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Family of Cuban dissident who died in mysterious car crash sues accused American diplomat-turned-spy

Feb. 29, 2024 11:31 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The widow of a prominent Cuban dissident killed in a mysterious car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a former U.S. ambassador suspected of working for Cuba, accusing the former diplomat of sharing intelligence that emboldened Cuba’s communist leaders to assassinate...

Chad opposition leader was killed as he led attack on security agency in the capital, official says

Feb. 29, 2024 10:38 AM EST

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — An opposition leader in Chad was among several people killed as he led an attack on the national security agency in the country's capital this week, the state prosecutor said Thursday. The attack underscored the tenuous situation in the central African...

2 buses collide head-on in western Honduras, killing 17 people and injuring 14

Feb. 28, 2024 23:31 PM EST

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Two buses collided head-on Wednesday in a village in western Honduras, and 17 people were killed and 14 were injured, four of them seriously, authorities said. Officials said witnesses in La Montañita reported the two buses were traveling at a moderate...

NTSB report casts doubt on driver's claim that truck's steering locked in crash that killed cyclists

Feb. 28, 2024 21:52 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — A newly released report on a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a group of cyclists last year near Phoenix casts doubt about the driver's claim that the vehicle's steering locked up. The National Transportation Safety Board released a report Wednesday...

Five suspects in the assassination of an Ecuadorian presidential candidate will stand trial

Feb. 28, 2024 21:29 PM EST

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A judge ruled Wednesday that five of six suspects in last year’s assassination of a presidential candidate will stand trial, including a leader of a powerful criminal gang who Ecuadorian authorities accuse of coordinating the slaying from his prison cell. ...

A bus accident in southern Mali has left at least 31 people dead, the government says

Feb. 27, 2024 19:35 PM EST

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — At least 31 people were killed and 10 others injured when a driver lost control of a passenger bus in southern Mali on Tuesday, the country's government announced. The bus carrying Malians and nationals from the West African subregion was en route to Burkina...

Police arrest three suspects in killing of man on Bronx subway car

Feb. 27, 2024 08:17 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Three people have been arrested in the killing of a man on a New York City subway car last week, police said Tuesday. William Alvarez, a 45-year-old Bronx resident, was fatally shot after getting into an argument with one of the suspects on a D Train in the Bronx...

A school bus driver dies in a crash near Rogersville; 2 students sustain minor injuries

Feb. 26, 2024 15:29 PM EST

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school bus driver died in a crash Monday that also caused minor injuries to two students, authorities said. The bus was hit Monday morning by a 2005 Chevy Silverado on Highway 70 near Rogersville, news outlets reported, citing a preliminary...

15-year-old from Massachusetts arrested in shooting of Vermont woman found in a vehicle

Feb. 26, 2024 14:56 PM EST

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A 15-year-old from Springfield, Massachusetts, has been arrested in the shooting of a woman who was found dead in a vehicle in a St. Johnsbury parking lot last month, Vermont State Police said Monday. The suspect will be charged as an adult with...

Police ID suspects in killing of man on Bronx subway car as transit officials discuss rising crime

Feb. 26, 2024 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police identified three suspects in the killing of a man on a subway car last week, and transit authorities were set to meet Monday to discuss rising crime in the city's transit system. The NYPD said in a post on X on Sunday that they're seeking Justin...