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Guggenheim's Minerd warns of a possible replay of 1987 stock market crash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors should brace for a possible replay of the 1987 stock market crash later this year, given this month's slump came against the backdrop of Federal Reserve interest rate...

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Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane on top of mountain

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran has located a passenger plane that crashed with 65 people on board, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, two days after it disappeared from radar over mountainous terrain, increasing Iranians' fears about the country's aging fleet of aircraft.

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UPDATE 1-Iran finds wreckage of crashed plane on top of mountain

* Iranians angry about state of aging aircraft fleet (Adds quotes, protest)

Iran Aseman Airlines nytimes.com

Iran Plane Crash Leads to Search-and-Rescue Effort at 14,500 Feet

Because of bad weather conditions, the rescue teams have been unable to use helicopters to fly over the crash site, and its members have climbed Mount Dena in search of debris.

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Iran plane crash site found, state media says

Iranian investigators have located the site of Sunday's plane crash that killed all 65 people on board, state TV reported Monday.

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Iran cannot confirm missing plane found, freeze hampers search

LONDON (Reuters) - The wreckage of an Iranian plane that crashed with 65 people on board was found in central Iran, state media said on Monday, but aviation authorities could not confirm the report.

Athletics and Sports nytimes.com

The Fall Games

New York Times photographers capture the exact moment when Olympians’ hopes crash.

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Iran continues search for missing plane, no wreckage found yet

LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Iranian rescue teams were still trying to locate the wreckage of a plane on Monday a day after it crashed with 65 people on board, as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search.

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Motor racing: Dillon wins crash-marred Dayton 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Field Level Media) - Austin Dillon saw his opportunity and took it to win the 60th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.

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Motor racing: Patrick crashes out as her NASCAR career ends

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - For Danica Patrick, it was a proud but sad ending to her NASCAR career.

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All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

DUBAI (Reuters) - All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

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UPDATE 4-All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

* Rescue helicopters to search crash site due to bad weather (Adds airline s65 on board, search continues, relatives' quote)

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All 66 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

DUBAI (Reuters) - All 66 passengers and crew were believed to have been killed in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday, an airline spokesman said, after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

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UPDATE 3-All 66 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

* Rescue helicopters unable to land due to bad weather (Adds Khamenei, Rouhani statement, details, background)

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Plane crashes in Iran with 66 aboard, report says

A passenger plane flying from Tehran with 66 people aboard crashed in central Iran, local media reported Sunday.

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All 66 passengers, crew believed dead after plane crashes in central Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) - All 66 passengers and crew aboard a plane that crashed in central Iran on Sunday were believed to have been killed, state media reported.

Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters nytimes.com

Plane Crash in Iran Kills 66 in Foggy, Mountainous Area

Aseman Airlines said a turboprop plane carrying 60 passengers and six crew members had flown into a mountain, killing all aboard.

Children and Childhood nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Letting American Kids Die

Guns, infant mortality and car crashes show that we’re behind other wealthy nations.

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Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.

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Helicopter carrying officials crashes while touring quake area

A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed Friday night in the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, killing at least 13 people, Mexican officials said.

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Big Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; two dead in crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.

politicsNews reuters.com

Confluence of crises crashes Trump's 'Infrastructure Week'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This was supposed to be “Infrastructure Week” for U.S. President Donald Trump, a time to unveil a long-promised plan to create jobs by revitalizing America's roads and bridges.

healthNews reuters.com

In-person license renewal may reduce crashes involving people with dementia

Reuters Health - Older adults with dementia may be less likely to get in car crashes when they’re required to renew their driver’s licenses in person, a U.S. study suggests.

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Curling: Canada tumble into 0-3 hole with loss to Denmark

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Defending gold medalists Canada were in danger of crashing out of the Olympic women's curling tournament after a shock 9-8 extra-end loss to Denmark on Friday left them without a win through three rounds.

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REFILE-Foreigners' net selling of Japan stocks hits highest since Aug 2015

TOKYO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Net selling of Japanese stocks by foreign investors last week hit the highest since China's stock market crash in 2015, as a sharp sell-off on Wall Street triggered a global flight from riskier assets, exchange data showed.

