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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility....
  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Rocket fire hits refugee convoy in Ukraine's east: rebels, army

    KIEV (Reuters) - Rocket fire hit a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the east Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Monday killing an unknown number of people, Ukraine's military and rebels said, blaming each other for the strike. Around 500 people a day...
  • Willington Man Dies In Crash Into Tree

    WILLINGTON — A local man died after his car struck a tree and stone wall at the intersection of Kuoko and Village Hill roads in Willington Friday night, police said. The crash occurred around 8:06 p.m. when Roger Schofield, 60, of Willington was...
  • Personal Finance: If disaster strikes, are you ready?

    Disaster can strike anytime, anywhere. It's not just wildfires that threatens our safety and financial well-being. It could be a flood, earthquake, landslide, or even a home or office break-in. Regardless, the old adage applies: Be prepared. Here...
  • Invest for cycling success, UCI president tells China

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Emulating British cycling success on the Olympic stage will not come cheap but China has the potential to be a major player in the sport if it commits the proper investment, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian...
  • Autopsy finds unarmed teen killed by police was shot six times: NYT

    (Reuters) - A preliminary private autopsy report found that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times, the New York Times reported on Sunday night. Citing Dr....
  • Refreshed Australia ready to get back in the saddle

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia are refreshed and champing at the bit to play international matches again as they prepare to hit the road for another hectic two years of cricket, according to coach Darren Lehmann. After a four-month break from international...
  • Malaysia's opposition steps back from brink in state crisis

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's three-party opposition alliance has averted a damaging split by agreeing to support the wife of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as the next chief minister of Selangor, an industrial hub that is the country's richest...
  • China hopes WTO can 'resolve differences' and sign deal

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday it regretted World Trade Organisation members had failed to reach an agreement on simplifying global customs rules, a breakdown it said could damage multilateral trade. India last month torpedoed a global deal...
  • Pellegrini wary of second-season collapse

    (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains wary of avoiding another "disaster" the season after winning a Premier League title, despite the comfortable nature of Sunday's opening 2-0 victory at Newcastle United. Three years ago, City...