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Police: School bus driver gets 34 kids away from fiery crash

Jan. 22, 2019 2:49 PM EST

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a school bus that caught fire after being rear-ended at a South Carolina rail crossing safely evacuated all 34 children aboard. The Palmetto Rural Fire Department says in a Facebook post that no one was seriously hurt in the crash Tuesday morning in...

6 remain missing after Black Sea ship fire

Jan. 22, 2019 2:09 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Ambulance crews on the Crimean Peninsula transported a dozen survivors of a ship fire to hospitals on Tuesday while six of their crewmates have remained missing in the Black Sea. At least 14 sailors died in the tragedy. Two Tanzanian-flagged tankers caught fire Monday while liquefied...

The Latest: Storm causes avalanche, crashes across Utah

Jan. 22, 2019 12:43 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a snowstorm in the Rockies (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A powerful winter storm has caused traffic accidents, power outages and even an avalanche in Utah. Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Tuesday morning, a day after an avalanche closed the canyon and State Route 210....

Car hits Polish policeman, rams into presidential palace

Jan. 22, 2019 12:28 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A car driving the wrong way down a street struck a policeman near the Polish president's headquarters Tuesday before speeding off and ramming into a metal barrier protecting the driveway of the building, officials said. A man was detained at the scene. President Andrzej Duda said it...

Spain: Taxi drivers threaten to take strike to French border

Jan. 22, 2019 11:50 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Taxi drivers striking to demand tighter regulations for companies using ride-hailing apps blocked traffic for another day in Spain's two major cities on Tuesday, while threatening to take their protest to the French border. Hundreds of taxi drivers continued to block major roads in Madrid and...

Fox News host Bret Baier, family survive motor vehicle crash

Jan. 22, 2019 11:01 AM EST

Fox News host Bret Baier and his family have survived a motor vehicle crash in Montana. In a statement released Tuesday, the anchor and executive editor of Fox News Channel's "Special Report" says that after a weekend of skiing he was driving to the airport on icy roads with his wife and their two sons on Monday...

Blowing snow in Colorado closes schools, highway stretches

Jan. 22, 2019 10:55 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Blowing snow and icy roads in suburban Denver and other parts of eastern Colorado have closed schools and shut down highways. Stretches of Interstate 70 were closed Tuesday, preventing travelers headed from near the Kansas border from reaching the Denver area. Winds in some places were...

Russian heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing 3

Jan. 22, 2019 9:03 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian long-range bomber crash-landed in the Arctic Tuesday, leaving three of its crew of four dead, officials said. The Defense Ministry said that the Tu-22M3 bomber crashed Tuesday while landing in a blizzard in the Murmansk region north of the Arctic Circle. It said the plane hit the...

Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

Jan. 22, 2019 2:44 AM EST

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby. The State Highway Patrol says initial reports indicate the plane had engine trouble Monday morning after...

Death toll from deadly road accident in Pakistan jumps to 27

Jan. 22, 2019 2:44 AM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials have raised the death toll from a collision the previous day between a bus and an oil tanker to 27, saying DNA tests are required to identify most of the victims. Local administrator Shabbir Mengal says that 14 people injured in the accident died overnight at...