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Apple says working to fix Telugu script bug causing device crash

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Thursday a bug in some versions of its operating systems is causing its devices to crash when a single character in Telugu, an Indian language, is sent to the device or typed in text editor.

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'Do you fear me?': Venezuela's Maduro vows to gatecrash regional summit

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's unpopular socialist president Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday his right-wing Latin American counterparts showed intolerance by trying to exclude him from an upcoming summit in Lima - and he vowed to go anyway.

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Tennis: Wozniacki and Halep ease into Doha quarters, Pliskova crashes out

(Reuters) - Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep cruised into the quarter-finals at the Qatar Open on Thursday, while defending champion Karolina Pliskova was knocked out by qualifier Catherine Bellis.

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Congress urges railroads to meet looming safety deadline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chair of a congressional committee on Thursday urged U.S. railroads and transit agencies to meet a looming deadline to install an anti-crash technology called positive train control after a series of recent crashes.

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Some Apple iPhones crash on Telugu script bug: report

(Reuters) - A bug in some versions of Apple Inc's operating systems is causing iPhones to crash when a single character in Telugu, an Indian language, is sent to the device or even typed in text editor, the Verge reported on Thursday.

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Snowboarding: Baumgartner buoyed by family pride

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - As American Nick Baumgartner crashed during the Olympic snowboard cross final on Thursday, the first thought that crossed his mind was not anger or disappointment at missing out on an Olympic medal once again.

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Olympics-Alpine skiing-Gut feeling fine after getting close-up with photographer

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Switzerland's Lara Gut crashed into a photographer after a spectacular wipeout in the women's giant slalom on Thursday but neither of them were hurt and the speed specialist said she would be fine for the super-G in two days' time.

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Alpine skiing: Gut crashes out of women's giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Lara Gut crashed out of the first leg of the women's Olympic giant slalom on Thursday, in an incident that saw the Swiss downhill specialist veer into photographers at the side of the course. No one appeared to be hurt, however.

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Truck packed with migrants crashes in Libya, killing at least 19

BANI WALID, Libya (Reuters) - A truck packed with Eritrean and Somali migrants crashed near the Libyan town of Bani Walid early on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and nearly 80 injured, officials said.

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Luke Wilson and pro golfer involved in fatal wreck

Pro golfer Bill Haas was seriously injured in a multicar crash that left an additional person wounded and another one dead in Southern California, authorities said.

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Golfer Haas involved in car crash, drops out of tournament: manager

(Reuters) - U.S. professional golfer Bill Haas escaped serious injury in a fatal three-car collision in Los Angeles on Tuesday that also involved actor Luke Wilson, but will drop out of a tournament as a result, his manager and local officials said on Wednesday.

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Where should you put money if you think the market will crash?

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Golfer Bill Haas hurt in crash that killed 1

Pro golfer Bill Haas was seriously injured in a multicar crash that left an additional person wounded and another one dead in Southern California, authorities said.

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Actor, pro golfer involved in fatal wreck

Actor Luke Wilson and professional golfer Bill Haas were involved in a fatal multi-car crash in Los Angeles. Haas was injured and the driver of their car was killed in the accident.

worldNews reuters.com

Ukraine leader gives Putin condolences over plane crash: Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone to his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Cockroaches nytimes.com

Trilobites: How Cockroaches Crash Into Walls and Keep Going

The ability of the ancient pests may owe less to their speed than to their tough-shock absorbent exoskeletons. The finding could help engineers design tougher robots.

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American luger Emily Sweeney sent to hospital after crash

US luger Emily Sweeney suffered a frightening crash Tuesday at the women's singles competition during the Winter Olympics.

healthNews reuters.com

Auto crash deaths multiply after April 20 cannabis parties

(Reuters Health) - U.S. traffic fatalities rise dramatically on the day pot smokers celebrate as “Weed Day.”

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Plane crash responders find 200 body parts

Emergency workers have found around 200 body parts strewn across a snowy field near Moscow at the site of a Russian plane crash that killed all 71 people onboard.

