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Giant construction crane falls onto Manhattan street, killing one

New York - One person was killed and at least three others injured Friday when a 500-foot construction crane toppled over on a normally busy Manhattan street.

Giant crane falls in New York, killing one: official

New York - A giant crane crashed in New York's Tribeca neighborhood Friday, killing one person and injuring three others, two of whom were in serious condition, Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters.

Celebrity bird rescued after Taiwan subway adventure

Taipei - A rare crane that has become a celebrity in Taiwan after getting lost on its journey from Siberia last year had to be rescued after a new misguided foray to a subway station.

FacePalm Friday: Man dangles from crane, refuses to come down

Woolloongabba - A few days ago, a man in Australia climbed hundreds of feet up a crane and clung from the top of it. At one point he was hanging by just his hands.

Building cranes topple onto houses in Netherlands

Den Haag - Two large building cranes working on a bridge upgrade in the Netherlands fell over and toppled onto nearby houses and shops on Monday, in a dramatic moment that was captured on camera but caused no major injuries.

Global changes in growing crane market

New York City - TechNavio's analysts have forecasted the Global Crane market to grow at a CAGR of 7.29 percent over the period 2013-2018. Even though cranes are an important part of the construction market, the construction market has dropped in the last decade.

Logger saves real life Winnie the Pooh trapped in milk can

Rice Lake - In what looks like a real life version of the classic arcade game, Crane Game, a lumberjack in Wisconsin rescues a real life Winnie the Pooh who manages to get his head stuck in the proverbial honey jar.

UK man records POV video as he climbs a tower crane

A video has surfaced of the UK's James Kingston using his camera to record his point of view as he climbed a crane that stands at 315-feet-tall.

Bulldozer and crane end up in pit after accident (video)

Samara - In a classic case of "Oops!", a heavy crane gets pulled down into the pit along with the bulldozer it is lowering, begging the question, how will they get them out again?

Photo Essay: Winter wildlife of Long Hunter State Park Special

Nashville - Winter may be upon us, but just as we have to venture out into the cold crisp morning air, wildlife have to adjust to the changing weather as well.

Five Russian daredevils climb Europe's tallest building (video)

Moscow - Five skyscraper-climbing young Russians recently took up a challenge to climb to the highest point on Moscow's Mercury City Tower, without a safety net, and totally illegally.

Hurricane Sandy snaps crane in midtown Manhattan

New York - Emergency workers are at the scene of a partially collapsed crane that is dangling off a 65-story building in Manhattan.

Toronto TTC bus accident leaves woman dead, several injured Special

Toronto - A woman died Tuesday afternoon after a TTC bus smashed into a crane on Lawrence Avenue while going down a hill in Toronto. Several of the other 14 passengers were injured with nine being transported to hospital.

Crane truck kills six Japanese kids walking to school Monday

Six elementary school children were run over and killed by a mobile crane truck Monday morning in Kanuma, Tochigi Prefecture, 136Km north of Tokyo.

Two injured after Philadelphia crane collapses in Center City

There are reports of at least two injuries after a crane collapsed Monday morning in Philadelphia. The crane was in Center City.

Crane Toppled In Manhattan Killing At Least Four

A 15 story crane smashed into a residential building in Manhattan Saturday killing four. Five people are still trapped in the rubbled. The small brick building the crane hit was completely totalled.

Cop interrupts pair having sex on crane

Have you ever had sex in an unusual place? Probably lots of couples have had sex in a car but this couple choose a very unusual place to have a little fun. I am sure they thought it would be a private spot.

Another Crane Accident Leaves One Man Dead

In an extraordinary week of crane accidents in the UK, a man had died when yet another crane collapses

Three Trapped Hundreds Of Feet Up As Crane Splits In Two

Croydon, in South London today witnessed an accident involving a collapsed crane, trapping three people and serious injuring one other

Update: Crane May Have Survived Florida Storms

A whooping crane believed killed with 17 others in severe Florida storms may be alive.

How to Win Those Crane Games

How to win playing these crane games.

Whooping Crane bouncing back from brink of Extinction

Once down to just 15, the Whooping Crane has bounced back to 237 total in the world's only flock.

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Photo of a Brolga taken at Australia Zoo in Beerwah  Queensland  AU
Photo of a Brolga taken at Australia Zoo in Beerwah, Queensland, AU
A NYC crane damaged by Hurricane Sandy
A NYC crane damaged by Hurricane Sandy
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A demolition crew on their way
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A crane stands watch over the lake.
A crane stands watch over the lake.

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