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New York City School Bus Drivers on Strike

Posted January 17th, 2013 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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School bus drivers in the largest U.S. public school system, New York City, are on strike for a second day Thursday, leaving more than 150,000 students looking for alternative transportation to get to class. Eight thousand unionized bus drivers walked off the job on Wednesday, taking to the picket lines to dramatize their demand for […]

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INDIA BUS ACCIDENT – V

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern India say a bus has plunged into a gorge, killing at least 40 people. Authorities say the passenger bus skidded off the road Saturday in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh state, falling at least 76 meters into the gorge. Officials say the death toll is likely to rise. India has the […]

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Bodies of Swiss Bus Crash Victims Being Flown Back to Belgium

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Belgian military planes are bringing home the bodies of 28 people, mostly children, killed in a bus crash earlier this week in a Swiss tunnel. Belgian officials declared Friday a national day of mourning, as the memorials outside two Catholic schools attended by nearly two-dozen victims continue to grow. Authorities say all the victims have […]

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Belgium to Hold Day of Mourning for Bus Crash Victims

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgian officials have declared Friday a national day of mourning after a deadly bus crash in a Swiss tunnel killed 28 people, most of them children. Officials say the bodies will be flown back to Belgium aboard a military plane as early as Thursday evening. Seven Dutch citizens and 21 Belgians were killed when the […]

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Belgium Mourns 28 Killed During a Swiss Skiing Trip

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgium is mourning the death of 28 people, most of them children, who were killed Tuesday in a bus crash following a ski vacation in Switzerland. Family members and friends of the victims gathered for a candlelight memorial in Saint Peter’s Church, in Leuven, Belgium. Other mourners left flowers outside the Swiss morgue in Sion […]

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Belgium Mourns 28 Killed in Swiss Skiing Trip

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgium is mourning the death of 28 people, most of them children, who were killed in a bus crash following a ski vacation in Switzerland. Distraught parents flew to Switzerland Wednesday to identify the dead and attend to the surviving children. Doctor Cawen Mechiel, who is treating some of the injured children at a hospital […]

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Grieving Parents Head to Swiss Crash Site; 28 Dead, Including 22 Children

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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A skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps for Belgian tourists came to a terrible end late Tuesday when their tour bus crashed into a tunnel wall, killing 28 people — 22 of them children. Anguished and grieving parents began arriving Wednesday at the schools in Lommel and Heverlee , where many of the children had […]

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Bus Crash in Switzerland Kills 28 Belgian Tourists

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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A bus carrying Belgian tourists home from a skiing holiday has crashed inside a tunnel in Switzerland (Tuesday), killing 28 people including 22 children. The crash happened the Valais region, near the border with Italy. Twenty-four people were taken to the hospital. The two drivers are among the dead. Police say the bus with 52 […]

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Bus Crash in Switzerland Kills 28 Belgian Tourists

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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A bus carrying Belgian tourists home from a skiing holiday has crashed inside a tunnel in Switzerland, killing 28 people including 22 children. Tuesday’s crash happened the Valais region, near the border with Italy. The bus with 52 people on board smashed into a wall inside a highway tunnel. The two drivers were among the […]

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India Road Rage: Bus Driver Goes ‘Berserk’

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The driver of a bus wreaked havoc on the streets of the western Indian city of Pune Wednesday, plowing the vehicle through cars, pedestrians and anything else that got in his way. Police say the so far unexplained rampage began during the morning rush hour as children headed to school. At least nine people are […]

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