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Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer (31) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Healthy ace Scherzer pitches Nats past Mets 2-1 for 1st win

Aug. 12, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer was grinding on the mound and grunting with each pitch, forced to work particularly hard just to get through the first two innings. But he also looked healthy all the while — a wonderful sign for the Washington Nationals. Scherzer showed no effects of hamstring trouble,...

At least 13 reported killed in bus crash outside Mexico City

Aug. 11, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least 13 people died early Tuesday when a bus overturned on a highway outside Mexico City, authorities said. Federal Civil Defense Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said via Twitter that 27 other people were taken to area hospitals for treatment. T he accident closed a major inbound...

Thai deputy prosecutor quits to aid probe over Red Bull case

Aug. 11, 2020 10:50 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — The Attorney General’s Office in Thailand has set up a committee to investigate whether it followed the law in dropping the last criminal charge against a scion of the Red Bull energy drink empire who was involved in a traffic accident almost eight years ago in which a motorcycle...

UK lawmaker asks for virtual trial in diplomat's wife crash

Aug. 11, 2020 6:43 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A U.K. lawmaker has asked the government to hold a virtual trial for the wife of an American diplomat who left Britain after being involved in a road accident that killed a British teenager. The decision to charge Anne Sacoolas, who has claimed diplomatic immunity, has caused tensions between...

Police use truncheons on protesters during a mass protest following presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Thousands of people have protested in Belarus for a second straight night after official results from weekend elections gave an overwhelming victory to authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, extending his 26-year rule. A heavy police contingent blocked central squares and avenues, moving quickly to disperse protesters and detained dozens. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Protester dies in clashes after disputed Belarus vote

Aug. 11, 2020 1:50 AM EDT

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A protester died amid clashes between police and thousands of people gathered for a second straight night Monday in Belarus after official results from weekend elections — dismissed by the opposition as a sham — gave an overwhelming victory to authoritarian President...

Six children, from 3 to 17, wounded in Denver park shooting

Aug. 10, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Six children ranging from 3 to 17 years old were among nine people who were shot at a gathering in a Denver park, police said Monday. Three adults, a 27-year-old woman, a 19-year-old man and a 22-year-old man, were also shot while a 22-year-old man was hit by a car as he ran from the...

German man severs another's hand off with machete

Aug. 10, 2020 12:52 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old is under investigation after chopping off another man's hand with a machete at an outdoor recreation area in western Germany, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutors in Koblenz said the suspect told authorities he had been chopping firewood in a forested area west of the city on...

Ambulances and firefighters stand next to a bus after the vehicle went off the road and overturned in a ditch at the 115-meter section of the M5 motorway leading to Budapest, in Kiskunfelegyhaza, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. One person is known to have died in the accident and others are reported injured aboard the tourist bus travelling from Poland to Hungary. (Ferenc Donka/MTI via AP)

1 killed, 3 seriously hurt in bus crash in Hungary

Aug. 9, 2020 9:13 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One man died and three people including a young child were seriously injured when a tourist bus crashed into a ditch on the side of a highway in Hungary, police and rescue officials said Sunday. The incident happened on the M5 highway in the city of Kiskunfelegyhaza, about 115...

Report: 9 killed in car crash in Egypt’s Nile Delta

Aug. 9, 2020 7:25 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A car crash on Sunday left at least nine people dead and seven others injured north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the state-run news agency said. The MENA news agency said the crash took place when a microbus collided with a small truck on a highway in the Nile Delta town of Banha, around 60...

Denver officer suspended for hitting man with patrol car

Aug. 8, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Denver police officer was suspended for about a month after she struck a pedestrian with her patrol vehicle last year while using her cellphone, authorities said. Officer Jamie Taft was suspended for 38 days after pleading guilty to careless driving in January, KDVR-TV reported. Taft was...