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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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RFK's final journey — The funeral train of 1968

RFK's final journey — The funeral train of 1968Robert Kennedy’s funeral train traveled on June 8, 1968 –- a sweltering hot early summer day. Paul Fusco, then a staff photographer for Look magazine, photographed the people who lined the tracks to pay their respects.



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N. Korea's Kim sees off train returning dead Chinese tourists

N. Korea's Kim sees off train returning dead Chinese touristsNorth Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un personally saw off a train repatriating the bodies of dozens of Chinese tourists who were killed in a bus accident as he issued a fresh apology to Beijing over the tragedy, state media reported Thursday. Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans perished when a bus they were travelling in plunged off a bridge south of Pyongyang Sunday night, according to Chinese officials. Beijing is the isolated regime’s sole major ally, providing an important economic and political buffer against international opprobrium.



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Missing Virginia Girl Identified as Toddler Found Dead in Suitcase Along New Jersey Train Tracks

Missing Virginia Girl Identified as Toddler Found Dead in Suitcase Along New Jersey Train TracksThe toddler found dead in a suitcase in New Jersey has been positively identified as two-year-old Te`Myah Plummer from Richmond.



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Caravan migrants hop freight train in Mexico heading north

Caravan migrants hop freight train in Mexico heading northMEXICO CITY (AP) — The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants that drew angry tweets from President Donald Trump hopped on the roofs of a freight train Thursday heading for northern Mexico.



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Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engineIndia’s railway ministry said Sunday a “ghastly” accident was narrowly avoided after 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers became detached from the engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped. The runaway carriages in the eastern state of Odisha rolled for 12 kilometres (seven miles) before being brought to a shuddering halt by rocks placed on the tracks by railway staff. A spokesman for the railway ministry’s eastern division said none of about 1,000 passengers were injured in the incident Saturday night.



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Driver Jumps Out Just Before Train Smashes Into Truck Stuck on Tracks

Driver Jumps Out Just Before Train Smashes Into Truck Stuck on TracksThe whole incident was caught on camera.



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Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to Beijing

Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to BeijingBEIJING (AP) — A mysterious armored train traveled from North Korea to Beijing and then headed back without revealing its key secret: Was Kim Jong Un on board?



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For North Korean leaders, a train unlike any other

For North Korean leaders, a train unlike any otherTOKYO (AP) — When North Korea's leaders need to travel, they've got a train that's unlike any other.



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Freight Train Collision In Kentucky Sends 4 To Hospital

Freight Train Collision In Kentucky Sends 4 To HospitalFour people were taken to a hospital after two freight trains collided and



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