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Pakistan to pay $2.58 million in compensation to families of 5 Chinese who died in suicide bombing

May. 24, 2024 01:47 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan will pay $2.58 million in compensation to the families of five Chinese engineers who were killed in March when a suicide bomber targeted the vehicle carrying them in the northwest, the finance ministry said. The Chinese were attacked in the town of Bisham...

Trooper was driving around 80 mph on Vermont interstate before crashing into fire truck, report says

May. 23, 2024 16:19 PM EDT

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — A veteran Vermont State Police trooper was traveling between 79 mph and 86 mph (127.14 kph and 138.40 kph) before his cruiser crashed into an unoccupied fire truck at the scene of another crash on Interstate 89 in March, according to the crash report. Vermont...

Czech President Petr Pavel injured lightly while driving his motorcycle, his office says

May. 23, 2024 15:21 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Petr Pavel was injured on Thursday while driving his motorcycle and is at a military hospital for observation, the presidential office said. It stressed that his injuries are light and that he is not undergoing any treatment at the military hospital...

5 dead and at least 35 hurt as tornadoes ripped through Iowa, officials say

May. 22, 2024 22:42 PM EDT

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Five people died and at least 35 were hurt as powerful tornadoes ripped through Iowa, with one carving a path of destruction through the small city of Greenfield, officials said Wednesday. The Iowa Department of Public Safety said Tuesday's tornadoes killed...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 22, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

Cullman Times. May 16, 2024. Editorial: Watch out for motorcycles As the weather turns warmer day by day, we are beginning to see more and more motorcycles on our roads. Motorcycles come in all sorts. They can be two wheelers, three-wheelers and some...

At least 10 Egyptian women and children die when bus slides off ferry and plunges into Nile River

May. 21, 2024 11:25 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — At least 10 Egyptian women and children died Tuesday when a small bus carrying about two dozen people slid off a ferry and plunged into the Nile River just outside Cairo, health authorities said. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear. Nine other...

4 killed in Georgia wreck after van plows through median into oncoming traffic

May. 20, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

EMERSON, Ga. (AP) — Four people, including three members of the same family, died Sunday after a van crossed the median on a northwest Georgia interstate and plowed into oncoming traffic. Five others were injured in the multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 near Emerson. ...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 20, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers seek to buy silence of Beydoun critics Lawmakers are hoping to mitigate some of the outrage over a $20 million grant awarded to Democratic crony Fay Beydoun by throwing good money after bad. It’s a very questionable...

Los Angeles police officer injured when she's ejected from patrol vehicle after it's stolen

May. 19, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer was injured early Sunday when she was ejected from her patrol vehicle after it was stolen by a man who then crashed it, officials said. The unnamed officer had been working a security detail near downtown around 3:30 a.m. when a man...

6 people killed, 10 others injured in Idaho when pickup crashes into passenger van

May. 19, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Six people were killed Saturday in Idaho in a two-car accident that included a large passenger van, authorities said. Ten others were injured in the crash on U.S. Highway 20 in Idaho Falls and taken to local hospitals, Idaho State Police said in a...