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Man dies in lake; Tennessee's 10th boating death this year

May. 24, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

PARIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who died while fishing on Kentucky Lake is Tennessee's 10th boating-related fatality so far this year, officials said. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers responded to a call about an unoccupied boat on the lake in Henry County on Sunday. Officers...

Reports: Fighter jet crashes in Iran, killing two pilots

May. 24, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A fighter jet crashed in the central desert of Iran on Tuesday, killing both the aircraft’s pilots, local media reported. The aircraft crashed at the Anarak training site near the central city of Isfahan, Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported. The...

New Zealand plane finds 7 missing aboard 2 boats in Pacific

May. 24, 2022 01:57 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's military said Tuesday that an air force plane had found seven people who had gone missing aboard two small boats near the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati. The military said the crew aboard an Orion plane had coincidentally spotted the...

Death toll reaches 10 in building collapse in southwest Iran

May. 24, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a commercial building still under construction in southwestern Iran reached 10 on Tuesday, after more bodies were retrieved from the rubble in the city of Abadan, Iranian media reported. Dozens were trapped when the 10-story...

Driver hits 3 children on sidewalk near California school

May. 23, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who had been kicked off a Southern California elementary school campus drove a car onto a curb and struck three children who were walking to school, police said Monday. The children were hospitalized in stable condition and Jason Guzman, 26, of...

3 Texans die in New Mexico highway crash involving towed SUV

May. 23, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

DEMING, N.M. (AP) — Three West Texas residents were killed when the SUV they were riding in while it was being towed on a New Mexico highway rolled and they were ejected, state police announced Monday. Eight people in all were in two SUVs headed east on Interstate 10 outside the...

Vegas in casino manager slaying suspect balks at court date

May. 23, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man arrested in Southern California as a fugitive in the death of a Las Vegas slot machine parlor manager refused to appear in court Monday for a hearing on murder and other charges. A Las Vegas judge ordered court officials to bring Samuel Fredrick Schmid to...

5 migrants, including child, drown in 2 Mexico accidents

May. 23, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three Honduran migrants drowned off Mexico’s Gulf coast and four were still missing, the governor of the coastal state of Veracruz said Monday. Four migrants, also Hondurans, were pulled alive from the ocean by rescuers after their 25-foot open boat apparently...

Coast Guard creates 500-yard safety zone around barge fire

May. 23, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

BOWERS, Del. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has created a 500-yard (457-meter) safety zone in the Delaware Bay around a fire on a barge and the boats responding to the blaze, officials said Monday. The Coast Guard received a call around 1 a.m. reporting the blaze about 9 miles (14...

Autopsy: Steelers QB Haskins was drunk when fatally struck

May. 23, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk and had taken drugs before he was fatally struck by a dump truck while walking on a Florida interstate highway last month, an autopsy report released Monday concluded. The Broward County...