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A Palestinian is killed as Israeli settlers rampage in his village and troops fire on stone-throwers

Apr. 13, 2024 00:22 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed into a Palestinian village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Friday, shooting and setting houses and cars on fire. The rampage killed a Palestinian man and wounded 25 others, Palestinian health officials said. The violence was...

Rescuers in Ukraine pull 5 puppies from the rubble of a building destroyed by fire

Apr. 12, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Rescue workers in Ukraine have pulled five puppies from underneath the rubble of a destroyed building, a video released by the country's emergency services Friday showed. Officials said the puppies were rescued from a non-residential building that was on fire...

Ford is under investigation for Bronco Sport gas leaks. US says its remedy doesn't fix the problem

Apr. 12, 2024 08:52 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency has opened an investigation into a Ford recall for gasoline leaks from cracked fuel injectors that can cause engine fires, saying in documents that the remedy doesn't fix the leaks. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

Man accused of lighting fire outside Bernie Sanders' office had past brushes with the law

Apr. 11, 2024 13:49 PM EDT

The man accused of starting a fire outside U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' Vermont office a week ago has had past brushes with the law involving guns and a history of traveling from place to place, prosecutors say in court filings arguing that he should remain detained. Security video...

Father is attacked in courtroom brawl after he pleads guilty to murdering his three children

Apr. 11, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fight broke out in a New Orleans courtroom Thursday after a man pleaded guilty to murdering his three children in an arson house fire last year. New Orleans news outlets report that Joseph Washington had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder when he was...

Guatemala's president issues natural disaster declaration as 44 forest fires rage on

Apr. 10, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s president issued a natural disaster declaration Wednesday as 44 forest fires continue to burn across the Central American country. President Bernardo Arévalo said that 80% of the fires were started by people. Farmers often burn stubble and grass...

Ford recalls nearly 43,000 SUVs due to gas leaks that can cause fires, but remedy won't fix leaks

Apr. 10, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 43,000 small SUVs because gasoline can leak from the fuel injectors onto hot engine surfaces, increasing the risk of fires. But the recall remedy does not include repairing the fuel leaks. The recall covers certain Bronco Sport SUVs from the...

A fire in a 16-story Hong Kong residential building kills at least 5 people and injures dozens

Apr. 10, 2024 05:17 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — A fire in a large, mostly residential building in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning killed at least five people and left another 36 injured. Some 250 residents were rescued from the New Lucky House in Hong Kong's Jordan neighborhood and the fire was extinguished. ...

Hong Kong police say a building fire has killed at least four people and injured 12

Apr. 09, 2024 22:56 PM EDT
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say a building fire has killed at least four people and injured 12.

Authorities offer $45,000 for info leading to arrest in arson, vandalism cases in Arizona town

Apr. 09, 2024 19:34 PM EDT

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An arsonist caught on surveillance cameras wearing a mask, headlamp and all-black clothing has caused millions of dollars in damage in central Arizona, according to authorities who have increased their reward for information leading to an arrest. ...