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Tappan Zee project nears finish with opening of first span
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature public works project, a $4 billion bridge to be named after his father, is about to begin carrying commuters across the Hudson River in the New York City suburbs. One span of the future Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge will open to westbound... Read more
Germany: Skyway mishap strands up to 100 cable car riders
German fire crews are focused on evacuating as many as 100 passengers from suspended cable cars that run over the Rhine River in Cologne after a gondola ran into a support pillar. Public transportation authorities for the city in North-Rhine-Westphalia state say 32 of the cars were operating when... Read more
Spanish train crashes in Barcelona station; 53 hospitalized
A Spanish commuter train crashed into a buffer early Friday at a station in northeastern Barcelona, tossing passengers to the floor and sending 53 people to the hospital, officials said. Public Works Minister Inigo de la Serna, who visited the scene, said 56 people in all received medical treatment,... Read more
California fire’s growth is stunted, but 50 homes destroyed
The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered sidewalks, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to Yosemite National Park but the Gold Rush-era hamlet was mostly empty as ash rained down and heavy smoke from a nearby blaze darkened the sky. The blaze in the... Read more
Italy wildfires force evacuations, cause disruption
Italian authorities have evacuated two campgrounds in Tuscany as wildfires cause disruption across central and southern Italy. Mayor Luigi Bellumori of the Tuscan town of Capalbio told ANSA that the campgrounds were evacuated Sunday as a precaution as winds changed the course of the blaze near the border with... Read more
Last of 9 suspects to appear in court over US tourist death
The last of nine suspects in the beating death of an American tourist outside a bar on the Greek island of Zakynthos will appear Saturday before an investigating judge who will decide whether to order him held in custody pending trial or release him on bail. The man, a... Read more
Judge in Hawaii hands Trump latest defeat on travel ban
In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S. The ruling is the latest piece of pushback... Read more
8 to appear in Greek court in beating death of US tourist
Eight men will appear in court on the western Greek island of Zakynthos in connection with the beating death of a 22-year-old American tourist outside a bar last week. The eight — six Serbs, one Greek and a British national of Serb origin — were to appear Tuesday morning... Read more
Bus hops curb, dislodges war memorial cannon in Pittsburgh
Authorities say a bus hopped a curb and dislodged a war memorial cannon at a parklet in Pittsburgh. Spokesman Jim Ritchie of the Port Authority of Allegheny County says no bus passengers were injured in the Saturday afternoon accident in the Brookline neighborhood. He says someone in a car... Read more
Dubai’s Emirates, Turkish Airlines off US laptop ban list
Emirates and Turkish Airways said Wednesday they have been exempted from a U.S. ban on laptops in airplane cabins, joining Etihad in satisfying American security concerns that had cut into the long-haul carriers’ business. It remains unclear how the airlines addressed fears that the Islamic State or other groups... Read more