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Uber driver Joshua Oh drives in Honolulu on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Honolulu's city council is scheduled to vote on a bill that won't allow ride-hailing services to impose so-called "surge pricing" on riders if the fee is higher than a maximum amount set by the city. The bill says the city would set a maximum fare private transportation companies may charge. That would prevent surge prices that are higher than the city-set limit. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
June 06, 2018 - 11:28 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu leaders approved a measure Wednesday to limit prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the first restriction of its kind in the United States. The measure would prevent "surge pricing" if...
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A visitor examines a display at the Polish Vodka Museum, a new museum that will open next week, in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The museum is devoted solely to Polish vodka, a national tradition of more than 500 years and one of the country's best-known exports. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 06, 2018 - 11:58 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish vodka has been drunk by kings and peasants, used as a medicine, and during World War II even served to bribe the occupying Nazi German forces. Now a museum is opening in Warsaw devoted solely to the 500-year history of the Polish national alcoholic beverage. Known in...
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This photo provided by U.S. Geological Survey shows an aerial view of ocean entry at Kapoho Bay, Hawaii on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Lava destroyed hundreds of homes in mostly rural Hawaii area overnight, a county spokeswoman said Tuesday. A morning overflight confirmed that lava completely filled Kapoho Bay, inundated most of Vacationland and covered all but the northern part of Kapoho Beach Lots, scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 8:08 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds more homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities where residents were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded the advice to leave. The latest lost homes...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 file photo, a plane flies over nearby houses as it approaches for landing at Heathrow Airport in London. The British Cabinet on Tuesday June 5, 2018, is expected to approve the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport, and to put the long-running issue up for a parliamentary vote. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
June 05, 2018 - 7:48 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the third runway at Heathrow Airport (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Britain's government has given the go-ahead for the construction of a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport — a decision that paves the way for the long-running issue to be put up for a parliamentary...
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FILE--In this Aug. 7, 2015, file photo, Mount Baker, Wash., is visible during a clear morning. Search and rescue officials say four Scouts are missing in an attempted summit of Mount Baker in Washington state.(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file)
June 04, 2018 - 8:02 pm
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two Boy Scouts and two troop leaders spent a night inside a cave high up Mount Baker in Washington state before they were rescued and taken to a hospital with hypothermia, officials said Monday. The four sought shelter in the cave on the 10,781-foot (3,286-meter) peak after...
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In this photo taken May 22, 2018, members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, assemble for a presentation in a university arena before an evening vote on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. The union representing Las Vegas casino-hotel workers has reached tentative agreements for new contracts with two companies that employ more than two-thirds of the 50,000 workers threatening to strike and is now focusing on negotiations with smaller casino operators. The Culinary Union on Monday, June 4, 2018, said it is turning its attention to 15 properties that still need contracts, including Tropicana, Treasure Island, Golden Nugget and SLS. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 7:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A union for Las Vegas casino-hotel workers is shifting its attention to negotiating contracts with smaller casino operators after reaching tentative labor agreements with two companies that employ most of the 50,000 employees threatening the first citywide strike in more than three...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Family and friends say the two men who fell to their deaths while climbing El Capitan at Yosemite National park were elite climbers who partnered on routes since their college days in San Diego. The National Park Service has said Jason Wells and Tim Klein were about 1,000 feet (300 meters) up the so-called Freeblast Route when they fell on Saturday, June 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2018 - 5:14 pm
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The two men who fell to their deaths while climbing El Capitan at Yosemite National park over the weekend were elite climbers who partnered on routes since their college days in San Diego, family and friends said. Jason Wells, 45, and Tim Klein, 42, were about...
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FILE- In this March 23, 2018, file photo, unionized workers for Walt Disney World and their supporters march and chant in front of Disney hotel property in Orlando, Fla. Walt Disney World didn’t violate the law when it withheld $1,000 bonuses to workers in a coalition of unions currently renegotiating wages, even though it paid the bonuses to other Disney workers who are either unorganized or represented by other unions, the National Labor Relations Board ruled last week. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
June 04, 2018 - 12:20 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World didn't violate the law when it withheld $1,000 bonuses to workers in a coalition of unions currently renegotiating wages, even though it paid the bonuses to other Disney workers who are either unorganized or represented by other unions, the National Labor...
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This August 17, 2017 file photo shows Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk speaking at an event marking a conservation agreement for a former mining site just north of the park in Jardine, Mont. Wenk on Friday, June 1, 2018, announced he plans to retire next March. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
June 01, 2018 - 8:44 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called "the best in the National Park Service" and dismissed speculation that the Trump administration pushed him out for political reasons. Superintendent Dan Wenk told The...
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Members of the the Culinary Union carry signs at a union hall Friday, June 1, 2018, in Las Vegas. Caesars Entertainment and the union have reached a tentative labor agreement on Friday that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 casino-hotel workers that are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 01, 2018 - 6:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a possible strike by tens of thousands of casino workers in Las Vegas (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A union representing the Las Vegas casino workers who have reached a tentative labor agreement with Caesars Entertainment says specific details won't be released until...
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