Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

China: Truck crash claims 14 lives and injured over 30

The accident happened in Lanzhou in northwestern China's Gansu Province GOOGLE MAPThe accident happened in Lanzhou in northwestern China's Gansu Province
Pablo Mccormick | 06 November, 2018, 10:39

The Saturday night accident occurred when a semt-truck lost control and crashed into a line of vehicles in northwest China's Gansu province, Reuters reported.

The driver of the truck, who sustained minor injuries, told police the vehicle had a brake failure as he was travelling downhill.

As well as those killed, authorities said 44 people were hurt including 10 who suffered serious injuries.

Drake accused Parq Casino in Vancouver of racially profiling him
Drake has accused a Vancouver casino of racially profiling him, after they allegedly refused him entry. Parq casino is now investigating the incident, and posted an apology on Instagram Saturday.

He is being investigated and are under police watch as officers try to confirm the claim.

Media reports say it was the first time the driver had driven on the stretch of road.

In the meantime, Gansu provincial authorities have ordered unsafe sections of expressways to be inspected. The toll station, a gate way to Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province, is closed.

Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border
The troops laid concertina wire (" barbed wire ") along the border near Hidalgo, Texas. He said they would not be taking part in law enforcement activities like crowd control.

The semi-trailer was registered to Li's home northeastern Liaoning province, more than 2,000km from the scene of the incdient.

The crash comes less than a week after 13 people were killed when a bus plunged off a bridge and into a river in Chongqing, south-western China.

It points towards the cause of the crash being an angry passenger hitting a bus driver after he failed to halt the bus at her stop.

Samsung teases its first foldable phone, the Samsung Galaxy F
In fact for Samsung, the focus has been more on including features that would help user get the most of the foldable screen. It looks like a real clunker, but these first-generation devices are usually the first step toward a viable screen device.

Recommended

  • Red Sox get 3 Gold Glove winners

    Red Sox get 3 Gold Glove winners

    Freddie Freeman ended his career-long Gold Glove drought in odd fashion, tying with Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo in the vote. He's the organization's first Gold Glove first baseman and just the third Braves corner infielder to capture the award.
    Fortnite exploding cube gameplay of today's in-game event

    Fortnite exploding cube gameplay of today's in-game event

    After the end of Fortnitemares , there may also be some new changes to the game that will take players some time to find out. A flash of white launched players into a bright, but empty realm that was reminiscent of a wintry version of the Matrix .
    Second-string New Zealand crush Japan

    Second-string New Zealand crush Japan

    Japan crossed the whitewash five times and Hansen said the 2019 World Cup hosts were getting "better and better". And if you get it wrong against them, they'll hurt you.
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan caught in 'begging' broadcast error in China

    Pakistan's Imran Khan caught in 'begging' broadcast error in China

    He said Pakistan will follow the model to alleviate poverty from the society by taking similar steps. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has declared Mr.
    'Freak Injury' Ends Ryan Burnett's Hold On The WBA Belt

    'Freak Injury' Ends Ryan Burnett's Hold On The WBA Belt

    Not sustained during a clash with Donaire, it would appear that an errant punch thrown by Ryan Burnett resulted in a freak back injury.
    Bears vs. Vikings flexed to Sunday night in Week 11

    Bears vs. Vikings flexed to Sunday night in Week 11

    Instead, we'll be getting a Vikings-Bears game where first place in the NFC North will be on the line no matter what. NBC decided on Monday to flex the team's November 18 home game against the Vikings to 7:20 p.m.
  • Trump turns up pressure before midterms, focused on Senate

    Trump turns up pressure before midterms, focused on Senate

    Republicans want to expand their 51-49 Senate majority, their battle runs mostly through states that Trump won in 2016. Democrats seem to have the edge in the House while Republicans are trying to expand their lead in the Senate .
    'Bohemian Rhapsody' likely to become the biggest music biopic ever

    'Bohemian Rhapsody' likely to become the biggest music biopic ever

    Mercury's tragic death from AIDS was a defining moment in the early '90s fight for AIDS awareness. That's a nice result right out of the gate, as Bohemian Rhapsody had a budget of $52 million.
    Mooted Brexit deal is an ‘absolute stinker’, warns Boris Johnson

    Mooted Brexit deal is an ‘absolute stinker’, warns Boris Johnson

    The EU has proposed keeping Northern Ireland inside a customs union with the bloc to remove the need for border checks on the island.
  • Red Star Belgrade v Liverpool

    Red Star Belgrade v Liverpool

    Shaqiri was born in the former Yugoslav city of Gjilan, which is now part of Kosovo, whose declaration of independence in 2008 has not been recognised by Serbia.
    Demi Lovato reportedly out of rehab

    Demi Lovato reportedly out of rehab

    According to TMZ , inside the restaurant, Demi was holding hands with Enfants Riches Deprimes designer and founder Henry Levy . Months later, in June, she opened up about her relapse with the song "Sober".
    Breaking Dawn: NASA's asteroid belt mission runs out of fuel

    Breaking Dawn: NASA's asteroid belt mission runs out of fuel

    In 2011, it arrived at Vesta , the second largest object in the asteroid belt that is nearly twice the size of California. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has run out of fuel and dropped out of contact with mission control, the agency said Thursday.

