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Sheep rescued from capsized ship await adoption in Romania

Peris - The 180 sheep rescued from a cargo ship that capsized carrying 14,600 animals are staying in a shelter in Romania as they wait to be moved to sanctuaries or adopted, an activist group said Wednesday.

Two killed, 8 hurt in blast at Spain chemical plant

La Canonja - Rescuers found a body at a chemical plant in northeastern Spain on Wednesday, raising to two the number of those killed when an explosion ripped through the facility, triggering a massive blaze which raged through the night.

Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills nine in China

Bejing - An enormous sinkhole swallowed a bus and pedestrians in northwest China, sparking an explosion and killing nine people, state media said Tuesday.

Iran grants Canada investigators access to downed plane

Ottawa - Canadian investigators flying to Tehran on Monday will access the wreckage and black boxes from a Ukranian jetliner downed by a missile strike last week, officials said.

Iran's 'catastrophic mistake': Speculation, pressure, then admission

Paris - When a Boeing passenger jet crashed in Iran early on January 8, speculation immediately swirled that the only plausible explanation was that it had been shot down by Iran.

Britain seeks extradition of US diplomat's wife over teen's death

London - The British government announced Friday that it has formally requested the extradition of the wife of a US diplomat who left the country after being involved in a car accident that killed a teenager.

Ice build-up may have caused Kazakh air crash

Astana - A build-up of ice may have caused a passenger plane crash in Kazakhstan last month in which 12 people died but dozens survived, a state commission said on Friday.

'Damning' Boeing documents show employees mocked US regulators

New York - Boeing's 737 MAX plane is "designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys", a company employee wrote in one of a trove of newly published internal messages.

Canada holds vigils for victims of plane crash in Iran

Toronto - Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil Thursday night in Toronto to remember 176 people killed when a Ukraine-bound plane crashed in Iran.

Flowers, candles for doomed Ukrainian flight crew

Ukraine - At Ukraine's Boryspil airport, flowers and candles were laid out in front of portraits of the Ukrainian crew killed in the Boeing passenger jet crash in Iran on Wednesday.One couple sobbed, covering their faces with their hands.

Iran finds black boxes from crashed plane: aviation authority

Tehran - Iranian search and rescue teams have found the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran's main airport, the country's civil aviation authority said.

Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 170

Tehran - A Ukrainian airliner carrying at least 170 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all on board, Iran state media reported.

All 176 dead in Ukrainian jet crash: Iran media

Tehran - All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported.

Driver in deadly Alpine crash 'suicidal': media

Rome - A drunk driver who smashed into a group of German ski tourists, leaving seven people dead and 11 injured in an Italian Alpine village has been admitted for psychiatric care, Italian media reported Monday.

At least two injured in Jakarta building collapse

Jakarta - A five-storey building in Jakarta partly collapsed Monday morning, injuring at least two people who were taken to hospital, authorities said.

Six Germans die as drunk driver hits pedestrians in Italian Alps

Rome - A drunk driver ploughed into pedestrians in an Italian Alpine village on Sunday, killing six German tourists and injuring 11 other people, emergency services said.

Six Germans killed as car ploughs into pedestrians in Italy

Rome - Six Germans were killed when a car ploughed into them after they left a nightclub in the Italian Alps on Sunday, emergency services said, adding that 11 others were injured.Media reports said the driver may have been drunk.

Taiwan election candidates mourn victims of chopper crash

Taipei - Taiwan's presidential candidates paid tribute Saturday to the island's military chief and other officers who perished in a helicopter crash just days before key elections.

Search for survivors as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 7

- Hundreds of soldiers and rescuers frantically picked through the rubble of a collapsed building in southern Cambodia on Saturday looking for bodies as the death toll from the disaster rose to seven.

Hundreds of flights delayed as fog engulfs northern India

New Delhi - Dense fog and hazardous air pollution blanketed northern India and disrupted hundreds of flights on Monday, as harsh winter weather sent temperatures plunging to near-record lows.

