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Greek officials say Athens coast clean-up nearly finished

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say they have finished cleaning up a section of Athens coastline polluted by a large oil slick more than a month ago, and the full cleanup operation should be finished within days. Merchant Marine Minister Panagiotis Ko
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Greek officials say Athens coast clean-up nearly finished

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say they have finished cleaning up a section of Athens coastline polluted by a large oil slick more than a month ago, and the full cleanup operation should be finished within days. Merchant Marine Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis on Tuesday declared the Paleo Faliro area ...

The Latest: Evacuations for new Northern California blaze

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Northern California firefighters are battling a fire that sprang up overnight in the southern Bay Area Santa Cruz mountains, prompting evacuation orders. Rob Sherman, as
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The Latest: Evacuations for new Northern California blaze

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Northern California firefighters are battling a fire that sprang up overnight in the southern Bay Area Santa Cruz mountains, prompting evacuation orders. Rob Sherman, assistant chief of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, ...

Ohio Turnpike plans alerts system for tech-connected cars

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise that roadway. The Plain Dealer reports the Turnpike Commis
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Ohio Turnpike plans alerts system for tech-connected cars

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise that roadway. The Plain Dealer reports the Turnpike Commission will use roadside sensors and other technology ...

Study: Eclipse brought an estimated 616K people to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A study says the solar eclipse brought an estimated 616,000 out-of-state visitors to Nebraska. The study by Dean Runyan and Associates and Destination Analysts Inc. was done for the Nebraska Tourism Commission. The study says more than 70
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Study: Eclipse brought an estimated 616K people to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A study says the solar eclipse brought an estimated 616,000 out-of-state visitors to Nebraska. The study by Dean Runyan and Associates and Destination Analysts Inc. was done for the Nebraska Tourism Commission. The study says more than 708,000 people traveled to watch the Aug. 21 event, ...

Construction done for Detroit River school ship dock, pier

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) - Construction has been completed for a school ship dock and fishing pier at the gateway to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Officials said in a release Monday the dock opens this spring. It extends 740 feet (225 meters) in
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Construction done for Detroit River school ship dock, pier

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) - Construction has been completed for a school ship dock and fishing pier at the gateway to the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Officials said in a release Monday the dock opens this spring. It extends 740 feet (225 meters) into the river and connects to a ...

Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead

LONDON (AP) - Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses an
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Ophelia batters UK after pummeling Ireland, leaves 3 dead

LONDON (AP) - Storm Ophelia is battering Scotland and Northern England after leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ireland. The former Atlantic hurricane downed trees and power lines, sent waves surging over coastal defenses and disrupted flights again Tuesday, a day after making landfall on ...

40 die in fires in Portugal, Spain; Rain helps firefighters

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rain and lower temperatures are helping emergency teams in Portugal and Spain fight the forest fires that killed at least 40 people over the weekend. Civil Protection authorities say wildfires in Portugal were under control by Tuesday
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40 die in fires in Portugal, Spain; Rain helps firefighters

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rain and lower temperatures are helping emergency teams in Portugal and Spain fight the forest fires that killed at least 40 people over the weekend. Civil Protection authorities say wildfires in Portugal were under control by Tuesday morning, after at least 36 people died and dozens ...

TRAVEL: Wyoming, Montana wonders Devils Tower, Little Bighorn bear history of U.S., American Indians

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the West there is no such thing as a short drive. Thankfully, interstates turn excursions that once took days or weeks into hourslong treks, allowing one to take in several states within one day — even some of the larger states lik
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TRAVEL: Wyoming, Montana wonders Devils Tower, Little Bighorn bear history of U.S., American Indians

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the West there is no such thing as a short drive. Thankfully, interstates turn excursions that once took days or weeks into hourslong treks, allowing one to take in several states within one day — even some of the larger states like those here at the edge of ...

TRAVEL: Wyoming, Montana wonders Devils Tower, Little Bighorn bear history of U.S., American Indians

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the West there is no such thing as a short drive. Thankfully, interstates turn excursions that once took days or weeks into hourslong treks, allowing one to take in several states within one day — even some of the larger states lik
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TRAVEL: Wyoming, Montana wonders Devils Tower, Little Bighorn bear history of U.S., American Indians

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the West there is no such thing as a short drive. Thankfully, interstates turn excursions that once took days or weeks into hourslong treks, allowing one to take in several states within one day — even some of the larger states like those here at the edge of ...

Crosses honoring Las Vegas shooting victims moving to museum

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials have announced that the crosses memorializing those who died in the Las Vegas Strip shooting will be moved to the Clark County Museum. KXNT-AM reports that the crosses are currently on display at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas si
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Crosses honoring Las Vegas shooting victims moving to museum

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials have announced that the crosses memorializing those who died in the Las Vegas Strip shooting will be moved to the Clark County Museum. KXNT-AM reports that the crosses are currently on display at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. They will be moved to ...

