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Bayern Munich defends contentious sponsorship with Qatar

Jul. 04, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich is realizing that all publicity is not necessarily good publicity. Bayern’s chief executive, Oliver Kahn, defended the German soccer club’s contentious sponsorship agreement with Qatar on Monday, saying he was sure their partnership had helped bring...

DeSantis expands eligibility for Bright Futures scholarships

Jun. 27, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida high school students applying for the state's college and vocational school scholarship program will be able to substitute paid work experience for volunteering under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday. DeSantis also signed a bill requiring...

Czech bullet train collides with engine, 1 dead, 5 injured

Jun. 27, 2022 05:29 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — A bullet train collided with an engine in a train station in northeastern Czech Republic Monday, killing one person and injuring five. Czech Railways said the accident took place early in the morning in the town of Bohumin, shortly after the departure of the Pendolino...

Kansas oil refinery to pay $1.6 million for clean air errors

Jun. 21, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — An oil refinery in El Dorado will pay a $1.6 million penalty for violations of the federal Clean Air Act, which resulted in a fire that killed an employee in 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday. HollyFrontier El Dorado Refining oil...

Officials: 1 killed, 1 hurt in cave-in inside Virginia mine

Jun. 21, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

RIPPLEMEAD, Va. (AP) — One mine worker was killed and another injured in a cave-in inside a mine in western Virginia on Monday afternoon, officials said. A Giles County emergency services official said the cave-in happened at the Lhoist Chemical Mine Plant in Ripplemead, news...

Officials: Militants target labor camp in Pakistan, kill 3

Jun. 18, 2022 06:27 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Militants attacked a road construction labor camp in southwestern Baluchistan province overnight killing three workers and wounding five others, officials said Saturday. The assailants late Friday opened fire on the camp, burned vehicles and destroyed...

Control restored after youths take over detention center

Jun. 17, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

BRIDGE CITY, La. (AP) — Control has been restored at a Louisiana juvenile detention center where a group of inmates sparked a riot after breaking out of their living areas and taking over parts of the building. Deputies were called to the Bridge City Center for Youth just before 10...

Music stage collapses in Spain, four workers injured

Jun. 10, 2022 08:16 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A stage structure being set up for a music festival collapsed Friday in northwestern Spain, injuring four workers, regional emergency services said. Spanish National Television said 20 people had been working on the main stage when the accident occurred outside the...

Construction worker death in Boston under investigation

Jun. 09, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — One person died in a construction accident in Boston on Thursday morning and a second person was taken to the hospital, police said. Officers responded to the city's Seaport District at about 5:30 a.m. for reports of an accident, Officer Andre Watson said. ...

Worker dies in structure collapse in Rockland, Maine

Jun. 06, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker who was trapped when a structure collapsed. Workers were demolishing an attached garage when the structure collapsed on a worker Saturday morning. ...