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'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

Oct. 21, 2018 2:25 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It is a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army, Congo's health minister announced late Saturday. This appears to be the first time health workers have been killed by rebels in this outbreak,...

The Latest: Police: 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

Oct. 21, 2018 1:45 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 1:44 a.m. Authorities say two teen-aged suspects from Snellville, including one still being sought by police, were both in a vehicle during a shooting that left one George police officer dead. Gwinnett...

Coal mine accident in eastern China leaves 22 trapped

Oct. 21, 2018 1:38 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-two people are trapped in a coal mine in China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, officials said Sunday. The spontaneous fracturing of rock — a kind of earthquake induced by excavation — took place around 11 p.m. Saturday in eastern Shandong province,...

The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying

Oct. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a...

Utah officials: DUI suspected in head-on crash, 6 dead

Oct. 20, 2018 11:45 PM EDT

HEBER, Utah (AP) — A truck crossed a highway median in Utah and collided with a pickup truck traveling in the opposite direction, killing all six men in the pickup in an accident authorities suspect was caused by alcohol and prescription drugs, state troopers said Saturday. Another two people were injured...

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

Oct. 20, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's health minister called it a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials. It appeared to be the first time health workers have been killed by rebels in...

Small plane rolls off runway and onto NY road; no injuries

Oct. 20, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

EAST MORICHES, N.Y. (AP) — A small plane ended up on a Long Island road after running off a runway Saturday, leaving the aircraft damaged but no one injured, authorities said. After taking off from Republic Airport in Farmingdale, pilot Nedie Seidu flew about 40 miles east and tried to land at the small...

Toronto-to-Boston flight diverted to Albany, lands safely

Oct. 20, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian regional airline flight from Toronto to Boston has landed safely in Albany after reporting an air pressure problem in the cabin. The Federal Aviation Administration says Sky Regional Flight 7672 touched down around 1:35 p.m. Saturday at Albany International...

State trooper stabbed following multi-state police pursuit

Oct. 20, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

NEW SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper was recovering Saturday in a state hospital from multiple stab wounds following a multi-state pursuit of a driver involved in a New Hampshire crash. Police said that driver, an 18-year-old New Hampshire man, was shot during the incident and also taken...

Family, friends remembering Cape Cod shark attack victim

Oct. 20, 2018 10:26 AM EDT

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — A remembrance is being held on the Cape Cod beach where a young man became Massachusetts' first shark attack fatality since 1936. Family and friends of 26-year-old Arthur Medici planned a celebration of life for Saturday morning on Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet. Medici, of...