Motorists are stranded on a flooded section of Canal Road in Washington during a heavy rainstorm, Monday, July 8, 2019. (Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP)
July 08, 2019 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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Hundreds of Mexican federal police gather at a police command center in the Iztapalapa borough, in Mexico City, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, to protest against plans to force them into the newly formed National Guard. The protest comes as the government is officially starting to deploy the National Guard to several states to fight crime and control immigration. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
July 03, 2019 - 4:10 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs. The protests came as the government officially...
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In this image made from video provided by WABC-TV, first responders work the scene after a garbage truck careened off an overpass onto the westbound lanes of Route 495, Thursday, July 3, 2019, in Union City, N.J. (WABC-TV via AP)
July 03, 2019 - 2:16 pm
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — An overturned garbage truck has blocked a major route out of New York City during the evening commute before the Fourth of July weekend. The orange truck lay upside down Wednesday on an embankment on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel. New Jersey-bound vehicles are...
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July 03, 2019 - 7:42 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Three-and-a-half million Southern California residents are expected to travel over Independence Day -- an all-time travel record for the holiday for the third straight year, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Travel is expected to increase by 3.9 percent...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police are bracing for another day of violent protests Wednesday after demonstrators called for renewed street demonstrations in response to the killing of an Ethiopian-Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer. Protesters blocked major highways around the country Tuesday...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice has ruled that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries. The Luxembourg court's ruling Tuesday means Germany will have to drop or revise its highway toll system. The case was brought...
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In this frame grab from video, people wait in line for bread outside a bakery in Khartoum, Sudan, Sunday, June 9, 2019. The first day of the workweek in Sudan saw shops closed and streets empty as part of a general strike called by protest leaders who are demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association had urged people to stay home to protest a deadly crackdown last week, when security forces violently dispersed the group’s main sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in the capital of Khartoum. (AP Photo)
June 10, 2019 - 5:43 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's ruling military blamed the country's protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition's general strike kicked in on Monday in the protesters latest bid to pressure the army to hand over power to civilian rule. For the second day, shops and...
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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 04, 2019 - 7:59 am
A big rig crashed into the center divider and overturned on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway in Commerce this morning and the driver of the semi was freed from the wreckage. The truck crashed north of Garfield Avenue about 5:15 a.m. and the cab ended up on its roof and the trailer on its...
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Emily Kientzel empties the water out of her grandmother Joan FitzGerald's boot that filled with floodwater from the Mississippi River, as they check on the home of a friend outside of Portage des Sioux, Mo., Sunday, June 2, 2019. The pair are standing on the second story balcony of the home that has more than a foot of water in it. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 1:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The swollen Mississippi River is straining levees, snarling traffic and forcing people from their homes as it approaches record levels set during devastating flooding in 1993. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson was touring flooded areas Monday in the northeast part of the state,...
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