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November 20, 2017 - 12:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Workers are cutting down the second of two trees that will be on display outside the New York state Capitol for the holidays. The 40-foot-tall blue spruce being cut down in Rome on Monday will be displayed at the park on the east side of the Capitol. A 50-foot-tall blue spruce...
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November 18, 2017 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, visitors enjoy the view from a pod on the London Eye overlooking Big Ben's clock tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. Many British businesses are trying to gauge the impact of the country’s looming Brexit departure from the European Union, but the tourism industry is enjoying a “Brexit bounce” according to official figures released Friday Nov. 17, 2017, revealing a 5 percent increase on a year earlier. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
November 17, 2017 - 6:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall from the Brexit decision — local tourism. The sharp fall in the value of the British...
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November 17, 2017 - 9:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Air safety authorities in Britain say a helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a midair collision northwest of London. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said Friday it was sending a team to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to investigate. Fire and ambulance services rushed to...
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November 17, 2017 - 6:13 am
LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses are becoming cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's looming departure from the European Union. But there's one industry enjoying a "Brexit bounce" — the tourism sector. The sharp fall in the pound since last year's Brexit vote — it's down...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged from his seat earlier this year. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that airlines bumped 2,745 passengers between July and September...
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A 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger as part of U.S. President Donald Trump set is seen at Munch's Burger Shack restaurant in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The cheeseburger Trump had during his recent visit to Japan is still drawing lines at the Tokyo burger joint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 16, 2017 - 6:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger U.S. President Donald Trump ate with Japan's prime minister during his visit last week. "It tasted great, like steak," the pastry-maker said after savoring the 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger at...
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A 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger as part of U.S. President Donald Trump set is seen at Munch's Burger Shack restaurant in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The cheeseburger Trump had during his recent visit to Japan is still drawing lines at the Tokyo burger joint. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 16, 2017 - 4:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — Haruyuki Sano traveled 1 ½ hours for a taste of the same cheeseburger President Donald Trump ate with the Japanese prime minister during his visit last week. "It tasted great, like steak," the pastry-maker said, after savoring the 100 percent U.S. Angus beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger at...
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Bidding representatives react after Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" sold for $450 million at Christie's, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 16, 2017 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately. The painting, "Salvator Mundi," Latin for "Savior of the World," is one...
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Bidding representatives wait on phones for instructions from bidders for Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. The painting sold for $400 million. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 16, 2017 - 1:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the auction of a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450 million (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A New York auction house official says the sale of a rare painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is "...
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