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Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after some of the tour
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Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after some of the tourists approached to within 5 to ...

2 Wisconsin brothers missing in Missouri

HOLT, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two brothers from Wisconsin who were reported missing after traveling to Missouri. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says a rental car being used by Nicholas Diemel and Justin Diemel was found Monday abandoned
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2 Wisconsin brothers missing in Missouri

HOLT, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are searching for two brothers from Wisconsin who were reported missing after traveling to Missouri. The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says a rental car being used by Nicholas Diemel and Justin Diemel was found Monday abandoned in a commuter parking lot in Holt. The two ...

The Latest: Arizona governor declares emergency for wildfire

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a wildfire in northern Arizona (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a state of emergency for a wildfire burning in northern Arizona. The fire that began Sunday now has charred an estimated 4 s
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The Latest: Arizona governor declares emergency for wildfire

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a wildfire in northern Arizona (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared a state of emergency for a wildfire burning in northern Arizona. The fire that began Sunday now has charred an estimated 4 square miles (10 square kilometers) ...

Southern California nest cam eagle flies for 1st time

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) - A young bald eagle that the public watched hatch online in a Southern California mountain nest has finally fledged. San Bernardino National Forest spokesman Zach Behrens says the juvenile male let out a call at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday a
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Southern California nest cam eagle flies for 1st time

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) - A young bald eagle that the public watched hatch online in a Southern California mountain nest has finally fledged. San Bernardino National Forest spokesman Zach Behrens says the juvenile male let out a call at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday and flew off screen. Bald eagles ...

Oregon Shakespeare Festival may change theater due to fires

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, a major tourist draw in southern Oregon, is exploring changes to its famous outdoor theater after losing millions due to smoky wildfire conditions in 2017 and 2018. The Daily Tidings reported Tuesday that
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival may change theater due to fires

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, a major tourist draw in southern Oregon, is exploring changes to its famous outdoor theater after losing millions due to smoky wildfire conditions in 2017 and 2018. The Daily Tidings reported Tuesday that the annual summer theater festival uses Ashland High School's ...

US citizens and Iranian relatives sue over travel ban

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A group of American citizens and legal residents trying to bring Iranian spouses and other family to join them in the United States has filed a federal lawsuit saying they are being unfairly blocked by the travel ban. The families sue
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US citizens and Iranian relatives sue over travel ban

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A group of American citizens and legal residents trying to bring Iranian spouses and other family to join them in the United States has filed a federal lawsuit saying they are being unfairly blocked by the travel ban. The families sued late Monday in federal ...

Trump travel ban lawsuit filed by U.S. citizens, Iranian relatives

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A group of American citizens and legal residents trying to bring Iranian spouses and other family to join them in the United States has filed a federal lawsuit saying they are being unfairly blocked by the travel ban. The families su
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Trump travel ban lawsuit filed by U.S. citizens, Iranian relatives

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A group of American citizens and legal residents trying to bring Iranian spouses and other family to join them in the United States has filed a federal lawsuit saying they are being unfairly blocked by the travel ban. The families sued late Monday in federal court ...

3 charged in violent Disneyland fight caught on video

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two men and a woman face multiple criminal charges after a family's fight at Disneyland turned violent and was recorded on video. Anaheim police said officers were called to the theme park July 6 to help break up the melee, which began betw
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3 charged in violent Disneyland fight caught on video

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two men and a woman face multiple criminal charges after a family's fight at Disneyland turned violent and was recorded on video. Anaheim police said officers were called to the theme park July 6 to help break up the melee, which began between a brother and ...

Museum awarded $4.6M in suit against benefactor's caretaker

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine art museum has won a $4.6 million court award after alleging a deceased benefactor's caretaker manipulated her into removing the museum from her will. The Portland Press Herald reports the jury was unanimous in its finding that
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Museum awarded $4.6M in suit against benefactor's caretaker

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine art museum has won a $4.6 million court award after alleging a deceased benefactor's caretaker manipulated her into removing the museum from her will. The Portland Press Herald reports the jury was unanimous in its finding that Annemarie Germain coerced Eleanor Potter, a late ...

Charges dismissed again in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Charges against an Amtrak engineer over a deadly high-speed derailment in Philadelphia has have been dismissed for a second time. A city judge threw out manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges Tuesday after defense lawyer Brian McMo
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Charges dismissed again in deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Charges against an Amtrak engineer over a deadly high-speed derailment in Philadelphia has have been dismissed for a second time. A city judge threw out manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges Tuesday after defense lawyer Brian McMonagle argued that any mistakes made by Brandon Bostian do not amount ...

Wyoming lawmakers resurrect gambling commission idea

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are taking another look at establishing a state gambling commission. The Legislature's Joint Travel, Recreation and Cultural Resources Committee had nixed the idea of a regulatory body to oversee everything from poke
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Wyoming lawmakers resurrect gambling commission idea

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming lawmakers are taking another look at establishing a state gambling commission. The Legislature's Joint Travel, Recreation and Cultural Resources Committee had nixed the idea of a regulatory body to oversee everything from poker games to sports betting. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Legislature's Management Council ...

