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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | 7 killed, 8 injured in crash, explosion on Florida highway

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Jan 04, 2019— Two big rigs and two passenger vehicles collided and spilled diesel fuel across a Florida highway Thursday, sparking a massive fire that killed seven people and injured at least eight others, authorities said. The wreck happened on southbound Interstate 75 about a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of Alachua, near Gainesville. … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | 7 killed, 8 injured in crash, explosion on Florida highway

BUFFALO, N.Y. | Sabres broadcaster ‘doing well’ after being hospitalized

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres say Rick Jeanneret is resting and doing well a day after the team’s Hall of Fame broadcaster was taken out of the press box on a stretcher. The team’s update Sunday came about 12 hours after the 76-year-old Jeanneret was transported to the hospital during the third period of … Continue reading BUFFALO, N.Y. | Sabres broadcaster ‘doing well’ after being hospitalized

MOSCOW | Russian policeman injured after discovering WWII land mine

MOSCOW  — Moscow police say an off-duty Russian police lieutenant has been hospitalized after a World War II-era land mine exploded on the side of a highway. Police say the officer found the mine alongside the highway and sustained injuries after it exploded. A passerby on the highway saw the injured officer and stopped to … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian policeman injured after discovering WWII land mine

BERLIN | German Nazi guard trial breaks down over defendant’s health

BERLIN — The trial of a former Nazi concentration camp guard has broken down over questions about the 95-year-old defendant’s health. The Muenster state court heard Thursday that Johann Rehbogen has been hospitalized for heart and kidney issues, the dpa news agency reported. Rehbogen was initially deemed fit for the proceedings and seemed in good … Continue reading BERLIN | German Nazi guard trial breaks down over defendant’s health

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush found peace, friendship in Maine

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine— Former President George H.W. Bush was known for his jogs along the rocky Maine coast, playing fast-paced golf, fishing in his speedboat and transforming his home in this seaside village into the “Summer White House.” He also built lasting friendships in the town that he’d visited since he was a boy. Bush, who … Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush found peace, friendship in Maine

JERUSALEM | Jordanian man held after hammer attack wounds 2 Israelis

JERUSALEM— A Jordanian man on Friday attacked two Israeli port workers with a hammer seriously wounding them in the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat, police and media reports said. The assailant was detained for questioning and police said they suspect the motive was terrorism. Friday had been the suspect’s first day working in Eilat … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Jordanian man held after hammer attack wounds 2 Israelis

BUCHAREST, Romania | Scuffles in Romania at blessing of Orthodox cathedral

BUCHAREST, Romania — Tens of thousands of Romanians braved hours of cold weather Sunday for the blessing of a grandiose Orthodox cathedral consecrated to mark 100 years since modern-day Romania was created in the aftermath of World War I. The event was marred after three people were hospitalized when scuffles broke out between riot police … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Scuffles in Romania at blessing of Orthodox cathedral

WASHINGTON | Former CIA chief Michael Hayden hospitalized after stroke

WASHINGTON— Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke earlier this week. A statement released Friday by Hayden’s family says he is “receiving expert medical care.” Hayden, who is 73 and a retired Air Force general, led the CIA under President George W. Bush from 2006 to early 2009. He was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Former CIA chief Michael Hayden hospitalized after stroke

BRUSSELS | Policeman stabbed in Brussels, attacker shot

BRUSSELS— A policeman was stabbed by an assailant who was shot close to the Grand Place in Brussels‘ historic center. The motivation behind the attack was unclear. Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said Tuesday that the pre-dawn incident was a “cowardly act against our policemen.” The victim was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries while the … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Policeman stabbed in Brussels, attacker shot

Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, hospitalized for nausea

Amy Schumer says she’s been hospitalized for severe, second-trimester nausea and apologized to fans in Dallas for canceling a stand-up show. She said Thursday on Instagram she and the baby are fine. The post accompanied a photo of herself in a hospital bed. The “Trainwreck” and “I Feel Pretty” star said she’s been suffering from … Continue reading Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, hospitalized for nausea

NEW YORK | Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

NEW YORK  — Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. The Aerosmith guitarist on Tuesday tweeted: “Doing well, thanks for the love and support.” Perry’s publicists said in a statement Sunday the 68-year-old felt short … Continue reading NEW YORK | Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Van carrying migrants crashes; 18 hospitalized

BRUSSELS — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Greek authorities say 18 people were hospitalized after the latest in a string of often fatal road accidents involving vehicles smuggling migrants through northern Greece. Police say a van driven by a suspected migrant smuggler and crammed with another 46 people veered … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Van carrying migrants crashes; 18 hospitalized

NEW YORK | Aerosmith’s Perry hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel

NEW YORK — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has been hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. Perry’s publicists said in a statement Sunday that the musician is alert and responsive in the hospital and is expected to return to the road later this month. The statement … Continue reading NEW YORK | Aerosmith’s Perry hospitalized after jamming with Billy Joel

