One injured as another train derailment incident occur at Pennsylvania station in New York

A slow-moving New Jersey Transit train derailed during rush hour at New York’s Penn Station on Monday, injuring one person in the second such incident at the Midtown Manhattan hub in fewer than two weeks, officials said. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. A New Jersey Transit spokesman said the train was… Read More One injured as another train derailment incident occur at Pennsylvania station in New York

Ten dead, dozens injured as explosion rips train carriage in St. Petersburg, Russia

At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in the St. Petersburg underground system on Monday, Russian authorities said. Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying the blast was caused by a bomb filled with shrapnel. President Vladimir Putin, who was himself in St.… Read More Ten dead, dozens injured as explosion rips train carriage in St. Petersburg, Russia

Hundreds lose jobs as Caterpillar Inc. shut down plant in Aurora, Illinois

Caterpillar Inc. said on Friday it will shut its Aurora, Illinois, plant, costing about 800 employees their jobs as the world’s largest construction and mining equipment maker shifts production to other U.S. facilities. Caterpillar was among companies that met with President Donald Trump in February to talk about job creation, at a time when about… Read More Hundreds lose jobs as Caterpillar Inc. shut down plant in Aurora, Illinois

Twelve police officers injured in biggest insurgency attack in southern Thailand

Insurgents fired hundreds of shots into a police booth in restive Muslim-majority southern Thailand on Monday, wounding 12 officers in what police called the biggest such attack in years. A decades-old separatist insurgency in the provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat has claimed more than 6,500 lives since it escalated in 2004, according to independent… Read More Twelve police officers injured in biggest insurgency attack in southern Thailand

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship with 11 crew members aboard

Pirates have hijacked an Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia and the vessel is heading toward the shore, a former government anti-piracy official said on Monday. “We understand Somali pirates hijacked a commercial Indian ship and it is heading towards Somalia shores,” Abdirizak Mohamed Dirir, a former director of the anti-piracy agency in… Read More Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship with 11 crew members aboard