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FILE - This Feb. 22, 2005 photo shows the North Rim of Grand Canyon in Arizona. Federal officials are proposing to lift the Obama administration's ban on issuing new mining leases for mining uranium from public land outside Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona. The Forest Service's announcement Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, of the proposed change responds to President Donald Trump's executive order for federal agencies to eliminate numerous restrictions on energy production. (AP Photo/Rick Hossman,File)
November 01, 2017 - 7:45 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials said Wednesday they have proposed ending the Obama administration's ban on new uranium mining leases on public land outside Grand Canyon National Park. The Forest Service proposed the change in response to President Donald Trump's executive order for federal agencies...
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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2015 file photo shows the Geneva airport in Geneva, Switzerland. A Geneva airport spokesman says a runaway 7-year-old girl slipped through security checks and onto a plane without a boarding pass before being spotted by a crew member and handed over to police Sunday Oct 29, 2017. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP,file)
November 01, 2017 - 6:43 pm
GENEVA (AP) — A runaway 7-year-old girl slipped through security checks at Geneva's airport and onto a plane without a ticket before being spotted by a crew member and handed over to police, officials said Wednesday. Acknowledging an "eminently regrettable" incident that could have ended badly,...
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In this Dec. 10, 2015 photo provided by Henry Lackey a sign of the Route 66 Junkyard Brewery is seen in Grants, N.M. The brewery is facing a U.S. federal lawsuit from the Cyprus-based Lodestar Anstalt over claims the hangout is illegally using the iconic American highway in its name. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, Lodestar owns the U.S. trademark for Route 66 beers in the country and the highway's "shield" that go on labels for beer. (Henry Lackey via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 1:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico brewery that uses the Route 66 in its name faces a lawsuit from a European company that says it owns the beer sales and marketing trademark for the famed American highway. Henry Lackey, the owner of the Route 66 Junkyard Brewery in the town of Grants, New...
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 frame from video provided by the U.S. Navy, Jennifer Appel, left, and Tasha Fuiava, who with their dogs were rescued after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti, are interviewed aboard the USS Ashland in the South Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women lost their engine in bad weather in late May, but believed they could still reach Tahiti. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 12:17 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Two women from Hawaii who were rescued after being lost at sea defended their account of the ordeal, insisting that a storm was whipping up 30-foot (9-meter) waves and near hurricane-force winds on the night they set sail, despite records that show no severe weather in the area at...
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A visitor watches the paintings "Melancholisches Maedchen", left, and Nackte Frau im Walde" of German painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, in the exhibition "Bestandsaufnahme Gurlitt. Entartete Kunst - beschlagnahmt und verkauft", 'Inventory Gurlitt. degenerate art - confiscated and sold' in the Kunstmuseum in Bern, Switzerland, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. The museum presents a new exhibit on Nazi-designated "degenerate art," the first public showing of items drawn from a collection of over 1,000 works found hidden in the apartment of German collector Cornelius Gurlitt. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 9:48 am
GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss art museum on Wednesday showcased a new exhibit of artwork deemed "degenerate art" by the Nazis, drawn from a collection of some 1,500 works found hidden in the homes of German collector Cornelius Gurlitt five years ago. The Bern Kunstmuseum exhibit features over 200 modern...
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In this photo taken on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, part of the collection of Belarusian Nikolai Pankrat in his private museum in the town of Polatsk, 220 km (137 miles) north of Minsk, Belarus. Pankrat, 63, a retired military man, has assembled a collection more than 10,000 pieces of memorabilia commemorating the Bolshevik leader, including 500 busts, jammed into eye-straining rooms in his home. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
November 01, 2017 - 9:05 am
POLATSK, Belarus (AP) — Five busts of Vladimir Lenin line the sidewalk outside a house in the provincial Belarusian city of Polatsk. And that's only a small taste of what awaits a visitor who steps inside. "A society without a past is like a man without a shadow," reads an inscription at the door...
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This Oct. 26, 2017 photo shows Amber McCarter, a 22-year-old from Tennessee who is colorblind, looks out from Mt. Harrison at the Ober Gatlinburg resort through a viewfinder designed to help see more colors. Tennessee tourism officials have installed the colorblind viewfinder there, in addition to viewfinders in two other scenic spots in the state. (AP Photo/Jonathan Matisse)
November 01, 2017 - 7:10 am
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Even when the rugged expanses of the Great Smoky Mountains were bursting with their famous fall colors, they always looked dull black and tawny to Lauren Van Lew from the 3,590-foot-high (1,090-meter) perch of Mt. Harrison. For the 20-year-old Van Lew, who has been...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April, 22, 2014, file photo, the sun rises over Uluru, Australia. Climbing the dramatic rock formation will be banned in two years after declining visitors to the Australian scenic landmark increasingly recognize its sacredness. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
November 01, 2017 - 4:34 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Climbing the dramatic rock formation Uluru will be banned in two years after declining as visitors to the Australian scenic landmark increasingly recognize its sacredness to indigenous people. A park board made up of a majority of the traditional owners of the land where the rock...
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This artist rendering provided by Confluence Partners, LLC, depicts a proposed aerial tramway, at right, that would ferry tourists from the cliff tops of the east rim of the Grand Canyon to the water's edge of the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers below. Navajo Nation lawmakers will consider a plan Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, to build an aerial tram to carry visitors to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The special session in Window Rock, Arizona, will be the first time the full Tribal Council takes up the bill. (Confluence Partners, LLC via AP)
November 01, 2017 - 3:54 am
Members of the Navajo Nation Council have rejected legislation to build an aerial tram to take paying visitors to a riverside boardwalk in the Grand Canyon. The council voted 16-2 against the bill during a special session Tuesday in Window Rock, Arizona. It was the first time the full council had...
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Heavily armed police guard as people watch during the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
October 31, 2017 - 11:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's always-surreal Halloween parade marched on Tuesday evening under the shadow of real fear, hours after a truck attack killed eight people on a busy city bike path in what authorities called an act of terror. Security was heavy as the Greenwich Village parade stepped...
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