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Coast Guard: 6 rescued from capsized ship off Louisiana

Apr. 14, 2021 06:07 AM EDT

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard and multiple other boats have rescued six people from a commercial lift vessel that capsized off the coast of Louisiana on Tuesday night and are searching for more, the agency said. The U.S. Coast Guard Heartland said in a...

20 killed, 3 injured when bus, truck crash in southern Egypt

Apr. 14, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A bus overturned while trying to pass a truck on a highway in southern Egypt on Tuesday, causing a collision that killed at least 20 people and injured three others, authorities said. The bus was travelling from Cairo when it turned over and was hit by the...

New Zealand bans live cow exports due to welfare concerns

Apr. 13, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Wednesday it is banning the export of live cows and other farm animals by sea due to welfare concerns. Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said the ban would take up to two years to be fully enforced to give those...

Two horses die in barn fire on Belmont Park backstretch

Apr. 13, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Racing Association said two horses died as the result of a fire Tuesday night on the backstretch at Belmont Park. NYRA said it responded to a barn fire at 6:05 p.m. and that 58 of the 60 horses under the care of trainers Wayne Potts and...

Several injured when SUV rear-ends South Prairie school bus

Apr. 13, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities said several people were injured Tuesday afternoon when an SUV rear-ended a South Prairie school bus five miles south of Minot. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the school bus had slowed down to turn left on U.S. Highway 83 when the...

Report sheds little light on fatal Alaska helicopter crash

Apr. 13, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A preliminary report from the federal agency investigating the fatal helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people, including the richest man in the Czech Republic, sheds little light on the cause. The Tuesday report from the National...

Biden eulogizes slain officer as Capitol Police mourn again

Apr. 13, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that “never has there been more strain” on the U.S. Capitol Police as he honored Officer William “Billy” Evans, the second officer on the force to die in the line of duty this year. Evans, who laid in honor in...

Man fleeing police crashes, wedges Maserati under freeway

Apr. 13, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man fleeing the California Highway Patrol totaled his girlfriend's Maserati SUV after he careened up an embankment and slammed into the underside of an overpass, wedging the vehicle under a freeway in Oakland, authorities said Tuesday. “The...

North Carolina driver charged with DWI after child killed

Apr. 13, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

DUNN, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina child was struck by a car and killed, and the driver is facing multiple charges, including driving while impaired, police said. Dunn Police Chief Clark White said a 10-year-old girl was trying to retrieve a dog which had run near a...

NJ Supreme Court: Company must pay medical cannabis bills

Apr. 13, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in favor of medical cannabis patients Tuesday, voting unanimously that a construction company must pay for an injured employee’s medical cannabis bills. The decision upheld an appellate ruling from last January...