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Mudslide in northeast India leaves 14 dead, over 30 missing

Jun. 30, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Pounding rain following weeks of heavy downpours triggered a mudslide in northeast India that killed at least 14 people and left more than 30 others missing, authorities said Thursday. Disaster response workers, police and local villagers were trying to rescue...

Russians fight to encircle Ukraine's last eastern stronghold

Jun. 29, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces battled Wednesday to surround the Ukrainian military’s last stronghold in a long-contested eastern province, as shock reverberated from a Russian airstrike on a shopping mall that killed at least 18 in the center of the country two days earlier. ...

Body of man missing since Sunday in Saginaw Bay recovered

Jun. 29, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday recovered the body of a man who disappeared after jumping from a pontoon boat in Saginaw Bay. A fisherman spotted the body of 58-year-old Timothy A. Wallschlager floating in the bay about 300 to 500 yards (275 to 450 meters) from...

Sea, land tragedies claim lives of 50 migrants in Libya

Jun. 29, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A flimsy rubber boat collapsed and sank in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya’s coast, leaving at least 30 people including women and children missing and feared dead, an international charity said Wednesday. Officials said meanwhile they found the bodies of 20 migrants...

1 dead as mudslides hit southern Austria after heavy rains

Jun. 29, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Austria declared a civil emergency Wednesday after some villages in the southern state of Carinthia were cut off by mudslides and flooding following heavy rainfall. One person was killed and another was reported missing. Residents of the villages of...

Parents plead guilty in death of their 2-year-old son

Jun. 28, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was found dead in an orchard days after they reported him missing in 2020 pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges in his death, prosecutors said Tuesday. Briseida Sran and Sukhjinder Sran pleaded guilty Monday to...

Police rule out foul play after boy lost in sewer for 8 days

Jun. 28, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Police say there are no signs of foul play in the case of an eight-year-old boy who was found in a rainwater sewer more than a week after going missing in northern Germany. The boy disappeared on June 17 in the town of Oldenburg. Search parties spent days looking for...

Missing North Carolina man's boat found in Azores

Jun. 28, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (AP) — The boat of a North Carolina man missing for seven months has washed ashore in the Azores Islands, thousands of miles from the marina where it was last seen, officials announced Monday. Joseph Matthew Johnson has not been found, but Carolina Beach police...

2 men missing in floods in northwest Turkey

Jun. 28, 2022 04:49 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two people were missing after heavy rains and floods hit northwestern Turkey. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Tuesday that one of the missing men is a digger operator who was swept away by floods in Duzce province and the other a resident in a village in...

DNR: Body of Indianapolis man recovered from Monroe Lake

Jun. 27, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Divers on Monday recovered the body of an Indianapolis man who went missing in Monroe Lake in south central Indiana, conservation officers said. Officers said 34-year-old David Alejendor Mora-Segura was boating with friends when he disappeared around 2 p.m....