Remember the great stories of the past - Daily Telegraph Australia ... year for NSW Rural Fire Service ... nine hours after becoming trapped. ... Miners play cricket 5km underground ... Sieben wins Olympic ... 12/2/2014 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Trapped miners die in Johannesburg as result of underground fire Albert Buitenhuis will live to fight another 23-months in Christchurch, New Zealand ... eight trapped miners but a further nine bodies were recovered at Harmony’s Doornkop Gold Mine, following a fall of ground incident that caused a fire, as two further ... 02/5/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Numerous miners trapped underground worldwide in recent years Twenty-eight gold miners in New Zealand were rescued after a fire broke out. It took seven hours. Rescue in New Zealand mine fireWorkers trapped underground in a New Zealand gold mine have been rescued, seven hours after a truck engine caught fire. 09/25/2012 - 10:56 am | 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 ... 07/17/2012 - 5:42 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 ... calls for New Zealand to ensure it followed ... 07/17/2012 - 1:47 am | View Link
All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine after fire; some were trapped for 7 hours WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine Tuesday 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. 07/16/2012 - 11:13 pm | View Link
Mining in South Africa | Chamber of Mines SA The Chamber of Mines of South Africa provides an employers’ organisation to serve members and their interests in the South African mining industry. 12/21/2014 - 4:56 pm | View Website
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2010 Copiapó mining accident The collapse occurred at 14:00 CLT on 5 August 2010, according to CMSE, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, the Chilean Undersecretary of Mining and the ... 12/21/2014 - 8:21 am | View Website
Murder at Pike River Mine? 19 May 2010. The damning report into the systemic failure of the New Zealand Police to investigate child abuse allegations has just been released by the so ... 12/20/2014 - 10:45 am | View Website
mining claims for sale Nov.30.12. DAWSON CITY - YUKON . 4 placer gold mining claim for sale, located on Upper Bonana Rd located about 16 miles from the highway going into Dawson City in the ... 12/20/2014 - 7:32 am | View Website
The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes fell 6.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million.
The combination of higher home prices and relatively stagnant incomes has reduced affordability and restrained buying activity.
Lower affordability, resulting from tight credit, rising home prices and essentially flat incomes, held back sales for the rest of the year.
Analysts say sales of roughly 5.5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.
A sudden blast of cold weather and snowstorms at the end of November might have cut into sales, noted Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomic.
Rates have fallen as investors are plowing their money into 10-year U.
Nigerian police say at least 16 people were killed and 25 wounded by a car bomb at a bus station in the northeastern city of Gombe.
Hundreds of people have been killed by car bombs and suicide bombers this year, mainly in the northeast that is home to the Islamic uprising.
Police say a man was fatally shot in Grand Rapids during a large weekend party at barbershop.
Police Lt. Pat Merril says at least 70 people were gathered at the barbershop for the party, but none of those in attendance called 911.
Wichita religious and nonprofit leaders are remembering the homeless people who died this past year in the city.
Cline, who is also a spokesman for the Advocates to End Chronic Homelessness, said they are "all human beings and deserve respect and dignity."
The attorney is seeking to use an insanity defense for a teenager charged with fatally attacking a 73-year-old suburban Indianapolis man.
The attorney for 17-year-old Maxwell Winkler of Fishers filed a notice of insanity or mental disease defense Friday in a Hamilton County court.
A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday.
 based on all the evidence and analysis presented in this report, I come to the conclusion that Officer Manney's use of force in this incident was justified self-defense and that defense cannot be reasonably overcome to establish a basis to charge Officer Manney with a crime.
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Chris Ahmuty, issued a statement saying the decision not to charge Manney left "a cloud of uncertainty over the circumstances of and the responsibility for Mr.