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February 27, 2017 - 5:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for the owner of a drone that crashed through a window on a high-rise apartment building. NYPD officials say the drone crash occurred around 3:15 p.m. Saturday into a 27th-floor apartment in the Waterside Plaza tower overlooking the East River in...
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February 22, 2017 - 5:40 am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could...
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February 17, 2017 - 3:17 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was quite a night for a New York state college basketball fan who made a half-court shot to win a $500 gift card and received a marriage proposal seconds later. Erin Tobin took part in a Dunkin' Donuts promotion during Thursday night's Manhattan-Siena game at the Times Union...
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President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, from a trip to Florida. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 13, 2017 - 5:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Library of Congress. The poster includes Trump's quote, "No dream is too big, no challenge is to great. Nothing we want for the future is beyond our reach." The...
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President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, from a trip to Florida. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 13, 2017 - 5:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Library of Congress. The poster includes Trump's quote, "No dream is too big, no challenge is to great. Nothing we want for the future is beyond our reach." ''To...
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FILE- In this undated photo, actor Shia LeBeouf, left, stands in front of a live-steam camera with the words "HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US" posted on a wall outside of the the Museum of the Moving Image as members of the public join LeBeouf in chanting the words "He will Not Divide Us" in the Queens borough of New York. The Museum of the Moving Image closed the performance on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, citing "serious public safety hazards." (AP Photo/Deepti Hajela, File)
February 10, 2017 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Museum of the Moving Image announced Friday it has closed a performance art project involving Shia LaBeouf, citing "serious public safety hazards." The project involved the actor and others chanting "He will not divide us" in front of a camera outside the museum since Donald...
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February 10, 2017 - 9:31 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The head of Lithuania's state tourism agency has resigned after admitting her agency promoted the Baltic country in an international social media campaign by using landscape photos taken in other countries. Jurgita Kazlauskiene resigned Friday after local media had blasted...
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February 08, 2017 - 5:31 am
VIENNA (AP) — The deputy mayor of an Austrian town is inviting constituents to strip down and join him in the sauna. Saunas in Austria are traditionally mixed, and most guests are naked. Deputy Mayor Gerhard Kroiss says the main idea behind his initiative is to discuss improvements to the facility...
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In this undated photo received on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 taken by Darius Kniuksta, a scene from a video game featuring a Tesla gigafactory. Lithuanians badly want Tesla Motors to build its next giant factory on their soil, so to grab the attention of the California tech company they built a virtual version of a facility inside the "Minecraft" video game. Vladas Lasas, who was behind the project, says they wanted to send a message to Tesla CEO Elon Musk that Lithuania "has plenty of skillful" people as well as a perfect factory site. (Darius Kniuksta via AP)
February 04, 2017 - 2:31 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanians badly want Tesla Motors to build its next giant factory on their soil, so to grab the attention of the California tech company they built a virtual version of a facility inside the "Minecraft" video game. Vladas Lasas, who was behind the project, says they...
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In this December 2016 photo provided by U.S. Forest Service, In this December 2016 photo provided by U.S. Forest Service, B.J. Hill and his son Heath from Swift Creek Outfitters stand with their horse, Valentine, after rescuing it from a remote area in northwestern Wyoming. The horse was left behind in the Wyoming wilderness by an excursion company after getting sick and survived for six weeks, a case that has raised debate and prompted a criminal investigation. (U.S. Forest Service via AP)
January 26, 2017 - 11:10 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — On a 16-mile trek off a mountain, a young horse lay down — she could not go another step. The mare looked deathly ill to the men leading a train of horses out of a base camp for hunting and fishing excursions. In a race against the weather last fall, they left behind the horse...
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