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May 06, 2018 - 6:19 am
LONDON (AP) — British officials say dogs trained to detect explosives are being deployed at airports to screen cargo for possible devices. The Department of Transport said Sunday that each dog has been trained for 12 months to be able to detect small traces of explosives. They will be based in...
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Lava burns across the road in the Leilani Estates in Pahoa, Hawaii, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
May 06, 2018 - 1:03 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The number of homes destroyed by lava bursting out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has climbed to five. The figure rose as many evacuees prepared for the eruption to last for weeks or even months. The Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory said eight volcanic vents opened in the Big Island...
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Lava burns across the road in the Leilani Estates in Pahoa, Hawaii, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
May 05, 2018 - 11:49 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic gas filled the air and strong earthquakes —...
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President Donald Trump departs the White House en route to Cleveland to tout the Republican tax cuts just ahead of Tuesday's Ohio's primary election in Washington, Saturday, May 5, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 05, 2018 - 4:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Some British doctors and legislators reacted angrily Saturday to President Donald Trump's pro-gun comments at an NRA convention comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime. Trump's provocative comments are expected to increase concerns about his planned first...
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This undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows a human print inside a large sloth track at the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on the New Mexico salt flat have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a giant sloth. (National Park Service via AP)
May 05, 2018 - 12:16 pm
WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. (AP) — Researchers studying fossilized footprints on a New Mexico salt flat say a trail of tracks tells the story of Ice Age hunters stalking a huge sloth. Park naturalist David Bustos says the tracks found at White Sands National Monument show someone...
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Kilauea volcano erupts, Friday, May 4, 2018, in Kalapana, HI. There are no immediate reports of major damage after a large earthquake struck Hawaii's Big Island near a volcanic eruption that has forced residents to evacuate from their homes. Hawaii National Guard spokesman Maj. Jeff Hickman says the Hilo airport and the highways didn't sustain any damage from Friday's magnitude-6.9 quake. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
May 04, 2018 - 11:14 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Many rural residents living on an erupting volcano in Hawaii fled the threat of lava that spewed into the air in bursts of fire and pushed up steam from cracks in roadways Friday, while others tried to get back to their homes. Officials ordered more than 1,700 people out of Big...
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This Friday, May 4, 2018 remote image released by U.S. Geological Survey, shows a new lava fissure on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone on Makamae and Leilani Streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii. Spatter was being thrown roughly 100 ffeet high at the time of this image. The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to flee from their mountainside homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur gas that could threaten the elderly and people with breathing problems. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP) (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
May 04, 2018 - 9:09 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of a Hawaii volcano that sent molten lava through forest land and bubbling up on paved streets (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Authorities say a magnitude-6.9 earthquake that hit Hawaii's Big Island is the largest to strike in more than four decades...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 file photo, Meghan Markle, right, watches the closing ceremonies of the Invictus Games with her mother Doria Ragland in Toronto. Royal officials say Meghan Markle's divorced parents will come to London before her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry and will meet with Queen Elizabeth II and other royals. Harry's press secretary Jason Knauf said Friday, May 4, 2018 that Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland will arrive during the week before the Saturday wedding so they will have time to meet Harry's family. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 04, 2018 - 4:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle's parents will meet with Queen Elizabeth II and other royals before her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry and will have special roles in their daughter's wedding, a palace spokesman said Friday. At the wedding, the royal couple also plan to honor the memory of the late...
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This screenshot from a smartphone shows an example of a page from Recharge, an app that offers hotel rooms by the minute. Recharge currently offers rooms in some 50 hotels in San Francisco and New York. Another digital service, Byhours, offers “microstays” at about 3,000 hotels worldwide, but only four are in the U.S., all in the New York area. (Recharge via AP)
May 04, 2018 - 1:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Many hotels are now offering short-term rooms. Through an app called Recharge, some 50 hotels in San Francisco and New York offer rooms by the minute. An hour can cost $120, which isn't exactly a bargain when an entire night goes for less than $300. But it's a savings over the...
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May 04, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — French-Dutch company Air France-KLM's CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac has announced his decision to resign amid an employee strike over pay. Janaillac said "this is a huge waste that can only make our competitors rejoice" after Air France employees rejected a wage proposal. A report showed...
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