An Amtrak passenger train crashed into a backhoe on the track near Philadelphia, killing two construction workers for the railroad service, a source close to the investigation said. The crash which occurred on Sunday morning also left 35 people injured, the Chester Fire Department said. It’s unclear why the backhoe was on the track near… Read More Two dead, dozens injured as Amtrak train crashes in Philadelphia
Ladies and Gentlemen! Lads and Lasses! Brace Yourself!!! We Take Africa – Come The 24th of April 2016 Gospel – Goes – Jazz. The 2015 Award Winning Biggest Gospel Event Is Back To Do it Again in 2016. Bigger And Greater. The TwinSax Crew (JazzMinded) Leads The Way At The Gospel Jazz Evening Africa. Featuring……..… Read More Gospel Jazz Evening Africa 2016!!!
This is a sponsored post. It was not written by 247NewsUpdate Blog. I must say with dismay the way some celebrities handles and addresses issues that has to do with bloggers is not fair. Whenever the ‘Blogger’ is mentioned in Nigeria, the image of a blood-thirsty vampire is painted in the mind of the masses.… Read More Between Nigerian Musicians and Bloggers
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)in Cross River, on Sunday, said that it arrested 15 suspected oil thieves between January and March. The NSCDC Commandant, Mr Clement Adeuyi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar. Mr. Adeuyi said the corps also recovered 90 drums of… Read More Fifteen suspected oil bunkerers arrested in Cross River
The Azerbaijan government, on Sunday, said it is laying down its weapons in its recent conflict with Armenia, according to state media, a day after 30 soldiers from both sides were killed. “In the light of persistent calls from international organizations and given the fact that the government of Azerbaijan is pursuing a peaceful policy,… Read More Azerbaijan government declares ceasefire
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS said the quake hit at 7:23 p.m. local time (4.23 a.m. ET) off the island of Espiritu Santo, 407 kilometers (more than 250 miles) north-northwest of the capital, Port Vila. It occurred about 81… Read More Magnitude-6.9 earthquake rocks Vanuatu Island
The violence is believed to have been sparked when one of four people from Uneme- Ekpedo community, who had gone to the bush to pluck mangoes, was murdered by persons suspected to be members of Bekuma-Opkamere. Following this, young men from Uneme-Ekpedo community reportedly mobilised and attacked Bekuma-Okpameri, setting houses ablaze and attacking innocent community… Read More Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched
Prosecutors in Brazil on Thursday charged billionaire Joseph Safra with being involved in a scheme to bribe government tax officials. Although investigators say Safra wasn’t directly bribing officials, they allege he approved these payments and was kept informed about them. Prosecutors say that Safra’s team allegedly tried to bribe officials with 15.3 million reais ($4.3… Read More Brazilian billionaire allegedly involved in bribery scheme