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Conor McGregor fined in Ireland for assault

Nov. 1, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

DUBLIN (AP) — Conor McGregor has been fined 1,000 euros ($1,120) for assaulting a man in a pub. The retired mixed martial arts fighter from Ireland pleaded guilty to a charge of assault during an appearance at Dublin District Court. Video footage of the incident in April was played in the hearing. McGregor...

4th suspect arrested as UK truck deaths case probe deepens

Oct. 25, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A fourth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England, British police said Friday as the investigation into one of the country's worst human smuggling cases geared up. Police said a 48-year-old man from Northern...

Probe expands into deaths of 39 in truck near British port

Oct. 24, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police expanded an investigation into one of the country's deadliest cases of human smuggling after 39 people were found dead in a refrigerated container truck near an English port. Essex police said the victims were believed to be from China, though its embassy said their...

Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

Oct. 23, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

GRAYS, England (AP) — Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece together...

American Airlines jet lands in Dublin after fumes in cabin

Oct. 21, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two crew members and a passenger on an American Airlines plane were treated in a hospital in Dublin on Monday after fumes from spilled cleaning fluid forced an emergency landing. One of the pilots told an air traffic controller that two flight attendants passed out briefly and other...