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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Lac-Megantic criminal probe leads Quebec police to MMA chairman's U.S. office

Rail World Inc. president Edward Burkhardt speaks to the media as he tours Lac-Megantic, Que., on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada,

8 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Ottawa retiring number of bus in fatal 2013 collision with Via train

An OC Transpo bus collided with a Via Rail train in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven on Sept.

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8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

2 killed in high-speed Jacinto City crash

Witnesses told police the driver of a Chevrolet Malibu was traveling northbound on Fidelity at around 100 mph.

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Related Topix: Jacinto City, TX

10 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Tapes show confusion, misteps in Quebec oil train disaster

For the first time, audio recordings have emerged from the Lac Megantic oil train disaster in Canada last summer that killed 47 people.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Canada

14 hrs ago | Russia Taday

33 killed, over 40 injured in fatal Egypt bus crash

ARCHIVE PHOTO: A picture shows the wreckage of one of the two mini-buses that crashed inside a resort near the Egyptian popular tourist destination of Hurghada on December 2, 2012 At least 33 people have been killed and more than 40 injured when two buses collided early on Friday morning in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to the Egyptian news ... (more)

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Egypt

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WTOV9

Crews clean up after train derailment, fire, fuel spill

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Crews from the Environmental Protection Agency in Steubenville are assessing the damage following a train derailment, fire, and fuel spill Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Jefferson County, OH

Iol.co.za

Fury over dog hit by train

Hong Kong's animal lovers heaped fury on the city's subway operator on Thursday after rail workers failed to stop a dog from being run over by a train.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane County man injured, charged with DUI after truck hit by train

A barn fire in Columbia Wednesday afternoon killed five Tennessee Walking Horses.

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Related Topix: Roane County, TN, Violent Crime, Tennessee

Independent.ie

Young mother 'killed instantly' in freak Luas accident, inquest hears

Yao Webster from Eden Grove, Donabate, Co Dublin died when she was struck by a car that had collided moments before with a Luas at the corner of Jervis Street Shopping Centre on the morning of April 7 this year.

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Brandon Sun

Victim's parents get say at train death inquest

The parents of a man who was killed when he was struck by a train will be among those allowed to directly take part in an inquest into the death.

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This is Wiltshire

Daytrippers tell of terror as Longleat mini train tips over

Onlookers rush to help as the Longleat train topples over. Three people were hurt, one seriously, in Wednesday's accident Photo by Lisa Mowe More than 150 people were riding on the train when two rear carriages toppled over at 3.45pm on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Dorset County, England

Sydney Morning Herald

Fear of flying haunts air travellers after MH17 crash

For one horrifying second, Eliza Strauss thought she could see a fiery missile speeding up from the darkness towards her plane.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

The Times of India

Techie comes under train but keeps wits to dial for ambulance, saves leg

Naseer stood next to the train door for fresh air, slipped and fell on the tracks.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Independent

Watch as a pushchair rolls off a platform onto the train tracks below

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mirror.co.uk

Longleat Safari Park: 6 hurt and one taken to hospital after miniature train derails

Visitors to the park pushed the carriage upright and dragged injured people to safety through the windows of the miniature train.

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Hillingdon Times

One hurt in safari park train crash

One person has been taken to hospital after a miniature train with more than 100 people on board overturned at a safari park.

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BBC News

People hurt in Longleat train crash

At least one woman, who suffered leg fractures, was airlifted to hospital after the crash, at about 15:45 BST.

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The Macon Telegraph

A sampling of editorials from around New York

One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public information is having enough room to store it.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Journalism, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lessons from an oil train disaster

A train carrying volatile North Dakota crude oil, using 1960a 2s vintage tank cars, rolled through four large U.S. cities before a break failure caused it to roll down into Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where it blew up destroying the town center and killing 47 people.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, Canada, Maine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

'This thing did not just happen' because of engineer, lawyer says

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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