Cars plunge as highway bridge collapses in Italy; 20 dead

MILAN (AP) — A highway bridge collapsed Tuesday in the Italian city of Genoa during a violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble. Authorities said at least 20 people were killed, although some people were found alive in the debris.

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  • Written by By COLLEEN BARRY , Associated Press

Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban overran a base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers while Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in the eastern provincial capital of Ghazni on Tuesday, trying to flush them out of the city's outskirts, officials said.

  • Written by By RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH , Associated Press

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

LONDON (AP) — Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.

  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press