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French inventor Franky Zapata lands near St. Margaret's beach, Dover after crossing the Channel on a flying board Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
August 04, 2019 - 4:15 am
ST. MARGARET'S BAY, England (AP) — Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 35-kilometer (22-mile) journey in just 22 minutes Sunday morning, reaching speeds of up to...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019 photo provided by the Royal Navy, a view of the HMS Westminster which has shadowed a Chinese warship through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered the Dover Straits on Saturday and shadowed her as she sailed through the channel’s busy merchant shipping. The frigate’s commanding officer, Will Paston, says the “Xian conducted herself in a safe and professional manner throughout." (LPhot Alex Ceolin/Royal Navy/Crown Copyright via AP)
August 03, 2019 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel. A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered Dover Strait on Saturday. The Xian was returning from Russia's annual...
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August 02, 2019 - 3:02 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An enterprising cowboy lassoed a longhorn inside a Colorado Springs building lobby after the cow broke free from a downtown parade and charged its way inside. Pedestrians scurried out of harm's way during Friday's brief escape as the longhorn romped across a street...
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August 01, 2019 - 9:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months, a German data-protection authority said Thursday. The office of Johannes Caspar, who as Hamburg's commissioner...
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General view of the board of governors meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
August 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog aims to name a new leader in October following the death last month of Yukiya Amano, its director general for the past decade. The International Atomic Energy Agency said as its board of governors met in Vienna Thursday that nominations for the job...
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Danish Queen Margrethe, right receives flowers from Graasten ring riders with Princess Benedikte, in the background, at Graasten Castle, in Graasten, Denmark, Sunday July 21, 2019. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
July 31, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will stop in Denmark in early September after a previously announced visit to Poland. Trump and first lady Melania Trump have accepted an invitation from Denmark's Queen Margrethe (MAHR'-gret), and Trump will hold separate meetings with...
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July 31, 2019 - 5:46 am
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman suspected of urinating on potatoes at a Walmart in Pennsylvania has turned herself in. West Mifflin police say 20-year-old Grace Brown is facing multiple charges including criminal mischief, open lewdness and public drunkenness. It wasn't known if...
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FILE - In this Wednesday July 24, 2019 file photo Franky Zapata, prepares to start a training flight over the Saint Inglevert airport near Calais, Northern France. French inventor, Zapata, will try again to traverse the English Channel on a flying board after his first attempt last week failed halfway. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
July 31, 2019 - 4:21 am
PARIS (AP) — A French inventor will try again to traverse the English Channel on a flying board after his first attempt failed halfway. Franky Zapata's wife, Christele, said Wednesday that he will retry the 36-kilometer (22.4-mile) journey Sunday from the French town of Sangatte to the area near...
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July 30, 2019 - 7:53 pm
BANGALORE, India (AP) — Police say fishermen found the body of an Indian coffee shop founder in a river two days after he disappeared. Police Commissioner Sandeep Patel says the body of Cafe Coffee Day founder V.G.Siddhartha was recovered early Wednesday and identified. Siddhartha, 60, had left...
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July 30, 2019 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to New Hampshire next month for a campaign rally, aiming to energize his supporters as Democrats battle in the state ahead of its first-in-the-nation primary. Trump's campaign announced an event on Aug. 15 in Manchester. It will come amid a...
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