Body found inside burned vehicle in Rankin

The medical examiner is on the scene where a car was on fire in Rankin Tuesday night.

Source: Body found inside burned vehicle in Rankin

Man trying to steal wheels found dead under van that fell on him in Homewood, police say

A man who had apparently tried to steal wheels from a van was found dead Tuesday morning in Homewood, with the vehicle on top of him, authorities said.

Source: Man trying to steal wheels found dead under van that fell on him in Homewood, police say

 

Crack and Explosion Show Risks of Europe’s Aging Energy Networks

Just before 9 a.m. Tuesday, the gray skies over the far eastern reaches of Austria lit up with an explosion at a natural gas switching station, killing one worker, injuring almost two dozen others–and sending shockwaves through Europe’s energy supply infrastructure.

Source: Crack and Explosion Show Risks of Europe’s Aging Energy Networks

Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall – BBC News

Wu Yongning, who climbed tall buildings without safety gear, fell from a Changsha skyscraper.

Source: Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall – BBC News

7 taken to hospitals after being overcome by carbon monoxide | WPXI

Seven people were taken to hospitals late Thursday night after they were overcome by carbon monoxide at a home in Arnold, officials said.

Source: 7 taken to hospitals after being overcome by carbon monoxide | WPXI

Long-Lost World War II Warship USS Ward Destroyed by Japan Found After 73 Years

On December 7, 1944—three years to the day after the Pearl Harbor attack—the USS Ward was destroyed by Japanese kamikaze aircraft.

Source: Long-Lost World War II Warship USS Ward Destroyed by Japan Found After 73 Years

Strong Quake Strikes Southeastern Iran

A strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck southeastern Iran on Friday, followed quickly by an aftershock measuring 5.1, the U.S. Geological Survey says. At least 42 people were injured and several homes destroyed, officials say.

The epicenter of the quake was located about 36 miles northeast of the city of Kerman in a sparsely populated area of the country. The depth of the quake, at only 6 miles, was likely to intensify the effects.

Source: Strong Quake Strikes Southeastern Iran

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 13 in Nigeria, officials say – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 13 other people in an attack on a market in a north-east Nigerian town, officials say.

Source: Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 13 in Nigeria, officials say – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Argentina checking another deep-water object in sub search | Fox News

Argentina’s navy says it’s trying to make a visual inspection of another object that registered on a sonar search for remains of a submarine that vanished 18 days ago with 44 crew members aboard.

Source: Argentina checking another deep-water object in sub search | Fox News

South Korea boat collision leaves 13 dead – BBC News

A fishing boat overturns after colliding with a 336-tonne tanker off the South Korean coast.

Source: South Korea boat collision leaves 13 dead – BBC News

Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission – BBC News

The navy says there is no longer hope of rescuing the 44 crew members, but search efforts will continue.

Source: Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission – BBC News

Water main break closes Steuben Street in West End | TribLIVE

A water main break has caused part of Steuben Street to be closed in Pittsburgh’s West End on Tuesday morning.

Source: Water main break closes Steuben Street in West End | TribLIVE

Westmoreland County man found dead in backhoe cab

A Westmoreland County man was found dead in a backhoe on his property on Sunday night.

James J. Tonecha, 54, was operating the backhoe on his Washington Township property on Pine Run Church Road, according Westmoreland County Coroner Ken Bacha.

Source: Westmoreland County man found dead in backhoe cab

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Mt Agung`s eruptions lead to temporary closure of Bali airport – ANTARA News

The Indonesian Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) has raised the alert level of Mount Agung from three to four, indicating eruption hazards on and near the volcano.

Source: Mt Agung`s eruptions lead to temporary closure of Bali airport – ANTARA News

Dive team looking for man who fell off cliff while being chased by Rocky River police

The Cleveland Metroparks dive team and U.S. Coast Guard was searching the water near Emerald Necklace Marina Saturday night for a man who fell off a cliff in the area.

Source: Dive team looking for man who fell off cliff while being chased by Rocky River police

BREAKING: Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque – Daily Post Nigeria

More than a dozen people are feared dead following an explosion in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, North-east Nigeria. The blast occurred in the early hou

Source: BREAKING: Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque – Daily Post Nigeria

Car hits, kills man walking on Tri-Boro Expressway in Wilmerding

Witnesses say he was walking in the left lane when a car hit and killed him on State Street (Tri-Boro Expressway) in Wilmerding, according to Allegheny County police

Source: Car hits, kills man walking on Tri-Boro Expressway in Wilmerding

French policeman kills three and himself

The 31-year-old used his service gun against his girlfriend, her family and passers-by near Paris.

Source: French policeman kills three and himself

15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

Alyaoum24.com, a reliable local news website, reported that people were rushing for the food aid whose value was about $16 per person.

Source: 15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

Texas woman killed after non-impaired driver taking breathalyzer test hits her

A Texas woman died Friday afternoon after being hit by a non-impaired driver who was taking a breathalyzer test while operating his vehicle.

Source: Texas woman killed after non-impaired driver taking breathalyzer test hits her

 

 

Border Patrol Agent from Big Bend Sector Killed in Line of Duty

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector.

