Accidents

November 07, 2018 - 5:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning other countries not to allow Iranian oil tankers into their territorial waters or ports, saying such access may run afoul of U.S. sanctions and not only incur penalties, but also result in catastrophic economic and environmental damage should an...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, file photo, a crane moves a pair of wheels recovered from the Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea for further investigation at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia. Boeing Co. says it has issued a safety bulletin that reiterates guidelines on how pilots should respond to erroneous data from an "angle of attack" sensor following last week's crash of a Boeing plane in Indonesia that killed 189 people. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, File)
November 07, 2018 - 6:27 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A crucial sensor that's the subject of a Boeing Co. safety bulletin was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said Wednesday. Boeing said its bulletin, sent to airlines on Tuesday,...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018 file photo, people gather at a sidewalk memorial for two children who were killed the previous week when they were struck by a car driven by a woman who likely had a seizure behind the wheel, in the Park Slope neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Authorities say the woman who lost control of her car and fatally struck the child of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and another toddler in a Brooklyn crosswalk has died of an apparent suicide. Dorothy Bruns was found dead in her home in Staten Island borough of New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 07, 2018 - 2:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a woman who lost control of her car and fatally struck the child of a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and another toddler in a Brooklyn crosswalk has died of an apparent suicide. Forty-four-year-old Dorothy Bruns was found dead in her Staten Island home Tuesday...
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November 06, 2018 - 3:23 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's government has pledged to revise legislation on stray animals after a teenage girl drowned in a river while trying to escape a pack of feral dogs. Police say the dogs went after the girl on Monday in a public park in the city of Gostivar. The 17-year-old's body...
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When the current President Hassan Rouhani took office in 2013, the rate was 36,000.
November 06, 2018 - 1:44 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The "largest-ever" U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker that exploded off China months ago. However, the new list of sanctions, which also...
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Firefighters work at the scene where a building collapsed In Marseille, southern France, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. A building collapsed in the southern city of Marseille on Monday, leaving a giant pile of rubble and beams. There was no immediate word on any casualties. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
November 06, 2018 - 7:55 am
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Firefighters in the southern French city of Marseille said Tuesday they found a second body in the ruins of two buildings that collapsed a day ago. A spokesman for the Marseille Firefighters told The Associated Press that a female body was recovered, in addition to a man's...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, migrants arrive at the port of San Roque, southern Spain, after being rescued by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service in the Strait of Gibraltar. Spain's maritime rescue service saved 520 people trying to cross from Africa to Spain's shores on Saturday. Also, one boat with 70 migrants arrived to the Canary Islands. Over 1,960 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe this year, according to the United Nations. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
November 06, 2018 - 3:36 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish rescue workers combed the seas and shores of southern Spain on Tuesday, searching for 17 missing migrants a day after finding the bodies of 17 other migrants who died trying to cross the Mediterranean in boats departing from North Africa. The Spanish Civil Guard said it had...
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November 06, 2018 - 3:21 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Spanish rescue workers are searching the seas and shores of southern Spain, looking for around 17 missing migrants trying to reach Europe in smuggling boats departing from North Africa. The Spanish Civil Guard also said...
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Sherri Jasper, a Girl Scout board member and counselor at Halmstad Elementary School, leads the program for a candlelight vigil at the school in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Sunday evening, Nov. 4, 2018. The western Wisconsin community on Sunday was grieving the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a parent who were collecting trash Saturday along a rural highway when police say a pickup truck veered off the road and hit them before speeding away. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)
November 05, 2018 - 9:47 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Relatives of a Girl Scout and her mother who were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin that also claimed the lives of two other girls struggled Monday to come to terms with their sudden, heartbreaking loss, saying "we all expect them to come back." Sara Jo Schneider, 32, and...
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Director of Safety and Security of Lion Air, Daniel Putut Kuncoro Adi, left, talks to relatives of the victims of the crashed Lion Air jet as President Director Edward Sirait, center, and founder and owner of the airline Rusdi Kirana, right, listen during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Distraught and angry relatives of those killed when a Lion Air jet crashed last week have confronted the airline's executives during a meeting arranged by Indonesian officials. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 05, 2018 - 4:35 pm
Indonesian officials are providing the strongest hints yet that a faulty airspeed indicator played a role in the deadly crash of a Lion Air jet into the Java Sea. Investigators said Monday that one of the so-called black boxes showed that the airspeed indicator on the Boeing jet malfunctioned on...
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