Train travels 92km after driver jumps out Train travels 92km after driver jumps out It was deliberately derailed at a set of points, operated by a control centre, about 119km from Port Hedland. While the driver was outside of the locomotive, the train commenced to runaway.

Queensland fatal shark attack: Third incident in tourist spot Queensland fatal shark attack: Third incident in tourist spot Steve O'Connell, Whitsundays patrol inspector, told reporters that the man had lost a substantive amount of blood, and had began to cardiac arrest.

Crown Prince of Johor congratulates Joe Flizzow on MTV win Crown Prince of Johor congratulates Joe Flizzow on MTV win Jackson, it doesn't erase the fact that her career was purposefully stalled by a man who felt she didn't properly grovel to him. We have a long long way to go and trust me, we wouldn't have been able to do this without you.

Election weekend poll shows McSally leading Sinema by 1 point Election weekend poll shows McSally leading Sinema by 1 point So you think President Trump is exceptionally unpopular? Problem number one, Mr Trump's agenda will likely be stalled until 2020. In neighboring Georgia, Trump warned, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will turn the state "into Venezuela".

Le'Veon Bell hasn't talked to Steelers, unlikely to report this week Le'Veon Bell hasn't talked to Steelers, unlikely to report this week Of course, Bell would still have to agree to a trade, because he can't be traded until he signs a tender. If Bell truly does intend to return to the Steelers, he would be returning at a pretty convenient time.

Fox News, NBC and Facebook pull Trump ad widely condemned as racist Fox News, NBC and Facebook pull Trump ad widely condemned as racist Fox did not immediately say how many times it had aired on either Fox News Channel or the Fox Business Network. He added: "We have a lot of ads, and they certainly are effective based on the numbers we are seeing".

Blizzard Pulled Diablo 4 Announcement From BlizzCon Blizzard Pulled Diablo 4 Announcement From BlizzCon Diablo 4 has been long awaited by fans, as Diablo III launched in 2012 - a full 12 years after its predecessor, Diablo II. While we wait for more confirmed Diablo news , check out all of the news and trailers we saw at BlizzCon 2018 .

Rebel Wilson blocks enough Black people to start a hashtag Rebel Wilson blocks enough Black people to start a hashtag She did, however, respond to Mo'Nique when the Oscar-winning actress joined the conversation to remind her not to erase black women.

Egypt: Police kill 19 jihadists over Copt pilgrim attack Egypt: Police kill 19 jihadists over Copt pilgrim attack The ministry said the suspects were on the run from security forces when national security intelligence identified their location. Peter's Square Sunday to pray with him for the seven slain as they were making their way to a remote Orthodox Coptic monastery.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Southampton Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Southampton Kevin De Bruyne could be out for up to six weeks with knee ligament damage, Manchester City have announced. De Bruyne was given a start, however, and impressed before his injury with his teasing crosses and passes.

Federal trial starts in NYC for accused drug lord 'El Chapo' Federal trial starts in NYC for accused drug lord 'El Chapo' The trial, which one expert says will cost the U.S. taxpayer more than $50m (£38m), will hear several hundred witnesses testify. Guzman has been held in solitary confinement in NY since Mexico extradited him and he spends 23 hours a day in his cell.

Year Old Son Charged With Murder In Mother's Death Year Old Son Charged With Murder In Mother's Death Gregory's two friends, both 17-years-old, are facing charges of being accessories to a crime after the fact, authorities said. It is not clear yet whether the teenagers will be charged as adults, and none of the defendants have entered any pleas.

Amazon will open separate HQ2 locations in 2 different cities Amazon will open separate HQ2 locations in 2 different cities The Wall Street Journal responded with a story yesterday saying Dallas and NY are still talking with Amazon, too. Amazon's shortlist of potential second headquarter sites appeared to get smaller over the weekend.

Apple holiday forecast misses on iPhone demand, shares fall Apple holiday forecast misses on iPhone demand, shares fall For its full fiscal 2018 ended in September, Apple reported revenue of $265.6 billion, beating analyst estimates of $264 billion. Shares in Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Netflix Inc and Google-owner Alphabet Inc all rose on a generally buoyant Wall Street.

Apple already telling suppliers to cut down expectations for iPhone XR orders Apple already telling suppliers to cut down expectations for iPhone XR orders It's possible iPhone XR demand isn't meeting Apple's expectations , but exactly the reason that's happening is hard to determine. Apple is also said to have revised planned units for older iPhone models for this quarter from 20 million to 25 million.