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Agent Rogelio Martinez and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding to activity while on patrol near Interstate 10, in the Van Horn Station area. Agent Martinez’s partner reported that they were both injured and in need of assistance. Responding agents provided immediate medical care, and transported both agents to a local hospital.

Big Bend Sector was later told that Agent Martinez expired from his injuries. His partner remains in the local hospital in serious condition.

FBI spokeswoman Jeanette Harper said more information is expected to be released Monday after investigators have had a chance to comb through the preliminary details.

Source: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/border-patrol-agent-big-bend-sector-killed-line-duty

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Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/border-patrol-agent-dies-partner-injured-texas-article-1.3644768

Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine

Argentina’s Navy could not confirm Sunday if seven brief satellite calls received a day prior were from a lost submarine with 44 crew members onboard

Source: Argentina unsure if signals came from lost submarine

5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage – ABC News

Debris from a collapsed wall is scattered in front of a shop after an earthquake in Pohang, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off South Korea’s southeastern coast Wednesday afternoon, but no casualties were immediately reported. (Min Kyung-suck/Newsis via AP)

The quake was centered off the coast about 9.3 kilometers (5.8 miles) northwest of the port city of Pohang, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. South Korea’s state-run Korea Meteorological Administration measured the quake at the same strength but said the epicenter was inside Pohang.

Source: 5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage – ABC News

Woman killed near Renton when tree falls on car | KOMO

RENTON, Wash. — A woman was killed and another woman was seriously injured during Monday’s wind storm when a tree fell on a car near Renton.A young girl was in the back of the car but suffered only minor injuries.

Source: Woman killed near Renton when tree falls on car | KOMO

Iran-Iraq Earthquake Kills More Than 450

Rescuers and residents spent the night digging through rubble in a frantic search for survivors after a quake near the countries’ shared border.

The quake, recorded at 9:18 p.m. on Sunday, was felt as far away as Turkey and Pakistan. The epicenter was near Ezgeleh, Iran, about 135 miles northeast of Baghdad, and had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3, according to the United States Geological Survey. Seismologists in the country said it was the biggest quake to hit the western part of Iran.

Source: Iran-Iraq Earthquake Kills More Than 450

Authorities investigating stairwell collapse at San Diego gym that injured nearly two dozen children – LA Times

More than a dozen children injured in structure collapse in San Diego

Source: Authorities investigating stairwell collapse at San Diego gym that injured nearly two dozen children – LA Times

Live updates- Earthquake of 7.3 magnitude strikes near Iraq-Iran border: Six dead, several injured | The Indian Express

The quake was even felt in the Iranian capital Tehran, with some villages hit by power cuts, Iranian state TV reported.

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Iraq on Sunday, 103 kms (64 miles) southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, the US Geological Survey said, reports Reuters. US Geological Survey initially said the quake was of a magnitude 7.2, before revising it to 7.3.

Source: Live updates- Earthquake of 7.3 magnitude strikes near Iraq-Iran border: Six dead, several injured | The Indian Express

Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-quake/strong-earthquake-hits-iraq-and-iran-killing-at-least-145-idUSKBN1DC0VZ?il=0

Body spotted in Ohio River near Moon | TribLIVE

A tow boat crew saw the body floating down river from the Sewickley Bridge toward the Dashields Lock & Dam but could not catch up to it before it went over, township police said.

Source: Body spotted in Ohio River near Moon | TribLIVE

Man struck and killed by train in Washington County

The incident happened just before 5 p.m Monday. as investigators say James Carpenter, 45, was walking along a railway near Fifth Street and Railroad Way in Charleroi.

Police continue to investigate incident

Source: Man struck and killed by train in Washington County

26 teenage girls were found dead at sea. Italian officials wonder if they were killed.

Lorena Ciccotti, police chief in the southern Italian port city of Salerno, told CNN that officials have launched an investigation into the girls’ cause of the death.

Officials believe the 26 girls, who are all Nigerian and range from 14 to 18 years old, died attempting the dangerous journey from Libya to Europe over the weekend.

Source: 26 teenage girls were found dead at sea. Italian officials wonder if they were killed.

Flooding causes massive hole in parking lot of Monroeville apartment building

Flooding caused a creek to overflow and create a huge hole in the parking lot of an apartment building

Source: Flooding causes massive hole in parking lot of Monroeville apartment building

Asteroid impact plunged dinosaurs into catastrophic ‘winter’ – BBC News

Scientists are now clearer on the freezing climate conditions that forced dinosaurs from the Earth.

Source: Asteroid impact plunged dinosaurs into catastrophic ‘winter’ – BBC News

200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korean nuclear test site, Japanese TV claims | Fox News

About 200 people are feared dead in North Korea after underground tunnels at a nuclear test site that was feared to be unstable reportedly collapsed, crushing 100 people in the initial cave-in and 100 others when the tunnels again gave way on top of rescuers.

Source: 200 feared dead after tunnel collapses at North Korean nuclear test site, Japanese TV claims | Fox News

Farmer dead after cow rebels against him | Fox News

A Georgia farmer was killed Wednesday morning when a cow he was attempting to move ultimately turned against him, according to the Rome-News Tribune.

