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SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

SYDNEY  — The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Australian police say a pickup truck that caught fire in the country’s second-largest city contained several barbeque gas cylinders and was part of an apparent terrorist attack. Police said the driver got out of the vehicle, which then caught fire, … Continue reading SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

TAIPEI, Taiwan | Taiwan train derails, killing 18 and injuring 160

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Eighteen people were killed and at least 160 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan’s southeast … Continue reading TAIPEI, Taiwan | Taiwan train derails, killing 18 and injuring 160

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | Limo crash at popular tourist spot kills 20, officials say

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — A crash involving a limousine at a popular upstate New York tourist spot killed 20 people, officials said Sunday. A person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press that 18 of the victims were in the limo and two were bystanders. The person was not authorized to discuss the preliminary … Continue reading SCHOHARIE, N.Y. | Limo crash at popular tourist spot kills 20, officials say

TEHRAN, Iran | Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

TEHRAN, Iran— Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country’s oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, bystanders and … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8