Dozens of migrants found dead inside a truck in San Antonio, officials say

NBC – SAN ANTONIO — Dozens of migrants were found dead in an abandoned big rig in San Antonio on Monday in what appears to be the deadliest human smuggling case in modern U.S. history. The bodies of at least 46 people were initially found in the tractor-trailer in the sweltering Texas heat, officials said. Sixteen others, including four children, were hospitalized, San Antonio Fire … Continue reading Dozens of migrants found dead inside a truck in San Antonio, officials say

South African police investigating at least 22 deaths at East London tavern

NYP – CAPE TOWN – South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 patrons found inside a popular township tavern close to East London city, provincial health officials said on Sunday. The bodies will be transported to state mortuaries where relatives are expected to help identify both male and female victims, said Siyanda Manana, a spokesperson for the Eastern Cape provincial health department. “We are going to immediately be embarking … Continue reading South African police investigating at least 22 deaths at East London tavern

What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

NYP – The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade Friday is expected to ban or restrict the procedure for over 40 million women across at least 26 states. While the high court’s decision to uphold the Mississippi law challenging Roe v. Wade does not outlaw abortion, it does hand regulatory power to state governments — the majority of which have indicated their intention … Continue reading What happens now that Roe v. Wade is overturned?

Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

TEHRAN, Iran — A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, including some critically, authorities said. The report said the number of casualties could rise, though initial details about the disaster involving a train reportedly carrying some 350 passengers remained unclear. Four of the seven cars in the train derailed in the early morning … Continue reading Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Per: NYP – At least three people were hospitalized after an airplane caught fire in a crash landing at Miami International Airport on Tuesday. The Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic touched down at the airport at about 5:30 p.m. and tore through a communications tower and a small building before coming to a stop in a grassy area beside the runway, local outlet WSVN … Continue reading Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Good Samaritans race to aid victims after taxi crashes into NYC building, injuring 6

Per: NYP- A out-of-control taxi barreled into a Manhattan building Monday, leaving six people injured, including three critically — and about 20 good Samaritans springing into action to lift the car off two women pinned under it. Truck driver Kader Issoufou, 45, said he witnessed the cab hit a cyclist and diners at 1186 Broadway between West 29th and West 28th streets right before 1 p.m. The SUV taxi appeared to “cut the corner and turned into the bike lane, then he lost control and slammed into the sidewalk,” Issoufou told The … Continue reading Good Samaritans race to aid victims after taxi crashes into NYC building, injuring 6