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Illegal Gold Mine in Indonesia Collapses, Killing 6 Workers

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An illegal gold mine on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island collapsed on nearly two dozen people who were working inside, killing six and leaving one worker missing, officials said Thursday. Survivors estimated 23 people were trapped in the …

Arkansas Traffic Stop Illegal, But Not Cause of Death

A federal judge has found that a traffic stop by a Bryant police officer was illegal but was not the cause of a passenger’s death when he ran from the officer. Officer Jeffery Plouch’s decision to stop the car just …

Ga. Bus Company Ordered Off the Road Due to Unsafe Operations

Georgia-based H & W Tour, Inc., has been ordered to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate passenger service within hours of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) uncovering violations “so widespread as to demonstrate a …

Few Warnings Given in Iowa’s New Texting Ban

Law enforcement officials in Iowa say a new law that makes it illegal to text and drive has been difficult to enforce. The Legislature enacted a law last year that bans texting while driving and forbids the state’s youngest motorists …

China Calls for Tougher Action on Tainted Food

China’s Cabinet says local authorities must step up their battle against illegal food additives after several recent tainted food scandals. So far this year, authorities have uncovered sales of drug-tainted pork, bean sprouts treated with a carcinogenic chemical compound, and …