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1 dead in crash after motorcycles go wrong way on Bay Bridge

Jan. 18, 2021 1:19 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A passenger on a motorcycle died Sunday night after a collision involving multiple vehicles amid a wave of motorbikes and all-terrain vehicles driving the wrong direction on the Bay Bridge in California. Multiple videos posted online and shared by news outlets showed dozens of...

United States' American Magic capsizes during it's race against Italy's Luna Rossa on the third day of racing of the America's Cup challenger series on Auckland's Waitemate Harbour, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (COR 36 Studio Borlenghi via AP)

U.S. team sure of continuing in America's Cup after capsize

Jan. 17, 2021 7:22 PM EST

U.S. challenger American Magic is assessing the extent of damage to its racing yacht Patriot, which capsized and came close to sinking during racing Sunday in the America’s Cup challenger series. Skipper Terry Hutchinson said American Magic is confident of making repairs and being able to continue in the...

In this photo taken from video, Alexei Navalny kisses his wife Yulia as he is detained by police at the passport control after arriving at Sheremetyevo airport, outside Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Russia's prison service says opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained at a Moscow airport after returning from Germany. (AP)

Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Jan. 17, 2021 7:20 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny's detention at passport control in Moscow’s...

90-year-old man killed while trying to cross highway

Jan. 17, 2021 3:45 PM EST

STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — A 90-year-old Virginia man is dead after he was hit by a car while trying to cross a highway, authorities said. State police said the accident happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 16) on Jefferson Highway in Staunton. Howard A. Tillou died after being taken to University of...

3 killed, 1 hurt in western Utah rollover accident

Jan. 17, 2021 1:22 PM EST

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say three people were killed and a fourth person injured when a vehicle rolled over during an accident on a gravel road near the Nevada border. An off-duty Millard County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered the surviving victim on the side of the road...

5 bridges face work on Interstate 93 in Hooksett, Manchester

Jan. 17, 2021 1:09 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Repair work is starting on five bridges on Interstate 93 southbound in Hooksett and Manchester, the New Hampshire Department of Transportation said. The work includes repairs to concrete decks and guardrails, and replacement of deck expansion joints. The department says bridges at...

A police officer leads a sniffer dog during a search of victims at the ruin of a building flattened by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Rescuers retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by the magnitude 6.2 earthquake while military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to clear access for relief goods. (AP Photo/Joshua Marunduh)

Indonesian teams find more bodies from quake that killed 78

Jan. 17, 2021 10:21 AM EST

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising the death toll to 78, while military engineers managed to reopen ruptured roads to clear access for relief goods. More heavy equipment reached the...

Cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea; 3 dead, 6 rescued

Jan. 17, 2021 9:57 AM EST

ISTANBUL (AP) — A cargo ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead, Turkish authorities said. Six others were rescued. The transport ministry said the Palau-flagged ship named Arvin had anchored off the port of Bartin in northern Turkey due to bad weather, before...

Police: Gunshot victim crashes into New Haven building, dies

Jan. 17, 2021 9:29 AM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A shooting victim crashed a car into a building in New Haven after he had been mortally wounded, police said. Officers responding to gunshots at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday found a car crashed into a commercial building on Grand Avenue, the New Haven Police Department said in a...

Police: Arrest made in killing initially tied to car wreck

Jan. 16, 2021 6:28 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Road rage was the suspected motive in a fatal shooting of a man initially believed to have died due to a Tucson car crash, police said Saturday. Dallas Combs, 40, was jailed in lieu of $1 million bond after being arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the Jan. 4 death of...