Transportation accidents

FILE - This undated image made from a video released April 26, 2016, by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the stern of the sunken ship El Faro. Federal accident investigators on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the deaths of 33 mariners. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)
December 12, 2017 - 5:47 am
Federal accident investigators on Tuesday will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that resulted in the deaths of 33 mariners. The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to issue more than...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, the car that was driven into a pedestrian-only square seriously injuring a woman near an outdoor skating ring near the Sondrio market, Italy, before crashing into a pillar. Italian media say an Italian man who drove the car had been aiming to kill. (Carlo Orlandi/ANSA via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 9:54 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian man who drove his car last week into pedestrians near a Christmas market in the northern town of Sondrio had been aiming to kill. Sondrio Prosecutor Claudio Gittardi confirmed Italian media reports Monday the suspect is being investigated for wanting to carry out a massacre...
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In this grab taken from video, a tug boat tries to tow The Pride of Kent ferry, in Calais, France, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. Authorities prepared the emergency evacuation of a ferry carrying 313 people that ran aground at the French port city of Calais Sunday interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel, according to authorities. (AP)
December 11, 2017 - 1:14 am
PARIS (AP) — A ferry carrying 313 people ran aground Sunday amid high winds off the French port of Calais, interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel. Authorities safely evacuated those on board. A towing operation, aided by a rising tide, managed to unstick the ferry from a pebble bank...
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A man walks past a snow covered phone box in Marlow, England, after heavy snow fell across parts of the UK, Sunday Dec. 10, 2017. Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding some flights and shutting down roads. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 1:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents. Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared. The airports advised...
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December 09, 2017 - 3:46 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Finnish Border Guards says two people have been found dead inside a pilot boat that capsized and sank off southern Finland. The state agency says the pair was found Saturday morning in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea. Finnish broadcaster YLE said they were...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, Nathan Carman arrives in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston after spending a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued by a passing freighter. Insurance company lawyers on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, blasted Carman, whose mother was lost at sea, saying he made suspicious alterations to his boat before what they called its "most curious sinking." There is a hearing on the insurance claim in Federal Court Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 in Providence, RI. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
December 08, 2017 - 2:27 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Vermont man whose mother and grandfather died in mysterious circumstances must turn over information related to a missing gun, as well as phone and other records, in a Rhode Island lawsuit over insurance on his sunken boat. Nathan Carman must turn over the information...
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In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Pacific Paradise, a commercial fishing vessel carrying foreign workers that ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel just off the beaches of Waikiki, Hawaii is towed out to sea Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. It will be sunk by a team of salvage workers. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 10:41 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A commercial fishing vessel carrying foreign workers that ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel just off the beaches of Waikiki was towed out to sea Thursday and sunk by a team of salvage workers. After being patched up and filled with foam to regain buoyancy, the 79-foot (24...
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Steve Andruszkiewicz waters down his beach house as the sun is visible through thick smoke from a wildfire at Faria State Beach in Ventura, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 07, 2017 - 5:24 pm
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A fast-growing wildfire fanned by Santa Ana winds in rural San Diego County has burned 1,000 acres (400 hectares) only hours after starting. State fire authorities said Thursday more than five buildings...
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Horses are evacuated from a ranch along Kagel Canyon at the Creek fire, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 in La Canada Flintridge, Calif. Raked by ferocious Santa Ana winds, explosive wildfires northwest of Los Angeles and in the city's foothills burned a psychiatric hospital and scores of other structures Tuesday and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people. (David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 10:48 pm
SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Southern California (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Production of TV shows including HBO's "Westworld" has been halted amid Southern California's wildfires. HBO said in a statement that the sci-fi drama was filming its second season in an area near...
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Firefighters stand beside a crashed train near Meerbusch, western Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Several people have been injured when the passenger train collided with a cargo train. (David Young/dpa via AP)
December 05, 2017 - 3:42 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a commuter train has hit a freight train in a western town near Duesseldorf, leaving six people with medium-to-serious injuries. The Meerbusch fire department said Tuesday that 155 people were on board the regional commuter train when it ran into the freight...
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