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Ghost train: Runaway locomotive derailed by mining company after 92km without driver

Mining giant BHP Billiton was forced to deliberately derail a 268-car freight train, loaded with iron ore, after it had traveled an alarming 92km across Western Australia with no one on board. The driver alighted to inspect one of the wagons at approximately 4am on Monday when the train, reportedly consisting of four locomotives and 268 wagons, took off for ...

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‘I’m a fascist’: Ukrainian man brutally attacks man & injures woman on Rome train (VIDEO)

A violent brawl shocked commuters after Ukrainian man attacked a passenger on a Rome train. The assault was caught on video, which shows that a woman who tried to stop the violence was left covered in blood by the attacker. “I’m a fascist,” a tall young man is heard saying in Ukrainian as he approaches a commuter on the Rome-Lido ...

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At least 17 dead, 120+ injured in catastrophic train derailment in Taiwan (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Oct, 2018 11:37 Taiwanese authorities have confirmed that at least 17 people have been killed and more than 120 others injured after a high-speed train derailed in the north east of the country. The Puyuma Express derailed as it traveled between Shulin and Taitung shortly before 5pm local time on Sunday, according to railway officials. Video footage ...

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Hostage situation near Cologne main train station – police (PHOTOS)

Published time: 15 Oct, 2018 11:35 Edited time: 15 Oct, 2018 11:59 A hostage situation broke out near the main railway station in Cologne, German police confirmed, while local media say there is heavy presence of officers armed with submachine guns. “We assume that a hostage has been taken, either at McDonald’s or at a nearby pharmacy,” a police spokeswoman ...

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Julia Roberts brother, ‘Runaway Train’ star Eric Roberts ‘won’t mind’ getting Russian citizenship

The elder brother of Julia Roberts and Oscar-nominated actor, Eric Roberts, may join action star Steven Seagal, and French movie icon Gerard Depardieu in acquiring a Russian passport. The American actor and director was asked if he’d like to become Russian, as he came to chair the jury at a film festival in Rostov-on-Don. “I wouldn’t mind,” was his reply ...

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Girl escapes death by a whisker after falling off speeding Indian train as another passes by (VIDEO)

A dramatic video of a young woman who miraculously escapes death after falling off a speeding train in India, just as another passes in the opposite direction, has gone viral. The girl – whose identity remains unknown – slipped off the moving train and only just managed to escape unharmed in the undated footage, shot in India’s financial capital of ...

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Laptop explodes at Madrid Metro, passengers to spill onto train tracks in panic to escape smoke

At least six have been injured following an explosion in the Madrid Metro after a girl’s laptop exploded in her bag. According to local media, the blast sparked scenes of panic as passengers thought the explosion was a bomb. Ambulances and police were called to the subway station to treat and evacuate passengers following the explosion at about 9am on ...

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Facebook rolls out photo/video fact checking so partners can train its AI

Sometimes fake news lives inside of Facebook as photos and videos designed to propel misinformation campaigns, instead of off-site on news articles that can generate their own ad revenue. To combat these politically rather than financially motivated meddlers, Facebook has to be able to detect fake news inside of images and the audio that accompanies video clips. Today its expanding ...

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Train derailment in South Dallas, at least 3 cars left tracks – police

Published time: 10 Sep, 2018 11:09 Edited time: 10 Sep, 2018 11:44 A train has derailed in South Dallas, Texas, with at least three cars going off the tracks, according to local media reports. There are no reported injuries, but a roadway will be closed for several hours while response teams work to clear the scene, a CBS affiliate reported, ...

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Pentagon seeking contractors to train Saudi pilots on US soil amid bloody Yemen air campaign

The Pentagon plans to hire private contractors to train Saudi military pilots on US soil, documents show. Human Rights Watch (HRW) called the move disturbing amid outcry over US involvement in Saudi Arabia’s air campaign in Yemen. The US Air Force is currently soliciting private contractors for training Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) personnel, the federal documents reveal. Conveniently, contractors ...

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