Accidents and disasters

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race with team owner Rick Hendrick, front right, in Victory Lane at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 25, 2017 - 3:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s announcement that he will retire from racing at the end of the season (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is retiring at the end of the season, is encouraged about the remainder of what will be his final full season as a...
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This Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo provided by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office in Independence, Iowa, shows Chris Soules, former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," after being booked early Tuesday after his arrest on a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident near Arlington, Iowa. (Buchanan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 2:09 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was...
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This Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo provided by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office in Independence, Iowa, shows Chris Soules, former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," after being booked early Tuesday after his arrest on a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident near Arlington, Iowa. (Buchanan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 1:59 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was...
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This Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo provided by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office in Independence, Iowa, shows Chris Soules, former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," after being booked early Tuesday after his arrest on a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident near Arlington, Iowa. (Buchanan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 1:21 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who competed for the affections of dozens of women on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel...
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April 25, 2017 - 11:52 am
FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire on public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line has burned more than 90 square miles (233 sq. kilometers) as winds spread the flames through dry areas of the Okefenokee Swamp. A news release by the firefighting command team said the overall area of...
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FILE -- In this Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, a malnourished child lies in a bed waiting to receive treatment at a therapeutic feeding center in a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. The U.N. secretary-general and high-ranking government officials from dozens of countries are meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Geneva to drum up funds for war-torn Yemen. The impoverished Mideast country on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula is considered the world's greatest humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
April 25, 2017 - 11:08 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general says international donors at a Geneva aid conference have pledged $1.1 billion to help beleaguered, war-torn Yemen this year. Antonio Guterres hailed the pledges after wrapping up the daylong meeting Tuesday, saying it had raised half of the $2.1 billion in...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A major thoroughfare through the heart of Atlanta is scheduled to close for 24 hours as part of a massive project to rebuild a nearby Interstate 85 overpass. The section of I-85 collapsed March 30 during an intense blaze beneath the structure. The Georgia Department of Transportation...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rain should be moving out of North Carolina soon. The National Weather Service had flash flood watches and warnings in effect in the eastern half of the state Tuesday morning after storms dumped 5 inches of rain in the Raleigh area. Flood warnings were posted for many rivers in...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:26 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A major thoroughfare through the heart of Atlanta is scheduled for close for 24 hours as part of a massive project to rebuild a nearby Interstate 85 overpass. The section of I-85 collapsed March 30 during an intense blaze beneath the structure. The Georgia Department of...
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FILE -- In this Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, a malnourished child lies in a bed waiting to receive treatment at a therapeutic feeding center in a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. The U.N. secretary-general and high-ranking government officials from dozens of countries are meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Geneva to drum up funds for war-torn Yemen. The impoverished Mideast country on the tip of the Arabian Peninsula is considered the world's greatest humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
April 25, 2017 - 6:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general is appealing to dozens of countries to boost aid funds for war-torn Yemen, which is considered one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises and faces "the world's largest hunger crisis." Antonio Guterres kicked off an aid conference in Geneva co-hosted...
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