28 New Zealand Trapped Gold Miners Rescued Twenty-eight gold miners in New Zealand were rescued after they were trapped underground following a fire in the mine. The men were forced into several safety chambers in the mine, located on New Zealand’s north island, reported the Australian Associated ... 07/18/2012 - 12:58 pm | View Link
28 workers trapped underground rescue. Twenty-eight miners have been rescued from a New Zealand gold mine after a fire trapped the men underground for up to seven hours. A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the Trio mine in the North Island town of Waihi. Workers rescued after New ... 07/17/2012 - 3:50 am | View Link
Rescued: 28 trapped miners from New Zealand gold mine The alarm was raised at 5am local time, when the miners were close to finishing a 10-hour overnight shift. "Many of us have very vivid images of Pike River," said Newmont spokesman Kit Wilson. "Gold mines ... cause of the fire was not known ... 07/16/2012 - 11:08 pm | View Link
Trapped New Zealand miners rescued Twenty-eight miners have been rescued from New Zealand's Trio gold mine in the North Island town of Waihi after a fire trapped them underground for more than five hours. The miners were forced to take shelter in three underground refuge chambers after a ... 07/16/2012 - 9:44 pm | View Link
All 28 Waihi miners rescued LATEST: All of the 28 miners trapped underground after a fire at a Waihi gold mine have emerged safely ... EPMU assistant national secretary Ged O’Connell said the incident shows New Zealand urgently needed to strengthen its mine safety regime. 07/16/2012 - 2:47 pm | View Link
Law officers in a north Georgia town are investigating after a man was gunned down in his home.
Cherokee County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to an address on Misty Hollow Way in Woodstock Sunday evening. They found 47-year-old Christopher Pierce dead inside the home, where he lived alone. Pierce had been discovered by his father, who called 911.
Sheriff's officials say in a statement that investigators do not believe the crime is a random one.
A spokesman says the Dalai Lama will not attend memorial services for fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela in South Africa, where the Buddhist spiritual leader has twice been unable to obtain a visa.
South Africa blocked the Dalai Lama from attending a Nobel laureates' peace conference in 2009, and stalled on a 2011 visa until the Tibetan leader withdrew the application.
A powerful North Jersey Democrat who endorsed Republican Gov. Chris Christie is seeking a fourth term.
The three-term executive draws both a salary and a pension for his position, which is allowable because of a loophole in the pension system.
The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to tell what he knows about the unannounced closing of George Washington Bridge access lanes that caused traffic gridlock in September.
The special hearing follows the resignation Friday of Dave Wildstein, the agency official at the center of the controversy.