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A Japanese driver's damaged vehicle is placed at a police station in Naha, Okinawa, southern Japan Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Police on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with the small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle. (Kazuki Sawada/Kyodo News via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 10:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man. Police on the southern Japanese island arrested 21-year-old Nicholas James-McLean late Sunday on suspicion of negligent...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:34 pm
CHURCHILL, Pa. (AP) — Police say 11 people suffered injuries when a tanker truck carrying lime slammed into several cars at a traffic light. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the truck was exiting Interstate 376 in Churchill Friday afternoon when it crashed into a line of cars. Allegheny County...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:07 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — One million people across three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases following the closing of airports and sea ports by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels, an international aid group said on Friday. The...
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A car at the entrance of a flooded house after the water has receded in the town of Mandra western Athens, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Greece's fire department says rescue crews are searching for six people reported missing in the western Athens area following major flash flooding that left at least 14 people dead.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 11:05 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Residents on the western fringes of the Greek capital struggled Thursday to clean up the devastation from flash floods that swept through their neighborhoods a day earlier, while the death toll rose as rescue crews searching for missing people recovered another body. The...
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Red cross personel and a firemen carry an elderly man to the ambulance in the municipality of Mandra western Athens, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least nine people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a highway. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 16, 2017 - 10:47 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the deadly floods in Greece (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Greece's fire service says rescue teams have recovered the body of a man who was reported missing after flash floods inundated the outskirts of Athens, bringing the death toll from the flooding to 16. The...
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November 16, 2017 - 7:55 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Authorities in Finland say an unguarded railroad level crossing in the southern part of the country, where four people were killed and 11 injured last month, has been closed until safety has been improved. Finland's Transport Agency said Thursday that the crossing near Raseborg,...
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A worker tries to clean a sewer as water covers an interchange of a highway in Elefsina, western Athens, on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people and inundating homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
November 15, 2017 - 9:30 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Greece (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The death toll from severe flash flooding on the western outskirts of the Greek capital has risen to 11 after the fire department said it had recovered two more bodies. The fire department said Wednesday the bodies...
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FILE - In this April 3 2016, file photo, Amtrak investigators inspect the deadly train crash in Chester, Pa. The Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia causing a derailment. The National Transportation Safety Board is set to review the findings of an investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers. The board is meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington to determine a probable cause of the deadly crash. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal investigators said Tuesday they found major lapses in how Amtrak deals with safety, including more than two dozen hazardous conditions at the work zone near Philadelphia where a train slammed into a maintenance backhoe last year and killed two workers. Chief among them,...
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FILE - In this April 3 2016, file photo, Amtrak investigators inspect the deadly train crash in Chester, Pa. The Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia causing a derailment. The National Transportation Safety Board is set to review the findings of an investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers. The board is meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington to determine a probable cause of the deadly crash. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the National Transportation Safety Board's ruling that safety lapses led to a crash that killed two Amtrak maintenance workers near Philadelphia (all times local): 4 p.m. Amtrak says it has taken steps to improve its safety culture since two maintenance workers...
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November 14, 2017 - 3:08 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to seek a first-degree murder conviction against a man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie, then reporting that she'd accidentally fallen overboard from his commercial fishing boat. Forty-eight-year-old Christopher Leclair was formally...
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