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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bridge collapse in northwest US plunges drivers into icy river

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Olympia Two drivers in hospital with hypothermia after being pulled from the water beneath bridge on main road from Seattle to Vancouver in Canada Bridge collapse plunges drivers into icy river Part of a bridge on an expressway in the US northwest collapsed, throwing cars and their drivers into a freezing river. Two of the three people rescued from the river were ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bridge collapses in Washington state, sending cars into river

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:53pm by Reuters in Olympia

    ... Reuters in Olympia Part of a four-lane freeway bridge over a river in a rural area north of Seattle collapsed on Thursday, sending vehicles and people into the frigid water below, ... advised residents. The collapse comes nearly six years after another bridge fell in Minnesota and raised concerns about faulty infrastructure in the United States. In August 2007, about 305 metres ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Missouri highway buckles after cargo trains collide at overpass

    Posted May 26th 2013, 01:53pm by AP

    ... of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none seriously. The bridge collapsed on Saturday after a Union Pacific train hit the side of a Burlington Northern ... people. In northwestern Washington state last week, a bridge collapsed when a truck driver's load bumped against the steel framework. NTSB board member Robert Sumwalt said while ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Russian tourist charged for scaling Brooklyn Bridge in New York

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 09:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Tourist took photos atop Brooklyn Bridge, weeks after flag raisers breached security Russian charged for scaling New York bridge A Russian tourist has been arrested and charged after scaling New York's iconic Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures with his mobile phone, authorities say. Yaroslav Kolchin, sporting a backpack, shorts and baseball cap, ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    6.0-magnitude earthquake critically injures 3 people in Napa, California

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by AP

    ... the Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta quake in 1989, the USGS said. That earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area on October 17, 1989, collapsing part of the Bay Bridge roadway and killing more than 60 people, most when an Oakland freeway fell. "There's collapses, fires," said Napa Fire Captain Doug Bridewell. "That's the worst shaking I've ever ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    German artists say they raised white flags on Brooklyn Bridge to honour its architect

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York German artists raised white flags onbridge Two German artists have claimed responsibility for replacing American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with faded white ... the hand-sewn white flags onto the 131-year-old bridge's neo-gothic stone towers as a celebration of public art in "the global centre of creativity". They said they switched the flags ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Armed intruder at White House sparks Secret Service review

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 01:02pm by AGENCIES

    ... was collapsing" and needed to contact the president "so he could get word out to the people". The document also said Gonzalez had served at least two tours in Iraq with the US army. He ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White House intruder Omar Gonzalez 'a veteran needing help': family

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AGENCIES

    ... in Texas. We have no idea how he got to Washington DC." According to a Secret Service affidavit, Gonzalez had told an agent that "he was concerned that the atmosphere was collapsing ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White flags mysteriously replace American ones atop Brooklyn Bridge

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by NYT

    ... over Brooklyn Bridge mystery Was it someone's concept of art or an attempt to send a political message? Perhaps, as one police official mused, it was a long-lost relative of the first US ... Bridge. Whatever was behind the swap, police said there was no sign of a sinister motive such as terrorism. They played down concerns about the security breach that enabled the flag carriers ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US reality show Cops goes wrong as police kill robber and TV crewman

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... police identified as 32-year-old Cortez Washington, was struck by the officers' gunfire, but fled from the restaurant before collapsing. Officers continued firing on the suspect as he exited ...




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