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A woman collects water in a settlement near Cape Town on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. South Africa's drought-hit city of Cape Town introduced new water restrictions in an attempt to avoid what it calls "Day Zero," the day in mid-April when it might have to turn off most taps. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
February 03, 2018 - 6:44 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — "Day Zero" is approaching as South Africa's showcase city of Cape Town prepares to turn off most water taps amid the worst drought in a century. Tensions among the four million residents are highlighting a class divide in a country with one of the world's highest...
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A group of women pose with a sign on Royal Street in the French Quarter on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, as the two big weekends ahead of Mardi Gras kick off in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Stacey Plaisance)
February 03, 2018 - 1:26 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mardi Gras season is kicking into high gear with a slew of major parades throughout New Orleans. Parade-goers took to the streets Friday to watch the Krewe of Cork pay homage to wine in the French Quarter and the first parades that pass along the city's famed St. Charles Ave...
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February 02, 2018 - 1:23 pm
EASTON, Md. (AP) — A waterfowl hunter is in stable condition after a dead goose fell from the sky and knocked him unconscious. Robert Meilhammer of Dorchester County was hunting with three other people when one of them fired at a flock of Canada geese overhead in Easton, near the Miles River on...
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Molly Schuyler eats wings in the final round of WIP's Wing Bowl 26 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Schuyler ate 501 wings. Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl. But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It was also a rally for the Eagles on the eve of their third Super Bowl appearance. (Tim Hawk/NJ Advance Media via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl. But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It...
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Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 132nd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 02, 2018 - 10:16 am
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog foresees no early end to winter. The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Friday. The top hat-wearing members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club's...
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In this Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, a copy of the head of Alexander the Great goes through color processing in Culture Ministry's Lab in Athens. A small group of artists working for Athens' Culture Ministry has the exclusive right to make the officially certified copies, which are meant for sale in Greek museum shops. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
February 02, 2018 - 9:41 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It might be the closest an artist can get to time travel: Painstakingly recreating the sculptures of Greece's ancient masters. A group of artists working for Athens' Culture Ministry has the exclusive right to make the officially certified copies, which are meant for sale in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Fans remember Prince for his electrifying halftime performance at the Super Bowl. The “Purple Rain” singer died in 2016, so his followers can only imagine how he might have topped that at this year’s game in his hometown of Minneapolis. But music producer Jimmy Jam says Prince is “here in spirit,” with sights and sounds all over town in the leadup to the game. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:33 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis for the 2018 Super Bowl to a dazzling display of purple lights, wowing the crowd at halftime with his frenzied guitar work, soulful singing and slick dance moves. Perfect marketing, a die-...
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February 02, 2018 - 4:29 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Budget airline AirAsia said its flights to Indonesia's conservative Aceh province will have only male cabin crew after Acehnese authorities insisted female flight attendants wear head coverings. Other airlines have said they will comply and require female crew to cover...
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Maldivian police officers detain an opposition protestor demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 01, 2018 - 7:52 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Political opponents of the Maldives government clashed with police on the streets of the capital early Friday after the Supreme Court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians, including an ex-president living in exile in Britain. Hundreds of people celebrated in Male by...
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February 01, 2018 - 1:05 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Jan. 30 about rising liquor sales in Utah, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a wine company. It is Kendall-Jackson Vintner's, not Kendall-Jackson Vinter's. A corrected version of the story is below: Rising Utah liquor sales fueled by more non-...
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