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August 27, 2019 - 2:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Antonio de la Rosa doesn't take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii. It took de la Rosa, who is from Valladolid, Spain, 76 days to paddle 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) while standing on a...
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People wait outside the Munich Airport in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, after some of its terminals were closed because a person has likely entered the "clean area" through an emergency exit door. The international airport tweeted Tuesday morning that terminal 2 and areas B and C of terminal 1 had been closed for police operations.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
August 27, 2019 - 5:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police at Munich airport detained a passenger who left a terminal via an emergency exit instead of going through passport control, prompting a temporary partial shutdown of one of Germany's busiest airports Tuesday. Up to 5,000 passengers were affected by the disruption as federal...
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August 27, 2019 - 2:08 am
MADRID (AP) — Madrid and surrounding areas are mopping up after spectacular rain and hail storms flooded many roads and buildings and caused transport chaos. While the region woke up to a typically sunny day Tuesday, video images from Monday showed cars and garbage containers being washed down...
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August 26, 2019 - 2:02 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Al Haynes, a pilot credited for saving the lives of nearly people by guiding a damaged passenger jet into a crash landing at an Iowa airport in 1989, has died. Haynes died Sunday at age 87 in a Seattle area hospital, said Gary Brown, an emergency services director for...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, a mural by street artist Banksy, depicting a star being chiselled from the European flag, stands in Dover, south east England. The famous painting symbolizing Britain’s impending exit from the European bloc, has been covered covered and scaffolding erected over it Monday Aug. 26, 2019, with its fate not yet known. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
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August 26, 2019 - 8:24 am
LONDON (AP) — A Brexit mural by celebrated street artist Banksy appears to have been painted over. The side of a building that had borne a famous painting of a worker chipping away one of the golden stars from the European Union's flag — symbolizing Britain's impending exit from the bloc — was...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, file photo shows the Las Vegas skyline. Las Vegas is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA college championship events, including women’s basketball. The NCAA will start accepting bids Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, on nearly two dozen sports championships over all three divisions. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 25, 2019 - 11:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is set to bid on nearly a half dozen different NCAA championship events, including women's basketball. The NCAA will start accepting bids Monday on nearly two dozen sports championships over all three divisions. This is the first year that Las Vegas is eligible to bid...
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August 25, 2019 - 2:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say the fourth tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season has strengthened as it moves toward the Lesser Antilles. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday that Tropical Storm Dorian could intensify to near hurricane strength over the eastern Caribbean Sea by...
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August 25, 2019 - 3:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said in a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, visitors walk toward Sleeping Beauty's Castle in the background at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. A teenage girl traveling from New Zealand to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel, health officials said Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
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August 24, 2019 - 12:05 am
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Public health officials say people who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week may have been exposed to measles. Officials say a teenage girl from New Zealand had the highly contagious disease and may have spread it during her visit —...
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Actor Robert Downey Jr. poses during his handprint ceremony at the Disney Legends press line during the 2019 D23 Expo, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 23, 2019 - 11:57 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. is recalling a wild Disneyland ride from his younger days. The "Iron Man" star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, says his first visit to the Southern California resort included a brief detention for "smoking pot in a gondola." Downey said he...
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