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Berlin-bound train partly derails in Poland; 8 injured

Jul. 29, 2021 04:24 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Berlin-bound train hit a truck at a railroad crossing Thursday in northwestern Poland, and eight people were slightly injured when the train partly derailed, authorities said. Two cars of the DB Regio train traveling from Szczecin, Poland, to...

Arizona man accused of striking cyclists charged with murder

Jul. 28, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man already facing assault charges for allegedly plowing his pickup truck into people participating in a bike race nearly six weeks ago has been charged with murder. An indictment made public Wednesday adds a murder charge against...

Police: 6 now confirmed dead in plane crash near Lake Tahoe

Jul. 28, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Six deaths have been confirmed in the crash of a twin-engine jet near a golf course in the Lake Tahoe area, authorities said Wednesday. The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said all those aboard the Bombardier CL 600 died when it crashed Monday in...

Boeing knocks out a profit for the first time since 2019

Jul. 28, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

Boeing reported its first quarterly profit since 2019 and its revenue topped expectations as the giant aircraft maker tries to dig out from the most difficult stretch in its history. Boeing earned $567 million in the second quarter, compared with a $2.4 billion loss a...

Police: Woman killed when car hits tractor trailer

Jul. 28, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — A 33-year-old Lincoln woman was killed when the car she was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a tractor trailer in Milford on Wednesday morning, Delaware State Police said. The crash happened on Canterbury Road when a northbound Toyota...

Report: Plane flew low into power line after control seized

Jul. 28, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. (AP) — A small plane that crashed in New Hampshire, killing one man and injuring another, was flying low and descended into a power line after one of the men seized control of the aircraft from the other, according to a preliminary report released Wednesday by the National...

Vehicle traffic nearing pre-COVID levels as transit lags

Jul. 28, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Vehicle traffic between New Jersey and New York City is approaching pre-pandemic levels while public transit ridership continues to lag, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that reflect a regional trend. ...

American Airlines crews say lodging is lacking on the road

Jul. 28, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Passengers on American Airlines has been dogged by flight delays this summer, and now flight attendants and pilots say the airline is failing to secure hotel rooms, sometimes forcing employees to sleep in airports. Unions for flight attendants...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jul. 28, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

Decatur Daily. July 27, 2021. Editorial: Traffic accidents dangerous for those on roadside Two traffic collisions this week, one of them fatal, underline the dangers drivers and their passengers can face when they have to pull to the side of the...

Pilot uninjured after plane crash-lands on highway median

Jul. 28, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pilot of a small plane that crash-landed Wednesday on the median of a southern Nevada highway was uninjured and got out before the aircraft burned, authorities said. The incident occurred on U.S. 95 in a rural area northwest of Las Vegas, officials...