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Taxi strikes pedestrians in San Francisco, two women killed

May. 23, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two women died after a taxi cab jumped the curb following a collision with another vehicle then struck pedestrians on a sidewalk at a busy San Francisco street corner, police said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the South of Market neighborhood....

Lone survivor of 2009 plane crash testifies in Paris court

May. 23, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The lone survivor of a 2009 plane crash in the Indian Ocean took the stand Monday in a Paris courtroom, recounting her ordeal as a 12-year-old girl hearing screams, clinging to floating debris and desperately hoping that her mother was still alive. Bahia Bakari's...

Sheriff: Man slain by cop who thought he saw gun was unarmed

May. 23, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — A motorcyclist who was shot and killed by a deputy in South Carolina who thought he had a gun after a long chase turned out to be unarmed, authorities said. The shooting early Saturday remains under investigation by state agents and Aiken County deputy...

Nashua helicopter crash causes minor injuries to occupants

May. 23, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — A helicopter crashed Monday morning at the Nashua airport, causing minor injuries to the occupants, fire officials said. Fire officials referred to it as a “low altitude" helicopter crash at the airport at about 10:45 a.m. The cause of the...

Crash that killed woman closes northbound I-17 in Phoenix

May. 23, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman was killed early Monday in a three-vehicle crash triggered by a car that stalled out in the traffic lanes of northbound Interstate 17 in Phoenix and led to a prolonged freeway closure. The Arizona Department of Public Safety was working to investigate the 4...

Crews battle fire on barge in Delaware Bay

May. 23, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

BOWERS, Del. (AP) — Crews battled a barge fire in Delaware Bay on Monday morning, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard received a call around 1 a.m. reporting the blaze about 9 miles (14 kilometers) south of Port Mahon, officials said in a news release. About six fire boats from...

Building collapse kills 5 people, injures many in south Iran

May. 23, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — At least five people were killed when a 10-story commercial building still under construction collapsed Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan, state TV reported. There were fears the casualty toll could be much higher as more than 80 people were...

7 die in Philippine ferry fire; over 120 rescued from water

May. 23, 2022 05:20 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A ferry carrying more than 130 people caught fire in the northeastern Philippines on Monday, killing seven passengers and forcing many survivors to jump into the sea where they were rescued by other vessels. The fire rapidly spread from the engine room to...

Fisherman dies after boat sinks on Tennessee Lake

May. 23, 2022 04:03 AM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A fisherman has died after a boat sank on a southeastern Tennessee lake, wildlife officials said. Ronnie D. Gholston, 24, was bowfishing with two other men on Nickajack Lake on Thusday night when their 15-foot boat began to sink, the Tennessee Widlife...

5 shot to death at public housing complex in Puerto Rico

May. 22, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — At least five people were shot to death Sunday night at a public housing complex in Puerto Rico, authorities said. Police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press that the deaths occurred in the community of Caimito in San Juan, capital of the...