roller coaster ride veers off track in Orlando, FL killing 17 people
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13 July 2015 03:28:51 South China Morning Post - News feed
The capital market during the past two weeks has been a roller-coaster ride for China’s billionaires who in some cases have seen the value of their wealth make a U-turn.
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30 June 2015 15:54:32 China News latest RSS headlines - China National News.com
BEIJING - China's stock market continued its roller coaster ride Tuesday, with shares first dipping, but rising dramatically in the last few hours of trading on what analysts said was a government ...
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17 June 2015 02:45:34 WN.com - World News
LOS ANGELES - A 10-year-old girl who fell unconscious while riding a roller coaster at southern California's Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park died of natural causes, a coroner's official said on Tuesday....
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05 June 2015 16:45:14 timesofmalta.com
Alton Towers is to reopen “within the next few days” but the ride involved in the crash in which 16 people were injured will remain shut for the foreseeable future, the company which runs the park has announced. Four people were seriously hurt in Tuesday’s accident involving the Smiler ride and the Staffordshire tourist attraction has been closed since then, racking up losses of around £500,000 a day for owner Merlin Entertainment. The company said today that new “safety protocols” were being issued. The company said: “The safety of our visitors is our fundamental priority. We have a strong safety record at Alton Towers and across the Merlin Group. “Today we are enhancing our safety standards by issuing an additional set of safety protocols and procedures that will reinforce the safe operation of our multi-car roller coasters. These are effective immediately. “Each roller coaster has its own individual operating process and characteristics. Our central safety management team, together with local park operations, will now work to implement and brief operating staff on these protocols. “As a consequence, two roller coaster rides have been withdrawn from service until the new...
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03 June 2015 05:05:19 WN.com - World News
An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Three teenagers are among four people seriously injured when two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The accident happened on The Smiler, an 80km/h ride featuring a world record 14 loops, when a carriage carrying 16 passengers crashed into an empty carriage that was stationary at the top of the ride. Four passengers - two men aged 27 and 18, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman...
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02 June 2015 17:30:45 WN.com - World News
LONDON (AP) A roller coaster crash at a British amusement park has left four people seriously injured, an ambulance service said Tuesday. A car on the Smiler ride that was carrying 16 people at the Alton Towers amusement park...
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29 May 2015 13:53:07 WN.com - America News
YEARS AGO I vowed never to go on a roller coaster again. I have succeeded physically. However the things going on in Barbados do take me on a mental roller-coaster ride. ......
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26 May 2015 04:54:31 WN.com - World News
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend — sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day....
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26 May 2015 03:23:44 WN.com - World News
An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend — sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day. Vic Kleman, 82, marked the milestone Sunday on the Jack Rabbit at Kennywood in the Pittsburgh suburb of West...
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30 March 2015 18:33:10 WN.com - America News
On Sunday, Brooklyn's oldest roller coaster ride gave out at the top of its track, forcing 12 riders to hoof their way to safety—nearly 85 feet down. Read more... img src="//feeds.feedburner.com/~r/jezebel/full/~4/fxMZGmAbsV4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/...
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