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JOHANNESBURG | 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

JOHANNESBURG — Jan 08, 2019—Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has killed three people and injured more than 200. Netcare911, an emergency responders’ group, says many injuries are “minor to moderate” but that one person in critical condition was airlifted to a hospital after the accident Tuesday in Pretoria. Authorities … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

NEW YORK | Wells Fargo pays $575 million to settle state investigations

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo will pay $575 million in a settlement with attorneys general from all 50 states and the District of Columbia that are investigating its banking practices, which have included phony accounts and manipulative sales practices. Under the agreement announced Friday, the bank will also be required to create teams to review … Continue reading NEW YORK | Wells Fargo pays $575 million to settle state investigations

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | 9 new suspects arrested after murder of 2 women in Morocco

COPENHAGEN, Denmark  — Nine more people have been arrested in Morocco for connections to the four initial suspects in the killing of two Scandinavian university students in a remote corner of the Atlas Mountains, Moroccan authorities said Friday. A total of 13 men have been detained after the murder of the female hikers from Denmark … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | 9 new suspects arrested after murder of 2 women in Morocco

PARIS | Media freedom group records increase in journalists killed

PARIS — Media freedom group Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday it has recorded an increase in the number of journalists killed and imprisoned worldwide so far this year. The Paris-based group, also known by its French acronym RSF, said 63 journalists died in relation to their jobs from Jan. 1 to Dec. 1, 2018, compared … Continue reading PARIS | Media freedom group records increase in journalists killed

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