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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, rescue workers search the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr, southwest of Tehran, Iran. Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde said Thursday, July 1, 2020 that Iran had agreed to compensate the families’ of the foreign victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down outside Tehran in January. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

Sweden: Iran to compensate Ukraine plane crash victims

Jul. 2, 2020 12:15 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Iran has agreed to compensate the families’ of the foreign victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran in January, Sweden’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “We have signed an agreement of mutual understanding that we...

People gather near the bodies of victims of a landslide near a jade mining area in Hpakant, Kachin state, northern Myanmar Thursday, July 2, 2020. Myanmar government says a landslide at a jade mine has killed dozens of people.  (AP Photo/Zaw Moe Htet)

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 162 people

Jul. 2, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

HPAKANT, Myanmar (AP) — At least 162 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the worst in a series of deadly accidents at such sites in recent years that critics blame on the government's failure to take action against unsafe conditions. The Myanmar Fire Service...

Release of NY driver who struck officers with SUV blocked

Jul. 2, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have temporarily blocked the release of a driver accused of striking three officers with an SUV during protests of police brutality in Buffalo. Deyanna Davis will remain jailed until at least July 7, when a judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether Davis...

Wood River man killed in 2-vehicle crash in Hall County

Jul. 2, 2020 11:52 AM EDT

ALDA, Neb. (AP) — A Wood River man has died in a two-vehicle crash in south-central Nebraska, law enforcement officials there said. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon on a rural road near Alda, killing 21-year-old Alexander Schneberger, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said. Schneberger was...

Bus collides with trucks in southern Poland; 32 injured

Jul. 2, 2020 11:14 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland say a bus collided with two trucks near the southern city of Czestochowa and 32 people have been injured, including foreign citizens. Deputy Health Minister Waldemar Kraska said six people were taken to a hospital with serious head, chest and limb injuries...

This photo released Thursday, July 2, 2020, by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, shows a building after it was damaged by a fire, at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility some 200 miles (322 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran. A fire burned the building above Iran's underground Natanz nuclear enrichment facility, though officials say it did not affect its centrifuge operation or cause any release of radiation. The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran sought to downplay the fire Thursday, calling it an

Analysts: Fire at Iran nuke site hit new centrifuge facility

Jul. 2, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire and an explosion struck a building above Iran's underground Natanz nuclear enrichment facility early on Thursday, a site that U.S.-based analysts identified as a new centrifuge production plant. The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran sought to downplay the fire,...

Fine for drivers failing to move over increase in SD

Jul. 2, 2020 10:24 AM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's new ‘move over’ driving law has gone into effect. It increased the minimum fine for violators from $122.50 to $270. If a driver fails to move over on the roadway and causes a crash with an emergency vehicle, the offense is now a Class 1 misdemeanor,...

Kayakers rescue 2 from crashed seaplane in Lake Washington

Jul. 2, 2020 10:22 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Two people were rescued by nearby kayakers in Lake Washington after a seaplane crashed Wednesday, authorities said. The Seattle Fire Department responded to the crash about 200 feet (60 meters) from shore near Lakeside Avenue South, KOMO-TV reported. All of the people inside the plane were...

2 changing tire killed in Southern California freeway crash

Jul. 2, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Two people changing a flat tire were killed while on the shoulder of a Southern California freeway when a box truck drifted out of its lane and struck them, authorities said. The man and woman in their 50s were outside of two parked cars along Interstate 215 in San Bernardino...

Body of woman found in home of man fatally shot by trooper

Jul. 2, 2020 9:31 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A woman’s body has been found inside the home lived in by a man who was fatally shot by a state trooper last weekend, according to Little Rock police. The body of Shavone Deshia Williams, 40, was found Sunday under a pile of clothes in the home where Aloysius Keaton Sr., 58,...