Vehicle fires

Firefighters work to put out fires in vehicles after a highway accident in Fuyang in central China's Anhui province, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Chinese state media said about 20 people were killed after more than 30 vehicles crashed into one another on an expressway in eastern China. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 7:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — State media say more than 30 vehicles have collided in heavy fog on an expressway in eastern China, killing at least 18 people and injuring 19 others. The official Xinhua News Agency said the pileup Wednesday morning in Fuyang, a city in Anhui province, caused several vehicles to...
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Matt Kenseth celebrates his win in Victory Lane after a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kenseth doesn't get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he's got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships. But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR's new youth movement. He doesn't have a...
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November 12, 2017 - 4:19 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A train crash in Congo on Sunday killed at least 34 people and injured at least 26 others in Lualaba province in the country's southeast, a government official said. The injury and death toll is likely to rise because some train cars are on fire and some were carrying fuel,...
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October 19, 2017 - 9:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The brother of Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris was fatally injured in an early morning crash on a Dallas expressway. A Dallas police statement says 38-year-old Bruce Harris died Thursday afternoon of injuries from the 1:40 a.m. Thursday crash on U.S. 75 just north of Loop 12 in...
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October 19, 2017 - 7:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — More than a dozen North Carolina high school students escaped injury after their school bus caught fire. Officials say the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools bus was carrying 16 students from South Mecklenburg High School on Thursday when the driver smelled smoke around 4 p.m. A...
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Major Barry Thompson, Panola County Sheriff's Department, center, testifies on the field trip Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Batesville, Miss. Quinton Tellis, background, is charged with burning 19-year-old Jessica Chambers to death almost three years ago and has pleaded not guilty to the murder. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal via AP, Pool)
October 12, 2017 - 9:03 pm
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Riding in white vans, jurors in the trial of a man charged with setting a woman on fire and killing her were taken through the highways and dirt roads of two small Mississippi towns Thursday to visit the crime scene, houses, a convenience store and other key locations in...
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Colby Clark of San Francisco, left, comforts her mother, Bonnie Trexler, after being escorted by law enforcement to her home in Silverado Highland to retrieve medicine and some personal items on Wednesday, Oct., 11, 2017 in Napa, Calif. Trexler was one of the lucky few who found that her home was spared from the devastating fire which burned homes around her Monday. (Randy Pench /The Sacramento Bee via AP)
October 11, 2017 - 11:53 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Fueled by the return of strong winds, the wildfires tearing through California wine country exploded in size and number Wednesday as authorities ordered new evacuations and the death toll climbed to 23 — a figure expected to rise. Three days after the fires began, firefighters...
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September 22, 2017 - 10:43 am
VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that damaged three vehicles at a New York Department of Transportation facility in suburban Albany is considered suspicious. The Albany County Sheriff's Office says the fire was reported around 5 a.m. Friday at the DOT site in the village of...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:44 pm
EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A tractor-trailer has slammed into an SUV that was disabled on a New Jersey highway, ejecting a 5-year-old girl and killing her and causing a massive fire. The fiery crash occurred early Wednesday on the southbound side of the New Jersey Turnpike in East Windsor. State...
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Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader and presidential candidate Raila Odinga demonstrate in the Mathare area of Nairobi Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. Odinga says hackers infiltrated the database of the country's election commission and manipulated the results which appear to show President Uhuru Kenyatta with a wide lead over Odinga. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 09, 2017 - 6:28 am
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