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I-94 in Wisconsin reopens following fiery, fatal crash

Jun. 20, 2019 7:37 AM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Interstate 94 has reopened in southeastern Wisconsin after a fiery, fatal crash involving two semis and several other vehicles closed lanes in both directions. The Racine County Sheriff's Office says the northbound lanes reopened early Thursday after repairs were made to the...

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash drought

Jun. 20, 2019 7:30 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Boeing's post-crash business slump may be coming to an end. The plane maker said Thursday that it's in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the 737 Max jet, as it tries to rebuild trust in the plane and its own reputation after two Max crashes that killed 346 people. But...

Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions

Jun. 20, 2019 7:26 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident. The Guard said it shot...

Authorities ID Alabama man carjacked, run over by officer

Jun. 20, 2019 7:11 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have released the identity of a man who died after being assaulted during a carjacking and run over by an off-duty officer. Al.com reports Birmingham police say 40-year-old Jerand Deon Jackson was killed early Wednesday. It's unclear if he died from injuries...

Malaysia: 'No proof' of Russian involvement in MH17 downing

Jun. 20, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, after international prosecutors charged with murder four men — three of them Russians with military...

US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz

Jun. 20, 2019 2:21 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz.

Train derails near Nevada-Utah line; no injuries reported

Jun. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — A train carrying military munitions derailed in the high desert of northeast Nevada on Wednesday, closing an interstate for about an hour before emergency crews determined there was no danger. No injuries were reported. Cars carrying the munitions to a Nevada Army depot were not among...

The Latest: Diesel fuel spilled in NV derailment; no hazmat

Jun. 19, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The Union Pacific Railroad says a small amount of diesel fuel was spilled along with some aluminum oxide when a train derailed in northeast Nevada but no...

2 killed when semitrailers explode on I-94 in Wisconsin

Jun. 19, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Two semitrailers exploded into flames Wednesday on an interstate in southeastern Wisconsin, killing both drivers and setting other vehicles on fire, authorities said. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said one trailer was southbound on Interstate 94 around 11 a.m. when...

The Latest: 2 dead in semitrailer explosion in Wisconsin

Jun. 19, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a fiery semitrailer crash on I-94 in Wisconsin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Wisconsin authorities say the drivers of two semitrailers are dead after one hit a construction barrier on an interstate and caused a chain reaction that caused explosions and set fire to...