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BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian-Canadian singer dies after car plunges into Danube

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Romanian police say singer-songwriter Anca Pop has died after her car plunged into the River Danube. She was 34. Emergency authorities identified her body after divers found her car late Monday in southwestern Romania. Police said Tuesday they were investigating the death of Pop, who had dual Romanian and Canadian citizenship. Pop’s … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian-Canadian singer dies after car plunges into Danube

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnian official: Croatia illegally expelling migrants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina— A Bosnian official says migrants are being illegally pushed back into its territory by police in neighboring Croatia. Bosnian Security Minister Dragan Mektic said Monday that scores of migrants are reporting that they have been forced to return to Bosnia by Croatian police who threatened them and in some cases used violence against … Continue reading SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina | Bosnian official: Croatia illegally expelling migrants

TEMPLETON, Mass. | Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman

TEMPLETON, Mass. — A pickup truck has smashed through a home in Massachusetts, barely missing a woman who was asleep on her couch. Police say the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Templeton. Tracy Samuels, who was sleeping on the couch, says she heard a loud bang, woke up and said, “Why is there … Continue reading TEMPLETON, Mass. | Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman

BERLIN | 3 women stabbed in German city, unclear if attacks linked

BERLIN  — German police say three women have been stabbed and wounded in the city of Nuremberg, and they are investigating whether the incidents are connected. There was no immediate word on what weapon was used. Police said there was no indication of any link to terrorism. The stabbings took place in the city’s St. … Continue reading BERLIN | 3 women stabbed in German city, unclear if attacks linked

BERLIN | German police, city officials probed over Italian mob ties

BERLIN  — Prosecutors in western Germany say they are investigating five current and former police and municipal officials on suspicion that they passed information to Italian mobsters or their helpers. The dpa news agency reported that prosecutors in Duisburg said Thursday the five include two police officers and an employee of Wesseling, a town outside … Continue reading BERLIN | German police, city officials probed over Italian mob ties

CHICAGO | Woman in wheelchair whose flight was canceled left at O’Hare

CHICAGO — American Airlines is investigating how a 67-year-old woman in a wheelchair was left alone overnight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport when her flight was canceled. The incident, first reported by CBS 2 in Chicago , started Friday night when Olimpia Warsaw’s flight from Chicago to Detroit was canceled and a porter was assigned … Continue reading CHICAGO | Woman in wheelchair whose flight was canceled left at O’Hare

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia | Slovakia house fire kills 4 children, 1 adult

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia  — Slovak firefighters say five people, including four children, have been killed in a house fire in eastern Slovakia. They say in a statement the blaze broke out around 3 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Friday in a four-room house in the town of Richnava. Officials say the children ranged in age from 5 … Continue reading BRATISLAVA, Slovakia | Slovakia house fire kills 4 children, 1 adult