Accidents and disasters

Cars are blocked on the Morandi highway bridge after a section of it collapsed, in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 14, 2018 - 11:13 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The mayor of the Italian city of Genoa says the death toll in the collapse of a highway bridge in the city has risen. Genoa Mayor Marco Bucci told Sky TG24 that the number of dead was now above 25 people and that...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 10:58 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. About 80 cars were set ablaze overnight, chiefly in Sweden's second largest...
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A view of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 10:17 am
MILAN (AP) — A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble below. Italian officials said at least 20 people were killed and others...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 9:58 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. About 80 cars were set ablaze overnight, chiefly in Sweden's second largest...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home. The fire took place early Tuesday at the Santa Marta nursing home about 320 miles (520 kilometers) south of the Chilean capital. Only three elderly women were...
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Rescues work among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 9:52 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 14:45 The head of Italy's civil protection agency Angelo Borrelli has put the number of victims of the Genoa bridge collapse at 20 people dead and 13 injured. Borrelli told a press conference in Rome on Tuesday that the...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital Tuesday, local officials reported. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito and hit a smaller vehicle in...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:48 am
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital Tuesday, local officials reported. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito and hit a smaller vehicle in...
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Rescues work among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 9:34 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Italian deputy transport minister Edoardo Rixi says the number of victims in the Genoa highway bridge collapse has risen to at least 22 dead and eight injured. Rixi told Sky TG24 that, as he was speaking,...
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People gather near a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament to the right of a bus in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
August 14, 2018 - 9:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a crash outside the House of Parliament in London (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Police say they are lifting cordons that had sealed off much of London's Westminster government district after a car crashed into Parliament, injuring three people. The Metropolitan Police...
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