Transportation accidents

November 17, 2020 - 4:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — France-based Arianespace and the European Space Agency are investigating the failed launch of a rocket that was meant to lift two Earth observation satellites into orbit. ESA said the Vega carrier rocket deviated from its trajectory eight minutes after liftoff from Kourou, in French...
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November 14, 2020 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five American soldiers killed in a helicopter crash this week while on a peacekeeping mission in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula included one who left behind a wife pregnant with their daughter. The soldiers were part of an international force that monitors the four-decade-old Israeli-...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa smiles as he talks about his upcoming induction ceremony into the Baseball Hall of Fame during a news conference in Phoenix. La Russa, the Hall of Famer who won a World Series championship with the Oakland Athletics and two more with the St. Louis Cardinals, is returning to manage the Chicago White Sox 34 years after they fired him, the team announced Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/File)
November 12, 2020 - 12:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are sticking with new manager Tony La Russa for now, saying they understand the “seriousness” of his latest drunk driving case and will have more to say once it plays out in court. “Tony deserves all the assumptions and protections granted to everyone in a court...
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In these photos taken Nov. 12, 2020, life jackets litter the beach off the coast of Libya near the port of al-Khums. Several migrants drowned after their Europe-bound ship broke down off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the U.N. migration agency said, in the latest in a series of at least eight shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean since last month. (Hussein Ben Mosa/ IOM 2020 via AP)
November 12, 2020 - 10:15 am
CAIRO (AP) — At least 74 migrants drowned after their Europe-bound ship capsized off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the U.N.'s migration agency said, in the latest in a series of at least eight shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean since last month. The boat was carrying over 120 migrants,...
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The Edmonton Police Station in Enfield, north London, where a man has been arrested after a vehicle collided with the station office, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. There were no injuries reported, and it was unclear how the crash occurred. The vehicle remains at the scene and is being examined by specialist officers, police said. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
November 11, 2020 - 3:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — London police said a man was arrested after a car crashed into a police station in north London Wednesday. There were no injuries reported, and it was unclear how the crash occurred. According to the Metropolitan Police, Edmonton Police Station was evacuated after the vehicle struck...
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Marshall University athletic director Mike Hamrick speaks next to the Memorial Fountain on the school’s campus in Huntington, W.Va., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. The fountain is dedicated to the memory of 75 people killed in a Nov. 14, 1970, plane crash. Among the victims were 36 Marshall football players. (AP Photo/John Raby)
November 11, 2020 - 8:05 am
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — After a plane crash killed most of Marshall University's football team in 1970, school administrators could have resorted to the simplest choice — dropping the losing sport altogether. They didn't. They couldn't bring themselves to do it. From the 75 lives lost in the worst...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, former Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa stands with his Baseball Hall of Fame plaque before the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers in Chicago. La Russa, the Hall of Famer who won a World Series championship with the Oakland Athletics and two more with the St. Louis Cardinals, is returning to manage the Chicago White Sox 34 years after they fired him, the team announced Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)
November 10, 2020 - 4:13 pm
Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking when he was arrested on misdemeanor DUI charges in February, according to an affidavit filed by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. La Russa was...
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November 04, 2020 - 8:00 am
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — At least 40 people fleeing extremist violence in northern Mozambique drowned when their boat sank, according to officials and reports in local media. The boat had set off from Palma, a coastal town near the Tanzanian border, and picked up the majority of its 74 passengers...
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November 03, 2020 - 1:30 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A search-and-rescue operation was underway on Tuesday after a tourist boat capsized near the Turkish Mediterranean coast of Alanya, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. It was not immediately clear how many people were on board the boat. HaberTurk television showed the boat...
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November 02, 2020 - 4:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. pilot unions say the Federal Aviation Administration should improve its proposal for training pilots how to handle a nose-down pitch of the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded after two deadly crashes. The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots said Monday that the FAA...
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