Sheriff: Boy's death in officer shooting 'tragic accident'

 

SCHERTZ, Texas (AP) — The death of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a stray bullet when deputies near San Antonio opened fire on a woman being sought for crimes is a "tragic accident," a Texas sheriff said Friday.

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Storm leaves 75 dead, dozens missing in southern Philippines

 

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, leaving at least 75 people dead and 58 others missing, officials said Saturday.

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33 killed as bus falls into river in western India

 

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.

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Bitcoin goes on wild ride and it may only get crazier

 

NEW YORK (AP) — What's a bitcoin worth? Lately nobody knows for sure, but after a wild ride on Friday, it's worth a good deal less than it was Thursday.

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Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund sites face flood risks

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — When Anthony Stansbury moved down the street from the Anclote River in Florida last year, he didn't know his slice of paradise had a hidden problem.

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  • Written by By JASON DEAREN, MICHAEL BIESECKER and ANGELIKI KASTANIS , Associated Press