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Train derails in Taiwan

Train derails in TaiwanOne of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said. The Puyuma express was carrying more than 360 passengers from a suburb of Taipei in the north to Taitung, a city on Taiwan’s southeast coast, when it went off the tracks shortly before 5 p.m., the government said in a statement.



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Crude oil pours into river after train derails in US

Crude oil pours into river after train derails in USA freight train that derailed in Iowa is leaking crude oil into a river, raising concerns that water supplies downstream could be contaminated. Some of the tankers were damaged, causing them to gush oil into flooded fields and the rain-swollen Rock River. “We are containing the oil that was spilled as close to the incident as possible using containment booms and recovering it with skimmers and vacuum trucks,” said BNSF Railway spokesman Andy Williams.



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Two riders plunge 34 feet after Daytona Beach roller coaster derails

Two riders plunge 34 feet after Daytona Beach roller coaster derailsMultiple people were injured after a roller coaster in Daytona Beach, Florida,



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Republican Immigration Fight Derails Food Stamp Bill

Republican Immigration Fight Derails Food Stamp BillWASHINGTON ― The most conservative Republicans in Congress say they won't vote



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Amtrak Train Derails After Collision In South Carolina; At Least 2 Dead

Amtrak Train Derails After Collision In South Carolina; At Least 2 DeadAn Amtrak train traveling from New York to Miami reportedly collided with a freight train in South Carolina early Sunday.



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Speeding train derails on new route in Washington state, killing 3

Speeding train derails on new route in Washington state, killing 3An Amtrak train derailed on Monday as it took a corner on a new stretch of track in Washington state at more than twice the speed limit, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge and killing at least three people. The train was on its inaugural run on a faster route from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, when 13 of its 14 cars jumped the tracks and tumbled onto a major highway near the town of DuPont. In addition to the three fatalities, about 100 people were taken to nearby hospitals, of whom 10 had serious injuries, Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova told a news conference.



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New High-Speed Train Derails on Its First Ever Trip: Here's What We Know

New High-Speed Train Derails on Its First Ever Trip: Here's What We KnowThe derailment occurred Monday morning in Washington state.



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Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington state

Passengers killed when Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington stateThe derailment caused “multiple fatalities,” Pierce County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Ed Troyer said, without giving a specific number. Thirteen of the train’s 14 cars jumped the tracks, Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova said. Several hours after the 7:40 a.m. (1540 GMT) crash in DuPont, Washington, train cars remained dangling from the overpass, with others strewn across Interstate 5.



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Fatalities reported after Amtrak train derails, blocks stretch of Interstate 5 in Washington state

Fatalities reported after Amtrak train derails, blocks stretch of Interstate 5 in Washington stateAn Amtrak train derailed and fell off the tracks, blocking a busy stretch of Interstate 5 in Washington state south of Tacoma early Monday morning.



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Injuries and Casualties Reported As Amtrak Train Derails Near Seattle

Injuries and Casualties Reported As Amtrak Train Derails Near SeattleAn Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle on Monday, and authorities reported “injuries and casualties”



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