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Official: 2 killed amid crashes during pop-up NJ car rally

Sep. 25, 2022 15:23 PM EDT

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say at least two people were killed amid multiple crashes at a pop-up car rally in Wildwood over the weekend. Mayor Pete Byron told NJ Advance Media Sunday that there were a series of car crashes related to the “unsanctioned” car...

Little evidence of political argument before teen's death

Sep. 25, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in North Dakota was a political extremist like the driver claimed. Investigators say none of the witnesses they have interviewed support the idea that there was a political...

Phoenix police: Man throwing rocks at officers fatally shot

Sep. 25, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man was fatally shot by Phoenix police after he allegedly threw rocks and other items at officers and patrol cars, authorities said Sunday. Police said the incident occurred in north Phoenix around 6:45 p.m. Saturday. Two patrol cars were driving...

Albuquerque church security guard killed, suspect arrested

Sep. 25, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a security guard at an Albuquerque church, authorities said Sunday. City police said 35-year-old Marc Ward was taken into custody Saturday. It was unclear Sunday if Ward has a lawyer yet who can...

Family of Palestinian slain by Israel denies he was attacker

Sep. 25, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

BEIT IJZA, West Bank (AP) — Relatives pushed back Sunday against Israeli claims that a Palestinian teacher intentionally rammed an Israeli police car before he was shot dead by security forces. The family of 36-year-old Mohammed Abu Kafieh said he had no possible reason to carry...

Boat capsize in Bangladesh kills at least 24 Hindu pilgrims

Sep. 25, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A boat carrying about 100 Hindu pilgrims capsized Sunday in a river in northern Bangladesh, leaving at least 24 people dead, police said. The overcrowded boat overturned in the afternoon while returning from a Hindu temple on the other side of the River...

Chinese survivors had no food, water on sinking boat

Sep. 24, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Chinese survivors from a boat that sank near a Cambodian island, killing three people and leaving eight missing, said they embarked on what they believed would be a short-term fishing job and ended up without food and water aboard the vessel and their belongings...

Coast Guard works to remove sunken ships from Columbia River

Sep. 24, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two ships that have been abandoned in the Columbia river for years are being removed and the U.S. Coast Guard is working with state agencies to clean up the fuel and oil that leaked from the vessels. The ships — a Navy tug called the Sakarissa and a Coast...

In Lebanon, boat tragedy kills 94 but others plan to migrate

Sep. 24, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

NAHR EL-BARED, Lebanon (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians held prayers on a small soccer field in a refugee camp in northern Lebanon on Saturday, to mourn one of the scores of migrants who died after their boat sank off Syria’s coast this week, even as others vowed to undertake the same perilous...

Man suspected of driving over Tennessee officer in car found

Sep. 24, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say they have found a man they believe fled the scene after hitting a police officer with a car and driving over him, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, initial...