BA fails to win injunction against pilots on strike action

LONDON (AP) - British Airways has failed to win a temporary injunction from a U.K. court to halt strike by pilots demanding better pay. Britain's High Court rejected the application Tuesday for an interim injunction to prevent strikes by pilots based at Londo
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BA fails to win injunction against pilots on strike action

LONDON (AP) - British Airways has failed to win a temporary injunction from a U.K. court to halt strike by pilots demanding better pay. Britain's High Court rejected the application Tuesday for an interim injunction to prevent strikes by pilots based at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports, two of the ...

Moscow's Metropol: elegance to revolution and back again

MOSCOW (AP) - In 1991, as the Soviet Union collapsed around him, Alexander Mishakov was summoned to a place that was off-limits to most citizens - the Metropol Hotel. Newly graduated from a technical institute, the 24-year-old had scored an interview for a br
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Moscow's Metropol: elegance to revolution and back again

MOSCOW (AP) - In 1991, as the Soviet Union collapsed around him, Alexander Mishakov was summoned to a place that was off-limits to most citizens - the Metropol Hotel. Newly graduated from a technical institute, the 24-year-old had scored an interview for a breakfast chef position. Catching the first morning ...

Utah wildfire destroys vacation home, threatened 30 others

PARAGONAH, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire in southwestern Utah destroyed a vacation home and six outbuildings and threatened an additional 30 homes before being contained. The state Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands said the fire in Paragona
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Utah wildfire destroys vacation home, threatened 30 others

PARAGONAH, Utah (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire in southwestern Utah destroyed a vacation home and six outbuildings and threatened an additional 30 homes before being contained. The state Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands said the fire in Paragonah in Iron County burned 15 acres (6 hectares) before ...

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log animal crossings

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road. The Missoulian reported Monday that park officials and the U.S. Geological Survey want to know where ani
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Glacier National Park tourists asked to log animal crossings

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road. The Missoulian reported Monday that park officials and the U.S. Geological Survey want to know where animals are crossing U.S. Highway 2. Officials plan to use ...

Texas park reopens for overnight camping 2 years post-Harvey

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A south Texas state park has reopened for overnight camping nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered the coastal area. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Monday announced Mustang Island State Park has overnight campi
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Texas park reopens for overnight camping 2 years post-Harvey

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A south Texas state park has reopened for overnight camping nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered the coastal area. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department on Monday announced Mustang Island State Park has overnight camping available after Harvey delayed a scheduled restroom replacement project. ...

The Latest: Gusty winds pose challenge to Arizona fire crews

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on an Arizona wildfire (all times local): 8 a.m. Fire crews are using trails and roads to try to corral a wildfire burning near Flagstaff to keep it away from homes. Operations chief Todd Abel says the fire has burned more i
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The Latest: Gusty winds pose challenge to Arizona fire crews

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on an Arizona wildfire (all times local): 8 a.m. Fire crews are using trails and roads to try to corral a wildfire burning near Flagstaff to keep it away from homes. Operations chief Todd Abel says the fire has burned more intensely because of ...

Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame inducts 3 posthumously

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Three newspaper executives have been posthumously inducted into the Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame. John M. Jones III was publisher of The Greeneville Sun who expanded his company, Jones Media, into a family-owned group of eight ne
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Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame inducts 3 posthumously

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Three newspaper executives have been posthumously inducted into the Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame. John M. Jones III was publisher of The Greeneville Sun who expanded his company, Jones Media, into a family-owned group of eight newspapers. Adams Publishing Group acquired Jones Media in 2016. John ...

Channel Tunnel operator: 'no-deal' Brexit now main scenario

LONDON (AP) - Channel Tunnel operator Getlink is warning that Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal is now «very likely» and is its main scenario as it forecasts earnings. The operator says its outlook for earnings before inte
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Channel Tunnel operator: 'no-deal' Brexit now main scenario

LONDON (AP) - Channel Tunnel operator Getlink is warning that Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal is now «very likely» and is its main scenario as it forecasts earnings. The operator says its outlook for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization in case of a «no-deal» ...

Confederate flag costs Delaware historical society $14K

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Delaware has cut more than $14,000 in state funding to the Georgetown Historical Society over the Confederate flag and monument at the group's museum. The News Journal of Wilmington reports legislators unanimously nixed the nonprofit'
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Confederate flag costs Delaware historical society $14K

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - Delaware has cut more than $14,000 in state funding to the Georgetown Historical Society over the Confederate flag and monument at the group's museum. The News Journal of Wilmington reports legislators unanimously nixed the nonprofit's award on the last day of the legislative session. Democratic Sen. ...

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