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Two Dead in London Helicopter Crash

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a commercial helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Reports say the helicopter pilot was one of those killed. Medical authorities say nine other people were injured. One of the injured was in critical condition. Local […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed onto a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane atop an apartment building before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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British police report at least two people are dead after a helicopter crashed into a roadway in south-central London, near a key rail station for incoming commuters. Local news reports say the aircraft hit a crane before hurtling to the ground, igniting a fireball that sent plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is […]

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Fire Brigade: Helicopter Crashes in Central London

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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London’s fire brigade says it is attending to a helicopter crash near the Thames river in the central part of the city. News reports say the aircraft crashed into a crane before hurtling to the ground, sending plumes of smoke into the sky. The helicopter is believed to have hit two cars, jamming traffic in […]

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China Chastises UK for Hosting Dalai Lama

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese state media on Wednesday warned of diplomatic retaliation against Britain after Prime Minister David Cameron held a private meeting with the Dalai Lama in London. An editorial in the official Xinhua news agency called the Monday meeting a “dark moment in China-Britain relations” and said it amounted to “blatant interference in China’s domestic affairs.” […]

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British Navy Arrests 7 Suspected Pirates off Somali Coast

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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British authorities said Thursday they have arrested seven suspected pirates following a helicopter-led pursuit by the British Navy in the Indian Ocean. The chase began off the coast of Somalia when Royal Marines aboard the RFA Fort Victoria were alerted to two vessels allegedly attempting an act of piracy against a Spanish ship that supplies […]

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