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Passenger train derails in Egypt; some 100 injured

CAIRO (AP) — A passenger train derailed Sunday north of Cairo, injuring around 100 people, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest of several rail accidents to hit the country in recent years. ...

2 passengers sue United Airlines over engine explosion

DENVER (AP) — Two passengers who were aboard a United Airlines flight that had to make an emergency landing after one of its engines blew apart and sent debris raining down on Colorado neighborhoods s...

Lawsuit over 737 crash alleges autothrottle malfunction

SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit filed in Seattle against Boeing alleges that a malfunctioning autothrottle system on an older 737 jet led to the crash of the Sriwijaya Air plane into the Java Sea in Indonesi...

Amid hesitancy, Louisiana gets creative in vaccine outreach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brass bands playing at a 24-hour drive-thru coronavirus vaccine event. Doses delivered to commercial fishermen minutes from the docks. Pop-up immunization clinics at a Buddhist...

Suspect in Iowa trooper's fatal shooting had run for sheriff

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The candidate for sheriff in rural Iowa had an unusual background: a record of alcohol-related crimes that landed him in the same county jail he would run if elected. ...

Taiwan transportation minister to leave office April 20 over train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung’s (林佳龍) resignation offer in the wake of the Hualien train derailment that killed 49 people has been accepted and will take eff...

Palau President Whipps welcomes eased 'travel bubble' rules with Taiwan

Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. said Wednesday (April 14) that he welcomed Taiwan's decision to ease the COVID-19 prevention regulations for Taiwanese returning home after visits to his countr...

Jasa Sarjana equips newly launched Automated Rapid Transit system with Rivex Rikeguard antimicrobial film

Jasa Sarjana Sdn Bhd installs revolutionary antimicrobial technology to protect passengers of new urban transport system in Iskandar Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 15 April 2021 -...

Kansas fight shows how election 'reforms' may favor one side

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Charley Crabtree was looking to help voters in nursing homes get absentee ballots delivered on time last year, so he picked up about 75 from at least 10 locations in his hometown o...

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced he'll run for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina, shaking up the calculus in the expanding field to succeed retiring Sen. ...

British envoy discusses green energy with mayor of Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British representative to Taiwan John Dennis on Tuesday (April 13) met with Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) to share ideas on environmental solutions and transportation ...

Senate filibuster test over Asian-American hate crime bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to start debate on legislation confronting the rise of potential hate crimes against Asian Americans, a growing problem during the coronavirus crisis that will a...

20 killed, 3 injured when bus, truck crash in southern Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — A bus overturned while trying to pass a truck on a highway in southern Egypt on Tuesday, causing a collision that killed at least 20 people and injured three others, authorities said. ...

Report sheds little light on fatal Alaska helicopter crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A preliminary report from the federal agency investigating the fatal helicopter crash in Alaska that killed five people, including the richest man in the Czech Republic, sheds...

Aggressive takeoff caused Hawaii plane crash that killed 11

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pilot's aggressive takeoff led to an aerodynamic stall, causing the 2019 crash of a skydiving plane in Hawaii that killed all 11 people on board, government safety investigators ha...