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Police arrest suspect in fatal San Francisco train shooting

Jun. 24, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police announced Friday that they have arrested a suspect in this week's fatal shooting of a man on a San Francisco subway commuter train. Javon Green, 26, was arrested Thursday in Pittsburg, a city about 40 miles (64 kilometers) east of San Francisco after...

Santa Fe complex residents must move after power outage

Jun. 24, 2022 12:15 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than 50 tenants at a Santa Fe apartment complex are being forced to move out because of electrical issues. Residents of the Railyard Flats told Albuquerque's KOB-TV that they lost power Friday and were told by management to leave by July 6. ...

Burgum requests federal aid to deal with spring storm damage

Jun. 24, 2022 08:36 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum is asking for some federal help in dealing with $57 million in public infrastructure damage caused by severe spring storms and flooding in North Dakota. Burgum has requested a presidential disaster declaration that would provide federal aid...

San Francisco police release photo of alleged subway shooter

Jun. 23, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police in San Francisco were searching Thursday for a man who shot and killed one person and wounded another inside a subway train and then fled when the train stopped in the Castro District, the city’s historically LGBTQ neighborhood. San Francisco police...

Trains canceled in UK as unions stage 2nd 24-hour walkout

Jun. 23, 2022 10:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in Britain faced disruption Thursday as railway staff staged their second national walkout this week, and workers at Britain’s busiest airport announced plans to walk out, adding to summertime travel misery. The 24-hour strike by 40,000 cleaners,...

San Francisco subway train shooting kills 1, wounds another

Jun. 22, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on a San Francisco subway train Wednesday that ended in the city's historically LGBTQ neighborhood just days before Pride celebrations, police said. The shooting occurred shortly before 10 a.m. on a...

UK rail strike strands commuters, pits workers against govt

Jun. 21, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades — and a potential precursor to a summer of labor discontent. About 40,000 cleaners,...

UK set for national railway strike as last-ditch talks fail

Jun. 20, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing its biggest rail strikes in decades after last-minute talks between a union and train companies failed to reach a settlement over pay and job security. Up to 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff are due to walk out for...

Subway system pares back service after collisions, deaths

Jun. 17, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's old, beleaguered subway system is cutting back service following a series of collisions, derailments and deaths prompted a federal review. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority announced Friday it will run fewer trains on three of its lines — Red,...

1 dead in protests over India's military recruitment policy

Jun. 17, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least one person was killed Friday as angry young people in parts of India burned train coaches, blocked highways and attacked police with rocks in a second day of violent demonstrations against a new short-term government recruitment policy for the military, police said. ...