Accidents

Former NHL hockey player Nathan Oystrick speaks at a press conference in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Oystrick was named the new head coach of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. Oystrick says he's looking forward to leading the team, while never forgetting the tragic circumstances that brought him to the role. The Broncos' team bus collided with a semi-truck at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April, killing 16 people and injuring 13. Head coach Darcy Haugan died in the crash. (Kayle Neis/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The new coach and general manager of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team says he's excited to get started but will never forget the tragic circumstances that brought him to the role. The team announced Tuesday that former NHL defenseman Nathan Oystrick will fill...
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In this photo taken on Monday, July 2, 2018, Guillermo Cañardo, chief of mission, and Marco Martinez Esteban, captain of the Open Arms boat, watch cartoons on a computer next to Khingsley Dokowada, 9, of Central African Republic, aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO. Spain's government said Barcelona will be the docking port for the aid boat traveling with 60 migrants rescued on Saturday in waters near Libya and rejected by both Italy and Malta. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
July 03, 2018 - 2:46 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy is supplying Libya with 12 naval boats, as migrant deaths at sea mount in the waters near the North African nation. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday the vessels include 10 patrol boats, aimed at "strengthening the patrol activity of the Libyan coast." The Italians will...
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Philadelphia Water Department personal work in Philadelphia where a water main break occurred early Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The break happened before 4 a.m. Tuesday, and a number of center city streets have been closed. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
July 03, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A large water main break sent up to 15 million gallons of water gushing through downtown Philadelphia streets and onto sidewalks Tuesday, cutting power to thousands of customers. Water crews were able to stop the flow of water at about 7:30 a.m., after more than three hours of...
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This undated photo provided by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office shows Donnie Rudd. Rudd, who prosecutors say used his upstanding reputation to convince authorities 45 years ago that the crash that killed his wife was an accident has been convicted of first-degree murder. A Cook County jury on Monday, July 2, 2018, found Rudd guilty of murder in the 1973 death of Noreen Kumeta Rudd in Barrington Hills, about 40 miles northwest of Chicago. (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
July 03, 2018 - 1:28 pm
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A 76-year-old former Chicago-area man who authorities say used his reputation as an upstanding citizen to convince police 45 years ago that a crash that killed his wife was an accident has been convicted of first-degree murder in her death. On Monday afternoon, jurors...
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In this photo released by Greenpeace, a drone resembling the character of Superman flies over the nuclear power plant of Le Bugey, central, France, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The environmental activist group says the drone was harmless but the action showed the lack of security in nuclear installations in France, which is heavily dependent on atomic power. (Nicolas Chauveau/Greenpeace via AP)
July 03, 2018 - 9:52 am
PARIS (AP) — Greenpeace activists say they have crashed two remote-controlled aircraft — a drone and a tiny radio-controlled plane — into a French nuclear plant to highlight the lack of security around the facility. The drone, which was decorated like a miniature Superman, slammed into the tower in...
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Relatives of the victims of the ferry that sank on June 18 weep during a prayer on a ship on Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Indonesia on Tuesday stopped searching in one of the world's deepest lakes for the bodies of dozens of victims of the ferry sinking two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Hendra Syamhari)
July 03, 2018 - 4:17 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia on Tuesday ended a search of one of the world's deepest lakes for the bodies of dozens of victims of a ferry sinking two weeks ago. The head of North Sumatra province's Search and Rescue agency, Budiawan, said the decision was made after "intense" discussions...
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FILE - This July 12, 1972 file photo shows the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. Federal regulators say America’s oldest nuclear power plant will shut down Sept. 17, 2018, and plans to have its reactor fuel placed into dry storage within about six years. But the Oyster Creek plant, which opened in 1969, will remain in Lacey Township, New Jersey, until nearly the end of this century. (AP Photo, File)
July 02, 2018 - 12:44 pm
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — America's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Sept. 17, but the Oyster Creek plant near the New Jersey shore will stay right where it is for the next 60 years. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing Monday on shutdown plans for...
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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, shows the area of a deadly bus accident in Uttarakhand's Paudi Garhwal district, northern India, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 700-foot (213-meter) deep gorge in the Himalayan foothills. (KK Production via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 7:51 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said. Chief Minister of Uttarakhand state Trivendra Rawat said the bus fell into a 213-meter- (700-foot-) deep gorge in the Himalayan...
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European Parliament members, from left to right, Miguel Urban of Spain, Ana Miranda of Spain, Eleonora Forenza of Italy and Javi Lopez of Spain pose for a picture aboard the Astral as it sails to International waters for an observation mission with the Spanish rescue group Proactiva Open Arms on Thursday, June 28, 2018. The lawmakers hope to share their accounts at the next European plenary session on July 2-5 in Strasbourg. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
June 29, 2018 - 11:39 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union deal on migration meets demands from Italy's new anti-migrant populist government. Macron said "it's up to Italy to choose" to accept centers where asylum-requests...
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Rescuers stand amid the wreckage of a private chartered plane that crashed in Ghatkopar area, Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 28, 2018. An official said it was not immediately known how many people were on board the aircraft. Five bodies were recovered from the wreckage and rescue work was continuing. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
June 28, 2018 - 6:05 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A small chartered plane crashed Thursday in a busy area of Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least six people including two on the ground, police said. They said the plane hit an open area at a construction site for a multistory building in the...
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