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June 25, 2017 6:24 AM Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

At least 123 people were killed when a lorry transporting oil burst into flames near the Pakistani city of Ahmedpur East, local officials say. A crowd had gathered reportedly to collect fuel leaking from the overturned vehicle when it caught fire. Dozens are being treated in hospital. Unconfirmed reports suggest the tanker had been speeding when it overturned 4

June 24, 2017 7:42 PM Major crash shuts A377 near Exeter for five hours as man airlifted with serious injuries

A major route into Exeter was shut for five hours this afternoon, as police crash scene investigators set to work following a serious crash between a motorcycle and a car. Emergency services, including a Devon Air Ambulance helicopter, were called at 3.20pm to Langford Road, Newton St Cyres, on the A377. According to an eyewitness, a black Yamaha motorcycle 5

June 22, 2017 4:57 PM Tesla in talks to open a factory in China

DETROIT (AP) - Tesla is talking to the city of Shanghai about opening a factory there to serve the Chinese market. Tesla's revenue from China tripled to more than $1 billion last year, or 15 percent of total revenue. The electric car maker says it expects to define its plans more clearly by the end of the year. FILE - In a Sept. 29, 2015, file photo 6

June 21, 2017 4:41 PM Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

NEW YORK (AP) - An empty New York City transit bus rolled backward down a hilly Brooklyn block and smashed into a church and parked vehicles during a crash caught on video . One person on the street received minor injuries when the bus got loose early Wednesday in the Bushwick neighborhood. Metropolitan Transportation Authority spokeswoman Amanda Kwan says the brake 1

June 21, 2017 3:36 PM Monitoring group: Turkey bolsters its troops in north Syria

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian activists say Turkey has sent reinforcements into northern Syria, possibly in preparation for battles Ankara is anticipating with local Kurdish forces. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a column of armored vehicles was deployed to the Syrian towns of Azaz and Marea on Wednesday. The towns, held by Turkey-backed 4

June 20, 2017 11:04 PM Drivers in London face first pay-as-you-go road charge

Britain’s first pay-per-mile road charging system could be introduced under radical plans to cut the number of car journeys on the country’s busiest roads. A wide-ranging strategy to be outlined by the London mayor today will consider charging vehicles based on distance travelled in the capital, to push people on to public transport. The plan is also likely 2

June 20, 2017 6:33 PM Portugal fires: Confusion over plane crash claim

Reports that a firefighting plane crashed during an operation to tackle huge blazes in central Portugal have been denied by the country's civil protection authority. This contradict earlier reports that a Canadair aircraft went down near the central Pedrógão Grande area. More than 1,000 firefighters on the ground and planes from several countries are battling 8

June 20, 2017 10:36 AM Flying drone taxi service to begin Dubai trial this year

Flying taxis built like consumer drones will start buzzing through the skies of Dubai later this year at speeds of up to 62mph. Volocopter, a German company formerly known as E-volo, will be producing the so-called multicopters, which feature 18 rotors and space for a pilot and passenger. Volocopter has signed a deal with Dubai's Road and Transport Authority 8

June 19, 2017 9:26 PM Polaris recalls up to 35,000 ATVs because of asbestos bans

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Polaris Industries is recalling up to 35,000 all-terrain vehicles in Australia, Europe and New Zealand because they may have violated bans on asbestos use in those countries. Polaris announced the recall in Australia of a dozen different ATV models sold since Dec. 31, 2003 on Monday. The details of recalls in New Zealand and Europe 4

June 19, 2017 8:36 PM Wyoming accident claims 5 lives, 4 from Colorado

BAGGS, Wyo. (AP) - A SUV crossed the center line of a highway in south-central Wyoming and collided with a pickup truck, killing four members of a Colorado family and another person. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said Monday that the accident occurred about 2:50 p.m. Friday on Wyoming 789 in Carbon County. The patrol says a southbound 2010 Nissan Armada 4