Nepalese worker dies in Malaysia meat machine accident

Kuala Lumpur - A Nepalese worker was killed Monday after he fell into a meat-mincing machine in Malaysia's Malacca state, an official confirmed.

Kazakhstan observes day of mourning after fatal jet crash

Almaty - Kazakhstan observed a national day of mourning on Saturday after 12 people died when an airliner crashed shortly after takeoff and slammed into a house.

Kazakhstan observes day of mourning after fatal jet crash

Almaty - Kazakhstan observed a national day of mourning on Saturday a day after 12 people died when an airliner crashed shortly after takeoff and slammed into a house.

12 killed as plane crashes in Kazakhstan but many survive

Almaty - Twelve people died when a plane carrying 100 passengers and crew crashed shortly after takeoff in Kazakhstan on Friday and collided with a house, but many onboard survived without serious injury.

Plane crashes into house in Kazakhstan killing 14

Almaty - At least 14 people died Friday when a passenger plane carrying 100 people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Kazakhstan's largest city, authorities said.

Plane crashes in Kazakhstan killing nine: govt

Almaty - Nine people died Friday when a passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, the government said.

Peru McDonald's fined $250,000 after worker deaths

- Peruvian authorities on Thursday fined the local owner of a McDonald's franchise $250,000 for serious safety violations after two employees were electrocuted to death.

Death toll in Indonesia bus plunge rises to 35 as more victims found

Jakarta - At least 35 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, officials said in a new toll Thursday, making it one of the most deadly bus accidents in recent years.

Death toll in Indonesia bus plunge rises to 35 as more victims found

Jakarta - At least 35 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, officials said in a new toll Thursday, making it one of the most deadly bus accidents in recent years.

Death toll in Indonesia bus plunge rises to 35 as more victims found

Jakarta - At least 35 people were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine in Indonesia, officials said in a new toll Thursday, making it one of the most deadly bus accidents in recent years.
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Game Commission officials were ob the scene of the accidental shooting of two teens in Tamaqua.
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A picture of the injured woman being pulled from what we can only guess was a very painful and embar...
A picture of the injured woman being pulled from what we can only guess was a very painful and embarrassing situation.
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Police siren.
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SUV plunged off Bronx River Parkway  seven family members were killed
SUV plunged off Bronx River Parkway, seven family members were killed
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A construction crane in Kirov  Russia falls  taking a whole row of balconies with it.
A construction crane in Kirov, Russia falls, taking a whole row of balconies with it.
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60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
TRAGEDY: Metro North railway inspectors examine scene of the Feb. 4 accident in which an SUV was str...
TRAGEDY: Metro North railway inspectors examine scene of the Feb. 4 accident in which an SUV was struck by a Metro-North commuter train in Valhalla, N.Y., killing six.
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5 killed in routine safety drill on cruise ship in Canary Islands (MS Thomson Majesty)
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A police officer at the scene of an accident in Toronto
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Lion Air plane crashes in Bali
Lion Air plane crashes in Bali
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What is left of Kyle Larson s car after a last lap wreck in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
What is left of Kyle Larson's car after a last lap wreck in the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
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Van in ditch, driver gone, beer inside
CRASH: The tour bus involved in Friday s accident in San Francisco came to rest alongside an under-c...
CRASH: The tour bus involved in Friday's accident in San Francisco came to rest alongside an under-construction Apple Computer store at Post and Stockton streets, near Union Square.
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Incidents such as this happened due to alcohol and cell phone use. Studies have proven that current ...
Incidents such as this happened due to alcohol and cell phone use. Studies have proven that current bans on usage are not stopping further accidents.
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As you can see the ship toppled over but amazingly everyone there survived.
As you can see the ship toppled over but amazingly everyone there survived.
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A monster truck lost control at the Extremo Aeroshow in Chihuahua, Mexico, running over spectators.
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Hundreds of temporary storage tanks filled with contaminated water line the grounds of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant grounds.
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60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.
60 year-old cyclist pronounced dead at scene of TTC accident.

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