Accidents and disasters

In this aerial image provided by Yell County Sheriff's Department water rushes through the levee along the Arkansas River in Dardanelle, Ark., on Friday, May 31, 2019. Officials say the levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles northwest of Little Rock. (Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP)
June 02, 2019 - 9:53 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from a small Arkansas city where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkansas River crested without inundating the city, though communities downriver aren't out of danger yet. Dardanelle Mayor Jimmy Witt said in a Facebook...
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Afghan Security Police arrives at the site of explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 2, 2019. Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
June 02, 2019 - 6:43 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three explosions struck the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 24 others, officials said. At least two Afghan journalists were also injured in the blasts, according to a local non-governmental media organization. The first bomb was attached...
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The MSC cruise ship Opera is seen after the collision with a tourist boat, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, June 2, 2019. The towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning. Italian media reported that at least five people were injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30 a.m. on the Giudecca Canal, a major thoroughfare that leads to Saint Mark's Square in the northeastern Italian city. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
June 02, 2019 - 4:58 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the cruise ship crashing into a dock and another river boat in a Venice canal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Top Italian officials have immediately called for cruise ships to be banned from using the Giudecca Canal in Venice after an out-of-control cruise ship...
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June 02, 2019 - 2:24 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday on the Giudecca Canal, a major thoroughfare that leads to...
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This Friday, May 31, 2019, photo released by the North Tahoe Fire Protection District shows the Eagle Falls at Emerald Bay State Park in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Firefighters say a woman died Friday, while taking photos at a Northern California waterfall. Investigators believe she lost her footing and slipped. The district says in a statement that the tragedy "is a sad reminder to be cautious when taking selfies and other photos in dangerous areas." (Erin Holland/North Tahoe Fire Protection District via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 2:54 pm
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a woman plunged to her death down a Northern California waterfall after she slipped and lost her footing while taking photos. The North Tahoe Fire Protection District said in a statement that the woman died Friday at Eagle Falls. The waterfall...
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A damaged old house is seen after an earthquake in Floq village about 180 kilometers (110 miles) southeast of Tirana, Albania, Saturday, June 1, 2019. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck rural areas in Albania southeast of the capital, with a few people reported injured and damaging about 100 houses. (Albanian Defense Ministry via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 9:10 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 struck rural areas in Albania early Saturday southeast of Tirana, the capital, injuring four people and damaging about 100 houses, authorities said. The Defense Ministry reported that four people were injured from falling...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday April 1, 2006, Arsenal's Jose Antonio Reyes runs with the ball during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa at Highbury stadium in London. Sevilla said in a statement Saturday June 1, 2019, that former Spain midfielder José Antonio Reyes, who won five Europa League titles and was part of Arsenal’s unbeaten “Invincibles” squad, has been killed in a traffic accident at the age of 35. (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi, FILE)
June 01, 2019 - 8:56 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Champions League says a moment of silence will be held in memory of former Spain midfielder José Antonio Reyes before the final kicks off. Reyes was killed early Saturday in a...
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Flowers are seen on the railing of the Margit bridge as rescue boats work on the Danube river at the scene where a sightseeing boat capsized in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Rescue operations continue Saturday, and Hungarian authorities predicted it would take an extended search to find the 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists was rammed Wednesday night by a cruise ship and sank. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
June 01, 2019 - 8:10 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the deadly tour boat collision on the Danube River in Hungary (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River's water levels are expected to fall quickly in Budapest in the coming days. This may help efforts to salvage...
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In this aerial image provided by Yell County Sheriff's Department water rushes through the levee along the Arkansas River Friday, May 31, 2019, in Dardanelle, Ark. Officials say the levee breached early Friday at Dardanelle, about 60 miles northwest of Little Rock. (Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 7:44 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Facebook post Saturday that they believe the river...
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June 01, 2019 - 6:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's emergencies ministry says 38 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. The ministry said four of the injured were in serious...
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