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Obama Calls for Pressure on Congress to Pass Job Creation Bills

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has begun a tour of two southern states by urging voters to pressure Congress into passing a series of job creation bills that failed to secure congressional approval as a complete package last week. In a speech to supporters at an airport in Asheville, North Carolina, Mr. Obama said Monday that […]

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Obama Bus Tour to Campaign for Jobs Proposals

Posted October 17th, 2011 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama begins a bus tour of two southern states on Monday, hoping to rally public support for his calls on Congress to pass his recent proposal for creating jobs. Mr. Obama’s first stop is Asheville, North Carolina. He is expected to spend the next three days touring North Carolina and Virginia, two […]

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Bus Crash Kills 38 in Nepal

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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At least 43 people were killed in eastern Nepal after their bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river. The accident occurred Thursday in Sindhuli district located east of the capital, Kathmandu. Reports say that so far the bodies of 43 people have been recovered with more feared swept in the river. […]

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Bus Crash Kills 38 in Nepal

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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At least 38 people were killed in eastern Nepal after their bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a river. The accident occurred Thursday in Sindhuli district located east of the capital, Kathmandu. Reports say that so far the bodies of 38 people have been recovered with more feared swept in the river. […]

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Bus Crash in China’s Hubei Province Kills 16

Posted October 1st, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A bus has crashed in China’s Hubei province, killing at least 16 people with one person missing. Chinese state media said Saturday’s crash occurred when the bus carrying 34 people plunged off the road into a river. The Renmin Hospital in Xingshan said many of the survivors were severely injured.

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Pakistan Bus Crash Kills 28

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 10:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a bus carrying school children from a field trip in Punjab province overturned late Monday, killing at least 26 children and two adults. Local police say more than 40 other people on the bus were injured in the accident on the main motorway in Kalar Kahar, east of the capital, Islamabad. Road […]

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Bus Accident in India Kills at Least 22

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A minibus went off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 22 people. Indian police say at least 15 people were injured in Tuesday’s accident in a mountainous region near Srinagar, the main town in Kashmir. Police officials say the driver of the bus lost control while negotiating […]

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15 Killed in India Bus Crash

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say at least 15 people were killed and many more injured in a bus accident in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Local authorities say the accident happened Sunday near the state capital, Dehradun. They say the bus fell into the Tons river after the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a […]

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South Africa Bus Accident Kills 11

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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A passenger bus overturned late Tuesday on a road in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, killing least 11 people. Officials say the accident happened after a tire blew out on the bus, causing the driver to lose control. Local media reports say dozens were injured in the accident, some severely. The crash comes after last […]

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19 Killed in Zimbabwe Bus Crashes

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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State media in Zimbabwe say at least 19 people were killed Thursday in accidents along the highway that links Harare and Bulawayo, the country’s two biggest cities. The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation says in the main incident, a bus lost its right front tire and sideswiped a truck going in the opposite direction, killing 18 people. […]

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