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Motorcyclist killed in traffic accident in Topeka

Sep. 25, 2020 10:46 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A man riding a motorcycle was killed in a traffic accident Thursday evening in southeast Topeka, police said. Officers responded about 7:30 p.m. to the scene of a crash involving the motorcycle and another vehicle, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. The motorcyclist died at the scene....

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 6, 2016 file photo, ground crew prepares a Mig 21 fighter jet for a flight at the military airport Batajnica, near Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia's defense ministry says that a military jet has crashed near the country's border with Bosnia. The statement says that the accident happened around 9a.m. (0700GMT) on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)

MiG-21 military jet crashes near Serbia's border with Bosnia

Sep. 25, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian military jet crashed Friday in western Serbia near the country’s border with Bosnia, killing the two pilots on board, the Defense Ministry said. The ministry said the MiG-21 plane was on a “regular” flying mission when it crashed around 9 a.m....

Man in home struck, killed when car crashes into residence

Sep. 25, 2020 10:19 AM EDT

HOWLAND, Ohio (AP) — A man who was in the basement of his home was killed when a car crashed into the residence and struck him, authorities said. The accident in Howland occurred Wednesday night, when a car driven by Damien Fish, 24, of Warren, left the roadway and crashed into the home, according to the...

A person sits in a police vehicle after being detained, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Authorities pleaded for calm while activists vowed to fight on Thursday in Kentucky's largest city, where a gunman wounded two police officers during anguished protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Woman accused of hitting bicyclist in Buffalo

Sep. 25, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT) 10:05 a.m. BUFFALO, N.Y. — A woman accused of striking a bicyclist with a pickup truck during a protest against racial injustice...

2 killed in fiery truck crash in Alfred, Maine

Sep. 25, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — Two young men were killed when a truck crashed into a tree and burst into flames, officials said. Jacob Dupuis, 20, of Gorham, and Henry O’Neill, 19, of Standish, were trapped in the burning truck and were unable to escape on Thursday afternoon, said York County Sheriff William...

FILE -In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 file photo the sun pierces the clouds over international waters north of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea.  Over a dozen migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the United Nations reported Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, the latest shipwreck to underscore the deadly risks facing those who flee the war-afflicted North African country. (AP Photo/Renata Brito, File)

UN: At least 16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

Sep. 25, 2020 9:37 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — At least 16 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the U.N. migration agency reported Friday, the latest shipwreck to underscore the deadly risks facing those who flee the war-afflicted North African country....

7 teenagers injured in accident in Omaha

Sep. 25, 2020 8:09 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seven teenagers are hospitalized with serious and critical injuries after two cars collided on a Nebraska roadway. The accident happened Thursday evening in the Omaha area. Douglas County deputies told KETV-TV that a teenage driver went off the road and tried to correct course but...

1 hurt, car crashed in fights at Los Angeles protest

Sep. 25, 2020 5:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One person was hurt when a vehicle ran into a small crowd of people protesting police brutality in Los Angeles Thursday night, authorities said. The driver of a blue pickup truck got into an argument with demonstrators and struck the protester who was standing in the street as the driver...

A Turkish coast guard officer, wearing protective gear to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, carries a child off a life raft during a rescue operation in the Aegean Sea, between Turkey and Greece, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Turkey is accusing Greece of large-scale pushbacks at sea — summary deportations without access to asylum procedures, in violation of international law. The Turkish coast guard says it rescued over 300 migrants

Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them back out to sea

Sep. 25, 2020 2:28 AM EDT

DIKILI, Turkey (AP) — Shortly after reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, a group of Afghan migrants say, their hopes for a new life in Europe were cut short when Greek authorities rounded them up, mistreated them, shoved them into life rafts and abandoned them at sea. Associated Press journalists on a...

2 hurt in crash of small plane in San Diego parking lot

Sep. 24, 2020 9:02 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two people were hurt when a single-engine plane crashed in a parking lot near a small San Diego airport Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 with two people on board went down just west of Montgomery Field in the Kearny Mesa area, said Federal Aviation...