Sightseeing bus runs off road in Hokkaido, injuring 39

Aug 19, 2017

Sightseeing bus runs off road in Hokkaido, injuring 39

Dozens of tourists were injured Friday when their sightseeing bus veered off a road and tipped over, falling several meters before landing in a field in Shimizu, Hokkaido, local firefighters said. Police sources said 48 of the 49 people aboard were taken to hospitals after ...

Aug 17, 2017

Man dies trying to spread father's ashes in Lake Superior

A Michigan man died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior. Robert Louis, 59, died shortly after he and six other passengers fell out of their wooden kit boat near Au Train in the Upper Peninsula on ...

Single-engine plane in Nara crash likely broke apart midair

Aug 16, 2017

Single-engine plane in Nara crash likely broke apart midair

The wreckage of small plane that crashed Monday killing two people was found scattered over a wide area, indicating the aircraft likely broke into pieces midair, an air safety investigator said. The single-engine plane might have caught fire after fragmenting and then fell into a ...

Falling tree kills 13 at Portuguese festival

Aug 16, 2017

Falling tree kills 13 at Portuguese festival

A huge oak tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira Tuesday, killing 13 people and injuring 49 others, officials said. The tree fell while a large crowd was gathered near the island's capital of Funchal as part of ...

Danish police search sub but missing journalist not found

Aug 13, 2017

Danish police search sub but missing journalist not found

Danish police hunting for a missing journalist said Sunday they searched a huge homemade submarine that sank last week, but no body was found. "The sub has been searched and there is nobody on board — neither dead nor alive," Copenhagen police homicide chief Jens ...

Aug 13, 2017

At least six dead, dozens missing in Indian landslide

At least six people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a massive landslide swept two buses off a hillside into a deep gorge in mountainous northern India, an official said Sunday. The coaches had stopped for a tea break around midnight Saturday ...