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(NBC) – Airliner incident

December 16, 2015 wpanews 0

Two people suffered minor injuries Tuesday when a Southwest Airlines jet carrying 138 passengers and crew rolled off a runway at Nashville International Airport in Tennessee, authorities and the airline said. Southwest Airlines Flight 31, a Boeing 737 aircraft flying from Houston, rolled off a taxiway into the grass and got stuck while taxiing to its gate about 5:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. ET), authorities told NBC News. Passengers left the […] READ MORE

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(reuters) – Search ongoing for missing in Brazil mine disaster

November 7, 2015 wpanews 0

  Rescue teams searched through mud and debris on Friday for people still missing from a village devastated by the collapse of two dams at a Brazilian mine owned by the world’s largest mining company, BHP Billiton. While only one worker has been confirmed dead, the local governor said the mining disaster caused the most environmental damage of any in the state’s history. It could cost the mine’s owners a […] READ MORE

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(reuters) – 18 dead, scores trapped as Pakistan factory collapses

November 4, 2015 wpanews 0

wpanews ‏@wpanews1 3m3 minutes ago 18 dead, scores trapped as Pakistan factory collapses http://reut.rs/1ksxAwY  via @Reuters View summary At least 18 people were killed and up to 150 trapped on Wednesday when a factory collapsed near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, officials said, adding to a number of industrial disasters to hit the South Asian nation. Rescue workers digging for survivors with construction equipment have recovered 40 injured people […] READ MORE

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(daily caller) – Special Needs Student Dies After Being Left On School Bus

September 12, 2015 wpanews 0

Chuck Ross Reporting A special needs student died Friday afternoon in Whittier, Cal. after he was left behind on a hot school bus. According to the Whittier Daily News, the 19-year-old student was found in a state of “full arrest” on the bus at around 4:30 p.m. local time. That was more than 30 minutes after the bus finished making its rounds and had been parked in the Whittier Union High School […] READ MORE

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(newsweek) – Missing Paratrooper Found Dead After Extensive Search in Washington State

September 12, 2015 wpanews 0

BY MICHELE RICHINICK  Paratroopers jump off planes as they take part in an exercise on August 26. A U.S. soldier has died after he went missing on Friday from a parachute jump over Washington state, police said. MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS FILED UNDER: U.S., US Army, Washington A U.S. soldier who went missing on Friday from a parachute jump over Washington state has died, police said. The paratrooper, who was with Special Forces from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in […] READ MORE

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(eagle radio) – Crane Collapse Kills 107 At Grand Mosque In Mecca

September 11, 2015 wpanews 0

At least 107 people have died after a crane toppled over and crashed into the Grand Mosque in the Saudi city of Mecca. Another 238 people were injured when the crane, which was being used in construction work, collapsed during a violent rainstorm. The Grand Mosque is the largest in the world and surrounds Islam’s holiest place, the Kaaba. Pictures circulating on social media showed pilgrims in bloodied robes and debris […] READ MORE

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(daily mail) – Downtown Los Angeles, CA car chase turns into restaurant standoff

September 11, 2015 wpanews 0

(daily mail) – ‘I just heard a man screaming ‘Get down! Get down!” : Armed carjacker shot dead by SWAT team who stormed restaurant where he was holding diners hostage after high speed car chase in California SWAT teams entered building from front and back and shot gunman dead Victim has not been named but was involved in high speed car chase Using a gun, he stole a car and […] READ MORE

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(pennlive.com) – Inside the new Flight 93 visitor center in Somerset County 

September 10, 2015 wpanews 0

There is a hard truth engrained within the Flight 93 Memorial near Shanksville. On one hand, there is the beauty of the natural landscape itself, the rolling hills that are part and parcel of the land north of Somerset. There is also the artistry of the memorial, which, over the last 14 years, has slowly risen out of the earth. Every detail here is carefully choreographed, from the monuments to the […] READ MORE

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(reuters) – At least four people dead in small plane crash in Colorado mountains

September 8, 2015 wpanews 0

Rescue teams in Colorado were working to recover the bodies of at least four people who died in a small plane crash in a rugged area of the Rocky Mountains, federal and local officials said on Monday. The twin-engine Cessna 310-H went down around 4:15 p.m. local time on Sunday in a remote section of the San Juan Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountain range, the National Transportation Board said.  […] READ MORE

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(CNN.com) – Illinois Labor Day parade: Car plows into crowd injuring 11

September 8, 2015 wpanews 0

By Holly Yan and Dave Stewart, CNN Story highlights A 2-year-old suffered a skull fracture; 10 others have been released from the hospital Report: The police chief and ambulances were already in the parade (CNN)A driver careened into Labor Day parade crowd in Illinois, fracturing the skull of a 2-year-old child and injuring 10 others.Investigators haven’t determined why the 61-year-old driver plowed into the crowd Monday morning, Officer Tom Kirby […] READ MORE

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(USA Today) – Shark bites kayaker off Malibu coast

September 6, 2015 wpanews 0

A kayaker fishing off a beach near Malibu, Calif., was bit Saturday by a shark and needed to be airlifted to a nearby hospital. The kayaker, identified as Dylan Marks, 29, was fishing with a friend Saturday afternoon and dangling his feet in the water when a hammerhead shark bit his right foot about two miles off shore, according to KNBC-TV in Los Angeles. Kyle Hudgins, who was fishing with […] READ MORE