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Driver charged after going wrong way at high speed on Interstate: Police

Driver charged after going wrong way at high speed on Interstate: PoliceA Connecticut officer's dashcam video shows a wrong-way driver traveling northbound at high speed in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95, police said.



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Crash of water and a terrifying ride: Driver glad he's alive

Crash of water and a terrifying ride: Driver glad he's aliveBURBANK, Calif. (AP) — A driver who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his car during a Southern California flood said he is lucky to be alive.



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Driver spots venomous, red-bellied black snake hissing at him through his car window

Driver spots venomous, red-bellied black snake hissing at him through his car windowAn Australian man experienced the fright of his life recently after a venomous snake scaled his car window as he drove home from the mechanic.



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Race car driver Tucker gets more than 16 years for lending scheme

Race car driver Tucker gets more than 16 years for lending schemeA Kansas businessman and race car driver was sentenced to 16 years and 8 months in prison on Friday for crimes related to his online payday lending business, which prosecutors said made more than $ 3.5 billion as it exploited millions of cash-strapped consumers. Scott Tucker, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan. Tucker did not make a statement at his sentencing, referring instead to a letter he submitted to the court in December.



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California driver charged with single-punch murder of deputy

California driver charged with single-punch murder of deputySAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 70-year-old, off-duty sheriff's deputy braked to avoid two dogs and was rear-ended by a driver who then got out and delivered a fatal punch, police said Wednesday in announcing a murder charge against the man.



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School bus driver charged in deadly French train collision

School bus driver charged in deadly French train collisionPARIS (AP) — French authorities have filed preliminary charges against the driver of a school bus that collided with a regional train in southern France, killing six children.



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Lebanon arrests Uber driver suspected in Briton's murder

Lebanon arrests Uber driver suspected in Briton's murderBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese authorities on Monday arrested a local Uber driver suspected of killing a British woman who worked for the U.K. Embassy in Beirut and whose body was found beside a motorway east of the city with a rope around her neck.



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Lebanon driver confesses to killing British woman: source

Lebanon driver confesses to killing British woman: sourceA driver arrested over the murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes in the Lebanese capital Beirut has confessed to killing her, a judicial source told AFP on Monday. The driver with ride-hailing giant Uber admitted strangling the 30-year-old after trying to rape her late on Friday night. Dykes was last seen alive at a party in Gemmayzeh, a Beirut neighbourhood popular with foreign residents, on Friday night and left in the suspect’s car.



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Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: Cops

Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: CopsAfter teen was killed in a car crash in Arlington, Texas, police are investigating the other driver, who was using a court-ordered breathalyzing device



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Prosecutor Fired Over Rant on Uber Driver Apologizes: 'My Career Is Done'

Prosecutor Fired Over Rant on Uber Driver Apologizes: 'My Career Is Done'Jody Warner was accused of being drunk and obnoxious by the driver, who recorded her as she berated him.



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