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Russia hunts for body fragments, clues after fatal plane crash

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Emergency workers in Russia searched snow-covered fields outside Moscow on Monday, looking for body fragments and clues after a fatal plane crash a day earlier killed all 71 people on board.

cnn.com

Plane's final moments captured on camera

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports from the scene of a plane crash in Russia where all 71 people on board were killed.

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Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow soon after take-off on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, and investigators said they were looking at all possible causes.

Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters nytimes.com

Deadly Plane Crash Near Moscow

A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed shortly after takeoff in the Moscow region on Sunday afternoon, killing all on board.

cnn.com

Video shows plane wreckage

All 71 people aboard a Saratov Airlines plane died when the plane crashed southeast of Moscow on Sunday, Russian state news agency Tass reported.

Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters nytimes.com

Russian Plane With 71 on Board Crashes Near Moscow

The aircraft departed from the Moscow region on Sunday afternoon, and the official Tass news agency says the crash killed all onboard.

cnn.com

The plane went down near Moscow and had 65 passengers and six crew members on board, Russian officials and media report

A plane carrying 71 people crashed in the Moscow area Sunday, Russian state media news agency Tass reported.

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Plane crashes near Moscow, killing 71 people: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A plane operated by Russia's Saratov Airlines crashed near Moscow on Sunday, killing all 71 people on board, news agencies said.

cnn.com

Three die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Three people died when a helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon Saturday, police confirmed to CNN.

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U.S. Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three - report

(Reuters) - A tourist helicopter crashed in the United States' Grand Canyon on Saturday, killing three people and injuring four others, Arizona media and a federal aviation spokesman said.

Traffic Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

Justin Trudeau’s Motorcade Involved in Minor Crash in California

A police officer was injured, but Mr. Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, was unhurt. The accident came after he gave a speech in Simi Valley, Calif.

Buses nytimes.com

Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60

The cause has not yet been determined, but past crashes have raised questions about drivers long working hours

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At least 18 dead in Hong Kong bus accident

HONG KONG (Reuters) - At least 18 people died in a high-speed bus crash in Hong Kong on Saturday in one of the city's worst traffic disasters in recent years.

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Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 crashes

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel launched heavy air strikes in Syria on Saturday, saying it hit air defenses and Iranian targets, and the Syrian army claimed to have brought down an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel in a major escalation of tension.

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Israel launches attacks in Syria after F-16 crashes

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel said it launched air strikes against air defences and Iranian targets in Syria on Saturday and the Syrian army claimed to have hit an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel in a major escalation of tension.

Defense and Military Forces nytimes.com

Israel F-16 Jet Crashes and Military Seizes Iranian Drone

Israel launched a major attack on Iranian and Syrian targets in what appeared to be Israel’s first direct engagement with Iranian forces in the Golan Heights, risking a new escalation in the area.

cnn.com

Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet crashed Saturday in northern Israel due to "massive anti-aircraft fire" from Syrian forces, according to the Israeli army.

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Police officer, two others injured in Trudeau motorcade crash

(Reuters) - A police officer riding on a motorcycle in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's motorcade and two other people were injured in a crash in California on Friday, media reported.

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Hot air balloon crash caught on camera

Seven passengers were treated for minor injuries after a hot air balloon slammed to the ground in Australia.

sportsNews reuters.com

Top skiers through, local favorite crashes

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - France's Perrine Laffont qualified in first place for the final of the women's moguls after the first round of qualifying on Friday.

domesticNews reuters.com

After SC train crash, wife of conductor sues Amtrak, CSX Corp

(Reuters) - The widow of an Amtrak train conductor killed this week in a South Carolina collision filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Amtrak and CSX Corp, the Florida Times-Union reported.

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Amtrak CEO to testify before U.S. House in wake of accidents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson will testify next week before a U.S. House of Representatives panel on the adoption of anti-crash technologies in the wake of a number of fatal accidents involving the U.S. passenger railroad.

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Alpine skiing: Meillard ruled out after suffering knee injury

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Swiss Alpine skier Melanie Meillard has been ruled out of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after she crashed in training and suffered a knee injury on Thursday.

cnn.com

Study: Drowsy driving is a factor in almost 10% of crashes

Drowsy drivers are a bigger risk factor in vehicle accidents than previously thought, according to a study published Thursday.

