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Police officers prepare salvage a vehicle that collided with a Colombian-registered bus traveling to Quito, in Pifo, Ecuador, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned along the Pifo-Papallacta highway, near Ecuador's capital, local officials reported. (AP Photo/Carlos Noriega)
Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22Ecuadorean officials say a bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital
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Scientist: Cuban Illnesses May Be 'Mass Psychogenic' EventSomething made a slew of American diplomats in Cuba sick last year, and scientists still aren't sure what it was. A major study commissioned by the US government found that diplomats suffered concussion-like symptoms, and many of them reported hearing strange noises before falling ill. Now, however, four separate letters...
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In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)
The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26Italian authorities from the region of Liguria have raised to 26 the number of dead in the collapse of a highway bridge in the port city of Genoa
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this frame grab taken Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 armed police detain a man, fifth right, who was in a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament stands to the right of a bus in London. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (SKY News via AP)
The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crashBritish counter-terrorism police are carrying out three searches in central England as part of an investigation after a car slammed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London
The Associated Press3 hours ago
An Afghan family, who escaped from the volatile city of Ghazni, pose for a photograph in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troopsTaliban overrun army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 troops, even as fighting still underway in Ghazni
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A nursing home building smolders after fire in which at least ten elderly persons died, in Chiguayante, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. At least Ten elderly persons died in the voracious fire that destroyed the bedroom in which they rested, informed the governor of Bío Bio, Jorge Ulloa. (Alejandro Zonez/Aton Chile via AP)
Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fireChilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the president following what the government called a failed assassination attempt with explosives-laden drones. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plotProsecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Map locates site of the car crash outside House of Lords in London, near U.K. Parliament; 3c x 4 1/2 inches; 146 mm x 114 mm;
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motivePolice flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district, after a car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what police were treating as an act of terrorism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Members of the media wait across the headquarters of the Catholic Church’s Episcopal Conference after authorities raided the building in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Police raided the place as part of a widespread investigation into sex abuse committed by members of the Marist Brothers order in the South American country, prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probeChilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Sophie Beau, center, general director of SOS Mediterranee France, Frederic Penard, operations director for SOS Mediterranee, left, and Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, from Doctors without Borders group, answer reporters Tuesday, Aug.14, 2018 in Paris. Portugal has become the first European country to say it could take in some migrants aboard rescue ship Aquarius, operated by French groups, as officials in coastal France made impassioned pleas to a so-far-silent French government to allow its docking. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboardMalta will let dock a private rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard but they'll be distributed among five other European Union nations
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French aid groups operating the ship appealed for a safe port and Italy said Britain should take responsibility. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrantsGermany's Interior Ministry says the country will take in up to 50 migrants from the rescue ship Aquarius as a humanitarian gesture
The Associated Press7 hours ago
People walk past a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped sanctions on Turkey angered by the continued detention of an American pastor. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talksThe Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors gauge the government's next move to avoid a full-blown financial crisis.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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