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September 02, 2018 - 10:22 pm
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The search continues for four people who went missing after two boats crashed and sunk on the Colorado River, ejecting more than a dozen people who were on board, authorities said. A recreational boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board...
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September 02, 2018 - 4:50 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon claimed to remember little about his last race at Portland International Raceway, a visit 16 years and four championships ago. Should he win a fifth IndyCar title this season, his return to the Pacific Northwest will be one he never forgets. Dixon salvaged his...
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September 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say they were trying to arrest a Wisconsin man on a domestic abuse-related charge when he fled in an airplane before crashing into a cornfield. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office says officers went to Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh on Friday night to try to...
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September 02, 2018 - 4:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — At least two military personnel were killed and 11 wounded in overnight explosions caused by suspected Israeli strikes on a military airport on the edge of the Syrian capital, a war monitoring group said Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blasts...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:32 am
MOABI REGIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — At least 13 people have been injured and two others are missing after two recreational boats collided on the Colorado River near the California border with Arizona. Eric Sherwin, spokesman for the San Bernardino County Fire District, says the vessels collided head...
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This Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 photo from the New Mexico State Police shows the scene of a collision Thursday between a Greyhound passenger bus and a semitrailer on Interstate 40 near the town of Thoreau, N.M., near the Arizona border. A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from the deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. (New Mexico State Police via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 7:33 pm
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A federal agency is intensifying its examination of the front tires of a semi-trailer that veered across a median and smashed into a Greyhound bus, killing eight people and wounding 25 others, an official said. The tires will be sent to the National Transportation Safety Board...
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Some rises over the area of a Bayernoil refinery in Vohburg an der Donau near Ingolstadt, southern Germany, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 after a fire broke out. (Lino Mirgeler/dpa via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 6:05 am
BERLIN (AP) — Nine people have been injured in a blaze at an oil refinery in Bavaria, and another 1,800 people living close by were temporarily evacuated. Police said the fire spread quickly after a loud detonation was heard early Saturday in the southern German town of Vohburg an der Donau. A huge...
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A view of the Utair-operated Boeing 737-800 which skidded off the runway and caught fire during landing, at Sochi international airport, of the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Russia's transportation minister says a supervisor at the airport in Sochi died during the emergency response after a landing airliner careered off the end of the runway, into a riverbed and caught fire. There were no deaths reported among the 164 passengers and six crew members aboard the Utair Boeing 737, but the Russian health ministry said 18 people were injured. The fire was extinguished within eight minutes, the airport said. (AP Photo)
September 01, 2018 - 3:11 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's transportation minister says a supervisor at Sochi airport has died during an emergency response after a landing plane careered off the end of the runway into a riverbed and caught fire. The health ministry says 18 people were injured in the accident, which occurred about 3 a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2017 file photo, Cazadero firefighter struggles to protect a home from catching fire in Coffey Park, in Santa Rosa, Calif. Utility workers won protections for their jobs, salaries, benefits and pensions as part of a measure allowing California power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires. The measure is scheduled for votes in the Senate and Assembly Friday night, Aug. 31, 2018, following months of contentious negotiations. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP, File)
August 31, 2018 - 11:44 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin. The measure is part of a wide-...
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This Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 photo from the New Mexico State Police shows the scene of a collision Thursday between a Greyhound passenger bus and a semitrailer on Interstate 40 near the town of Thoreau, N.M., near the Arizona border. A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from the deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. (New Mexico State Police via AP)
August 31, 2018 - 7:29 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash on a New Mexico highway. Eight people were killed and 25 injured, including three young...
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