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September 20, 2018 11:15 PM Lake Victoria ferry capsizes, killing at least 44

KAMPALA, Uganda – At least 44 people died when after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official said late Thursday, and the death toll was expected to rise when rescue efforts resumed at daybreak. Thirty-seven people were rescued after the sinking Thursday afternoon, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told The Associated 79

September 18, 2018 11:15 AM GM recalling 41,000 trucks to fix loose brake pedals

General Motors is recalling roughly 41,000 pickups and SUVs because their brake pedals may come loose and prevent a driver from bringing them to a stop. The trucks were part of a previous recall for the same issue in 2016, but an internal investigation found that the repair work was not completed on all of them. This was brought to the automaker’s attention 93

September 6, 2018 12:12 PM Ford recalls 2 million trucks to address seat-belt fire concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) said Thursday it would recall 2 million F-150 pickup trucks in North America to address fire and smoke concerns in seat-belt pretensioners. The second-largest U.S. automaker said it was aware of 17 reports of smoke or fire in the United States and six in Canada relating to the issue, but was not aware of any accidents 55

August 23, 2018 12:43 PM Migrant boat sinks off Tunisia, at least five dead

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia’s coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Crews were now searching for another five Tunisians that relatives had said were also on the boat that set off this week from the southern coastal community of Zarzis 52

August 14, 2018 3:23 PM Ecuador bus crash on 'curve of death' kills 24, mostly Colombians

QUITO (Reuters) - At least 24 people died and another 19 were injured when a bus from Colombia overturned on a stretch of road into Ecuador’s capital Quito known as the “curve of death”, the emergency services said on Tuesday. The bus also carried Venezuelan travelers, according to Ecuadorean police. “The largest number of deaths are Colombian, it’s a very complicated 52

August 12, 2018 11:48 AM Eight dead, one survivor in Indonesian plane crash

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue teams found eight victims and one survivor after a small plane crashed in the eastern province of Papua, police said on Sunday. The Dimonim Air passenger plane carrying nine people, including a 12-year old child who survived, lost contact with air traffic control on Saturday afternoon and was later found 64

August 11, 2018 10:15 AM California's Carr Fire more than 50 percent contained, but still growing

California's two-week-old Carr Fire -- which has killed six people and burned more than 1,000 homes -- is now more than 50 percent contained, even as it continues growing, state officials said Friday. The year's deadliest fire, in the Redding area south of the Oregon border, grew to more than 180,000 acres but reached 53 percent containment as of Friday 79

August 2, 2018 5:12 PM Ram is recalling 1.1 million pickups because their tailgates might open unintentionally

Ram is recalling 1.1 million pickups in the U.S. because their tailgates may fly open while the trucks are in motion. The safety campaign affects 2015 to 2017 model year Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 trucks equipped with power locks. Trucks with manual locks or 8-foot beds are excluded. The danger posed is that cargo could potentially fall out of the back and strike 85

August 1, 2018 12:24 PM Just 2 drivers ticketed in first month of Idaho's new 'slowpoke' law

Police only ticketed two motorists last month under the state’s new left lane law, which fines drivers up to $90 for going to slowly in the passing lane. Along with the pair of citations, state police gave warnings to just three other drivers since the law went into effect on July 1, according to the Idaho Press. A majority of states have some form of a “slowpoke 82

July 30, 2018 2:30 PM Wedding party's van collides with truck in Vietnam, killing groom and 12 others

A van, carrying 17 people in a wedding party, collided head-on with an incoming container truck in Vietnam. (AP) A van carrying a wedding party collided head-on with a truck Monday morning in Vietnam, killing the groom and 12 other people who were part of his extended family, officials said. The van, which was carrying 17 people, was heading to the wedding 225