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Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo kills her longtime mate

Oct. 22, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lioness killed her mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. The zoo says the two had been housed together for eight years and...

Coast Guard: 1 dead after fall aboard Bahamas-bound cruise

Oct. 22, 2018 11:59 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after falling aboard a cruise ship traveling from Florida to the Bahamas. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman John Lally says the man fell Friday evening aboard the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line's Grand Classica. The 1,680-passenger ship was sailing from...

Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trapped

Oct. 22, 2018 7:36 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment. Eighteen remain trapped underground, according to a state broadcaster. The accident happened in Shandong province late Saturday night...

Taiwan president calls for clear probe of fatal train crash

Oct. 22, 2018 4:18 AM EDT

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president pressed for a quick, transparent probe into the cause of the island's worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed cars ended and crash investigators examined the wreckage Monday. The eight-car Puyuma express ran off the tracks...

Boat sinks off Turkish coast: 2 migrants killed, 20 rescued

Oct. 22, 2018 3:41 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says coast guards have rescued some 20 people after a boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean Sea coast. Two of the migrants later died in the hospital. Anadolu Agency said the boat, believed to be carrying around 30 people, sank early Monday...

The Latest: Search ends, derailed train cars turned upright

Oct. 22, 2018 2:41 AM EDT

DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Taiwan (all times local): 2 p.m. Work crews have moved derailed train cars upright after a search for victims ended at the crash site in Taiwan. The cause for the derailment of the eight-car Puyuma express train late Sunday afternoon was not...

Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts

Oct. 21, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced crucial virus-containment efforts to be suspended. "It will be very hard to stop the outbreak...

Utah truck driver is jailed without bond after crash kills 6

Oct. 21, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

HEBER, Utah (AP) — A man suspected of driving under the influence remained jailed without bond Sunday in Utah after a crash killed six men in a pickup truck, authorities said. Jamie Don McKenzie, 41, was being held at Wasatch County Jail for investigation of six counts of vehicular homicide and two counts...

The Latest: 11 migrants, trafficker injured in Greece crash

Oct. 21, 2018 4:00 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Greek police say 11 migrants and one trafficker have been injured when the SUV that was carrying them at high speed overturned on a highway in northern Greece. Police say the car, which was carrying the migrants from the...

Police pursuit in Kentucky ends in crash that kills 2

Oct. 21, 2018 3:35 PM EDT

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say two teenagers have been killed when a pursuit ended with a suspect's vehicle striking a car. State Police spokesman Trooper Scott Sharp says in a news release several police departments were pursuing the pickup on Saturday night when it struck the car at a...