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Indianapolis prosecutor blasts Trump for politicizing football player death

(Reuters) - An Indianapolis prosecutor on Wednesday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump for bringing politics into the case of a twice-deported man charged in a drunk-driving crash that killed an Indianapolis Colts football player.

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Jeff Monroe's co-workers won't let him be forgotten

At the Indianapolis company where Jeffrey Monroe worked the overnight shift for decades, his supervisor personally called the 20 or so people in his department to tell them Monroe had been killed in the crash that also took the life of NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson.

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Suspect in Colts player's death had been deported twice

A Guatemalan immigrant who allegedly killed NFL player Edwin Jackson and his ride-share driver in a crash in Indiana has been charged in federal court with illegal entry after previous deportations.

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NTSB: Sleep apnea led to 2 train crashes

Sleep apnea led to two commuter railroad accidents within 13 weeks of one another, the National Transport Safety Board said Tuesday. The NTSB said the sleep disorder caused engineer fatigue and that in both accidents, engineers failed to stop their trains before reaching the end of a terminating track.

Railroad Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

Failure to Screen for Sleep Apnea Led to 2 Recent Train Crashes

Failure to test engineers for the sleep disorder was the root cause of train crashes in Hoboken, N.J., and Brooklyn, a federal safety board found.

domesticNews reuters.com

U.S. safety board blames two commuter crashes on sleep disorders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. investigative agency said on Tuesday that two New York City area commuter train crashes were the result of engineers with undiagnosed sleep disorders.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

Tarantino says Thurman movie car crash among 'biggest regrets'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Quentin Tarantino said a car crash that seriously injured Uma Thurman on the set of "Kill Bill" was one of "the biggest regrets of his life," but denied that he forced the actress to carry it out.

cnn.com

Quentin Tarantino responds to Uma Thurman allegations

Quentin Tarantino called the car crash that injured Uma Thurman on the set of their film "Kill Bill" "one of the biggest regrets" of his life.

cnn.com

Investigators are piecing together details of deadly Amtrak crash

An Amtrak train inadvertently diverted to a side track traveled for 659 feet before colliding head-on Sunday with a freight train at 50 mph in South Carolina, federal officials said Monday.

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Winter storm sparks deadly car crashes in U.S. Midwest

(Reuters) - A winter storm plowing through the U.S. Midwest caused several deaths in Iowa and Missouri from car crashes as the weather snarled highways and canceled hundreds of flights at Chicago's busy airport, according to authorities and local media.

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Trump wants credit for no planes crashing. Should he get blamed for train crashes?

President Donald Trump is not afraid to take credit when things go right. He's repeatedly crowed about the stock market -- which has been way up! -- and he's taken personal credit, amazingly, for a lack of airline deaths.

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Locked track switch blamed in fatal South Carolina Amtrak crash

(Reuters) - A locked track switch was blamed for the collision of an Amtrak passenger train with a freight train that killed two people and injured over 100 in South Carolina on Sunday, raising questions about the delayed roll out of a system to prevent such crashes.

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Dozens of vehicles crash on snow-covered Iowa highways

(Reuters) - Dozens of vehicles slammed into each other in two separate multi-car crashes on snow-covered Iowa highways on Monday, but there were no initial reports of major injuries or deaths, police said.

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Crash highlights how often passenger and freight trains share the same tracks

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Locked switch blamed in fatal Amtrak crash

(Reuters) - A locked switch is being blamed for the collision between an Amtrak passenger train and a freight train that killed two people and injured more than 100 others in South Carolina early on Sunday.

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Japanese army helicopter crash sparks fire in residential area

TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A Japanese army Apache attack helicopter crashed in western Japan on Monday sparking a fire in a residential area, Japan's defence minister said.

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Amtrak in 4 deadly crashes in 2 months

Sunday's train collision in South Carolina was the fourth fatal incident involving an Amtrak train since the start of December.