The Latest: Tall ship that crashed to be returned to berth

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on a tall ship crash in Rhode Island (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The crew of a tall ship that crashed into four boats in Rhode Island is preparing to move it back to its permanent berth with the help of a tug boat. ...
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The Latest: Tall ship that crashed to be returned to berth

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The Latest on a tall ship crash in Rhode Island (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The crew of a tall ship that crashed into four boats in Rhode Island is preparing to move it back to its permanent berth with the help of a tug boat. ...

Entangled dock line blamed for Rhode Island tall ship crash

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The owner of a tall ship that crashed into four other boats in Rhode Island after a seafood festival is blaming the incident on a dock line that became entangled on its two propellers. The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry crashed Sunday in Newpor
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Entangled dock line blamed for Rhode Island tall ship crash

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The owner of a tall ship that crashed into four other boats in Rhode Island after a seafood festival is blaming the incident on a dock line that became entangled on its two propellers. The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry crashed Sunday in Newport Harbor. No one ...

The Latest: Record storm grounds planes in UK, Ireland

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on how the weakened remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are affecting Ireland and the U.K. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Planes have been grounded at several locations in the British Isles as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia swept into the
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The Latest: Record storm grounds planes in UK, Ireland

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on how the weakened remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are affecting Ireland and the U.K. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Planes have been grounded at several locations in the British Isles as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia swept into the region from the Atlantic Ocean. Some ...

The Latest: Rain in forecast could ease California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Rain forecast for Northern California and lighter winds could help firefighters battling wildfires that have burned for more than a week. National Weather Service meteor
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The Latest: Rain in forecast could ease California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Rain forecast for Northern California and lighter winds could help firefighters battling wildfires that have burned for more than a week. National Weather Service meteorologist Charles Bell tells the San Francisco Chronicle that temperatures in ...

His honeymoon destination? A San Francisco sourdough bakery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Honeymoons: a chance to relax after the stress of a wedding by sitting on a beach with a cocktail and contemplating the start of a happy, married life. Or, in my case, a chance to travel to America and meet a baker. I am addicted to ...
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His honeymoon destination? A San Francisco sourdough bakery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Honeymoons: a chance to relax after the stress of a wedding by sitting on a beach with a cocktail and contemplating the start of a happy, married life. Or, in my case, a chance to travel to America and meet a baker. I am addicted to ...

Black history museum moving to larger space in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Great Plains Black History Museum is leaving a shopping mall for a larger location in northeast Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports the museum has been occupying 800 square feet in Crossroads Mall. Its new location has about 1,400 squ
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Black history museum moving to larger space in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Great Plains Black History Museum is leaving a shopping mall for a larger location in northeast Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports the museum has been occupying 800 square feet in Crossroads Mall. Its new location has about 1,400 square feet. An open house is scheduled ...

Federal judge to hear arguments over Trump travel ban

BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge in Maryland is scheduled to hold a hearing on requests for preliminary injunctions in three lawsuits over the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions. The suits argue that restricting travel for citizens of predom
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Federal judge to hear arguments over Trump travel ban

BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge in Maryland is scheduled to hold a hearing on requests for preliminary injunctions in three lawsuits over the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions. The suits argue that restricting travel for citizens of predominantly Muslim countries violates the U.S. Constitution. The Trump administration in ...

As crews gain ground, California fire victims return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home
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As crews gain ground, California fire victims return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. While the danger from the ...

New espionage museum to open in New York City in December

NEW YORK (AP) - A museum dedicated to espionage is coming to New York in December. Spyscape, a 60,000 square foot (5,574 square meter) spy museum developed by the British investment group Archimedia, will be located in midtown Manhattan. The Wall Street Journ
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New espionage museum to open in New York City in December

NEW YORK (AP) - A museum dedicated to espionage is coming to New York in December. Spyscape, a 60,000 square foot (5,574 square meter) spy museum developed by the British investment group Archimedia, will be located in midtown Manhattan. The Wall Street Journal reports the attraction will feature seven main ...

Ophelia is now a post-tropical cyclone but still forecast to bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland,

LONDON (AP) - Ophelia is now a post-tropical cyclone but still forecast to bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland, UK on Monday.
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Ophelia is now a post-tropical cyclone but still forecast to bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland,

LONDON (AP) - Ophelia is now a post-tropical cyclone but still forecast to bring hurricane-force winds to Ireland, UK on Monday.

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