Birthdays

August 27, 2019 - 5:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Antonio de la Rosa doesn't take it easy on his vacations. The Spaniard spent his summer paddling his way from California across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii. It took de la Rosa, who is from Valladolid, Spain, 76 days to paddle 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) while standing on a...
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March 21, 2019 - 7:17 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is celebrating composer Johann Sebastian Bach with its first artificial intelligence-powered Doodle. Thursday's animated Google Doodle shows the composer playing an organ in celebration of his March 21, 1685, birthday under the old Julian calendar. It encourages...
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Japan's Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers as they appear on the balcony of the Imperial Palace to mark the emperor's 85th birthday in Tokyo Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. Emperor Akihito, marking his birthday — his last before his upcoming abdication — said he feels relieved that his reign is coming to an end without having seen his country at war and that it is important to keep telling younger people about his nation's wartime history.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 23, 2018 - 2:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito, marking his 85th birthday — his last before his upcoming abdication — said he feels relieved that his reign is coming to an end without having seen his country at war and that it is important to keep telling younger people about his nation's wartime history. "...
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In this Nov. 2, 2018 photo, Deysi Orellana, from left, 3-year-old Brithani Lizeth, 5-year-old Janeisy Nicolle, and Evangelina Murillo, gather outside their home during an interview in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Brithani's parents missed her third birthday party after they joined a caravan of Central American migrants that is making its way to the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
November 16, 2018 - 5:11 pm
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth's third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl could not be consoled. She missed her parents. Orbelina Orellana and Elmer Alberto...
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People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (Oliver Killig/dpa via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden. Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred." PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic...
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Mourners enter St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church to attend calling hours for Schoharie limo crash victims; Abigail (King) Jackson, Adam "Action" Jackson, Mary (King) Dyson, Robert J. Dyson, Allison A. King, Amy (King) Steenburg, Axel J. Steenburg and Richard Steenburg Jr., on Friday Oct. 12, 2018, in Amsterdam, N.Y. (John Carl D'Annibale/The Albany Times Union via AP)
October 12, 2018 - 10:31 pm
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York community stricken with grief after a limousine crash that killed 20 people is saying goodbye Saturday to four sisters and four family members who were on the ill-fated birthday celebration trip. The combined service is being held a week after the stretch...
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August 03, 2018 - 4:28 pm
PHELAN, Calif. (AP) — A beauty queen in the Southern California desert community of Phelan has given up her crown rather than cover up her tattoos. Sierra Leyde didn't have tattoos when she was named Miss Phelan at age 17. But she celebrated her 18th birthday with tattoos of flowers on her upper...
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