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 7 soldiers, wounded 25

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president said Saturday that at least seven soldiers were killed and 25 others wounded in an explosion at an ammunition depot at a base in the southeast. The Defense Ministry previously said on Friday that 25 soldiers were wounded and seven others were missing following an unexplained accident during the firing … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 7 soldiers, wounded 25

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says 25 soldiers were injured while seven others are unaccounted for in an accident during the firing of heavy weapon ordnance. In a statement, the ministry said the unexplained accident occurred Friday at a base in Hakkari province, which borders both Iraq and Iran and where clashes between Kurdish … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 25 soldiers hurt by exploding ordnance, 7 missing

WASHINGTON | Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital. The court says the justice went to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight. The court says the fall occurred Wednesday evening. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

MOSCOW | 1 killed, 3 injured in explosion in Russia’s north

MOSCOW — A local official says one person has been killed and three injured after a bomb went off at the entrance of the local branch of Russia‘s main intelligence agency. Governor Igor Orlov told Russian news agencies on Wednesday that an explosive device went off at the entrance of the FSB’s office in the … Continue reading MOSCOW | 1 killed, 3 injured in explosion in Russia’s north

Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

Gun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion, a first-of-its-kind study found. Researchers called it the first nationally representative study on ER visits for gun injuries among U.S. kids. They found that more than one-third of the wounded … Continue reading Guns send over 8,000 US kids to ER each year, analysis says

HOUSTON | Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he’s ‘good enough’ to go

HOUSTON  — Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he’ll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen. Sale returned to the team Tuesday in Houston after being hospitalized for a stomach illness. The club hasn’t specified the ailment or … Continue reading HOUSTON | Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he’s ‘good enough’ to go

LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway, still hospitalized

LEWISVILLE, Texas — Management for rapper Yella Beezy says he remains hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas. Police told The Dallas Morning News that the rapper, whose real name is Deandre Conway, was driving early Sunday on the Sam Rayburn Tollway in Lewisville when someone in a vehicle pulled up … Continue reading LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway, still hospitalized

BERLIN | German police say hostage suspect lit explosive, had record

BERLIN  — A man who held a woman hostage at Cologne’s main train station also injured two other people Monday, and police said his motives weren’t clear but they were investigating if he had extremist connections or beliefs. The hostage was taken to a hospital after her ordeal, but it wasn’t clear if the suspect … Continue reading BERLIN | German police say hostage suspect lit explosive, had record

LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway

LEWISVILLE, Texas  — Rapper Yella Beezy has been hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas. Police tell The Dallas Morning News the rapper, whose real name is Deandre Conway, was driving on the Sam Rayburn Tollway in Lewisville early Sunday when someone in a vehicle pulled up next to him and … Continue reading LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo ministry says at least 53 dead after tanker truck fire

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s Health Ministry says at least 53 people are dead and more than 72 people have been hospitalized after a tanker truck collided with another truck in western Congo. The ministry updated the figures Monday, saying the toll will likely rise, given the severity of burns suffered. The accident happened in the … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo ministry says at least 53 dead after tanker truck fire

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo ministry: At least 39 dead in Congo tanker truck fire

KINSHASA, Congo  — Congo’s Health Ministry says at least 39 people are dead and more than 80 people have been hospitalized after a tanker truck collided with another truck in western Congo. The ministry reduced the death toll from 50 announced Saturday by the regional governor. The updated lower figure cites rescue officials and hospital … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Congo ministry: At least 39 dead in Congo tanker truck fire

TOLLESON, Ariz. | Arizona company recalls beef that’s sickened 57 people in US

TOLLESON, Ariz. — An Arizona company voluntarily recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 kilograms) of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials announced Thursday. An investigation found the products, including ground beef and beef patties likely came from JBS Tolleson Inc., a meat packing plant west of Phoenix. The raw beef was … Continue reading TOLLESON, Ariz. | Arizona company recalls beef that’s sickened 57 people in US

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California bans gun sales to people under 21

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Most people under 21 won’t be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday. It will prevent people under 21 from buying rifles and other types of guns. State law already bans people under 21 from buying handguns. The new law exempts law … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | California bans gun sales to people under 21

NEW YORK | Friends and fellow writers pay tribute at Roth memorial

NEW YORK— Hundreds of friends and fellow writers were in attendance for a memorial tribute to Philip Roth at the New York Public Library. Attendees on Tuesday included Robert Caro, Salman Rushdie, Mia Farrow and Don DeLillo. The speakers, whom Roth had selected years before his death in May at age 85, included the writers … Continue reading NEW YORK | Friends and fellow writers pay tribute at Roth memorial

NEW YORK | Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

NEW YORK — A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies — and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery for new mothers and their children, authorities said. All of the victims in the attack, which happened before … Continue reading NEW YORK | Woman stabs 5 – including newborns – at New York nursery

NEW YORK | Demi Lovato’s mom says star is ‘getting the help she needs’

NEW YORK — Demi Lovato‘s mother says the singer is “doing really well” nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose. In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is “happy, she’s healthy, she’s working on her sobriety, and she’s getting the help … Continue reading NEW YORK | Demi Lovato’s mom says star is ‘getting the help she needs’