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Two Heroic Firefighters Tragically Fall Hand-In-Hand To Their Deaths While Battling An Apartment Blaze

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Such a tragic story today out of China after two firefighters were killed while battling a high-rise apartment fire.

Qian Lingyun, 23, and Liu Jie, 20, were trying to put out the blaze on the 13th floor when an explosion sent Liu over the edge of a balcony. Qian was able to grab his hand and tried to save him but was unable to pull him to safety.

The two men fell hand-in-hand to the ground below.

So sad.

Fire brigade spokesman Jian Ku spoke afterwards about the code these two brave men lived by, saying:

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The Crew Might Go To Prison! South Korean Ferry That Sank And Lost Hundreds Of Lives Has Inept Staff To Blame!

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How can this be?!?

Officials are saying that the first call for help from a sinking South Korean ferry came not from the crew but from a frightened boy who used his cell phone to alert authorities that the boat was in distress!

The teen dialed the country’s emergency number and reportedly told dispatchers:

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At Least 12 Die On Mount Everest After Deadliest Avalanche In The Peak’s History

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Twelve people are dead and four more remain missing after an avalanche rocked the side of Mount Everest this morning.

The Nepalese guides had traveled ahead of a group of hikers to set ropes into place when the deadly snow disaster suddenly occurred.

Reports are that they were at an elevation of

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Boston Stops To Remember The Marathon Bombings On The One Year Anniversary Of That Tragic Day

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A steady rain showered down on Boston throughout most of today’s tributes marking the anniversary of last year’s Marathon bombings.

Former Mayor Tom Menino was joined by Vice President Joe Biden and Governor Deval Patrick at an event held near the finish line where the blasts occurred. Speaking to a crowd of survivors, first responders and family members of those killed, Menino said:

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Two Marathons In Separate Cities End In Tragedy As Three Runners Pass Away

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Three runners died this weekend between the London Marathon and the Rock N' Roll Marathon in North Carolina.

The London Marathon ended on a very sad note during the weekend as a 42-year-old runner collapsed at the finish line and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Approximately 36,000 people participated in the 34th annual event, and the tragedy marks the second death in 3 years as 30-year-old Claire Squires previously died due to cardiac arrest.

The runner's identity and cause of death are both currently unknown.

Similarly, the Rock 'n' Roll Half and Full Marathons in Raleigh, North Carolina also ended in tragedy as

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Tragic Fort Hood Shooting Leaves Three Victims & The Gunman Dead Just Five Years After Fatal 2009 Shooting

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We just hate news like this.

Unfortunately, we're having to report that a shooting at Fort Hood yesterday has resulted in four deaths.

The Texas Army post apparently came under attack by a shooter who began firing a .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol after walking into one of the buildings. He then got into a vehicle, moved onto another building, and began firing there as well.

Military police confronted him in a parking lot, which resulted in him raising the gun to his head and pulling the trigger.

Three other people died due to his shooting spree, while 16 others were injured.

We are hearing that the gunman served

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Washington Landslide Death Count Reaches 24 While Many Remain Missing

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Such tragedy in Washington this weekend.

After a disastrous landslide hit rural Washington, it is now being reported that the death count has reached 24 people.

Rescuers spent the weekend trying to save trapped survivors, but unfortunately, many bodies were also found during the recovery process.

But that's not even the beginning of it all because 176 people are still missing. It is reported that those unaccounted for might just be duplicate names on the official list and not necessarily victims of the landslide.

Sheriff's deputies are currently

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