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Last bodies recovered after Colombia mine tragedy that killed 15

Estanzuela - Emergency workers have recovered the final bodies of people killed in a collapsed, unlicensed gold mine on an indigenous reservation in central Colombia, bringing the official toll to 15 dead, authorities said Monday.

China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

Bejing - Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said.

New Zealand glacier body identified after 42 years

Wellington - A New Zealand hiker's body that lay frozen in a glacier for more than four decades has been formally identified, police said Thursday.

Singapore says 14 people missing after barge capsizes

Singapore - Fourteen people -- 13 Chinese nationals and a Malaysian -- were missing Wednesday after their sand-carrier barge capsized in Singapore waters, officials said, as authorities despatched naval and coast guard vessels to search for them.

U.S. daredevil dies in Yosemite jumping accident

Los Angeles - A world-renowned extreme athlete died along with another man during a stunt at the Yosemite National Park in California, US media said Sunday.Tributes poured in from all over the globe for Dean Potter, 43, following his death on Saturday.

Russia probes space failures after rocket falls to Earth

Moscow - Russia on Sunday began investigating the loss of a commercial satellite and a separate glitch on the International Space Station, sparking fears over the industry's safety.

Two dead in train collision in northwest Germany

Berlin - Two people were killed and 20 others injured Saturday when a passenger train collided with a tractor trailer carrying manure in northwest Germany, police said.

Eight bodies found in U.S. chopper wreckage: Nepal army

Kathmandu - The Nepalese army said Saturday troops had found the bodies of all eight people from the wreckage of a U.S. helicopter which crashed while delivering aid in the quake-devastated country.

Six bodies recovered in Colombia mine collapse

Riosucio - Rescuers Friday said they had found six bodies in a collapsed, unlicensed gold mine on an indigenous reservation in a central Colombian town.

At least 33 killed as China bus plunges over cliff: Reports

Bejing - At least 33 people died on Friday when a bus apparently plunged off a cliff in China, reports said, in the latest deadly traffic incident in the country.

Rescue efforts resume in Colombia mine collapse

Riosucio - Colombian crews resumed efforts Thursday to rescue at least 15 workers trapped in a mine collapse, as authorities launched an investigation into the owners of the unlicensed gold mine.

Eighth victim found dead after US train crash, as probe deepens

Philadelphia - Rescuers with sniffer dogs found an eighth victim in the mangled wreckage of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, as investigators focused on the engineer's actions in the run-up to the crash.

US train driver 'has no recollection of crash'

Philadelphia - The engineer of a US passenger train that derailed while traveling at twice the speed limit has no recollection of the accident that left seven dead, his lawyer said.

At least 15 trapped in Colombia mine collapse: officials

Estanzuela - At least 15 people were trapped underground Wednesday when an unlicensed gold mine in western Colombia collapsed, authorities said, as rescue workers raced to reach them.

Six dead in small plane crash in Mexico

Juarez - Six men died in the crash of a small plane in northern Mexico and authorities are investigating the cause, officials said Wednesday, as local residents claimed gunmen shot it down.

US train engineer slammed on emergency brakes before crash: NTSB

Philadelphia - The engineer of a US passenger train traveling at more than 100 miles per hour slammed on the emergency brakes just before it derailed in Philadelphia, leaving at least seven people dead, investigators said Wednesday.

Turkey remembers victims of Soma mine tragedy a year on

Soma - Turkey on Wednesday sombrely marked the first anniversary of a mine disaster that left 301 miners dead in the country's worst ever industrial accident.

Black box recovered from Amtrak train, says Philly mayor

Philadelphia - Search teams have recovered the black box from an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia and sent it for analysis to help determine what caused the deadly crash, the city's mayor Michael Nutter said Wednesday.

MH370 search finds uncharted shipwreck

Sydney - The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has uncovered a previously uncharted shipwreck deep underwater, leading officials to say Wednesday that if the plane is in their search zone they will find it.

Five killed in Philadelphia train derailment: Mayor

Philadelphia - At least five people were killed and dozens were injured after a train derailed and overturned near Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter said.Firefighters said six of the injured were in critical condition. "It is an absolute disastrous mess.

Russia delays return of ISS crew members after supply ship failure

Moscow - Russia said Tuesday it would delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship.

Airbus continues A400M tests, crash victims honoured

Madrid - Airbus said Monday it would carry on with test flights of its A400M military transport plane despite the crash of one of the aircraft in Spain that killed four employees.

Google's self-driving cars involved in several minor crashes

A report has revealed that Google's self-driving cars have acquired an abnormally high crime rate in the state of California since the company acquired a license to let the vehicles roam around free last September. A car by rival Delphi also had a crash.

Lost New Zealand woman survives on breast milk

Wellington - A New Zealand woman told on Monday how she survived lost in rugged wilderness by drinking her own breast milk and burying herself in dirt.Susan O'Brien was taking part in a gruelling 20 kilometre (12.

Airbus shares hit following A400M crash in Spain

Paris - Shares in European aerospace giant Airbus fell more than three percent in opening trade Monday after one of its A400M military planes crashed in Spain over the weekend, killing four.In opening trades, shares in Airbus were down 3.

Black boxes of crashed A400M plane found in Spain, aircraft grounded

Madrid - Spanish authorities on Sunday found the two cockpit recorders of the Airbus A400M military plane that crashed near Seville airport, killing four people, as Britain, Germany and Turkey grounded their models of the aircraft.

Spain hails passersby who helped military air crash survivors

Madrid - Spanish authorities on Sunday hailed as heroes three people who helped rescue two survivors from an Airbus A400M military plane crash near Seville airport that killed four people the previous day.

At least four killed in Spain military air crash

Seville - At least four people were killed when an Airbus A400M military plane crashed near Seville airport in southern Spain during a test flight, the first fatal incident involving the new transport craft.

At least 4 killed including foreigners in Pakistan helicopter crash: army

- At least four people were killed Friday, including two pilots and two or three foreigners, when a helicopter crashed on a school in northern Pakistan, officials said, warning that casualties could rise.

Russian spacecraft burns up on re-entry

Moscow - An unmanned Russian supply ship disintegrated as it plummeted to Earth on Friday after suffering a communications failure on its way to the International Space Station, in a fiery end to a mission to deliver oxygen, water and supplies.
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