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12 dead, 25 missing in boat accident on southern India river

Sep. 15, 2019 8:44 AM EDT

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A sightseeing boat capsized on a swollen river in southern India on Sunday, killing 12 people and leaving 25 others missing, an official said. Andra Pradesh state's home minister, M. Sucharita, said there were 61 people — 50 passengers and 11 crew members, all of them Indian...

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Sep. 15, 2019 7:26 AM EDT
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Official says 12 dead, 35 missing in boat accident on southern India river.

UAE says 6 troops killed in 'collision,' without elaborating

Sep. 14, 2019 1:35 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Six Emirati troops have been killed in a "collision," the United Arab Emirates said Friday, without elaborating or offering a location or time for the incident that comes after the federation of sheikhdoms began pulling out of a Saudi-led war in Yemen. Details about what...

Saudi-owned satellite channel reports explosion at Saudi Aramco facility in kingdom's east; offers no immediate cause

Sep. 13, 2019 10:48 PM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-owned satellite channel reports explosion at Saudi Aramco facility in kingdom's east; offers no immediate cause.

Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment

Sep. 13, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded three people who sued over a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state nearly $17 million for their pain and suffering. An eight-person jury in U.S. District Court in Tacoma decided Friday to award $7.75 million to Dale Skyllingstad, $7 million to Blaine...

Hot air balloon crash near Las Vegas under investigation

Sep. 13, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. authorities are investigating a hot air balloon crash in Nevada that injured at least seven people Thursday when its basket tipped over after hitting the ground, authorities said Friday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the agency and the National...

The Latest: 6 in balloon crash released from hospital

Sep. 13, 2019 6:33 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a hot air balloon crash in Nevada (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Six people injured in a hot air balloon crash in Nevada have been released from the hospital. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada spokesman Scott Kerbs said Friday only one of the seven patients taken to...

Boat fire wreckage taken to navy base for investigation

Sep. 13, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 people. The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that all crew members on the boat Conception were asleep when the...

Over 30 Indian worshippers drown during Hindu rituals

Sep. 13, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — More than 30 Hindu worshippers have drowned in swollen rivers and in a lake in India as thousands participated in religious ceremonies in which figures of a Hindu god are immersed in water, officials and news reports said Friday. At least 11 people drowned when their boat capsized early...

Official: Maserati driver killed trying to beat train

Sep. 13, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Florida say a man driving a Maserati sports car was killed while trying to beat a train at a railroad crossing. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a Friday statement that 46-year-old Clivet Romero was killed when his Maserati was struck by a Brightline train...