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Once-thriving Argentine spa draws tourists to ghostly ruins

Oct. 15, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

EPECUEN, Argentina (AP) — Cushioned by a soft silence ruffled only by occasional gusts of wind, tourists walk past rubble and metal shards lying in the streets of what was once the bustling resort of Villa Epecuen. Others photograph petrified trees dotting the apocalyptic scene. ...

Atlanta spa-shooting suspect pleads not guilty in 4 killings

Sep. 28, 2021 10:57 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man already sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally shooting four people at a massage business outside Atlanta pleaded not guilty to shooting four others on the same day at two spas inside the city. Robert Aaron Long, 22, appeared...

Transgender person charged with indecent exposure at LA spa

Sep. 02, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A person who identifies as a transgender woman was charged with indecent exposure for an incident at a Los Angeles spa that sparked protests in the transgender community. Darren Merager, 52, was charged Monday with five felony counts of indecent...

Man who pled guilty in 4 spa deaths was in court for other 4

Aug. 30, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people at Atlanta area massage businesses is already destined to spend the rest of his life locked up after pleading guilty in four of the killings. But he faces more charges — and a possible death sentence — in the other four slayings. ...

6 drivers from W series need medical checks after big crash

Aug. 27, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Six drivers from the all-female W Series needed medical checks Friday, with two taken to hospital for further assessment, following a heavy crash during a qualifying session on the Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium. British drivers...

Huge factory blaze sends smoke over England town

Aug. 27, 2021 08:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A huge fire broke out at an industrial park in the central England town of Leamington Spa on Friday, sending up dramatic plumes of dark smoke that could be seen for miles. The emergency services evacuated nearby properties and told people living in the...

Verstappen focused on catching Hamilton after losing F1 lead

Aug. 26, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Max Verstappen had a few weeks to ponder how his sizeable lead in the Formula One championship was eaten up by Lewis Hamilton in just two races. Now the Red Bull driver must focus his mind on checking the Mercedes star’s momentum,...

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

Jul. 28, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of killing eight people, mostly women of Asian descent, at Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday in four of the killings and was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Robert Aaron Long, 22, still...