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Philippine president bruised, scratched from motorcycle fall

Oct. 17, 2019 5:03 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fell off his parked motorcycle on the palace grounds, suffering bruises and scratches, but the minor injuries won't affect his schedule, his spokesman said Thursday. "While it is true that the president roamed around with his motorcycle," he...

Country artists bring tears, prayers to CMT awards show

Oct. 16, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show that reflected the tight-knit community of artists who supported each other through success and loss. Country singer Kane Brown, who was one of several artists of the year...

Boxer Errol Spence charged with drunken driving after crash

Oct. 16, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari crossed the...

Bus near Saudi holy city of Mecca crashes, killing 35 people

Oct. 16, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities in Saudi Arabia say 35 pilgrims have been killed in a bus crash near the Muslim holy city of Mecca. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday that four others were injured in the crash. The agency, quoting police in Saudi Arabia's Medina province,...

State agent driving SC lieutenant governor cited in wreck

Oct. 16, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The state agent driving South Carolina's lieutenant governor was issued a traffic ticket after causing a wreck Wednesday, troopers said. Neither Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette, her assistant nor the State Law Enforcement Division agent driving them was injured in the wreck about 8 a.m. on...

Video: Utah trooper saves driver stranded on train tracks

Oct. 16, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah trooper is being praised as a hero after saving a man stranded on train tracks. A dashcam video tweeted on Wednesday by the Utah Highway Patrol shows officer Ruben Correa running toward a car that had crashed on the train tracks and pulling the driver out minutes before a train...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Oct. 16, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Black boxes in cars must be priority Altoona Mirror Oct. 16 Most Pennsylvania motorists, at least the owners or leasers of many newer models, probably are unaware that their personal vehicles might be equipped with a...

Multi-passenger van overturns, killing 3, injuring 8

Oct. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

LANDENBERG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a multi-passenger van overturned on a southeastern Pennsylvania highway, killing three people and sending eight others to hospitals. State police in Chester County say the one-vehicle crash occurred just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes of the Route...

Parents of killed teen reject Trump's attempted introduction

Oct. 16, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The grieving parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving an American diplomat's wife felt ambushed when President Donald Trump tried to get them to meet with the woman in front of the press, attorneys for the couple said Wednesday. Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn...

Buses collide in central Sudan, killing 21

Oct. 16, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's state-run news agency says a head-on collision between two buses has killed 21 people in a central province. SUNA reports the crash took place on Wednesday in a small town south of Obeid, the capital of North Kordofan Province. It said 29 others were injured. Local media say one bus...