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June 22, 2018 - 10:38 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's dominant Aegean Airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft. Aegean chairman Eftychios Vassilakis said the company will be buying 30-42 planes in an investment necessary to expand...
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A bear sign and police tape mark a site near a bear attack near Eagle River, Alaska, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A missing hiker was found dead Wednesday near the site where a member of his search party was mauled by a bear outside of Alaska's largest city. Anchorage police said the same brown bear appears to be responsible for attacks on the missing man, Michael Soltis, and the volunteer searcher, whose name was not released. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
June 20, 2018 - 8:47 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska's largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the...
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In this June 16, 2018 photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. In a statement Wednesday, June 20, American said it doesn't know whether any migrant children have been on its flights and doesn't want to profit from the current immigration policy of separating families. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
June 20, 2018 - 6:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration's recent policy of...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall in Las Vegas. Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are set to approve their newly negotiated five-year contract. The agreement up for a vote Tuesday, June 19, 2018, includes wage increases and stronger protections against sexual harassment for 24,000 bartenders, housekeepers and other members of the Culinary Union.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 19, 2018 - 11:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International, including Bellagio, Aria and Mandalay Bay, approved a new five-year contract Tuesday. The contract includes wage increases, new paid bereavement leave and stronger protections against...
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FILE - In this June 27, 1985, file photo, Nina Simone performs at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust said in a news release Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that it will develop and find a new use for the house in Tryon where Simone was born in 1933. (AP Photo/Rene Perez, File)
June 19, 2018 - 4:18 pm
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust said in a news release Tuesday that it will develop and find a new use for...
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In this Sunday, June 17, 2018 photo, fire fighters continue to work at the scene after a fire at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) in the historic Mackintosh Building in Glasgow, Scotland. The leader of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hopped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The art school's Mackintosh Building was ravaged by fire Friday, for the second time in four years. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 7:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The head of Glasgow City Council says the remains of the city's fire-ravaged art school appear to be structurally solid and it's hoped the facade of the world-renowned building can be saved. The Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building was gutted by fire Friday for the second time...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Marriott signed up for the service. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexa has a new job: hotel concierge. Amazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant recommendations without having to pick up the phone and call the front desk. Marriott has...
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A view of the first flight by an electric aircraft, at Olso Airport, in Gardermoen, Norway, Monday, June 18, 2018. Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha Electro G2 while Ketil Solvik-Olsen sat in the passenger seat when they took off from a remote corner of the Oslo airport for a brief journey in the grey skies. (Gorm Kallestad/NTB scanpix via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 11:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. Dag Falk-Petersen, head of Avinor, sat at the commands of the white Pipistrel Alpha...
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Artist Christo attends the unveiling of his first UK outdoor exhibit, The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, central London, Monday June 18, 2018. The sculpture consists of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform in the lake. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. "The London Mastaba," unveiled Monday, is the latest installation by Christo, a master of...
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Police officers on a railway track near Loughborough Junction railway station, in south London, Monday June 18, 2018. British Transport Police say three people have died after being struck by a train in south London. Details about the deaths are not yet clear. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Three young men have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine the details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into the British capital. All three men...
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