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Report: Road accident in Iran kills 28 Afghan nationals

Nov. 14, 2019 2:09 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that a road accident in the country’s southeast has killed 28 Afghan nationals. The report says 21 people were also injured when two vans collided near the town of Khash in Sistan and Baluchistan province early on...

Clarification: Girl Struck-Patrol Vehicle story

Nov. 13, 2019 4:15 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — In a headline on a Nov. 12 story about the death of a girl, The Associated Press reported that she died a month after being hit by a Missouri patrol vehicle. The headline should have made clear that the vehicle belonged to the St. Louis County Police Department, not the Missouri State...

City clerk ordered to pay $42K for refusing records request

Nov. 13, 2019 1:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri city clerk must pay a $4,000 fine and nearly 10 times that amount in attorney fees for refusing to honor a woman’s public records request, a state appeals court ruled in a decision that could have important implications for how such requests are handled going...

Man died in car crash after fleeing drunken driving stop

Nov. 13, 2019 12:33 PM EST

WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say a man who died in a car crash was fleeing a drunken driving stop. Authorities say 55-year-old Todd Kresge, of Whitehall Township, was pronounced dead after the crash Monday night. Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin says a Northampton officer...

Tour de France ‘eternal runner-up’ Poulidor dies at 83

Nov. 13, 2019 11:50 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Raymond Poulidor, the “eternal runner-up” whose repeated failure to win the Tour de France helped him conquer French hearts and become the country’s all-time favorite cyclist, has died. He was 83. Decades after his career ended, Poulidor was still adored in a nation...

At least 12 killed in Slovakia bus crash including children

Nov. 13, 2019 10:36 AM EST

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A bus collided with a truck in Slovakia on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 17 more, officials said. Online news site tvnoviny.sk reported that the bus was carrying high school students. Health Minister Andrea Kalavska, who was at the site, said four...

Authorities: Wounded infant's dad used him as 'human shield'

Nov. 13, 2019 7:28 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia father whose infant son was critically wounded in a shooting last month stands accused of using the child as a "human shield" while attempting to buy drugs with counterfeit money. Nafes Monroe is charged with child endangerment and reckless endangerment. It's not known if...

Record cold follows early snowstorm over much of eastern US

Nov. 12, 2019 4:48 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday. The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall...

Afghan official: 16 die as minivan plunges into ravine

Nov. 12, 2019 5:48 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says that 16 people died when a minivan skidded off an icy road and plunged into a ravine in snowy weather in northern Baghlan province. Safder Mohsini, the provincial council chief, says the victims were all headed to a wedding ceremony to Khost wa Freng when the...

Winter already? Snow, deep freeze from Rockies to East Coast

Nov. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was poised to give way to record-breaking cold temperatures. In mid-Michigan, three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that the Eaton County sheriff's...