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Death toll rises to six in Amtrak collision

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At least six people were killed when a tractor-trailer rig barreled through railroad gates and into an Amtrak train early Friday in Nevada, authorities said on Saturday. The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the six fatalities in a written statement released late on Saturday night. Authorities…

More bodies found in Air France wreckage

PARIS (Reuters) – Parts of the wreckage of an Air France plane found in the Atlantic at the weekend contain the bodies of some of the passengers who died when the aircraft crashed off Brazil in 2009, the French government said on Monday. Air France flight 447, an Airbus 330-203 plane, plunged into the ocean…

2 US citizens killed in plane crash in Pakistan

The U.S. Embassy says two American citizens were among the 152 people killed in a plane crash in the hills surrounding Pakistan’s capital. Embassy spokesman Richard Snelsire did not provide further details about the two Americans. The cause of Wednesday’s Airblue crash was not immediately clear. It attempted to land…

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