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US serviceman arrested for fatal road accident in Okinawa

US serviceman arrested for fatal road accident in OkinawaA US Marine who tested positive for excess alcohol was arrested in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa on Sunday after an elderly local man was killed in a road accident, police said. The 20-year-old was held for alleged negligent driving resulting in death, said Kazuhiko Miyagi, a road traffic officer with Okinawa police. The US Marine Corps confirmed the accident in a statement, expressing “sincere condolences” to the family of the dead man and promising full cooperation with the investigation.



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200 dead in tunnel accident at N.Korea nuclear test site: report

200 dead in tunnel accident at N.Korea nuclear test site: reportMore than 200 people are feared to have died when a tunnel caved in at North Korea’s nuclear test site after its latest detonation, a Japanese news report said Tuesday. A tunnel collapsed at Punggye-ri in early September, days after North Korea conducted its sixth and largest underground nuclear test on September 3, TV Asahi said, quoting unnamed North Korean sources. Another cave-in occurred during rescue operations, leaving at least 200 people feared dead in total, the Japanese broadcaster said.



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Simon Cowell Rushed to Hospital After 'Scary' Accident at His London Home

Simon Cowell Rushed to Hospital After 'Scary' Accident at His London HomeSimon Cowell was taken to a hospital Friday morning after falling down the stairs at his London home, PEOPLE confirms



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Death of Teen Who Was Found Inside a Hotel’s Freezer Has Been Ruled an Accident

Death of Teen Who Was Found Inside a Hotel’s Freezer Has Been Ruled an AccidentThe death of Kenneka Jenkins at the Crowne Plaza hotel has been determined an accident, the medical examiner’s office announced in a statement



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Stephen Paddock: CCTV footage showing Las Vegas shooter in casino accident that led to legal battle released

Stephen Paddock: CCTV footage showing Las Vegas shooter in casino accident that led to legal battle releasedSecurity footage caught Stephen Paddock, the man named by police as the shooter, falling to the ground while walking through Las Vegas’s Cosmopolitan Hotel in 2011. The frequent gambler claimed he slipped on a puddle of liquid, and attempted to sue the hotel for his medical bills and pain and suffering, according to NBC News.



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Minnesota Mom Left Paralyzed After Tree Fell on Her During Freak Hammock Accident

Minnesota Mom Left Paralyzed After Tree Fell on Her During Freak Hammock AccidentA Minnesota woman was left paralyzed after a falling tree broke her neck as she lounged in a hammock with her boyfriend



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Correction: Marines-Training Accident story

Correction: Marines-Training Accident storySAN DIEGO (AP) — In stories Sept. 14 and Sept. 13 about a training accident at a California Marine Corps base, The Associated Press reported erroneously the location of the vehicle when it caught fire. A Marine spokesman said it was inland and not on a beach at Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego.



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China punishes 31 for deadly construction accident

China punishes 31 for deadly construction accidentBEIJING (AP) — China has ordered 31 people to be placed under "coercive measures" for a collapse last year at a construction site that killed 73 people, the state news agency reported Saturday.



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Five climbers killed, one injured in Austrian mountain accident

Five climbers killed, one injured in Austrian mountain accidentFive climbers were killed and one seriously injured after a mountain accident on Sunday in the Austrian state of Salzburg, the Austrian Press Agency reported. The tragedy involved a group of climbers in the so-called Mannlkarscharte, a gap in the mountains southwest of Salzburg at about 3,000 meters (10,000 ft) above sea level. The accident was observed by another group of climbers.



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USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this year

USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this yearThe commander of U.S. naval operations has ordered a comprehensive review to get to root causes after the collision this week between a Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore.



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