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Visitors stand near the bronze sculpture, "Walking Man, On a Column" of Auguste Rodin, created in 2006 by Fonderie Coubertin, during the public opening day of the Louvre Museum, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. The Louvre Abu Dhabi has opened to the public after a decade-long wait and questions over laborers’ conditions working on the project. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 11, 2017 - 11:12 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Thousands of curious onlookers walked through the galleries of the Louvre Abu Dhabi as it opened to the public for the first time Saturday, ending a decade-long wait for a project plagued by questions over laborers' conditions. Online tickets sold out and...
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Indian commuters wait for transport amid thick blanket of smog on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. As air pollution peaked this week in Delhi, it rose to more than 30 times the World Health Organization’s recommended safe level. Experts have compared it to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day. A recent report by the Lancet medical journal estimated that a quarter of all premature deaths in India, some 2.5 million each year, are caused by pollution. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
November 11, 2017 - 6:04 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — As thick smog crept over India's capital this past week and smudged landmarks from view, Nikunj Pandey could feel his eyes and throat burning. Pandey stopped doing his regular workouts and said he felt tightness in his lungs. He started wearing a triple layer of pollution masks...
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2011 file photo, runners stream southward on Las Vegas Boulevard during the Rock 'n Roll Las Vegas Marathon in Las Vegas. More than 40,000 people will run on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, under the watchful eyes of snipers and surrounded by other law-enforcement safety measures during the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, the first large-scale outdoor event the city's hosting since a gunman killed 58 people gathered at a country music festival last month. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
November 10, 2017 - 5:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is posting snipers and surrounding tens of thousands of runners with other safety measures at a weekend marathon, the first large-scale outdoor event since a gunman killed 58 people at a country music festival. Police have beefed up security and tweaked their original...
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This undated handout photo provided by Tiffany & Co. shows the Blue Box Cafe restaurant, which opened to the public on Nov. 10, 2017, at the jewelry retail chain's flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York. (Tiffany & Co. via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Having breakfast at Tiffany's isn't just a big screen fantasy anymore. The New York-based Tiffany & Co. jewelry chain has opened a restaurant at its flagship Fifth Avenue location in Manhattan, and the menu does include breakfast. The store is the setting for Audrey Hepburn's...
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A Flybe plane on the tarmac at Belfast International Airport, in Northern Ireland, Friday Nov. 10, 2017. The plane carrying more than 50 people made an emergency landing without its nose gear at Belfast International Airport. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 12:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — A passenger plane carrying more than 50 people made an emergency landing without its nose gear at Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland Friday, after circling for two hours to burn fuel. The Bombardier Q-400 operated by U.K.-based carrier Flybe took off from Belfast City...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, flags fly at half-staff as law enforcement officials continue to investigate the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The AP reported on Nov. 10, 2017, that a story claiming a man who killed more than two dozen people at the church on Sunday was a member of an anti-fascist movement intent on causing a civil war was false. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
November 10, 2017 - 10:47 am
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Texas Church Shooter Was Antifa Member Who Vowed To...
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This Nov. 1, 2017 drone photo shows the fishing boat Pacific Paradise, leaking oil and diesel fuel just offshore of hotels on Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches with Diamond Head in the background in Honolulu. The fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef last month. The crash of the 79-foot (24-meter) boat illustrates a potential environmental impact of the Hawaii fishing fleet's practice of transporting foreign workers by boat. (Carroll Cox via AP)
November 10, 2017 - 2:58 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Just offshore from Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches, a fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef last month. The stranded boat has been leaking oil and diesel ever since in an area prized by...
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 photo, a swimmer looks at the Pacific Paradise, a commercial fishing vessel that ran aground about a month ago off Kaimana Beach in Honolulu. The fishing boat, which was transporting foreign workers to Hawaii when it smashed into a shallow reef just off the shores of Waikiki, has been leaking oil and fuel into the ocean as beachgoers swim nearby. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
November 09, 2017 - 7:52 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Just offshore from Waikiki's pristine white sand beaches, a fishing boat transporting foreign workers destined for low-paying jobs in Hawaii's fishing fleet smashed into a shallow reef last month. The stranded boat has been leaking oil and diesel ever since in an area prized by...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, former astronaut and Sen. John Glenn poses for a photo during an interview at his office in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio birthplace of the late astronaut is celebrating its place in history with a historic marker commemorating the astronaut and U.S. senator who died last year. Officials in Cambridge will hold a ceremony Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, to unveil the marker. Glenn was born there on July 18, 1921. The commemoration was spearheaded by the local convention and visitors’ bureau. It’s part of increased efforts to honor Glenn’s legacy since his death on Dec. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
November 09, 2017 - 4:53 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio birthplace of John Glenn celebrated its place in history on Thursday with a new historic marker commemorating the late astronaut and U.S. senator. The unveiling in Cambridge, where Glenn was born July 18, 1921, is among efforts to honor the famous aviator's legacy...
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This undated photo provided by The Strong shows the three toys inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame Class of 2017, from top left, the Wiffle Ball, the paper airplane and the board game Clue. The trio was honored at the upstate New York hall on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (Victoria Gray/The Strong via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 12:01 pm
The board game Clue. In the National Toy Hall of Fame. With the Wiffle Ball and paper airplane. The mystery of which toys earned the status of toy superstardom was solved Thursday with the announcement of the hall of fame's Class of 2017. The whodunit game Clue, where players also must name the...
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