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Italian fashion influencer Ferragni will donate $1.3 million in a deal to close an antitrust probe

Jul. 05, 2024 10:33 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian fashion influencer Chiara Ferragni will donate at least 1.2 million euros ($1.3 million) under a deal with Italian antitrust authorities investigating misleading communications that led consumers to believe proceeds from the purchase of Easter eggs with her logo would go to a...

A mechanic for a Boeing subcontractor says he was fired after complaining about poor repair work

Jun. 26, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A mechanic for a Boeing subcontractor claims he was fired after complaining about poor repair work on planes in a Boeing factory near Seattle. Boeing says the man’s concerns did not raise safety issues. Lawyers for the mechanic said Wednesday that the man saw...

South Korean investigators search in factory ruins after fire killed 23, mostly Chinese migrants

Jun. 25, 2024 03:25 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Forensic and other experts combed through the charred ruins of a factory building near South Korea's capital to find the cause of a devastating fire that killed 23 people, mostly Chinese migrant workers, in one of the country's deadliest blazes in years. ...

South Korean rescuers search burned factory after a blaze killed 22, mostly Chinese migrants

Jun. 25, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Rescue workers were combing through the charred ruins of a factory building near South Korea's capital to find any more fire victims Tuesday, a day after a devastating blaze likely triggered by exploding lithium batteries killed 22 people, mostly Chinese migrant workers....

A fire at a lithium battery factory in South Korea kills 22 mostly Chinese migrant workers

Jun. 24, 2024 08:56 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fire likely sparked by exploding lithium batteries swept through a manufacturing factory near South Korea’s capital on Monday, killing 22 mostly Chinese migrant workers and injuring eight, officials said. The fire began after batteries exploded while...

A year after the Titan's tragic dive, deep-sea explorers vow to pursue ocean's mysteries

Jun. 17, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The deadly implosion of an experimental submersible en route to the deep-sea grave of the Titanic last June has not dulled the desire for further ocean exploration, despite lingering questions about the disaster. Tuesday marks one year since the Titan...

Fire at chemical factory in India kills at least 9, with searchers looking for more victims

May. 24, 2024 03:15 AM EDT

THANE, India (AP) — Rescuers combed through piles of debris and wreckage Friday searching for bodies after an explosion and fire at a chemical factory in western India killed at least nine people and injured 64 others, officials said. The explosion in the factory’s boiler on...

Today in History: April 20, 2 students kill 12 at Columbine High School

Apr. 20, 2024 00:03 AM EDT

Today is Saturday, April 20, the 111th day of 2024. There are 255 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 20, 1999, the Columbine High School massacre took place in Colorado as two students shot and killed 12 classmates and one teacher before...

Judges orders Pennsylvania agency to produce inspection records related to chocolate plant blast

Apr. 17, 2024 15:14 PM EDT

Pennsylvania utility regulators must turn over inspection records to the National Transportation Safety Board as part of the federal agency’s probe into a fatal explosion at a chocolate factory last year, a federal judge ruled this week. U.S. District Judge Christopher C. Conner...