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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...

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...

Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits south

Oct. 21, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish firefighter died while emergency services responded to flash floods caused by heavy rain in southern Spain, authorities said Sunday. The firefighter went missing when his truck overturned on a flooded road overnight, according to emergency services in the southern region of...

The Latest: Police: 2 men in car when Georgia officer shot

Oct. 21, 2018 1:45 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 1:44 a.m. Authorities say two teen-aged suspects from Snellville, including one still being sought by police, were both in a vehicle during a shooting that left one George police officer dead. Gwinnett...

The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying

Oct. 21, 2018 1:00 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a...

South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids

Oct. 20, 2018 6:14 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government says at least 27 people, including small children, have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Limpopo province. The statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa's office says a minibus, truck and delivery vehicle crashed on Friday on a major highway between...

1 dead, dozens hurt after tour bus, pickup truck collide

Oct. 19, 2018 9:59 PM EDT

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one person has died and nearly 40 others have been injured after a tour bus and a pickup truck collided on a central Pennsylvania highway. News outlets report the crash occurred Friday afternoon on State Route 147 in Northumberland County. Evangelical Community Hospital...

Schumer: Progress made for investigators to get limo access

Oct. 19, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says progress is being made getting federal safety investigators fuller access to the limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people two weeks ago. Schumer told reporters in Utica a National Transportation Safety Board representative was given "limited...