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FILE - In this March 20, 1997 file photo, US President Bill Clinton, right and his Russian counterpart Boris Yeltsin shake hands as they attend the Helsinki Summit to discuss NATO expansion, at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki. Russia and the United States announced Thursday, June 28, 2018 that a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will take place July 16 in Helsinki, Finland. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP, File)
June 28, 2018 - 2:16 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Helsinki, the capital of Finland, will host a July 16 summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Here is a look at what makes the Nordic country a popular spot for high-level meetings: FINLAND STICKS TO NEUTRALITY Finland has a long tradition of...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, people visit Borough Market in London. Seven historic food and drink markets are creating an alliance to promote the sale of local produce. London’s Borough Market said Thursday, June 28, 2018 it will partner with La Boqueria in Barcelona, Markthalle Neun in Berlin, Central Market Hall in Budapest, Sydney Fish Market in Sydney, Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, and Pike Place Market in Seattle. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens)
June 28, 2018 - 9:16 am
LONDON (AP) — City food markets that have been around for centuries are threatened by online shopping, rising costs and even become targets of extremist attacks. Now some of the most iconic ones are banding together to raise awareness of their place in the community and resist becoming merely...
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June 27, 2018 - 11:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives investigating the death of a man shot while camping with his two young daughters are reviewing three prior shootings in the past year at the popular Southern California wilderness park. Tristan Beaudette was shot in the chest before dawn June 22 as he slept in a tent...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Cheech Marin speaks while introducing of a display featuring Chicano artwork from his personal collection at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie, Wyo. Months after California legalized recreational marijuana the state is giving stoner comedian Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7 million. (Alan Rogers/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)
June 27, 2018 - 7:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just months after California legalized recreational marijuana the state is giving stoner comedian Cheech Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7 million. It must be kismet. The money was rolled up in the $139 billion California budget for 2018-2019 that Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday...
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Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum view the "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11" exhibit, including a jersey of New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza, center, in New York, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The new exhibit highlights the impact of sports after the 2001 attacks, including the Mets' win in New York's first major sporting event after 9/11. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 27, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum highlights the impact of sports after the 2001 attacks, including the Mets' win in New York's first major sporting event after 9/11. "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11" explores how sports helped unite the country and...
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In this June 21, 2018, photo, laboratory manager Emily Savage demonstrates how she uses an instrument to photograph cannabis samples at CW Analytical Laboratories, in Oakland, Calif. California's new rules require testing of marijuana for pesticides and contaminants such as heavy metals, solvents and mold. They also say edibles must be tested to determine concentrations of the mind-altering ingredient THC. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 27, 2018 - 1:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bargain basement bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed. Regulations being phased in six months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that pot sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading...
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Save The Redwoods League board member John Montague, left, is joined by Todd McMahon, vice president of NCRM Inc., an environmental consulting firm that helps manage League projects and writer Glen Martin as they stand among the mature redwoods of Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve in Stewarts Point, Calif., March 28, 2018. The grove in Northern California with hundreds of ancient redwood trees, some taller than the Statue of Liberty, is being acquired by environmental group Save the Redwoods League that plans to preserve it and open a new public park, the group announced Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Mike Shoys/Save the Redwoods League via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 8:32 pm
STEWARTS POINT, Calif. (AP) — An environmental group said Tuesday that it is acquiring a grove in Northern California with hundreds of ancient redwood trees, some taller than the Statue of Liberty, and is planning to preserve it and open a public park. Save the Redwoods League said it is purchasing...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2018, Serbia fans sit outside the Kaliningrad Cathedral, which houses a museum dedicated to Immanuel Kant, in Kaliningrad, Russia. In Kaliningrad, a small Russian outpost sandwiched between Poland, Lithuania and the Baltic Sea, philosophy and football are coming together as fans troop through a small museum dedicated to the city and one of its most famous residents - Immanuel Kant. The German philosopher who died in 1804 lived most of his life in Kaliningrad when it was the German city of Koenigsberg - it became part of the Soviet Union after World War II and now serves as an important Russian naval base and is home to a university named for Kant. (AP Photo/Michael Corder)
June 25, 2018 - 9:14 am
KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — In Kaliningrad, a Russian outpost sandwiched between Poland, Lithuania and the Baltic Sea, philosophy and football are coming together as fans troop through a small museum dedicated to the World Cup host city and its most famous resident, Immanuel Kant. Players themselves...
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A graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy is seen on a wall along a street in Paris, Monday, June 25, 2018. Seven works attributed to the graffiti artist have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern edge, according to the art website Artistikrezo. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 25, 2018 - 8:16 am
PARIS (AP) — Banksy is believed to have taken his message on migration to Paris, which has seen seven works attributed to the provocative British street artist. The works attributed to Banksy have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:42 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A teenager is being credited with coming to the aid of a blind and deaf man during a flight from Boston to Portland, Oregon. Clara Daly, of Calabasas, California, says she and her mother were traveling last week when the flight attendants asked if anyone knew American Sign Language...
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