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Bus Crashes, Catches Fire in Bulgaria; at Least 45 Dead

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bus carrying tourists back to North Macedonia crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, including a dozen children, authorities said. The bus apparently ripped through a guardrail on …

Nigeria Building Collapse Deaths Climb to 36, Dozens Missing

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The number of bodies recovered from a collapsed high-rise apartment building in Nigeria’s most populous city has risen to 36, an emergency official told The Associated Press Thursday. Ibrahim Farinloye of Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency …

At Least 1 Dead, 10 Missing in Landslide Near Mexico City

TLALNEPANTLA, Mexico (AP) — Rescuers planned to resume the search Saturday for victims of a landslide that brought tons of massive boulders down on a steep hillside neighborhood outside Mexico City, killing at least one person and leaving 10 missing. …

Deep Fire’ Slowing Rescue Effort At Collapsed Florida Condo

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A “very deep fire” hampered rescue efforts Saturday at the collapsed oceanfront condominium tower near Miami where authorities are racing to recover any survivors beneath a mountain of rubble, officials said. Rescuers were using infrared technology, …

Determined Volunteers Still Search for Missing Capsized Ship

COCODRIE, La. (AP) — The volunteers gather around a map, suntanned fingers tracing over the bayous, lakes and islands where they’ll search. They talk about where they’ve already been and where they’ll go today. They make sure everyone has food …

Divers Aim To Reach Capsized Vessel in Search For Survivors

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — With 12 people still missing from a capsized oil industry vessel, Coast Guard divers waited for a break in stormy weather Thursday that would allow them to reach the hull and search for survivors. Coast …

Boy Scouts Submit Reorganization Plan to Bankruptcy Court

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America submitted a bankruptcy reorganization plan Monday that envisions continued operations of its local troops and national adventure camps but leaves many unanswered questions about how it will resolve tens of thousands …

California Wildfires Are Huge This Year, But Not Deadliest

SAN FRANCISCO — With months still to go in California’s fire season, the state has already shattered records for the amount of land scorched in a single year — more than 4 million acres to date, with one blaze alone …

At Least 10 Dead in Residential Building Collapse in India

NEW DELHI — A residential building that was due for repairs collapsed in central India early Monday, killing at least 10 people and trapping many others, officials said. Around 20-25 people are feared to be trapped under the rubble of …

No Emergency Training for Crew on Boat Where Fire Killed 34

LOS ANGELES — Crew members on a dive boat say they were never instructed on emergency procedures before a predawn fire swept through the vessel as it was anchored off the Southern California coast, killing 34 people as they slept …