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October 28, 2017 - 2:37 pm
WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a collision between a sport utility vehicle and a bus carrying a high school football team killed the SUV driver and injured three others. Officials say the crash occurred at about 1 a.m. Saturday in Hellam Township. Hellam Fire Chief Eric Strittmatter told...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 frame from video provided by the U.S. Navy, Jennifer Appel, left, and Tasha Fuiava, who with their dogs were rescued after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti, are interviewed aboard the USS Ashland in the South Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women lost their engine in bad weather in late May, but believed they could still reach Tahiti. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)
October 28, 2017 - 3:10 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — This week, the U.S. Navy rescued two women adrift in the Pacific Ocean about 900 miles off Japan, at sea for months after their sailboat became disabled. But for newcomers to sailing, experts recommend thoroughly understanding what you're getting into and being as prepared as...
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October 28, 2017 - 12:16 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Singer-songwriter John Legend has returned to his hometown in Ohio for a night of high school football. The Springfield News-Sun reports Legend was in Springfield on Friday night to see two local high schools, Kettering Fairmont and Springfield, play. His wife model Chrissy...
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CORRECTS NAME TO TASHA FUIAVA- In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 photo, Tasha Fuiava, an American mariner who had been sailing for five months on a damaged sailboat, climbs the accommodation ladder to board the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland after the Navy ship rescued two Honolulu women and their dogs after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women, identified by the Navy as Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, lost their engine in bad weather in late May, but believed they could still reach Tahiti. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)
October 27, 2017 - 8:41 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Their engine was crippled, their mast was damaged and things went downhill from there for two women who set out to sail the 2,700 miles from Hawaii to Tahiti. As their 50-foot sailboat drifted helplessly in the middle of the Pacific for months, their water purifier conked out,...
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In this Oct. 19, 2017, photo, a Rohingya Muslim man Alam Jafar, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, sits for a photograph outside his shelter in Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Cox's Bazar. In Myanmar, the 25-year-old farmer owned a verdant rice field, a boat that ferried passengers up and down the river and lived in a four-room house made of wood and bamboo surrounded by coconut and mango trees. When the mob came to his village on Sept. 25, Jafar had no choice but to flee with his wife and three children. On Sept. 28, the small fishing boat they were traveling in capsized while it was bound for Bangladesh and left him as the sole survivor of the family of 5. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
October 27, 2017 - 6:04 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP DELAYS RELEASE OF SOME JFK FILES The president cites "potentially irreversible harm" to national security if he were to allow all records to come out now. 2. WHO STRESSES DIPLOMACY AT...
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This Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, photo provided by HOKA One One shows professional trail runner Tim Freriks, 26, running to break the single crossing record (rim-to-rim, or R2R) in the Grand Canyon, Arizona. Freriks ran the 21-mile route in 2 hours 39 minutes 38 seconds. Freriks blazed from the North Rim to the South Rim at a blistering pace, crossing the 21-mile (34-kilometer) chasm to claim what is called the “fastest known time,” or FKT. (Sunny Margerum/HOKA One One via AP)
October 27, 2017 - 3:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Freriks remembers being a kid and gazing up from the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the intimidating, steep walls looming thousands of feet overhead. He dreaded the long hike back to civilization and never imagined he would one day run up the trail snaking along those cliffs...
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President Donald Trump, escorted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives on Capitol Hill to have lunch with Senate Republicans and push for his tax reform agenda, in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 24, 2017 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Republican senators (all times local): 2:35 p.m. The top Republican in the Senate says President Donald Trump was focused on his administration's priorities at a closed-door luncheon with GOP senators. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told...
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October 23, 2017 - 10:27 pm
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) — A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts. "This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. "And no one thinks twice that you can do...
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President Donald Trump departs Trump National Golf Club, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 23, 2017 - 6:00 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 'MASSACRE': MORE THAN 60 CIVILIAN BODIES FOUND IN SYRIA More than half of the victims, many of whom are believed to have been killed by Islamic State militants, were found shot and dumped in a...
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FILE- In this Dec. 15, 2016, photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivors Patrick Downes, left, and his wife Jessica Kensky address reporters in Boston, during a press availability for "Patriots Day," a movie based on the bombing. Downes and Kensky are awarding a scholarship to a college sophomore who lost a leg to cancer as a child. Jack Manning, of Norfolk, Mass., is the inaugural winner of the "Boston College Strong" scholarship being presented Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
October 23, 2017 - 12:16 am
BOSTON (AP) — Two amputee survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing are awarding a scholarship to a college sophomore who lost a leg to cancer as a child. Jack Manning, of Norfolk, Massachusetts, is the inaugural winner of the "Boston College Strong" scholarship being presented Monday. Bombing...
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