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December 29, 2017 - 2:19 am
STAFFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York are investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer that left one person dead. WGRZ-TV reports the crash happened Thursday afternoon on Route 33 in Stafford. Authorities say a car driven by 54-year-old Tracy Carpenter, of Oakfield, crossed into...
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December 28, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The operator of a New York City ferry that got stuck on a sandbar and took hours to evacuate says the boat apparently went off its usual route and the company is looking into what happened. The mayor has cited "human error." Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) said...
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December 28, 2017 - 12:16 pm
CLAYTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a cargo ship carrying soybean has run aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway in New York's Thousand Islands region. The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. says the bulk carrier Pacific Huron ran aground late Wednesday night in U.S...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 file photo, a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket carrying the Meteor M satellite and additional 18 small satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia. The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
December 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's latest space launch failures have prompted authorities to take a closer look into the nation's struggling space industry, the Kremlin said Thursday. A Russian weather satellite and nearly 20 micro-satellites from other nations were lost following a failed launch from Russia's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 file photo, a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket carrying the Meteor M satellite and additional 18 small satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia. The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
December 28, 2017 - 7:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. In the most embarrassing incident in recent months, a satellite launched from Russia's new Launchpad was lost due to a programming error. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday that...
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December 28, 2017 - 7:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says authorities are looking into recent failures in Russia's space industry. In the most embarrassing incident in recent months, a satellite launched from Russia's new Launchpad was lost due to a programming error. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Wednesday that...
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December 28, 2017 - 1:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A ferry carrying more than two dozen people hit a sandbar and got stuck for hours Wednesday, spurring an evacuation on a frigid night in the waters off New York City. No injuries were reported in the second stranding in a month for the city's newly-expanded ferry service. The city-...
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December 28, 2017 - 12:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A ferry carrying more than two dozen people hit a sandbar and got stuck for hours Wednesday, spurring an evacuation on a frigid night in the waters off New York City. No injuries were reported in the second stranding in a month for the city's newly-expanded ferry service. The city-...
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December 27, 2017 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A ferry carrying more than two dozen people hit a sandbar and got stuck for hours Wednesday, spurring an evacuation on a frigid night in the waters off New York City. No injuries were reported in the second stranding in a month for the city's newly-expanded ferry service. The city-...
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December 27, 2017 - 11:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a ferry stuck on a sandbar in the waters off New York City (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Officials say all of the passengers have been safely removed from a ferry stuck on a sandbar in the waters off New York City. Police and firefighters were called around 6 p.m...
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