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In this photo taken on Wednesday July 24 2013, train driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is helped by two men as he is evacuated from the site of a train accident in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. (AP Photo/La Voz de Galicia/Xoan Soler)

Police detain Spain train crash driver as suspect

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police on Friday detained the driver of a derailed train and took possession of its “black box,” looking to shed light on why the locomotive was blazing far […]

07/26/2013

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/ El correo Gallego/Antonio Hernandez)

Mormon missionary describes surviving train wreck

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A young Mormon missionary from Utah who was among the survivors of a deadly Spain train crash has been discharged from the hospital. Speaking by phone from La Coruna, Spain, […]

07/25/2013

This image taken from security camera video shows a train derailing in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wedmesday July 24, 2013. (AP Photo)

Death toll rises in Spain train crash; Video shows moment of derail

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish train that hurtled off the rails and smashed into a security wall as it rounded a bend was going so fast that carriages tumbled off the tracks […]

07/25/2013

This combo image taken from security camera video shows clockwise from top left a train derailing in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday July 24, 2013. (AP Photo)

Death toll rises to 78 in Spanish train crash

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish train that hurtled off the rails and smashed into a security wall as it rounded a bend was going so fast that carriages tumbled off the tracks […]

07/25/2013

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/ El correo Gallego/Antonio Hernandez)

Spain passenger train derails, killing at least 35

MADRID (AP) — A passenger train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, killing at least 35 people and leaving hundreds injured, officials said. Alberto Nunez Feijoo, president of the region of Galicia, said at […]

07/24/2013

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Woman gored during final bull run in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — A bull gored an Australian woman and left her seriously injured during the final bull run of this year’s annual San Fermin festival in Spain on Sunday. Four other runners were […]

07/14/2013

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First 3 gorings in Spain’s San Fermin bull runs

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — An American college student and two Spaniards were gored Friday during a danger-filled sixth bull run of Spain’s San Fermin festival, with one loose bull causing panic in the packed streets […]

07/12/2013

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Aircraft crashes in a fireball at Spanish air show

MADRID (AP) — A historic jet plane crashed into a hangar and exploded in a fireball at an airshow southwest of the capital Sunday, severely injuring its pilot who later died in the hospital, officials […]

05/06/2013

Spain to offer residency for foreigners who buy houses

MADRID (AP) – Want to live in Spain? It looks like you’ll be welcome there, as long as you buy a house or apartment that’s worth more than $200,000. The plan outlined today by the […]

11/19/2012

Disney defends new Hispanic-influenced princess

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Walt Disney Co. is defending its newest princess following a backlash over her Hispanic-influenced ethnicity. A new character named Sofia will star in the TV movie “Sofia the First: Once […]

10/23/2012

Wildfire kills 1 as it rages near Spanish resort

MADRID (AP) – A wildfire fanned by strong winds devoured hillsides around the wealthy Mediterranean resort city of Marbella in Spain on Friday. At least one person died, two sustained burns and more than 4,000 […]

08/31/2012

Spanish town turns red for annual tomato fight

BUNOL, Spain (AP) – Tens of thousands of people have splatted each other with 120 tons of tomatoes during the annual ‘Tomatina’ battle, leaving the eastern Spanish town of Bunol in a sea of red […]

08/29/2012

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