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Storm clouds gather as Tropical Storm Dorian moves toward St. Michael Parish, Barbados, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Much of the eastern Caribbean island of Barbados shut down on Monday as Dorian approached the region and gathered strength, threatening to turn into a small hurricane that forecasters said could affect the northern Windward islands and Puerto Rico in upcoming days. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis)
August 27, 2019 - 11:15 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Dorian dumped rain on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean on Tuesday, gathering power on a path to brush past Puerto Rico's southwest coast and hit the eastern Dominican Republic on Wednesday at near hurricane strength. A still-uncertain long-...
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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 - 8:22 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 - 5:08 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 - 5:13 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Al Haynes, a pilot credited for saving the lives of nearly 200 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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The wall where a Brexit-themed Banksy mural was painted is seen behind scaffolding, in Dover, England, Monday Aug. 26, 2019. The side of a building in southern England that was emblazoned with a Brexit mural by celebrated street artist Banksy is now a white wall. The 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 nowhere to be seen Monday after scaffolding was erected over the weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP
August 26, 2019 - 11:11 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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August 26, 2019 - 6:30 am
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian was gathering strength Monday while approaching islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and could strike Puerto Rico and its neighbors as a minimal hurricane on Tuesday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued tropical storm warnings for Barbados...
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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 26, 2019 - 2:08 am
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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This photo taken July 11, 2019 shows damage caused by a natural gas explosion at Argenta Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. That dormitory and the neighboring Nye Hall we be closed all school year so roughly 1,300 students are living in a Circus Circus casino hotel tower downtown about a half-mile away. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
August 24, 2019 - 11:15 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno officials knew it was a bit of a gamble when they agreed to lease a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turn it into a college dormitory. They expected some criticism but had less than six weeks to find rooms for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas...
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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)
August 24, 2019 - 3:05 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 24, 2019 - 2:57 am
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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