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Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hike

Oct. 20, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into a new day and raged into Sunday night despite the president cancelling a subway fare hike that has prompted violent demonstrations. Officials in the Santiago region said three people died in fires at two looted supermarkets early...

North Carolina airport: Radar contact lost with small plane

Oct. 20, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Radar contact with a small plane approaching the Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina was lost Sunday evening and the airport was briefly closed while fire and rescue units were dispatched to an area nearby, authorities said. A brief airport statement posted on its...

Authorities say Raleigh airport briefly closed after air traffic advised small plane approaching airport lost on radar

Oct. 20, 2019 8:36 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say Raleigh airport briefly closed after air traffic advised small plane approaching airport lost on radar.

Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messages

Oct. 20, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing says it regrets concerns raised about internal communications it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators that are investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max airplanes. The company said in a statement Sunday it's unfortunate that messages between...

Crews probe source of smoke from ship off Georgia coast

Oct. 20, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Marine salvage experts are trying to determine what caused a fire in an overturned cargo ship lying close to Georgia's seacoast for weeks. Smoke could be seen coming out of the Golden Ray on Sunday. Petty Officer Michael Himes, a spokesman for a unified command team seeking to remove...

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Oct. 20, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway. Vulcan Inc. director of undersea operations Rob Kraft said a review of sonar...

3 killed, 4 hurt in rollover crash on California highway

Oct. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed and four others injured when an SUV rolled over on a highway in the San Francisco Bay Area. The California Highway Patrol says the single-vehicle crash happened Saturday night on northbound U.S. 101 in San Jose. The CHP says a Chevy Tahoe...

3 US soldiers killed in crash at Fort Stewart in Georgia

Oct. 20, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

FORT STEWART, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in rolled over into water during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia. Officials with the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's 3rd Infantry Division said in a...

2 killed in interstate accident in West Virginia

Oct. 20, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Police say two people were killed in a fiery accident on Interstate 470 in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle. Wheeling police and fire spokesman Philip Stahl tells news outlets two tractor-trailers and an SUV were involved in the accident Saturday on Interstate 470 near Wheeling....

Girl, 2, killed by gunfire into home 1 day after boy shot

Oct. 20, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a gunman firing into a north Philadelphia home killed a 2-year-old girl and wounded two other people a day after an 11-month-old boy was critically wounded when shots in another part of the city hit a car. A police spokesman said the girl died at the scene after she was...