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Air France flight crew shout slogans as they gather next to the company headquarters during a demonstration in Tremblay-en-France, outside Paris, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as flight crews and ground staff started a seventh day of strike. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 11, 2018 - 8:31 am
PARIS (AP) — Striking Air France pilots and cabin staff insisted they weren't backing down, as their latest walkout forced the cancellation of some 30 percent of the airline's flights worldwide Wednesday. Union members protested at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, where screens showed "cancelled"...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that citizens of Chad would be able to receive visas to the United States again because the African nation has been removed from the administration's travel ban list. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had...
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April 10, 2018 - 4:00 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona small plane crash (all times local): 1 p.m. Police in Scottsdale, Arizona, say authorities are working to identify the six people killed in the crash of a small plane on a golf course. The plane crashed Monday night shortly after takeoff from the...
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April 10, 2018 - 11:00 am
Some familiar hotel chains are getting their names tweaked. Wyndham Hotel Group announced Tuesday that it's adding the words "by Wyndham" to 12 hotel brand names. Days Inn becomes Days Inn by Wyndham. Ramada will be Ramada by Wyndham. Super 8 becomes Super 8 by Wyndham. Also getting the added "by...
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April 09, 2018 - 6:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former JetBlue flight attendant who ran from security after ditching 60 pounds of cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to time served. Marsha Gay Reynolds pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine. She was arrested in...
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April 09, 2018 - 9:40 am
Researchers at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University on Monday released their annual rankings of U.S. airlines. Their calculations are based on government figures for on-time arrivals, mishandled bags, bumping passengers off oversold flights, and complaint rates during...
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April 09, 2018 - 12:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — The history of the Congregational Church is the history of Colonial New England. Before the birth of the nation and the separation of church and state, the plain Congregational churches that date to the time of the Pilgrims and are found in every community in the region chronicled...
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Kevin Kimo Laughlin, a maintenance worker for Aramark, wades back to dry ground as the Merced River rises due to rain in Yosemite National Park's Yosemite Valley on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Northern California was drenched by a powerful "Pineapple Express" storm, but no major problems were reported after the heaviest rain from the "atmospheric river" of subtropical moisture moved through late Friday. (Eric Paul Zamora/The Fresno Bee via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 6:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Up to 6 inches (15 centimeters) of rain fell over two days as a drenching "Pineapple Express" storm swelled rivers and flooded roads in Northern California, forecasters said Saturday. The heaviest rain was in the northern Sierra and in coastal counties from San Francisco north...
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Air France planes are parked on the tarmac at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, in Roissy, near Paris, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Some 30 percent of Air France flights were cancelled Saturday as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 07, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — Some 30 percent of Air France flights were cancelled Saturday as strikes over pay rises appear to be intensifying. And that's just part of France's travel troubles this month. Most French trains will screech to a halt as a strike over President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms...
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April 07, 2018 - 1:37 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Museums are offering an early-bird special. The museums famed for Michelangelo's ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and for masterpieces by Raffaello has posted on its website a new guided itinerary that starts at 6 a.m. and finishes with a light breakfast of croissants,...
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