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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 11, people walk to the new World Cup stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia. (AP Photo/Nikolai Kharchenko)
May 02, 2018 - 9:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Kaliningrad is the capital of a small territory isolated from the rest of Russia and sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania. With a major Russian naval base nearby, the port city is packed with history. And nearby Baltic Sea beaches could prove irresistible for World Cup fans in good...
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In this April 23, 2018 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, Kilauea Volcano's Puu Oo vent is shown in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. A series of earthquakes and the collapse of the crater floor at the Puu Oo vent could trigger a new eruption of lava. Officials from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said Tuesday, May 1, 2018 that activity over the past 24 hours could lead to a new breakout on the east side of the Big Island volcano. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
May 01, 2018 - 8:00 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A series of earthquakes and the collapse of the crater floor at the Puu Oo vent on Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano could trigger a new eruption of lava, officials said Tuesday. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said that seismic activity over the...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with pilot Tammie Jo Shults, as he meets with crew and passengers of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 01, 2018 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the "tremendous bravery" of the crew and passengers aboard a damaged Southwest Airlines plane that was forced into an emergency landing in Philadelphia last month, saying, "Everybody's talking about it." Trump also paid tribute to Jennifer...
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May 01, 2018 - 1:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 16 other states have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its plans to scrap standards for gas mileage standards and how much greenhouse gases vehicles can emit, Gov. Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday. The...
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May 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An audit has found a number of security vulnerabilities at Philadelphia's main train station, including that it can't be locked in the event of an emergency because staffers don't have the keys. The audit of 30th Street Station was conducted by Amtrak's inspector general. Among...
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In this Saturday, April 21, 2018, photo, Andrew Drummond, below, and Drew Zimber ski through the glades on Crescent Ridge in the Randolph Community Forest in Randolph, New Hampshire. In the summer of 2017, Granite Backcountry Alliance recruited 75 volunteers to clear brush and thin trees to create a 75-acre glade on a hillside north of the Presidential Range. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
May 01, 2018 - 1:32 am
BARTLETT, N.H. (AP) — Standing at a scenic vista, Tyler Ray looks out at 2,661-foot Bartlett Mountain and envisions a network of ski trials winding through the dense forest below. Ray, who heads the Granite Backcountry Alliance, is working with federal and local land trusts to improve, construct...
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Former Korean Air Senior Vice President Cho Hyun-min, center, speaks as she arrives at a police station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The Korean Air heiress has apologized in her first public appearance as a suspect in an abuse of power case as public calls urging her family to resign grow. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 01, 2018 - 1:03 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air heiress apologized Tuesday for causing trouble in her first public appearance as a suspect in an abuse of power case after she allegedly threw a drink at someone during a business meeting. The police questioning of Cho Hyun-min, a former senior president at...
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April 30, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A museum exhibit opening soon focuses on the early photography work of film director Stanley Kubrick. The New York Times reports the Museum of the City of New York will showcase Kubrick's photographs for Look magazine in a new exhibit this month. Kubrick was a full-time New York-...
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April 30, 2018 - 7:50 pm
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (AP) — Panasonic Corp. will pay about $280 million to resolve federal charges that executives at its in-flight entertainment unit improperly hid payments to consultants overseas in violation of anti-corruption rules, officials announced Monday. The Japanese electronics giant's...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018, file photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook sports book in Las Vegas. Nevada casinos have crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month. Regulators released data Monday, April 30, 2018, showing casinos statewide earned about $1.03 billion from gamblers in March. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 30, 2018 - 6:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Nevada crossed the $1 billion revenue mark for the third consecutive month in March, a streak that the state had not seen since 2008. Data released Monday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show casinos statewide earned about $1.03 billion from gamblers in March, a 3.4...
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