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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...

Man killed in accident at soybean plant in St. Joseph

Oct. 16, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating the death of a 56-year-old man at a soybean processing plant in St. Joseph. The accident occurred Monday at AG Processing in St. Joseph. The St. Joseph News-Press reports the worker, Tony Wilson, died as the result of a fall. His hometown was...

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...

Aging, thin pipe likely cause of Philadelphia refinery fire

Oct. 16, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the initial cause of a June 21 fire and subsequent explosions that injured five people at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast, federal investigators said Wednesday. The U.S. Chemical and Safety Hazard Investigation Board released a...

Indiana woman's trial for 3 bus stop deaths gets underway

Oct. 16, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Testimony is underway in the trial of an Indiana woman who allegedly killed three children by striking them with a pickup truck as they crossed a two-lane state highway to board a school bus. Twenty-four-year-old Alyssa Shepherd faces three counts of reckless homicide and other...

Strong quake leaves 1 dead, dozens injured in Philippines

Oct. 16, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A powerful and shallow earthquake hit several southern Philippine provinces Wednesday night, leaving at least one person dead, injuring more than two dozen in collapsed houses and prompting thousands to scramble out of homes, shopping malls and a hospital in panic, officials and...

The Latest: 1 dead, over 2 dozen injured in Philippine quake

Oct. 16, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake in the southern Philippines (all times local): 11:40 p.m. A strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has left at least one person dead and injured more than two dozen. ABS-CBN television network reported that a girl was hit by collapsed wall in a...

Japan searches for North Korean boat crew who fell into sea

Oct. 16, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard was searching for seven crew members who went missing after a wooden North Korean fishing boat carrying 14 people capsized off Japan's northwestern coast, officials said Wednesday. The coast guard said it dispatched four patrol vessels and two aircraft after receiving...

Worried about flying on a 737 Max? Your options may be few

Oct. 16, 2019 9:51 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — At some point early next year, air travelers will need to decide if they're willing to take a flight on a Boeing 737 Max. If they're not, they'll need to find out what their travel options are. There will be no government-ordered compensation in North America or Europe for travelers who are...

The Latest: Number of migrants crossing from Turkey rises

Oct. 16, 2019 9:14 AM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on the migrant inflow into Europe (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The European Union border agency Frontex says the number of people trying to enter Europe from Turkey without authorization rose sharply last month. Frontex released new statistics Wednesday...