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School bus plows onto Hong Kong sidewalk; at least 1 dead

Dec. 10, 2018 3:20 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong say a school bus has plowed onto a sidewalk, killing one person and leaving four others unconscious. Video posted online by the Apple Daily newspaper shows a bus rolling down a hill, across a busy road and onto a sidewalk on the other side on Monday. The bus appears to...

Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

Dec. 9, 2018 6:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds of...

Third man involved in St. Louis area police pursuit dies

Dec. 9, 2018 6:29 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A third man who was riding in a car that fled from police last week has died. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 23-year-old De'Trell Crews died Friday — two days after suffering a brain injury and gunshot wound during the chase. The incident started Wednesday in north St. Louis as...

The Latest: Police say driver killed by falling tree

Dec. 9, 2018 6:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on severe winter storm hitting parts of the U.S. Southeast (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Authorities in North Carolina say a driver was killed when a tree fell on a vehicle. Police in the Charlotte suburb of Matthews said Sunday that the vehicle was traveling down a street...

Venezuelan baseball fans mourn death of ex-major leaguers

Dec. 8, 2018 3:17 PM EST

BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (AP) — Dozens of Venezuelans waited in line outside a chapel in the state of Lara on Saturday, hoping to bid farewell to former major league baseball player Luis Valbuena, who was killed in a car accident along with teammate Jose Castillo. The corpse of Castillo was moved earlier in...

12 killed as bus plunges into rocky gorge in Indian Kashmir

Dec. 8, 2018 4:28 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 12 people were killed and 18 others injured on Saturday after a bus fell into a rocky gorge along a mountainous road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. Civil administrator Rahul Yadav said the bus plunged off a Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a...

Ex-major leaguers Valbuena, Castillo die in Venezuela crash

Dec. 7, 2018 8:59 PM EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash in Venezuela caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday when their SUV crashed as it tried to...

US Marines ID dead crew member in Japan warplanes crash

Dec. 7, 2018 7:42 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Marines have identified a fighter pilot who died after his jet collided with a refueling aircraft during training off Japan's coast, leaving five other Marines missing and one rescued. Two pilots were flying an F/A-18 Hornet that collided with a KC-130 Hercules about 2 a.m. Thursday....

Ex-NFL linebacker Isiah Robertson killed in Texas car crash

Dec. 7, 2018 6:57 PM EST

MABANK, Texas (AP) — Former two-time All-Pro linebacker Isiah Robertson was killed when the limousine he was driving skidded on a rain-slicked curve on a dark, rural East Texas highway and was hit by two other vehicles. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash happened about 10 p.m. Thursday...

In darkness and chaos, deputy killed by friendly fire

Dec. 7, 2018 6:26 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar, Sgt. Ron Helus and a highway patrolman decided to try to stop the gunman, running in together with assault-style rifles to what turned out to be an...