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British coroner criticizes US government over death of teen motorcyclist Harry Dunn in 2019

Jun. 13, 2024 15:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner criticized the U.S. government on Thursday over a lack of training for diplomatic personnel at the conclusion of an inquest into a road accident in August 2019 that saw a teenage motorcyclist killed by one of its employees. At the end of the...

Report says unsecured tanker hatch spilled out gas in crash that destroyed I-95 bridge in Philly

Jun. 13, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the gasoline delivery tanker that overturned and ignited beneath an Interstate 95 bridge in Philadelphia a year ago, according to new details from federal investigators. Video evidence obtained by...

Sen. John Fetterman was at fault in car accident and seen going 'high rate of speed,' police say

Jun. 13, 2024 14:14 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was seen driving at a “high rate of speed” on Sunday morning just before he rear-ended another car on Interstate 70 in Maryland, according to a state police report. The police report said Fetterman was at fault in the...

2 girls, ages 7 and 11, killed after ATV crashes in Wisconsin

Jun. 12, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

UTICA, Wis. (AP) — Two young girls died after their ATV crashed into a car in east-central Wisconsin, authorities said Wednesday. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office said in a series of news releases that the ATV collided with the car in the town of Utica around 12:41 pm Tuesday,...

A dog helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a remote, steep ravine in Oregon

Jun. 10, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

BAKER COUNTY, Ore. (AP) — A dog has helped his owner get rescued after a car crash in a steep ravine in mountainous northeastern Oregon, authorities said. A man was driving with his four dogs on a remote U.S. Forest Service road on June 2 when he crashed into a ravine below, the...

Sen. John Fetterman was treated for a bruised shoulder after a weekend car accident

Jun. 10, 2024 16:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was treated at a hospital for a bruised shoulder after a car accident Sunday morning, according to a statement from his Senate office. He was released from the hospital Sunday afternoon. Fetterman, a Democrat, and his wife Gisele...

A van falls into a river in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, killing 16 people, mostly children

Jun. 10, 2024 06:21 AM EDT

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A van fell from a mountain road into a river in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing 16 people, mostly children, and injuring several others, Pakistani police and government officials said Monday. The incident happened in the Neelam Valley...

At least 9 dead after suspected militants in Kashmir fire at Hindu pilgrims, sending bus into gorge

Jun. 10, 2024 02:38 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Suspected militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir's Jammu province fired at a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims on Sunday and at least nine were killed after the vehicle fell into a deep gorge, officials said. The bus was carrying pilgrims to the base camp of the...

Large chunk of Wyoming's Teton Pass road collapses; unclear how quickly it can be rebuilt

Jun. 08, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A large chunk of a twisting mountain pass road collapsed in Wyoming, authorities said Saturday, leaving a gaping chasm in the highway and severing a well-traveled commuter link between small towns in eastern Idaho and the tourist destination of Jackson. Aerial...

New Jersey businessman testifies he promised up to $250,000 in bribes for Sen. Bob Menendez's help

Jun. 07, 2024 21:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey businessman took his star turn on the witness stand in the bribery case against Sen. Bob Menendez on Friday, telling a jury he believed he had a $200,000-to-$250,000 deal in 2018 for the Democrat to pressure the New Jersey attorney general's office to stop...