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September 18, 2017 - 4:21 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Who doesn't love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Donald Trump wants to add one that showcases U.S. military might. It would take place on July 4 in Washington with, as Trump envisions it, tanks and planes rolling down and streaking above Pennsylvania...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to stage an armed forces parade in Washington on July 4 to showcase U.S. military strength. Trump announced his idea Monday at the start of a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. Trump reminisced about how much he enjoyed watching...
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September 18, 2017 - 9:33 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish budget airline Ryanair was under pressure Monday to provide more information to travelers after canceling up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules. Ryanair, Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers, canceled the...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Irish budget airline Ryanair is under pressure to provide more information to travelers after canceling up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules. The carrier, Europe's biggest by passengers carried, said Saturday it would...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks declined in early trading Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, as investors returned from the Labor Day holiday weekend. Banks and technology companies were down more than the rest of the market. Energy companies led the gainers as the price of crude oil headed higher. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 05, 2017 - 9:25 am
U.S. stocks declined in early trading Tuesday as investors returned from the Labor Day holiday weekend. Banks and technology companies were down more than the rest of the market. Energy companies led the gainers as the price of crude oil headed higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500...
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With a precautionary face mask protecting her from the smoky air, Kathleen Soza pays a visit to Skinner Butte Park in Eugene, Ore. with family and friends Monday Sept. 4, 2017, as smoke from nearby wildfires cause health concerns for area residents. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
September 04, 2017 - 6:29 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Winds wreaked havoc on wildfires that were threatening two crown jewels of the National Park Service on Monday, pushing the flames toward manmade and natural icons in and around Glacier and Yosemite national parks. The wind-driven fires, combined with high temperatures and dry...
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A helicopter makes a water drop amid black smoke rising from a wildfire burning in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles, seen from nearby Burbank, Calif., Friday afternoon, Sept. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 02, 2017 - 5:25 am
The smoke from massive wildfires hangs like fog over large parts of the U.S. West, an irritating haze causing health concerns, forcing sports teams to change schedules and disrupting life from Seattle to tiny Seeley Lake, Montana. Air quality has been rated unhealthy across the region because of...
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A helicopter makes a water drop amid black smoke rising from a wildfire burning in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles, seen from nearby Burbank, Calif., Friday afternoon, Sept. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 02, 2017 - 2:05 am
The smoke from massive wildfires hangs like fog over large parts of the U.S. West, an irritating haze causing health concerns, forcing sports teams to change schedules and disrupting life from Seattle to tiny Seeley Lake, Montana. Air quality has been rated unhealthy across the region because of...
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, comes to the aid of an unidentified man who collapsed in downtown Los Angeles Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The temperature in downtown Los Angeles shot past 90 degrees early in the day and a spectator collapsed just as Mayor Eric Garcetti was about to start a late-morning ceremony to mark the reopening of the city's historic Angels Flight funicular railroad. The man appeared to recover but was taken away by paramedics. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
September 01, 2017 - 6:31 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of cooling centers opened throughout California, schools let students out early and outdoor events were cancelled as temperatures soared from a heat wave expected to last through the Labor Day weekend. In normally cool and foggy San Francisco, temperatures reached an all...
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Muslim pilgrims hold umbrellas as they attend noon prayers outside the Namirah mosque on Arafat Mountain, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
September 01, 2017 - 3:41 am
MINA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday on Friday as some 2 million Muslim pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims made their way toward a massive multi-story complex in Mina after...
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