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Amtrak blames freight train firm for deadly South Carolina crash

CAYCE, S.C. (Reuters) - Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash on Sunday that killed two people and injured more than 100 others when one of its passenger trains was diverted onto a side track and slammed into a parked, unmanned freight train in South Carolina.

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UPDATE 9-Amtrak blames freight train firm for deadly South Carolina crash

CAYCE, S.C., Feb 4 (Reuters) - Amtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash on Sunday that killed two people and injured more than 100 others when one of its passenger trains was diverted onto a side track and slammed into a parked, unmanned freight train in South Carolina.

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Amtrak train 'on wrong track' in fatal South Carolina collision

CAYCE, S.C. (Reuters) - An Amtrak passenger train apparently traveling on the wrong track collided with a parked freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing two crew members and injuring at least 116 other people in the railroad's third fatal crash in as many months, authorities said.

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UPDATE 7-Amtrak train 'on wrong track' in fatal South Carolina collision

CAYCE, S.C., Feb 4 (Reuters) - An Amtrak passenger train apparently traveling on the wrong track collided with a parked freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing two crew members and injuring at least 116 other people in the railroad's third fatal crash in as many months, authorities said.

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Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly South Carolina crash: governor

CAYCE, S.C. (Reuters) - An Amtrak passenger train apparently traveling on the wrong track collided with a parked CSX Corp freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing the engineer and conductor and injuring at least 116 in the railroad's third fatal crash in as many months, authorities said.

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UPDATE 6-Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly South Carolina crash -governor

CAYCE, S.C., Feb 4 (Reuters) - An Amtrak passenger train apparently traveling on the wrong track collided with a parked CSX Corp freight train in South Carolina on Sunday, killing the engineer and conductor and injuring at least 116 in the railroad's third fatal crash in as many months, authorities said.

Dancing nytimes.com

Vienna Journal: Gowns, Wurst and Protesters: It’s Ball Season in Vienna

At this time of year, women emerge from the city’s salons with elaborate coifs and crash courses in ballroom dancing are booked to capacity. But a political subtext lurks behind the dazzling scenes.

Railroad Accidents and Safety nytimes.com

Amtrak Train Collision Kills at Least 2 and Injures Nearly 70 Others

A passenger train traveling from New York to Miami collided with a freight train Sunday in South Carolina, the second major crash involving the rail company in less than a week.

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Two people are dead and dozens injured in the crash near Columbia, South Carolina, authorities say

A crash involving an Amtrak passenger train and a freight train left several people injured early Sunday in South Carolina, the rail company said.

sportsNews reuters.com

Alpine skiing-American Wiles ruled out of Pyeongchang after crash

(Reuters) - American ski racer Jacqueline Wiles has been ruled out of this month's Winter Olympics after sustaining serious leg injuries in a crash during a World Cup downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on Saturday.

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Soccer club Nacional apologize for fans who mocked Chapecoense crash

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian football club Chapecoense, whose squad was almost entirely wiped out in a 2016 plane crash, called on authorities to expel Nacional from the Libertadores Cup on Friday after their fans were caught making mocking airplane gestures.

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Two french army training helicopters crash, five dead

MARSEILLE, France (Reuters) - Two French military helicopters belonging to an army flight training school crashed in the southeastern Var region on Friday, causing deaths, the local prefecture said.

Shanghai (China) nytimes.com

Van Crash Outside Shanghai Starbucks Injures at Least 18

A van reported to be carrying fuel canisters plowed into pedestrians after a fire inside caused the smoking driver to lose control, the police said.

domesticNews reuters.com

Helicopter crash survivor to receive record $100 million pretrial settlement: lawyer

DENVER (Reuters) - A former Colorado flight nurse who survived a helicopter ambulance crash with horrific burns over 90 percent of his body will receive a record $100 million cash settlement from the maker and operator of the aircraft, his lawyer said on Thursday.

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Amtrak train braked before end of fatal Virginia crash: safety agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A chartered Amtrak train carrying U.S. Republican lawmakers was traveling at 61 miles per hour (98 kilometers per hour) when the engineer applied the brakes in a crash that struck a truck on the tracks in Crozet, Virginia, investigators said on Thursday.