Indian train accident kills at least 100; cause unknown

Nov 20, 2016

Indian train accident kills at least 100; cause unknown

An Indian express train derailed early Sunday, killing over 100 people in one of the country’s worst rail disasters in years, police said, as emergency workers searched the mangled wreckage for survivors. National Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said the government would investigate what caused ...

Nov 16, 2016

2-year-old shoots 1-year-old in Louisiana

Baton Rouge police say a 2-year-old shot a 1-year-old sibling in the face inside a parked car in north Baton Rouge, leaving the infant in serious condition. Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the shooting was called in to EMS at 7:23 p.m. and ...

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

Nov 13, 2016

Utilities knocked out by huge Fukuoka sinkhole restored

Utilities severed by a massive sinkhole that opened up last week beneath a major street in central Fukuoka were completely restored by Sunday. Repairs to damaged sewage pipes was completed Saturday night, and damage to NTT Corp. communications lines were also fixed. All together, ...

Nov 6, 2016

Paraglider from Chiba dies in northern India

A man who was paragliding in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state died Friday after losing control of the free-flying glider, local police said. The police identified the man as Makoto Sakuma, 39, from Chiba Prefecture. Sakuma crashed into a mountain after losing control of ...