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Mayor Dan McQueen announces that all water restrictions have been lifted on drinking the city's water after test results showed no contamination due to a chemical leak, in Corpus Christi, Texas during a news conference at City Hall Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. McQueen said Sunday that residents can resume using the city's water supply for drinking, bathing and cooking. (Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP)
December 18, 2016 - 2:36 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A nearly four-day ban on drinking the water in Corpus Christi, Texas, was lifted on Sunday after test results showed no contamination due to a chemical leak, the city's mayor announced. Mayor Dan McQueen said residents could resume using the city's water supply for...
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This image released by Lucasfilm Ltd. shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in a scene from, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. via AP)
December 18, 2016 - 11:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" soared to the top of the weekend box office as expected, scoring the second-best December opening ever with $155 million in estimated ticket sales. The intergalactic adventure blasted into theaters with the biggest Thursday night debut of the year...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2009, file photo, Correctional Officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville, Calif. California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors and scanners at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 18, 2016 - 10:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones, thousands of which continue to flood the prisons despite previous efforts. Officials say...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2009, file photo, Correctional Officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville, Calif. California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors and scanners at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
December 18, 2016 - 10:40 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones, thousands of which continue to flood the prisons despite previous efforts. Officials say...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file picture Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann addresses the media in Cologne, Germany. German airline Air Berlin has announced that Thomas Winkelmann will become the new chief executive officer of the struggling carrier. The airline said Sunday Dec. 18, 2016 that Winkelmann, will succeed Air Berlin’s current CEO, Stefan Pichler, on Feb. 1. (AP Photo Frank Augstein,file)
December 18, 2016 - 10:24 am
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Air Berlin has announced that Thomas Winkelmann will become the struggling carrier's new CEO. The airline said in a statement Sunday that Winkelmann, who worked as CEO for Lufthansa' low-cost subsidiary Germanwings from 2006 before he was appointed to the same position...
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December 18, 2016 - 3:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi Telecom Co. has bought a 10-percent stake in the ride-hailing app Careem, which is a Mideast competitor of Uber. The largely state-owned communication firm announced Sunday in a stock exchange filing it bought the stake for $100 million. Saudi Telecom Co...
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Electric bike riders wearing mask to protect themselves from exhaust gas wait at a traffic lights junction during a heavily polluted day in Beijing, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. China's capital and other northern cities have banned half of all vehicles from city streets and ordered factories, schools and construction sites closed in response to a five-day smog red alert. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
December 18, 2016 - 3:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — A smog-shrouded Chinese city has canceled airline flights due to poor visibility on the second day of a pollution alert across the country's north. The official Xinhua News Agency said 35 flights in Tianjin, east of Beijing, were delayed or canceled Sunday. The Chinese capital,...
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Unidentified men check pipes where Corpus Christi's city-owned water main connects with an asphalt plant where a suspected chemical leak led to a city-wide ban on tapwater use, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Corpus Christi, Texas. The ban was been gradually eased and city officials expect the results of EPA tests on Sunday to determine it can be fully lifted. (AP Photo/Frank Bajak)
December 17, 2016 - 11:33 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — There were three reports of dirty water before the 300,000 residents of Corpus Christi were told not to drink the city's water due to a chemical leak at an asphalt plant, city officials said Saturday, adding that the city hasn't found evidence of water contamination...
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December 17, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Q&A: Secretary of state pick could affect climate policy
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December 17, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Ireland to appeal EU's record $14 billion tax order on Apple
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