The cow reportedly rammed farmer Nathan William Paris against a fence, causing massive chest trauma.

Source: Farmer dead after cow rebels against him | Fox News

British woman reported dead in boat accident in France – BBC News

Four others were injured when the boat hit a warning beacon, throwing the woman into the Rhone.

Source: British woman reported dead in boat accident in France – BBC News

Drone hits passenger plane in Canada – Oct. 16, 2017

Six passengers and two crew members were aboard the plane, which suffered “minor damage and was able to land safely,” the government said.

A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wings, according to local media reports. There were six passengers and two crew members aboard the plane.

“I am extremely relieved that the aircraft only sustained minor damage and was able to land safely,” Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau said in a statement Sunday.

Source: Drone hits passenger plane in Canada – Oct. 16, 2017

Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday | NOLA.com

Search and rescue operations were ongoing Sunday at about 10:15 p.m. Rescue boats are being sent from the Kenner Boat Launch at the end of Williams Boulevard, McGregor said, and authorities asked that residents avoid the area as much as possible.

An eighth person is believed to be missing.

Source: Oil rig explosion rocks Kenner, injures 7 people Sunday | NOLA.com

 

Girl, 8, dies in fall from Miami cruise ship | Fox News

Police in Miami say an 8-year-old girl fell to her death Saturday from a cruise ship that had been docked there.

Source: Girl, 8, dies in fall from Miami cruise ship | Fox News

IRS suspends contract with Equifax after malware discovered

Tax agency faces mounting pressure to cut ties with credit reporting company following latest security flaw

Source: IRS suspends contract with Equifax after malware discovered

In Puerto Rico, Paul Ryan says government is committed “for the long haul”

Speaker of the House reaffirmed federal government’s commitment to island in wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Build-up to Yellowstone eruption could take just 10 YEARS | Daily Mail Online

Researchers from Arizona State University made the discovery after analysing rocks from Yellowstone’s Lava Creek Tuff – a fossilised deposit of ash from Yellowstone’s last supereruption

Their study revealed trace crystals in the ash which contained details of temperature, pressure and water beneath the volcano.

Speaking to the New York Times, Dr Christy Till, an author of the study, said: ‘We expected that there might be processes happening over thousands of years preceding the eruption.’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4969006/Build-Yellowstone-eruption-just-10-YEARS.html#ixzz4vNriMCFt
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Source: Build-up to Yellowstone eruption could take just 10 YEARS | Daily Mail Online

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa – BBC News

A tornado-like storm kills eight people as its sweeps through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region.

Source: Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa – BBC News

Seven dead and 68 injured in gas explosions in Ghana

A tanker explodes near a petrol station in Accra, sending a huge fireball high into the sky and causing scores of people to flee.

Source: Seven dead and 68 injured in gas explosions in Ghana

As Las Vegas grieves, investigators struggle to uncover motive behind shooting

Hospitals remained full in Las Vegas with hundreds injured, some in critical condition.

Source: As Las Vegas grieves, investigators struggle to uncover motive behind shooting

Australian boy fatally crushed by gym weights – BBC News

The 15-year-old had been attempting to bench press almost 100kg (220 lb), local media said.

Source: Australian boy fatally crushed by gym weights – BBC News

Monroe Co. EMA: US Navy jet crashed near Tellico Plains | WBIR.com

A U.S. Navy aircraft crashed in the Cherokee National Forest after training in that area Sunday afternoon.

 the operations in that area have been suspended, and security will be maintained overnight.

The aircraft was a T-45C jet flying from Meridian, Miss. and was training near the area, according to the U.S. Navy’s Twitter account.

. More to follow. MT @flynavy@CNATRAinvestigating reports of crash in Callico Plains, TN.  T-45C was training near area.

 

The U.S. Navy on Twitter said its aircraft crashed in the Cherokee National Forest near Tellico Plains Sunday afternoon.

The Chief of Naval Air Training is investig

Source: Monroe Co. EMA: US Navy jet crashed near Tellico Plains | WBIR.com

Marilyn Manson crushed by stage scenery in New York – BBC News

The rock star was taken to hospital after the incident in New York on Saturday night.

Source: Marilyn Manson crushed by stage scenery in New York – BBC News

Massive rock fall strikes Yosemite for a second day, one injured | New York Post

SAN FRANCISCO — A massive new rock fall hit Yosemite National Park on Thursday, cracking with a thundering roar off the El Capitan rock formation, injuring one person and sending huge plumes of

Source: Massive rock fall strikes Yosemite for a second day, one injured | New York Post

Train Hauling Coal Derails In McKeesport « CBS Pittsburgh

Nearly a dozen train cars loaded with coal jumped the tracks in McKeesport on Wednesday afternoon.

Source: Train Hauling Coal Derails In McKeesport « CBS Pittsburgh

Man drowns after saving daughter from lake | WPXI

A man died over the weekend after family members said he saved his 16-year-old daughter from drowning in a Texas lake.

Source: Man drowns after saving daughter from lake | WPXI