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BELGRADE, Serbia | Bus crash in snowy Serbia kills 3, injures 32

BELGRADE, Serbia— Serbian police say a bus has skidded off the road and overturned amid wintry weather, killing three people and injuring 32 others. The accident happened early Sunday on the main highway in southern Serbia near the town of Leskovac. Police say the bus had Macedonian license plates. Doctors at the hospital in Leskovac … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Bus crash in snowy Serbia kills 3, injures 32

CHICAGO | Chicago officers accused in Van Dyke cover-up to stand trial

CHICAGO  — A trial is set to begin for one current and two former Chicago police officers accused of trying to cover up what happened when a white officer fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald. David March, Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney are charged with felony conspiracy, misconduct and obstruction of justice after they allegedly … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago officers accused in Van Dyke cover-up to stand trial

PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

PALM BEACH, Fla.  — President Donald Trump is threatening to close the U.S. border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost “control” on its side. Trump is citing the situation involving migrants camped in Tijuana, Mexico, after traveling in a caravan to reach the … Continue reading PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close US-Mexico border

PHILADELPHIA | Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported

PHILADELPHIA — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to “shoot up” his high school near Philadelphia has been spared additional time in prison but will be deported. An-Tso Sun has been in custody since March after local school authorities were alerted to a threat he had made. The 18-year-old student called the talk a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported

NEW YORK | Trump claims video distributed by White House wasn’t altered

NEW YORK— President Donald Trump claimed on Friday that a White House-released video depicting contact between a staffer and a CNN reporter wasn’t altered, and he seemingly threatened to revoke the White House press credentials of more reporters. Trump insisted that the video distributed by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was simply a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump claims video distributed by White House wasn’t altered

OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

OROVILLE, Calif. — Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate a fast-moving wildfire that exploded in size Thursday, threatening several Northern California communities and forcing panicked residents to race to help neighbors who had to drive through walls of flames to escape. It was not immediately known if there were injuries or fatalities. … Continue reading OROVILLE, Calif. | Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

MEXICO CITY | Category 5 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico’s Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Willa grew into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and swept toward Mexico’s Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph (260 kph) Monday, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. The hurricane was expected to pass over or near the Islas Marias — a set of … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Category 5 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico’s Pacific coast

ATLANTA | Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

ATLANTA— New outlets report that some 30 people were hurt when a floor collapsed early Sunday during a party at an apartment in South Carolina near the campus of Clemson University. Video posted on social media shows a large portion of a floor on the first level of the building caving in as people were … Continue reading ATLANTA | Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party