Ex-Michigan trooper charged with murder in boy's death


DETROIT (AP) — A former Michigan State Police trooper was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in the death of a Detroit teenager who crashed an all-terrain vehicle after being shot with a stun gun.

  • Written by By ED WHITE , Associated Press

Was engineer in fatal Amtrak wreck distracted?

DUPONT, Wash. (AP) — Federal investigators in the deadly Amtrak wreck want to know whether the engineer was distracted by a second person in his cab as his train hurtled into a curve at more than twice the speed limit.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BALSAMO and HAVEN DALEY , Associated Press

12 killed as bus carrying foreign tourists crashes in Mexico


CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A bus carrying cruise ship passengers on an excursion to Mayan ruins in southeastern Mexico flipped over on a narrow highway Tuesday, killing 11 travelers and their guide and injuring about 20 others, officials said.


  • Written by By GABRIEL ALCOCER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

New blow for Uber as top EU court says it's a taxi company

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union's top court ruled that it should be regulated as a transport company instead of a technology service, a decision that crimps its activities around Europe and could weigh on other app-based companies too.

  • Written by By ANGELA CHARLTON and ARITZ PARRA , Associated Press

Haley to UN members: US will be 'taking names' on Jerusalem


WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Nikki Haley is serving notice the U.S. "will be taking names" on a U.N. General Assembly vote Thursday on a nonbinding resolution criticizing President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.