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This photo issued by Freuds shows the car that was involved in a crash where Richard Hammond escaped serious injury, in Switzerland, Saturday June 10, 2017. The makers of Amazon's car-themed TV show "The Grand Tour" say presenter Richard Hammond has been in a serious crash while filming in Switzerland, but has escaped serious injury. (Freuds via AP)
June 10, 2017 - 4:01 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Richard Hammond, a presenter of Amazon's car-themed TV show "The Grand Tour," escaped serious injury Saturday in a fiery crash while filming in Switzerland. Program-makers said Hammond was airlifted to hospital with a fractured knee. The Rimac Concept One electric supercar was reduced...
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June 10, 2017 - 3:59 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A car struck pedestrians outside Amsterdam's main railway station on Saturday, injuring five people, police said. The driver has been arrested. Police said that the driver was parked in a place where he wasn't allowed to stop and drove off when approached by police and ran into a...
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June 10, 2017 - 3:56 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland visitors got more adventure than they bargained for when a flock of geese let go in flight, fouling the guests. Anaheim police and fire officials say 17 people, including six children, were hit by bird droppings just before 9 p.m. Friday. A hazardous materials team...
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Bill Cosby arrives with Comedian Joe Torry, second from right, for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 10, 2017 - 3:55 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania has moved at a brisk pace and produced gripping testimony along with moments of levity. The case could reach the jury early this week. The aging Hollywood icon is charged with drugging and molesting a young woman he befriended...
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Cathy Camper, of Tacoma, Wash. wears a stars-and-stripes cowboy hat as she protests against Islamic law at a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Seattle, as counter-protesters demonstrate across the street. In more than two dozen cities across the United States, the group organizing the rallies, ACT for America, is speaking out against Shariah law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy and the freedoms it affords. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 10, 2017 - 3:50 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrations against Islamic law Saturday in cities across the U.S. drew counter-protests by people who said they stoked unfounded fears and a distorted view of the religion. Hundreds marched through downtown Seattle, banging drums, cymbals and cowbells behind a large sign saying "...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 1985 file photo, Adam West poses for a photo in Los Angeles. On Saturday, June 10, 2017, his family said the actor, who portrayed Batman in a 1960s TV series, has died at age 88. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, File)
June 10, 2017 - 3:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale and Ben Affleck donned Batman's cape in a stream of Hollywood blockbusters, there was Adam West. West's deadpan portrayal of the comic hero in a campy 1960's TV series brought the Caped Crusader into the national...
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June 10, 2017 - 3:26 pm
ROME (AP) — A fugitive 'ndrangheta Italian crime clan boss, accused of international drug trafficking, was taken into custody at a Brazil airport, authorities said Saturday. Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti hailed the arrest on Friday of Vincenzo Macri, whom he described as a top boss of the...
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June 10, 2017 - 2:38 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After hearing a woman's screams inside a large metal container, investigators sawed and pried open the bin, rescuing the woman who had been chained inside for about two months by a serial killer, according to new videos released by prosecutors. The videos also show Todd...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 27, 1989 file photo, actors Adam West, left, and Burt Ward, dressed as their characters Batman and Robin, pose for a photo at the "World of Wheels" custom car show in Chicago. On Saturday, June 10, 2017, West’s family said the actor, who portrayed Batman in a 1960s TV series, has died at age 88. (AP Photo/Mark Elias, File)
June 10, 2017 - 2:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist said Saturday. West died Friday night after "a short but brave battle with leukemia," his family...
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June 10, 2017 - 2:35 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The severed head of a young black man was found on the front steps of a Mississippi home and police are working to identify him. Jackson Police Cmdr. Tyree Jones says the rest of the man's body has not been located. The head was found Saturday about 9 a.m. Jones says...
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