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Croatia denies police violently push migrants into Bosnia

Dec. 16, 2018 4:06 PM EST

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Croatian authorities on Sunday denied a report by an international watchdog group that alleged police were illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia. The Interior Ministry issued the denial in response to a video published by the...

Reward offered in search for missing Colorado woman

Dec. 16, 2018 2:26 PM EST

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. (AP) — Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Colorado woman who was last seen on Thanksgiving Day. An anonymous donor provided the reward money to the Woodland Park Police Department, which is leading the search for 29-year-old Kelsey...

Coast Guard ends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Dec. 16, 2018 10:59 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 26-year-old cruise ship passenger who went overboard off the Florida coast. The Coast Guard says its helicopters, planes, and cutters covered nearly 2,100 square miles (nearly 5,440 square kilometers) during the 32 hours that crews searched for...

Eagles' Wentz out for Sunday with stress fracture in back

Dec. 15, 2018 12:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams. With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season. The Eagles moved Wentz from doubtful to out on the injury...

Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

Dec. 14, 2018 7:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman urged her fiance to speak with investigators, saying Friday that police believe he is the last person to see the 29-year-old "face to face" since Thanksgiving. Police also began searching the property of Kelsey Berreth's fiance,...

The Latest: Police say fiancé the last to see missing woman

Dec. 14, 2018 5:56 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a police investigation into a Colorado woman's disappearance (all times local): 3:47 p.m. A Colorado police chief leading the search for a woman missing since Thanksgiving says her fiancé was the last person to see her "face to face." Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De...

May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

Dec. 14, 2018 1:08 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit deal Friday, after the European Union rebuffed her request to sweeten the divorce agreement so she can win over hostile lawmakers at home. EU leaders meeting in Brussels showed little appetite to resolve...

Truck veers off road in Nepal, killing at least 16 people

Dec. 14, 2018 1:05 PM EST

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A truck veered off a mountain road in Nepal on Friday, killing at least 16 people and injuring many others. Villagers were returning from a funeral and traveling in an open truck when it went off the roadway, police said. The truck rolled about 500 meters (1,640 feet) on the...

Coast Guard searches for man overboard near Florida Keys

Dec. 14, 2018 12:05 PM EST

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who went overboard a cruise ship near the Florida Keys. The Coast Guard says in a statement that the 26-year-old man was reported overboard Friday morning from the Carnival Victory cruise ship. The ship was about 35 miles away from Islamorada in the Florida Keys. The...

13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

Dec. 14, 2018 6:41 AM EST

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Thirteen young miners were missing and feared dead following the collapse of a shaft and flooding of a coal mine they were digging illegally in India's remote northeast, police said Friday. Rescuers were attempting to pump water out of the mine, which flooded Wednesday, police said....