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Monsoon rains lash Pakistan; 9 killed in country's southwest

Jul. 05, 2022 06:50 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — At least nine people, including women and children, were killed as heavy rains lashed southwestern Pakistan and triggered flash floods in several places, a provincial disaster management agency said Tuesday. Seven people died when the roofs of their homes...

3 men missing in California after river rescue attempt

Jul. 04, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three men are missing and presumed dead in California after a child was caught in a river current and they swam out in an attempt to rescue him, authorities said. The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that the boy was swept away at a popular boating and...

Missing Canadian girl is found in Oregon; suspect arrested

Jul. 04, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 13-year-old girl who went missing from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for more than a week has been found in Oregon and the man accused of kidnapping is detained in jail, authorities said Monday. FBI agents on Saturday helped arrest Noah Madrano, 41, on...

Searchers rescue 4th person from China ship, 12 bodies found

Jul. 04, 2022 10:09 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Rescue teams searching for missing crew members from a Chinese engineering ship that sank over the weekend saved a fourth person on Monday and recovered 12 bodies, Chinese maritime authorities said. Officials said the crew member rescued by a Chinese navy ship on...

Boy goes missing, dies while swimming in Virginia Beach

Jul. 03, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who went missing while swimming off the coast of Virginia Beach was found dead Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Boats, divers and at least one helicopter assisted in the effort to find the boy, who was last seen by his family in the...

Police search for girl after mother found dead

Jul. 03, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Police in Northfield are searching for a 6-year-girl after her mother was found dead. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported 39-year-old Lisa Wade was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide. Police believe Wade might have been involved...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman

Jul. 02, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday suspended its search for a fisherman believed to have fallen overboard from a trawler off the Massachusetts coast. The man was reported missing early Friday morning by his crewmates on the Susan Rose, a 77-foot-long fishing...

Bodies of 3 missing kids, woman found in Minnesota lake

Jul. 02, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The bodies of three young children and a woman believed to be their mother have been recovered from a Minnesota lake, and authorities say the deaths are being investigated as a triple murder-suicide. Meanwhile, the body of the children's father was...

Nearly 20 years later, father convicted in death of boy

Jul. 02, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Nearly two decades after a disabled 9-year-old Missouri boy went missing, his father has been convicted of killing him. St. Louis County jurors on Friday found 49-year-old Dawan Ferguson guilty of first-degree murder. Jurors deliberated less than three hours....

Rescuers recover 26 dead from mudslide in India's northeast

Jul. 02, 2022 04:39 AM EDT

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Fresh rain and falling boulders on Saturday hampered rescuers who have so far pulled out 26 bodies from the debris of a mudslide that wiped out a railroad construction site in India’s northeast, officials said. Rescue work is expected to continue for a...