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2 doctors for incapacitated patient who gave birth leave

Jan. 21, 2019 9:37 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix. Hacienda HealthCare says Sunday that one has resigned. The other has been suspended. The victim in her 20s had...

The Latest: New York City airport faces wind disruptions

Jan. 21, 2019 8:58 PM EST

The Latest on the winter storm hitting the East Coast (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Wind gusts exceeding 40 mph (64 kph) have caused flight disruptions at LaGuardia Airport in New York City. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey warned passengers Monday evening to check their flight status before heading...

Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

Jan. 21, 2019 3:57 PM EST

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby. The State Highway Patrol says initial reports indicate the plane had engine trouble Monday morning after...

Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea

Jan. 21, 2019 3:36 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing. The Federal Agency for the Sea and River Transport said the fire erupted while fuel was being pumped from one tanker to...

Accidental blast in Yemen kills 5 demining specialists

Jan. 21, 2019 2:39 PM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Five foreign demining specialists were killed in an accidental explosion in Yemen while transporting mines and explosives to be destroyed, their employer said Monday. The MASAM Demining Project said the two South Africans, a Croatian, a Bosnian and a Kosovar were killed Sunday while...

Following accidents, Dutch Uber lifts minimum driver age

Jan. 21, 2019 12:01 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ride hailing firm Uber said Monday it is raising the minimum age of its drivers in the Netherlands and taking other measures to increase road safety after a series of fatal accidents involving Uber drivers. The general manager of Uber Nederland, Thijs Emondts, said in a...

Bus collides with oil tanker in Pakistan, killing 13

Jan. 21, 2019 11:35 AM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a bus has collided with an oil tanker, killing 13 passengers and leaving another 16 with severe burns. Local administrator Shabbir Mengal says the crash happened Monday in the southwestern Baluchistan province bordering Iran. He says rescuers have recovered...

The Latest: Yemen blast kills 5 foreign demining experts

Jan. 21, 2019 11:22 AM EST

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Saudi demining group says five of its international experts have been killed by an accidental explosion in Yemen while transporting mines and explosives to be destroyed. The MASAM Demining Project says Monday that two...

Police: Officer ran over pair lying in road to watch eclipse

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 AM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police department says an officer ran over two people who were lying in a dark roadway to watch Sunday night's lunar eclipse. In a statement to The Palm Beach Post , West Palm Beach Police said the man and the woman were treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening...

8 drown when boat capsizes in river in southern India

Jan. 21, 2019 11:06 AM EST

BANGALORE, India (AP) — At least eight people drowned when their boat capsized in a river in southern India on Monday as they were returning home from a religious festival on a nearby island, police said. Police officer Patil Vinayak said 18 people were rescued from the river in Karwar area in Karnataka...