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January 9, 2018 1:49 PM Train crash in South Africa leaves more than 200 people injured

One Metrorail train rear-ended another train outside Johannesburg that had failed as a result of a technical problem, South Africa’s railway safety regulator said. JOHANNESBURG—A train collision on the outskirts of South Africa’s commercial hub, Johannesburg, left more than 200 people injured, emergency responders said Tuesday morning. It was the second 9

December 31, 2017 5:58 PM At least 36 dead in Kenya bus crash

NAIROBI, KENYA—A police official says a collision between a truck and a bus in western Kenya has killed at least 36 people. Rift Valley Traffic Commandant Zero Arome said Sunday the accident involved a bus heading to the capital city, Nairobi, from Busia County and a truck heading from Nakuru County to Eldoret town. The National Transport and Safety 14

December 27, 2017 2:21 PM Elon Musk says Tesla is planning to make a pickup truck

Truck would probably be slightly bigger than a Ford F-150, Tesla founder and CEO says Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company will make a pickup truck after the release of its next model. In a message on Twitter late Tuesday, Musk said: "I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y." The Model Y is an electric 30

December 11, 2017 8:29 PM OPP cracking down on distracted truckers by patrolling in transport trucks

Provincial police are patrolling Ontario roads in transport trucks this week in an effort to crack down on distracted driving by commercial truck drivers. Ontario Provincial Police say the five-day road safety blitz launched Monday is the first time officers have used transport trucks on patrol. They say being in the trucks will give officers a better 28

December 3, 2017 11:18 PM Toy company, strangers pitch in to help woman find special gift for disabled brother

BALTIMORE -- A toy company and strangers are pitching in to help a Maryland woman find a particularly important Christmas gift for her disabled brother. Max Gretschel, 25, has cerebral palsy and severe scoliosis, and Cassie Gretschel wrote that the truck, made in 2000 and modeled after a blue police Hummer, is "the only thing he wants for Christmas 19

November 27, 2017 3:12 PM LIVE UPDATES from Catherine Campbell trial: Witnesses saw man rolling compost bin

HALIFAX -- Two witnesses have told a jury they saw a man rolling a compost bin in Halifax's north end on the same morning Christopher Garnier allegedly strangled an off-duty police officer and disposed of her body using a green compost bin. Andrew Golding said Monday he was walking to work at an automotive dealer shortly before 5 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2015, when he passed 18

November 20, 2017 1:12 PM 'I expected to get out': 73-year-old on how he survived plunge off icy bridge

A 73-year-old Manitoba man whose truck plunged off a bridge last week into icy water says even as the water rose up past his neck, he knew he would get out. Ken McInnes was out delivering a trailer on Friday morning along a rural road not far from his home in St. Claude, Man., when he hit a patch of ice as he approached a short bridge. His truck skidded 17

November 20, 2017 11:45 AM Scotiabank Giller Prize to be awarded tonight in Toronto

TORONTO -- A who's who of the Canadian book world will come together tonight for the Scotiabank Giller Prize gala in Toronto. Five writers are nominated for the $100,000 fiction prize, which was established in 1994 by businessman Jack Rabinovitch in honour of his late wife, literary journalist Doris Giller. Rabinovitch died in August at age 87 and organizers 25

November 11, 2017 2:08 AM Mountain lion in San Francisco neighbourhood is tranquilized

SAN FRANCISCO -- A mountain lion cornered by a game warden near a San Francisco playground and shot with a tranquilizer gun on Friday has been fitted with a GPS collar and is ready to go back into the wild. The animal was spotted earlier in the day amid trees, brush and ivy behind a housing complex in the city's Diamond Heights neighbourhood. Authorities 37

November 6, 2017 6:56 PM 2 men in truck chase down Texas church shooter: 'Let's go'

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas -- Johnnie Langendorff says he was driving to Sutherland Springs to pick up his girlfriend when a barefooted man who'd been exchanging gunfire with the suspect in a deadly Texas church shooting jumped in his truck. Officials say 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday 21