Accidents and disasters

A power shovel fixed on a pontoon at work, at the scene of a boat accident, on River Danube in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 6, 2019. A Hungarian rescue official says divers are setting up harnesses and lifting points on the sunken tour boat in the Danube River so it can be raised by a massive floating crane. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 2:37 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The death toll from last week's Danube River crash between a sightseeing boat and a cruise ship has risen by four to 19, Hungarian police said Thursday. Police said the body of a female South Korean tourist was found in Budapest, while the remains of one of the two...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill in what appeared to his office aboard Air Force...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:07 am
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point officials say one cadet was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in for summer training overturned. The U.S. Military Academy says the vehicle overturned on a dirt road at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday. Twenty cadets and two soldiers on the...
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Sean Newsom, a senior at Paradise High School, poses in his cap and gown at the burnout ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. After the Camp Fire destroyed the home, his parents relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area, and Newsom moved to an apartment with his older brother in Chico to finish his senior year. Newsom and the rest of the Paradise High School Class of 2019 are graduating Thursday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 05, 2019 - 10:46 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains. It ended with him living in an apartment...
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In this photo provided by The Macon Beacon, authorities remove one of several vehicles involved in a fatal crash Wednesday, June 5, 2019, near Scooba, Miss., in the same area where a crash took the lives of eight people two days earlier. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore told The Associated Press that "there will be fatalities" from the wreck on U.S. Highway 45 south of Scooba. (Jeanette Unruh/The Macon Beacon, via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 3:04 pm
SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Three people were killed and several were injured Wednesday in a wreck involving multiple vehicles, including a school bus with no children aboard, on a rural Mississippi highway not far from the scene of another crash that killed eight people two days earlier. Kemper County...
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June 05, 2019 - 11:48 am
ROBSTOWN, Texas (AP) — Six migrants from El Salvador were killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled Texas police crashed into a drainage ditch, authorities said Wednesday. Police in Robstown, 220 miles (354 kilometers) southwest of Houston, pursued the SUV late Tuesday but...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia. The United Nations' emergency relief coordinator said Tuesday, June 4, 2019, more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 05, 2019 - 5:42 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. U.N. Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says...
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June 04, 2019 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a minor traffic crash while driving his 2019 Bugatti in midtown Manhattan. Police say the fender bender happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near Tenth Avenue and 42nd Street. Police say the mishap involved the 50-year-old Morgan and his white...
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A rescue crew works on the Danube river where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Divers recovered the bodies Monday of two more victims who were on a tour boat that capsized and sank in the Danube River after a collision with a river cruise ship. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
June 04, 2019 - 2:28 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Two bodies found in the Danube River have been confirmed as South Korean victims of last week's sightseeing boat accident in Budapest. South Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday that a body found near the tour boat on the river floor was a woman in her 50s, while the body...
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Water from the Mississippi River floods Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in St. Louis. The Mississippi River is expected to rise several more feet by midweek. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers gave the measure final...
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