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A snow covered phone box in Marlow, England, after heavy snow fell across parts of the UK, Sunday Dec. 10, 2017. Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding some flights and shutting down roads. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 8:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Snow is causing travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting down roads and causing traffic accidents. Birmingham and London Stansted Airports suspended flights as runways were cleared. The airports both advised passengers to contact their...
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December 10, 2017 - 5:44 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain and Portugal have issued warnings of high winds and heavy rain as a storm reaches the Iberian Peninsula from the Atlantic. Spain's weather service has issued its highest warning level - "red" for extreme risk - for the adverse conditions Sunday generated by Storm Ana. It says...
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In this March 25, 2016 photo, the sun sets over the Badger-Two Medicine area near Browning, Mont. Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is engaging with a Montana tribe over the creation of a new monument next to its reservation. The mountainous area was part of the Blackfeet reservation until the 1890s. (Greg Lindstrom/Flathead Beacon via AP)
December 09, 2017 - 12:28 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Even as it clashes with American Indians over reductions to national monuments in the Southwest, the Trump administration is engaging with a Montana tribe over the creation of a new monument on the border of its reservation. The Blackfeet Indian Tribe has long fought oil and...
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This photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017, shows the town of Madras, Ore. The town in Central Oregon, which is near an epicenter of America's fascination with microbreweries, is thirsting for a piece of the action and offering incentives for the first brewery to establish itself in the high-desert community. (Ryan Brennecke/The Bulletin via AP)
December 09, 2017 - 12:20 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon town near one of America's microbrew meccas is thirsting for a piece of the action and offering incentives for the first brewery to establish itself in the community. In an internet presentation aimed at luring craft brewers, Madras — which sits between irrigated...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 photo, people watch interstellar bodies move through space during a media preview at the planetarium at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. The newly refurbished planetarium is the largest in the western hemisphere and uses ten advanced projectors to produce an 8K resolution. It opens to the public on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 09, 2017 - 11:31 am
New Jersey's Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is aiming to take visitors into space in what they are billing as the largest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. The Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium in Jersey City, which opened Saturday, features a dome that is 89 feet (27 meters) in diameter,...
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Dick Marsala looks through debris from his destroyed home after a wildfire roared through the Rancho Monserate Country Club Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Bonsall, Calif. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes in Southern California. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 08, 2017 - 11:43 pm
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — Flames were practically on top of Dick and Joan Marsala's home when they got an urgent knock on the door and were told to leave. The couple, in their mid-80s, grabbed only a change of clothes and medications before fleeing Thursday through wind gusts and smoke as fire...
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Fire crews search for hot spots among destroyed homes in the Rancho Monserate Country Club community Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Fallbrook, Calif. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes in Southern California. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 08, 2017 - 8:35 pm
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities have confirmed the death of a 70-year-old woman who was fleeing a massive Southern California wildfire. The Ventura County medical examiner says Virginia Pesola of Santa Paula was killed in...
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December 08, 2017 - 5:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Organizers say a gospel music museum planned for Chicago's South Side will be the first in the country. The National Museum of Gospel Music will be built on the site of the Pilgrim Baptist Church in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The church's music director and blues pianist in 1932,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 1991 file photo, dancer Rudolf Nureyev concentrates as he conducts for the very first time an ensemble in Deauville, Normandy. The Bolshoi Theater on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 is to premiere a controversial ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev after the original opening was postponed and its director arrested. The production’s opening was cancelled on short notice in July, raising concerns that the ballet’s frank treatment of Nureyev’s gay relationships had offended authorities. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, file)
December 08, 2017 - 2:41 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's history Bolshoi Theater is getting ready to premiere a ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev after the original opening was postponed and its director arrested. The production's Moscow opening was canceled on short notice in July, raising concerns that the ballet's frank...
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In this image taken from video provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the fishing vessel Pacific Paradise sinks 13 miles south of the Hawaiian island of Oahu following a near two-month effort to remove the vessel from a reef off Honolulu's Waikiki, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The commercial fishing vessel was carrying foreign workers to Hawaii when it ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel. After being patched up and filled with foam to regain buoyancy, the 79-foot (24-meter) Pacific Paradise was hooked to a tug boat and hauled into deeper water as a crowd of people on the beach cheered. The boat was sunk at an EPA-approved site. (Lt. Mike Laurence/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 2:27 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A commercial fishing vessel carrying foreign workers that ran aground and later burned and leaked fuel just off the beaches of Waikiki was towed out to sea Thursday and sunk by a team of salvage workers. After being patched up and filled with foam to regain buoyancy, the 79-foot (24...
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