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Police officers looks into a school bus that has crashed in Berka Vor Dem Hainich, near Eisenach, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. German media reported that two children died in a school bus crash in the central state of Thuringia early Thursday. Public broadcaster MDR reported that 20 children and the bus driver were injured in the crash in Berka, about 260 kilometers (160 miles) southwest of Berlin. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)

School bus crashes in Germany kill 2 children, hurt 14

Jan. 23, 2020 10:03 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A school bus crashed in central Germany early Thursday, killing two children and leaving five others seriously injured. Officials said the bus carrying 22 elementary school children, aged eight to 11, slid off an icy, cobblestone road, crashed into a ditch and flipped over several times near...

Authorities release names of York collision victims

Jan. 23, 2020 7:05 AM EST

YORK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a driver who was killed and another who was injured in collisions with a semitrailer on the south end of York. The crash occurred a little after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at a U.S. Highway 81 intersection. Police said in a news release that a car driven by...

In this undated photo released from the Rural Fire Service, a C-130 Hercules plane called

Firefighting plane crashes in Australia, killing 3 Americans

Jan. 23, 2020 6:21 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Three American crew members were killed Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Australia, officials said. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian confirmed the crash deaths in the state's Snowy Monaro region, which came as...

Homemade pipe bombs raise concerns in Pennsylvania town

Jan. 23, 2020 6:08 AM EST

THORNDALE, Pa. (AP) — Investigators were seeking a suspect and a motive Thursday after two pipe bombs were found in a southeastern Pennsylvania community. Caln Township police posted on Facebook that a postal worker found an undetonated pipe bomb at 14th Avenue and Olive Street on Tuesday. The Montgomery...

In this photo released by the National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS), rescuers carry the body of a victim of a sunken boat off Bengkalis, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. A boat carrying 20 Indonesian migrant workers sank on its way to Malaysia, and rescuers have found 10 survivors and are searching for the missing. (BASARNAS via AP)

Migrant boat sinks in Indonesia; 10 rescued, 9 missing

Jan. 23, 2020 5:29 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A boat carrying 20 Indonesian migrant workers sank on its way to Malaysia, and rescuers have found 10 survivors and were searching Thursday for nine missing. One body was recovered, officials said. The boat began leaking and sank about an hour after leaving Rupat Island in the...

Official: Teen falls out car window, critically injured

Jan. 23, 2020 3:28 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who fell out of a car window in Florida suffered critical injuries, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The teen was leaning out of the car window Wednesday evening when the driver hit a curb and the girl fell out, news outlets reported. The girl has been listed...

Boy, 15, charged in death of girl struck during police chase

Jan. 23, 2020 3:00 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The 15-year-old boy accused of driving a stolen car that struck and killed a 13-year-old girl during a police pursuit faces murder and other charges in juvenile court in Cleveland, records show. He also was charged with the juvenile equivalent of aggravated robbery, failure to comply and...

Australian officials say crashed firefighting plane had three aboard

Jan. 23, 2020 12:44 AM EST
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials say crashed firefighting plane had three aboard.

Australian media: Search underway for a water tanker plane feared crashed while fighting fires

Jan. 22, 2020 10:55 PM EST
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian media: Search underway for a water tanker plane feared crashed while fighting fires.
Central American migrants stand in line for food at a temporary shelter for migrants set up by authorities in Tecun Uman, Guatemala on the border with Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, a location popular for migrants to cross from Guatemala to Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Migrants weigh limited options at Guatemala-Mexico border

Jan. 22, 2020 10:12 PM EST

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants stranded in Guatemala on Wednesday were weighing limited options as to how to make it into Mexico, guarded by troops with riot shields and immigration agents. The goal of the migrants is to either to live and work in Mexico or continue on...