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42 min ago | Chicago Tribune

Metra train hits, kills bicyclist on UP Northwest Line

A Metra train on the Union Pacific Northwest line struck and killed a woman on a bicycle in Des Plaines this evening, an agency spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Railroads, Union Pacific Railroad, Des Plaines, IL, Chicago, IL, Barrington, IL

4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Ten killed as train hits bus

A train smashed into a crowded bus carrying a bridal party west of the Bangladesh capital on Friday morning, leaving at least 10 people dead and 57 injured, police said.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News

5 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

Man Killed In Accident With CSX Train

The train was headed north to Attapulgus, Georgia parallel with Pat Thomas Boulevard.

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Related Topix: Attapulgus, GA, Decatur County, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

MH17: Two Australian investigators spend less than two hours at crash site

A team of Dutch and Australian investigators access the MH17 crash site as Ukraine agrees to halt military operations in the area.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777,

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in GreensboroPedestrian hit, killed...

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Greensboro Police in Greensboro confirm that a man was killed Wednesday morning after he was hit by a train.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

Canada.com

Victims of fatal bus crash in upstate New York plan lawsuit in U.S.

A group of people involved in a fatal bus crash in upstate New York earlier this month are planning to sue both the tour operator and the company that owned and operated the vehicle, The Gazette has learned.

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Related Topix: Hudson, NY, North-Hudson, NY

News12.com

Brian McCallum killed by Amtrak train in Cortlandt

MTA investigators say Brian McCallum, 27, ran off the platform at the station was struck by the train just before 10 p.m. yesterday.

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Switched

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Marshfield, WI

KXXV-TV Waco

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.

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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.

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KAKE

Man seriously injured in train accident

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

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