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Missouri

Missouri highway buckles after cargo trains collide at overpass

A highway overpass in Missouri collapsed when rail cars slammed into one of the bridge's pillars after a cargo train collision. Seven people were injured, though none seriously.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 4:54am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Briton vies to take He Kexin's gymnastics crown

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

career builder

HKBU food security talks feature Lancaster and Missouri professors

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Winter's Bone

Winter's Bone

by Daniel Woodrell

Sceptre, HK$128

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Ashcroft to visit SAR for talks on war on terrorism

US Attorney-General John Ashcroft will arrive in Hong Kong on Thursday to discuss the war on terrorism on the last leg of an Asian visit.

A government spokesman said the Secretary for Justice, Elsie Leung Oi-Sie, and Secretary for Security Regina Ip Lau Shuk-yee were scheduled to meet Mr Ashcroft on Friday.

20 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

A survivor in the classic mould

To critics left and right, America's FBI chief is fast becoming known as 'J. Edgar Mueller'.

The comparison between the embattled Robert Mueller and the FBI's most despotic leader, the late J. Edgar Hoover, is more than just a reflection of the powers rapidly being re-assigned to the agency under the war on terrorism.

7 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Loose-cannon lawman feeds fires of fear

FEW SEATS ARE hotter right now than the one occupied by Attorney-General John Ashcroft, America's most powerful lawman.

2 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Loose-cannon lawman feeds fires of fear

FEW SEATS ARE hotter right now than the one occupied by Attorney-General John Ashcroft, America's most powerful lawman.

2 Dec 2001 - 12:00am