Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...

Video shows truck hit motorcycle from shoulder on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After facing a huge backlash for refusing to acknowledge that its truck driver was at fault when he struck a motorcycle, the seafood company that owns the truck has finall...

At least 26 Iraqis among killed in Syria road accident

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 26 Iraqis were among those killed in a Syrian highway accident last week, in which a fuel truck collided with passenger buses and other cars, Iraqi's foreign ministry spokesman...

North Macedonia: Migrants hurt after driver jumps from truck

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say 34 Afghan migrants have been injured in a highway accident after the driver of a truck allegedly carrying them north toward Serbia jumped f...

Tourist bus overturns in Tuscany, killing 1

MILAN (AP) — Italian news agency ANSA says at least one person has died when a tourist bus carrying Russian holidaymakers overturned in a highway accident in the region of Tuscany. A...

Bolivian bus plunges into ravine, killing 13, injuring 26

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian authorities say a bus rolled over on a mountain road in the southern part of the Andean country, then tumbled 100 meters (330 feet) into a ravine, killing at least 13 p...

Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown

DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel. Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints, apparently caused by a rising number of...

At least 14 killed in China highway accident

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China say at least 14 people have been killed and 27 injured in a highway pile-up. The accident Saturday night happened after a heavy truck lost control...

Digital maps are a modern marvel - until they're hijacked

For centuries, people have relied on maps to figure out where they are and where they're going. But today's digital maps — seemingly more precise than ever —aren't always as dependable as they appear....

Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a road accident on a highway in the south has killed seven members of a family, including a newlywed couple. Officer Aslam Aqilani said ...

Canada town grieves after road crash decimates youth team

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — This shattered town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and...

The Latest: Patty Hearst picks up a new prize at Westminster

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 11 a.m. Patty Hearst has picked up another prize at Westminster, an award of m...

Top German shepherd is a no-go at Westminster dog show

NEW YORK (AP) — A German shepherd that survived a brutal highway accident a few years is out of Westminster, and his show career might be over. Fanucci was unable to walk into the ri...

Massive pilgrimage honors Mexico's Virgin of Guadalupe

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholic pilgrims have converged on Mexico City's Basilica of Guadalupe to mark the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico's patroness. ...

The Latest: Starbuck plans to hire 2,500 refugees in Europe

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Starbucks has announced plans to hire 2,500 refugees in its European stores by 2022...