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  • Japan court upholds damages over student tsunami deaths: report

    A Japanese appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling awarding millions of dollars in compensation to families of children swept out to sea by the massive...

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  • Officials: 3-year-old girl killed in fire was home alone

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl killed in a house fire in Pennsylvania was home alone when the flames broke out. Police tell PennLive.com that Willow Williams’ mother was taking an older child to school Monday when the fire started at their Harrisburg home. They say the mother thought another family member was...

    New York Post
  • 12 kids dead after train crashes into school bus in India

    LUCKNOW, India — Police say at least 12 children were killed when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern India. Top police officer O.P. Singh says the bus driver also was killed in Thursday’s accident. Another 12 children were injured in the crash and taken to a hospital...

    New York Post
  • Children find dead man on way to school: officials

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. — School district officials say six children on their way to school in southeastern Wisconsin found a dead man near a church. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the children arrived at their West Allis elementary school Wednesday and said they found a man lying on the ground and he was unresponsive....

    New York Post
  • Woman who made elderly mom sit until she died might walk free

    A British woman who left her frail mom to sit in the same chair for almost a year — resulting in the elderly woman’s death — may avoid any jail time at all, according to local reports. Linda Farr, 68, failed to get medical help for her mother, 86-year-old Doreen Shufflebotham, who suffered from a...

    New York Post
  • Blaze at illegal oil well in Indonesia kills at least 18

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — A fire erupted at an illegal oil well in Indonesia on Wednesday killing least 18 people and injuring 41 as they scrambled to collect oil after the well overflowed, authorities said. Firefighters struggled all day to put out the blaze in the northwestern province of Aceh and were still working as...

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