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Graphic shows the close call scenario of Air Canada AC759 at San Francisco International Airport on July 8; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
July 15, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Investigators looking into the frighteningly close call involving an airliner that nearly hit planes on the ground at San Francisco International Airport will try to determine why the pilots made such a rookie mistake and nearly landed on a busy taxiway instead of the runway. The Air Canada plane...
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July 15, 2017 - 12:12 pm
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania prosecutor says two men reported missing since March are likely dead, though authorities can't prove that. Cambria County District Attorney Kelly Callihan made those comments Friday in an interview with WJAC-TV ( http://bit.ly/2v3QYqE ) in Johnstown...
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People take part in the "National Unity March" to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 botched coup attempt, in Istanbul, Saturday, July 15, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with a series of events honoring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the first anniversary since Turkey quashed last summer's coup attempt (all times local): 7 p.m. Thousands of people are marching from several Istanbul neighborhoods to converge at the iconic July 15 Martyrs' Bridge in a "national unity march" to commemorate the...
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July 15, 2017 - 12:03 pm
LEHIGHTON, Pa. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl has died in a Pennsylvania house fire that also hospitalized her father and brother. The cause of the fire in Mahoning Township, Carbon County, remained under investigation Saturday. The fire was reported about 1:30 a.m. Saturday and extinguished about 4 a.m...
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This undated photo provided by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office in Doylestown, Pa., shows Cosmo DiNardo, of Bensalem, Pa., an admitted drug dealer with a history of mental illness who was charged Friday, July 14, 2017, with the killings of four Pennsylvania men who vanished a week ago. A second suspect was also arrested and charged in three of the deaths. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia prosecutor says he may never understand why two 20-year-old cousins allegedly lured young men to a farm to sell them pot and then killed them without so much as an argument. Authorities filed homicide charges against Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz in the...
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July 15, 2017 - 11:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — A small plane has clipped a house and crashed near the airport that serves Switzerland's capital of Bern. Police say the pilot was injured but no one in the building was hurt. Bern canton (state) police said the plane was headed Saturday for the airport in Belp, outside the city, when...
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Debris is strewn about from a partially collapsed home in Land O' Lakes, Fla. on Friday, July 14, 2017.A sinkhole that started out the size of a small swimming pool and continued to grow has swallowed a home in Florida and severely damaged another. (Alessandra da Pra/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 11:14 am
LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Officials say that a sinkhole that swallowed a boat and destroyed two homes in Florida has stopped growing and has not had any recent significant movement. Kevin Guthrie is Pasco County's assistant administrator for public safety. He says on Saturday that the sinkhole is...
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Graphic shows the close call scenario of Air Canada AC759 at San Francisco International Airport on July 8; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
July 15, 2017 - 11:00 am
Investigators looking into the frighteningly close call involving an airliner that nearly hit planes on the ground at San Francisco International Airport will try to determine why the pilots made such a rookie mistake and nearly landed on a busy taxiway instead of the runway. The Air Canada plane...
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Spain's Garbine Muguruzam hold the trophy after defeating Venus Williams of the United States in the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 15, 2017 - 11:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Garbine Muguruza already knew what it's like to lose to a Williams in the Wimbledon final. Now she knows how it feels to beat one for a championship at the All England Club. Muguruza powered her way to her first title at Wimbledon and second at a Grand Slam tournament Saturday,...
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July 15, 2017 - 10:58 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An American journalist and at least nine Congolese security guards have disappeared after militia members attacked a security station in a nature reserve in northeast Congo, a local official said Saturday. Mambasa territory administrator Alfred Bongwalanga Efoloko confirmed...
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