Accidents

FILE - In this July 24, 2013, file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses for a photo in her chambers at the Supreme Court in Washington, before an interview with The Associated Press. Ginsburg, 87, developed a cultlike following over her more than 27 years on the bench, especially among young women who appreciated her lifelong, fierce defense of women's rights. She died Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 07, 2020 - 12:44 pm
In a year defined by a devastating pandemic, the world lost iconic defenders of civil rights, great athletes and entertainers who helped define their genres. Many of their names hold a prominent place in the collective consciousness — RBG, Kobe, Maradona, Eddie Van Halen, Little Richard, Sean...
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Mac's Public House co-owner Danny Presti is taken away in handcuffs after being arrested by New York City sheriff's deputies, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in the Staten Island borough of New York. Presti, who was providing indoor service in defiance of coronavirus restrictions, was arrested after a sting in which plainclothes officers went inside and ordered food and beverages. (Steve White via AP)
December 06, 2020 - 1:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-owner of a New York City bar that authorities said has been defying coronavirus restrictions was taken into custody early Sunday after running over a deputy with a car, authorities said. Danny Presti tried to drive away from his bar, Mac's Public House, as deputies were...
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Errol Spence Jr. celebrates after defeating Danny Garcia by unanimous decision in the WBC-IBF welterweight boxing bout in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
December 05, 2020 - 11:51 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. defended his WBC and IBF welterweight championships with a unanimous decision over Danny Garcia on Saturday night in the Texan's first fight since a car crash that almost derailed his promising career. Two judges scored it 116-112 for Spence with the other...
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December 05, 2020 - 3:40 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Seven Magellan Midstream Partners employees were injured, four critically, when a storage tank at a Magellan plant in Corpus Christi exploded after catching fire Saturday morning, according to deputy Fire Chief Richie Quintero. The fire began about 10 a.m. near a crude...
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December 04, 2020 - 9:16 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's state TV says at least 18 coal miners have been killed by high levels of carbon monoxide in the country's southwest. One miner was found alive following the disaster Friday in the Diaoshidong mine in Chongqing, the report said. Rescuers are looking for five others. China’s...
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Clark McIlvain and Kathleen McIlvain hold a photo of their son, Charles McIlvain, at their home on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Woodland Hills, Calif. Charles McIlvain was one of 34 people killed when dive boat Conception caught fire and sank off the coast of California on Sept. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
December 04, 2020 - 4:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The snapshots tell the story of a big man with a big, beaming grin. The McIlvain family passes around the pictures, laughing over their son Charlie's antics captured through the years: Charlie as a youngster camping with a backpack bigger than him, Charlie cheesing for the camera...
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December 04, 2020 - 2:42 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Seven people were hospitalized after an early-morning explosion and fire at an oil refinery near the harbor in the South African city of Durban on Friday, emergency services officials said. The explosion just after 7 a.m. was heard across the city and caused a large...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, a Ryanair plane parks at the airport in Weeze, Germany. Boeing's troubled 737 Max jet is getting a vote of confidence from Ireland's Ryanair, one of Europe's biggest budget airlines. Ryanair announced Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, that it will order 75 more Max jets, bringing its total orders to 210. The move comes just weeks before the plane is expected to resume flying. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
December 03, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Irish budget airline Ryanair said Thursday it is ordering 75 more Boeing 737 Max jets, a boost for Boeing just before its most important plane returns to flying after two deadly crashes. The order would be worth more than $9 billion at list prices, although airlines routinely receive deep discounts...
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Emergency services attend to a large explosion at a warehouse in Bristol, England, Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. A local British emergency services department says there have been “multiple casualties” following a large explosion at a warehouse near the southwest England city of Bristol. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
December 03, 2020 - 8:59 am
LONDON (AP) — A local British emergency services department says there have been “multiple casualties” following a large explosion Thursday at a wastewater treatment facility near the southwest England city of Bristol. The Avon Fire and Rescue Service said it was alerted at 11:22 a.m. to a large...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2019, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, the dive boat Conception is engulfed in flames after a deadly fire broke out aboard the commercial scuba diving vessel off the Southern California Coast. The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, on federal manslaughter charges for one of the deadliest maritime disasters in recent U.S. history. (Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)
December 01, 2020 - 8:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The captain of a scuba diving boat that caught fire and sank off the coast of California last year, killing 34 people who were trapped below deck, was indicted Tuesday on federal manslaughter charges for one of the deadliest maritime disasters in recent U.S. history. Jerry Boylan...
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