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Teens Arrested After Setting Tortoise On Fire In Facebook Video: Cops

Two teenaged girls have been arrested for lighting a small tortoise on fire in a widely seen video that pushed Florida wildlife authorities to investigate.


Related Topix: Fire, Casselton, ND, Indonesia

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Steve King manages to attack Obama for birth control, rape and refugee crisis in just one sentence

This is a man-caused disaster, and the man that caused it is Barack Obama with his DOCA policy, with his Morton Memos and the advertisement that has been such a huge magnet that have caused these families to give their daughters birth control pills and send them down a rape path all the way through Mexico, and it's a death path on the death train.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush

Brandon Sun

Lac-Megantic locomotive pulled from U.S. auction after request by Quebec police

The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction following a request by Quebec provincial police.


Related Topix: Canada, Milo, ME

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Fatal train vs. pedestrian accident in Marshfield

MARSHFIELD, Wis There's been another train accident in Marshfield. A 21 year old man was injured at about 2:25 this morning at the intersection of Veternas Parkway and Vine Street.


Related Topix: Marshfield, WI


Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 17

A series of ambassadors could be confirmed before lawmakers adjourn this week, including a new U.S. envoy to Russia.


Related Topix: Landslide, Weather

News 4 Jax

Train accident turns teen's life around

A brush with death when jumping onto a moving train has inspired a teen with a troubled past to not only turn his own life around, but help others.



Man seriously injured in train accident

It happened around 10 a.m. on Pratt Road, just north of Neodesha in Wilson County.


Related Topix: Neodesha, KS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

News 4 Jax

Teen partially blames home for accident

A News4JAX investigation: a teen who jumped onto a moving train and lost his foot is now moving forward with his life.


The Windsor Star

Mich. man charged with impaired driving after Tecumseh accident

Technicians work on repairing a railway control box that was hit by a vehicle overnight in Tecumseh on Tecumseh Road East.


Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Canada,

Brandon Sun

US safety board finds problems leading up to New Jersey train derailment, emergency response

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

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Rats blamed for rail accident in France

PARIS - Rats have been blamed for a train accident in France that left 40 people injured earlier this month, media reports said Tuesday.


The Bennington Banner

22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

At least 22 civilians were killed Tuesday by shelling in two conflict-stricken cities in eastern Ukraine, local authorities said.


WFAA-TV Dallas

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.


Related Topix: Air Accidents

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Langley Advance

Volunteers can train in first aid at Langley Seniors Games

Rick Barnett of Valley First Aid with some of the gear he and other first aid volunteers will have at their disposal during the BC Seniors Games.


WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Train Vs Car Accident in Bowling Green

Just before 2:00 Monday afternoon, police say a train hit a car crossing the tracks on Murphy Road in Bowling Green.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY

WTVG-TV Toledo

Toppled rail cars remain along tracks after Springfield Twp. train derailment

It has been more than three weeks since a Norfolk Southern train derailed in Springfield Township sending 16 cars off the tracks.


Related Topix: Ottawa Hills, OH

Bangkok Post

Kanchanaburi train line still blocked

Railway gangs are working to clear and repair the Bangkok Kanchanburi track after a derailment involving the prestigious international Eastern & Oriental Express on Sunday morning, the State Railway of Thailand said on Monday.


Related Topix: Thailand, World News,


Wood County woman killed by train

Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for help to find the people responsible for stealing from a business in the Township of Cleveland near Stratford.


Related Topix: Marathon County, WI, Wood County, WI


First Responders Train For Water Rescues

We've already seen the need for water rescues this summer along the Elkhorn and Platte rivers.


Related Topix: Elkhorn, NE, Waterloo, NE

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Cocaine use by train engineers seen as a disability

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


Related Topix: Drugs, North America, Canada, World News, Drug Testing