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February 16, 2018 - 10:19 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the world's largest casino companies will check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a "Do Not Disturb" sign hanging on the doorknob. Caesars Entertainment told The Associated Press Friday it also is considering giving panic buttons to its...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:44 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Tate Britain has announced an exhibition exploring how a formative period in Britain inspired Vincent van Gogh. The gallery says the show, due to open next year, will focus on the Dutch artist's crucial but "obscure" years in the U.K. Van Gogh lived in London between 1873 and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Steve Dreiseszun, a resident of the F.Q. Story historic district in Phoenix, holds a graphic of the increased noise brought on by airplanes flying along new flight paths out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. More than three years after waking up to find window-rattling flights rerouted over their homes in an airborne highway, residents of Phoenix’s historic downtown districts said they finally felt the FAA was listening to them. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
February 14, 2018 - 12:57 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 100 people strolled through the high school cafeteria throughout the evening, studying colored graphs of flight takeoffs and jotting down comments for officials. More than three years after they awoke to find window-rattling flights rerouted in an airborne highway above their...
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Eddie Dingle is seen in an undated photo provided by the New Orleans Police Department. A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, that left three people dead and five others wounded. Police named Dingle as a suspect after a man appeared to have been shot twice during a fight, and died after being rushed to the hospital. Police Chief Michael Harrison said investigators obtained a warrant for his arrest on a second-degree murder charge. (The New Orleans Police Department)
February 14, 2018 - 10:39 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded. The first two shootings happened in the afternoon, when fights broke out near the traditional parade route. Police clarified Wednesday that two teenage...
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Crime scene technicians gather evidence next to a bullet-riddled red Nissan sedan with a homicide victim inside as New Orleans Police investigate after several people were shot, in the lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans on Mardi Gras night, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 10:10 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded. The first two shootings happened in the afternoon, when fights broke out near the traditional parade route. Deputy Police Superintendent Paul Noel said...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, a man passes Ellsworth Kelly's "Austin" at the Blanton Museum of Art, in Austin, Texas. The exhibit, a 2,715-square-foot stone building with luminous colored glass windows is set to open to the public Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 14, 2018 - 9:33 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A work of art that's a free-standing building designed by the late abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly is coming to the outskirts of the University of Texas in Austin. The building is called "Austin" in keeping with Kelly's tradition of naming works for their location. It opens...
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Crime scene technicians gather evidence next to a bullet-riddled red Nissan sedan with a homicide victim inside as New Orleans Police investigate after several people were shot, in the lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans on Mardi Gras night, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 7:37 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A festive close to Mardi Gras was marred by shootings across New Orleans that left three people dead and five others wounded. The first two shootings happened in the afternoon, when fights broke out near the traditional parade route. Deputy Police Superintendent Paul Noel said...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, high winds whip snow off the western peaks of Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
February 14, 2018 - 6:34 am
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak. More than a half-dozen people had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak when a climber fell about 1,000 feet, (304 meters) said Sgt. Brian...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, high winds whip snow off the western peaks of Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
February 14, 2018 - 2:55 am
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak. More than a half-dozen people had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak when a climber fell about 1,000 feet, (304 meters) said Sgt. Brian...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, high winds whip snow off the western peaks of Mount Hood as seen from Government Camp, Ore. Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, file)
February 14, 2018 - 2:53 am
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) — One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak. Authorities say more than a half-dozen people had been climbing near Mount Hood's peak when a climber fell about 1,000 feet. Mount Hood, a...
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