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FILE - In an Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, David Duke arrives to give remarks after a white nationalist protest was declared an unlawful assembly, in Charlottesville, Va. Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, has agreed to pay Bill Burke, of Athens, Ohio, $5,000 to settle allegations that Burke was severely injured during a white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally two years ago in Virginia attended by Duke, according to attorneys and court documents. (Shaban Athuman/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)

David Duke agrees to pay $5K to man hurt at Virginia rally

Jan. 23, 2020 2:36 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has agreed to pay an Ohio man $5,000 after the man alleged he was severely injured during a white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally two years ago in Virginia attended by Duke, according to attorneys and court documents. Bill Burke, of Athens, Ohio,...

Police chase ends with gunfire, shoplifting suspect killed

Jan. 23, 2020 1:17 PM EST

BLOOMINGDALE, N.J. (AP) — A shoplifting suspect was shot and killed Thursday after he nearly ran over a police officer during a traffic stop and then led cops on a vehicle chase that ended in a residential area with several shots being fired into his SUV and a police cruiser, authorities said. The incident...

Man hurt in Maine car crash dies from injuries 8 days later

Jan. 23, 2020 12:58 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A pedestrian seriously hurt in a collision with a car in Bangor, Maine, has died from his injuries more than a week later, police said. Bangor police said Peter McIntosh, 61, of Bangor, was injured when he was hit by a car driven by Philip Perkins, 74, of Hampden. McIntosh was crossing...

Migrants stand next to tents outside the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Some businesses and public services on the eastern Aegean island are holding a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the migration situation, with thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded in overcrowded camps in increasingly precarious conditions. (AP Photo/Aggelos Barai)

Greece: Island mayors in Athens to protest migrant situation

Jan. 23, 2020 12:57 PM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The “anxiety and indignation” of Greek island residents living at the forefront of a migration crisis are justified, Greece's migration and asylum minister said Thursday, and vowed to address d ramatic overcrowding on island camps and the increasing number of new...

Report: Phoenix fire truck was speeding before deadly crash

Jan. 23, 2020 12:02 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix Fire Department engine involved in a fatal accident was speeding just before the collision, a new report said. The Phoenix Police Department report said the fire engine was going 69 mph (111 kph) in an area where the posted speed limit was 40 mph (64 kph), KTVK-TV reported ...

76-year-old woman dies after SUV flips into Kansas creek

Jan. 23, 2020 11:59 AM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas woman was killed when her sport utility vehicle overturned onto its top in a creek. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the victim as 76-year-old Susan Lenoir, of Topeka. The patrol says she went off the side of U.S. 75 on Tuesday about a half mile (0.80...

Police: Woman killed when struck by bus while in crosswalk

Jan. 23, 2020 10:58 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 75-year-old woman was struck and killed by a transit bus while crossing a street in a marked crosswalk at an intersection, police said Thursday The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada bus was making a left turn when it struck the woman late Wednesday night, police said...

67-year-old and 14-year-old killed in northeast Kansas crash

Jan. 23, 2020 10:33 AM EST

OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed in a northeast Kansas crash. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened just after 7 a.m. Wednesday when 67-year-old James Gregory Tracy lost control of the car he was driving on Kansas 68 and struck a guardrail 8 miles (12.87...

Police officers looks into a school bus that has crashed in Berka Vor Dem Hainich, near Eisenach, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. German media reported that two children died in a school bus crash in the central state of Thuringia early Thursday. Public broadcaster MDR reported that 20 children and the bus driver were injured in the crash in Berka, about 260 kilometers (160 miles) southwest of Berlin. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)

School bus crashes in Germany kill 2 children, hurt 14

Jan. 23, 2020 10:03 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A school bus crashed in central Germany early Thursday, killing two children and leaving five others seriously injured. Officials said the bus carrying 22 elementary school children, aged eight to 11, slid off an icy, cobblestone road, crashed into a ditch and flipped over several times near...

Authorities release names of York collision victims

Jan. 23, 2020 7:05 AM EST

YORK, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of a driver who was killed and another who was injured in collisions with a semitrailer on the south end of York. The crash occurred a little after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at a U.S. Highway 81 intersection. Police said in a news release that a car driven by...