Blast in multistory building kills 3, injures 15 in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful blast ripped through a multistory building in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others, police an...

Federal appeals court upholds Kentucky abortion law

A federal appeals court has upheld a decades-old Kentucky law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies. ...

UK jury: Police restraint of Black man contributed to death

LONDON (AP) — London police officers' decision to handcuff a mentally ill Black man even as he told them “I can't breathe" was inappropriate and contributed to his death in 2018, a coroner's jury foun...

Mexico's pirate ambulances profiteering in the pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Many people have been profiteering from the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico; prices for oxygen cylinders, medicinal alcohol and face masks all have skyrocketed. But perhaps the cruel...

Shark kills man on Australia's Gold Coast tourist strip

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A shark fatally mauled a man on Tuesday on Australia’s Gold Coast city tourist strip, an official said. The man was brought to shore by surfers at Greenmou...

Taiwan sees increase in ambulance use during first five months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There has been an increase in ambulance use during the first five months of 2020, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Saturday (July 25)....

Police: 4 family members drown at beach in northern Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Four members of a family visiting a beach in northern Egypt drowned on Thursday, the police said, the second incident in as many weeks along a rocky coast that has long been a notorious s...

Time to make masks mandatory? It's not just a US debate

PARIS (AP) — Amid pervasive backsliding on social distancing, Britain and France are weighing whether to require people to wear masks in public places. Scientists say the two countri...

Crane collapses in east London; people trapped

LONDON (AP) — A 20-meter (65-foot) crane collapsed onto a house in east London on Wednesday leaving people trapped inside, the London Fire Brigade said. The London Ambulance Service ...

Scuba diver killed in Australia shark attack

SYDNEY (AP) — A 20-year-old scuba diver died Saturday after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Australia’s Queensland state, authorities said. The man was attacked at around ...

Death toll from Pakistan building collapse rises to 22

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani rescuers recovered nine more bodies from beneath the rubble of a building that collapsed earlier this week in the southern port city of Karachi, bringing the death t...

Across Europe, ideas differ over whether leagues can resume

England is scrambling to find a solution to the billion-pound question: How to restart the Premier League? However, the competition with the most to lose financially if the season is...

Hospital closures complicate coronavirus care in rural areas

CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama county turned off beeping monitors for good and padlocked the doors, making it o...

Death toll from airstrike in Libya’s Tripoli climbs to 30

CAIRO (AP) — The death toll from an airstrike that slammed into a military academy in Libya’s capital climbed to at least 30 people, most of them students, health authorities said Sunday. ...

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at church near Fort Worth, Texas

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — Two people were killed in a shooting at a church near Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday morning and a third person has been taken to a hospital, first responders said. ...