Feb 23, 2017

Argentine researcher falls into volcano in Nicaragua but is rescued

An Argentine volcanologist and a Nicaraguan guide who fell into an active volcano were in good health Wednesday after being rescued by firemen, officials in Nicaragua said. The 60-year-old researcher, Rodolfo Alvarez, and his specialized guide, Adriac Valladares, 25, fell into the crater of ...

Feb 19, 2017

Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other

Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both ...

Bus drivers test safety skills in Tokyo competition

Feb 13, 2017

Bus drivers test safety skills in Tokyo competition

The Tokyo police and a bus association held a competition for long-haul bus drivers in the capital to raise safety awareness after several recent fatal accidents, including a single-vehicle crash in Nagano Prefecture last year that left 15 people dead. The contest Sunday drew ...

Feb 6, 2017

Eighteen killed in massage parlor fire in China

Police detained one person Monday in connection with a fire at a foot massage parlor in China that killed at least 18 people and injured another 18, media said. The fire broke out at around 5:26 pm Sunday in eastern Zhejiang province, the official ...

Feb 4, 2017

Beijing resident crashes car near Tiananmen Square

A car crashed and overturned near Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing on Friday. Police, cautioning against the spreading of rumors, said the driver had lost control on a slippery road. Police said the 26-year-old driver had taken responsibility for the accident. In ...

Jan 29, 2017

Boat with 28 Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia

Malaysia on Sunday mounted a major air and sea search for a missing boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, but strong winds and choppy seas were hampering the operation. The boat went missing in poor weather off Borneo island on Saturday morning, ...

Jan 28, 2017

Canadian wingsuit jumper dies in China

A Canadian has died while attempting a wingsuit jump in China, state media reported, the latest fatality in the extreme sport, which involves leaping from a plane or off a mountain while wearing a bodysuit with wings. The body of 28-year-old Graham Dickinson was ...