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Rescuers recover 26 dead from mudslide in India's northeast

Jul. 02, 2022 04:39 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Fresh rain and falling boulders on Saturday hampered rescuers who have so far pulled out 26 bodies from the debris of a mudslide that wiped out a railroad construction site in India’s northeast, officials said. Rescue work is expected to continue for a...

Mudslide leaves 19 dead, 50 missing in northeast India

Jul. 01, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Rescuers found more bodies Friday as they resumed searching for dozens of missing after a mudslide triggered by weeks of heavy downpours killed at least 19 people at a railroad construction site in India's northeast, officials said. Soldiers joined more than...

Santa Fe complex residents must move after power outage

Jun. 24, 2022 12:15 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than 50 tenants at a Santa Fe apartment complex are being forced to move out because of electrical issues. Residents of the Railyard Flats told Albuquerque's KOB-TV that they lost power Friday and were told by management to leave by July 6. ...

Burgum requests federal aid to deal with spring storm damage

Jun. 24, 2022 08:36 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum is asking for some federal help in dealing with $57 million in public infrastructure damage caused by severe spring storms and flooding in North Dakota. Burgum has requested a presidential disaster declaration that would provide federal aid...

China falls short on big Pacific deal but finds smaller wins

May. 30, 2022 06:34 AM EDT

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — China fell short Monday on a bold plan to have 10 Pacific nations endorse a sweeping new agreement covering everything from security to fisheries as some in the region expressed deep concerns. But there have been plenty of smaller wins for China's Foreign Minister...

Today in History: May 3, Margaret Thatcher elected

May. 03, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2022. There are 242 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 3, 1979, Conservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher was chosen to become Britain’s first female prime...

Republican governor candidate defends Wisconsin ties

May. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican governor candidate Tim Michels defended his Wisconsin ties saying Monday he still votes and spends most of his time in the state, after a published report revealed his extensive real estate holdings on the East Coast and that his children attended high school...

Attorney general stays out of dispute over bridge ownership

Apr. 29, 2022 08:46 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Attorney General's Office has again refused to get involved in a dispute over the ownership of the historic Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge which BNSF Railway is planning to raze. The nonprofit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, believes the...

Security camera fail during NYC subway attack to be probed

Apr. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The failure of security cameras in the New York subway station where a gunman opened fire this month is the subject of an investigation. Acting Metropolitan Transportation Authority Inspector General Elizabeth Keating announced the probe Monday. ...

Police search for motive in Brooklyn subway suspect's videos

Apr. 14, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank James posted dozens of videos ranting about race, violence and his struggles with mental illness. One stands out for its relative calm: A silent shot of a packed New York City subway car in which he raises his finger to point out passengers, one by one. Even...