Accidents and disasters

A women fights back tears at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring people (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A crowd has gathered after nightfall in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial to the victims of a van attack that...
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April 24, 2018 - 4:32 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — In a story April 21 about a statue honoring Arizona wildland firefighters who died in a 2013 fire, The Associated Press reported erroneously, in one instance, the last name of the sculptor. He is Matt Glenn, not Glass. A corrected version of the story is below: Statue unveiled...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2011 file photo, a Southwest Airlines plane sits in a remote area of the Yuma International Airport, after the plane had a section of fuselage tear from the plane during a flight in Yuma, Ariz. Over the years, the Dallas-based carrier has paid millions of dollars to settle safety violations, including multiple fines for flying planes that didn’t have required repairs. Twice in the last nine years, the roofs have peeled off Southwest planes during flight. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:53 am
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines runs its planes hard. They make many short hops and more trips per day than other U.S. airliners, which adds to wear and tear on parts, including the engines. As the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure continues, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly could face...
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A van with a damaged front-end sits idle on a sidewalk after the driver drove down a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians in Toronto, Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck the pedestrians and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:21 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local): 11:20 p.m. The White House is offering its condolences to Canadians following the deadly rampage of a van down a Torotno sidewalk that killed 10 people and put 15 in the hospital. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
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A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck the pedestrians and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 8:32 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Toronto's police chief says a 10th person has died after a rented van plowed into pedestrians along a sidewalk in Toronto. Fifteen people are reported in the hospital. Toronto Police Chief Mark...
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This May 8, 2017 photo shows the lot where One Journal Square, a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner, was to be constructed in Jersey City, N.J. Plans for the project are in danger of falling apart as his family's real estate company threatens legal action against a city that it says ended negotiations for no good reason. (Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey Journal via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey. Plans for a pair of gleaming, 66-story residential towers in Jersey City championed by Kushner when he was CEO of his family...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2018, file photo, sandbars fill the Rio Grande north of Albuquerque, N.M. Forecasters said Monday, April 23, 2018, that drought conditions across southwestern states are contributing to a wildfire threat. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
April 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday. The drought is rooted in a dry spell that began in October and is considered "extreme"...
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A police officer takes pictures of the scene as emergency services close Yonge Street in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection in Toronto and struck the pedestrians and fled the scene before it was found and the driver was taken into custody, Canadian police said. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 4:26 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Canada's minister of public safety says it's too soon to say whether the crash of a van into pedestrians in Toronto is a case of international terrorism. Ralph Goodale tells reporters that police are...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II talks to John Spurling, Chairman of London Marathon Events, before pressing a button to start the London Marathon from Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Sunday April 22, 2018, which is relayed to big screens at the start of the Marathon setting off 40,000 runners. (Chris Jackson/Pool via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 7:50 am
LONDON (AP) — London Marathon organizers say a 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday's race in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event. Matt Campbell, a chef from northwest England who was a contestant on a reality TV cooking show last year, collapsed after 22.5 miles...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the memorial service for woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines (all times local): 7:30 p.m. New Mexico Lt. Gov. John Sanchez speaking at a memorial service for the Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a...
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