13 children have been killed when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India.


23 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Slow public alert after ND fire raises concerns

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Related Topix: Fire, Williston, ND

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alaska tourist train derails, injuring 9 slightly

The derailment occurred during the afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which goes from Skagway, Alaska, into Canada.


Related Topix: Skagway, AK


Teenager's death on GO tracks deemed an accident

It was on Monday night, that a young man was killed on the GO Train tracks under the Dundas Street Bridge, near Soraruren Avenue.


The Toronto Star

Teen killed by GO Train was victim of tragic accident, police say

A 17-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a GO Train Monday evening was the victim of a tragic accident, police say.

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Myrtle Beach Online

New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires

This Nov. 6, 2013, file photo shows a BNSF Railway train hauling crude oil near Wolf Point, Mont.


Related Topix: Wolf Point, MT, Canada, Business News

WPTV Local News

Bodies from MH17 crash arrive in Netherlands

In a somber ceremony both moving and meaningful, white-gloved Ukrainian soldiers Wednesday respectfully carried the bodies of passengers killed in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to an airplane that would fly them home to a waiting Dutch king and queen, and a grieving nation on an official day of mourning.


KCCI-TV Des Moines

Bodies of 40 MH17 victims flown to Dutch city

The grieving European nation then held a moment of silence to honor those killed in the crash of the jetliner, downed last week by a suspected surface-to-air missile over war-torn eastern Ukraine.


KHOU-TV Houston

Crash scene still not secure

Although the remains of victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines jetliner are on their way to the Netherlands, and the black box recorders are being turned over to the airline, similar progress isn't being seen at the crash site itself.



Going once, going twice: Lac-Megantic's 'train from hell' goes to auction

It's been known to belch oil from its exhaust, it's caught fire at least once and it led the "train from hell" that smashed into Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.


Related Topix: Canada, Fire, Milo, ME

The Lebanon Daily News

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Moscow mayor fires metro chief after fatal accident

The mayor of Moscow has dismissed the head of the Russian capital's metro network following an accident that killed at least 22 people, the mayor's office said on Tuesday.


In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.


Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East