Fire rages through reserve in Mexico's resort-filled Yucatan

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fire in the Sian Ka'an nature reserve on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula has spread to more than 6,000 acres (2,500 hectares) and local authorities say it's 30 percent under control. ...

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials from Greece's new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum pr...

Rome police evict Italian, migrant squatters from ex-school

ROME (AP) — Italian police have evicted migrants and others from an abandoned former school on Rome's outskirts in the latest operation to empty occupied buildings of migrants and squatters. ...

Gas pipeline fire near power station outside Moscow kills 1

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a massive fire near a power station just outside Moscow has killed one person and injured at least 13. Power company Mosenergo said in a statement...

3 dead, 2 seriously injured in house fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say two adults and a 6-year-old girl have been killed and two others were seriously injured in a house fire in New York. The 2-alarm blaze was reported just...

Italy struck with orange-size hail, tornado and beach fire

ROME (AP) — Hail the size of oranges has injured 18 people in an Italian Adriatic city, while a blaze in Sicily forced beachgoers to flee. The Italian news agency ANSA quoted Pescara...

Man held on $5M bail in mobile home fire that killed 4

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Bail has been set at $5 million for a man arrested in connection with a Washington mobile home fire where the bodies of four people believed to be his wife and three childre...

Seamen killed in submarine fire laid to rest in Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The 14 Russian seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles have been laid to rest. The men were buried Saturday at a cemetery i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 6, the 187th day of 2019. There are 178 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On July 6, ...

Burned Jim Beam warehouse was insured; sprinklers deployed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Jim Beam storage warehouse that burned down, destroying 45,000 barrels of aging whiskey, was equipped with sprinklers and was insured, the company says. Mean...

Putin awards seamen killed by fire on navy's submersible

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded the nation's highest honors to 14 seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles. Putin's decree publ...

German authorities say they're winning 'war' on wildfire

BERLIN (AP) — German officials say they are close to extinguishing a large wildfire at a former military exercise area in northern Germany. Stefan Sternberg, who heads the district a...

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say two new brush fires have broken out, forcing the evacuation of four villages overnight on the island of Evia. The new blazes have come sev...

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth

NEW YORK (AP) — The national holiday to mark America’s birth as a country has been filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and, of course, fireworks. Boston, Philadelphia, Was...

Village on Greece's Evia island evacuated for wildfire

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have mobilized more than 100 firefighters and evacuated a village after a wildfire broke out on the island of Evia north of Athens. The fire d...