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UN: Bodies of at least 6 migrants found on Libyan coast

Nov. 22, 2019 9:23 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — At least six bodies of Europe-bound migrants were found on Libya’s Mediterranean coast on Friday, while another 90 were intercepted by Libya’s coast guard, the U.N. migration agency said. Libya has emerged as a major transit point for African and Arab migrants fleeing war and...

Attorney: Teen charged in 90 mph crash to plead insanity

Nov. 22, 2019 8:25 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The attorney for a Louisiana teenager who told authorities God instructed him to end his life, so he crashed his car into another driver says his client intends to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The Advocate reports 18-year-old Jack Jordan was indicted this month on a...

More than 50 vehicles pile up in crash on Denver road

Nov. 22, 2019 6:20 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Police say more than 50 vehicles were involved in a weather-related crash in west Denver. Injuries were reported in the pileup about 7:30 p.m. Thursday night, but Denver police say none are considered life-threatening. The accident happened along eastbound 6th Avenue near southbound I-25....

Trump pays respects to Army officers killed in Afghanistan

Nov. 22, 2019 12:23 AM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump paid respects Thursday to two Army officers who were killed when their helicopter crashed this week in Afghanistan, holding his salute until each of the flag-draped cases containing their remains were returned to their grieving families. Trump and...

Deputies investigating 'large fireball' southwest of Salem

Nov. 21, 2019 10:34 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Deputies are investigating a large fireball falling to the ground in the southwest area of Polk County. The Statesman Journal reports a resident reported the fireball around 4:50 p.m. Thursday, thinking it was a plane crash, according to Lt. Dustin Newman, a spokesman with the Polk...

Military: 2 airmen killed in crash during Oklahoma training

Nov. 21, 2019 7:15 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two airmen were killed Thursday in an accident involving two jets during the landing phase of a training exercise at a U.S. Air Force base in northwestern Oklahoma, a military official said. The crash occurred shortly after 9 a.m. at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, about 65 miles (105...

Trucker in Colorado pileup that killed 4 pleads not guilty

Nov. 21, 2019 6:00 PM EST

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people and seriously injured several others on a Colorado interstate pleaded not guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide and other charges. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, of Houston, appeared in court in Jefferson...

The Latest: 2 airmen died while landing at Oklahoma base

Nov. 21, 2019 5:53 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Air Force training jets in northwest Oklahoma that killed two airmen. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. An Air Force base commander says two U.S. airmen were killed in an accident involving two jets during the landing phase of a training exercise in...

2 school buses crash, sending about 2 dozen to the hospital

Nov. 21, 2019 3:57 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say one school bus from Georgia rear-ended another during their field trip to Tennessee, sending more than two dozen people to hospitals. News outlets report 19 students and four adults were taken for evaluation to a Cleveland, Tennessee, hospital after the Thursday...

Canadian Pacific to buy Central Maine and Quebec Railway

Nov. 21, 2019 1:34 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — An international railroad that includes a segment in Canada where a fiery oil train derailment claimed 47 lives in 2013 will soon have a new owner. Canadian Pacific Railway announced it’s buying Maine-based Central Maine & Quebec Railway by year’s end. Central Maine...