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50 dead as Indian bus plunges into valley

50 dead as Indian bus plunges into valleyFifty people died when a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims plunged into a valley in southern India on Tuesday, one of the deadliest accidents on the country’s notorious roads in recent years. Road crashes in India claim the lives of more than 150,000 people each year. Most accidents are blamed on poor roads, badly maintained vehicles and reckless driving.



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18-Year-Old Plunges to His Death While Taking Selfie at Yosemite National Park

18-Year-Old Plunges to His Death While Taking Selfie at Yosemite National ParkOfficials ruled his death an accident.



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Plane plunges 'like a rollercoaster' as nose and windows destroyed by hail in thunderstorm

Plane plunges 'like a rollercoaster' as nose and windows destroyed by hail in thunderstormA passenger jet plunged through the air “like a rollercoaster” after it flew into a thunderstorm, dropping thousands of feet as it was bombarded with strong winds, hail and lightning. Scariest flight of my life,” said Jesse Esparza, who was aboard the American Airlines flight from San Antonio, Texas, to Phoenix, Arizona. With its nose and windscreen badly damaged by hail, the plane was forced to divert to El Paso for an emergency landing.



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Firefighters rescue man after his car plunges off cliff

Firefighters rescue man after his car plunges off cliffRaw video shows the rescue of a man whose car fell from a cliff in Northern California.



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New Clues After Family’s SUV Plunges Off California Cliff

New Clues After Family’s SUV Plunges Off California CliffCalifornia Highway Patrol now believes the Hart family’s SUV may have been intentionally driven off the cliff, possibly at 90 miles per hour. Officers searched their home, taking computers, credit cards and bank statements as part of their investigation.



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Five family members dead, three others missing after car plunges off cliff

Five family members dead, three others missing after car plunges off cliffInvestigators are searching for answers after the Hart family’s SUV plunged off the side of a Northern California cliff. Devonte Hart, famously photographed in 2014 hugging a police officer during a rally in Portland, is among the missing.



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Family of 8 Presumed Dead After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Mysterious Wreck

Family of 8 Presumed Dead After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Mysterious WreckThe Hart Tribe, as they were known, took spontaneous road trips, and they may have been on one when their SUV plunged off a cliff.



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Cirque du Soleil Star Plunges to Death During Performance

Cirque du Soleil Star Plunges to Death During PerformanceAn experienced Cirque du Soleil performer died on Sunday after plunging onto a stage during an aerial straps routine at a Tampa, Florida show.



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Power station blast plunges Puerto Rico into darkness

Power station blast plunges Puerto Rico into darknessMost of San Juan and a strip of northern Puerto Rico municipalities were plunged into darkness Sunday night after an explosion at a power station, five months after two hurricanes destroyed the island’s electricity network. The state electric power authority (AEE) said the blast was caused by a broken-down switch in Rio Piedras, resulting in a blackout in central San Juan and Palo Seco in the north. San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, said on Twitter that emergency services and local officials attended the scene in the neighborhood of Monacillos, but no injuries were reported.



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Explosion At Power Station Plunges Northern Part Of Puerto Rico Into Darkness

Explosion At Power Station Plunges Northern Part Of Puerto Rico Into DarknessA power station caught fire and exploded in Puerto Rico on Sunday, causing blackouts in the city of San Juan and the northern part of the island, authorities said.



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