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Train hits school bus at India crossing, killing 12 children

Apr. 25, 2018 11:20 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least 12 children were killed when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern India. Top police officer O.P. Singh says the bus driver also was killed in Thursday's accident. Another 12 children were injured in the crash and taken...

2 dead in crash of World War II-era training aircraft

Apr. 25, 2018 9:39 PM EDT

KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A World War II-era training aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from a South Texas naval air station, killing both people aboard. The single-engine T-6 Texan crashed about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Naval Air Station Kingsville, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Corpus...

Officials say radioactive sludge barrel ruptures now total 4

Apr. 25, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A total of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site were found to have ruptured, officials said Wednesday, after initially saying earlier this month that one barrel was leaking. Officials said there were no injuries and no threat to the public, and...

Embattled VA nominee Jackson denies report alleging drunken car crash: 'I never wrecked a car'

Apr. 25, 2018 4:52 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Embattled VA nominee Jackson denies report alleging drunken car crash: 'I never wrecked a car'

Dog bites police horse participating in mounted unit event

Apr. 25, 2018 4:34 PM EDT

WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a dog in a yard near a police mounted unit event in Pennsylvania escaped and bit one of the participating horses on its legs. Allegheny County police say its mounted unit and one from Pittsburgh were in Wilmerding on Wednesday to talk to a citizens group about the...

Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

Apr. 25, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story April 24 about the Waffle House shooting suspect, The Associated Press, relying on a statement from the suspect's former employer, erroneously reported that the FBI called them. Darlene Sustrich now says her crane company got the call from the Secret Service, not the FBI....

2 arrested after 2-state chase; Iowa trooper hurt in crash

Apr. 25, 2018 11:23 AM EDT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a police chase that began in suburban Omaha and wound south through southwest Iowa ended with a crash and the arrests of two people. Bellevue police investigating a reported drive-by shooting Tuesday night say a man in a vehicle fired at officers early Wednesday and...

Federal grand jury indicts South Carolina prison guards and workers in contraband ring weeks after 7 killed in riots

Apr. 25, 2018 10:10 AM EDT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts South Carolina prison guards and workers in contraband ring weeks after 7 killed in riots.

Pakistan bars US diplomat from travel over fatal crash

Apr. 25, 2018 8:19 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American diplomat who struck a Pakistani motorcyclist in a fatal road accident earlier this month has been barred from leaving the country, pending a civil court case, Pakistani officials said Wednesday. The U.S. military attaché, Col. Joseph Emanuel Hall, is accused of running a...

Dog bites woman during argument on NYC subway

Apr. 25, 2018 7:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are searching for the owner of a dog that attacked a woman during an argument on the subway. Police say the attack happened last week on the No. 4 train in Manhattan. Witnesses say the woman asked the owner to move his dog when it bumped her on a seat. Onlookers say the...