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This undated photo provided by Tyler Ivanoff shows a bottle with a message that he found on the shores of western Alaska. Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter dated 1969 early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, KNOM-AM reported Tuesday, Aug. 13. (Tyler Ivanoff via AP)
August 18, 2019 - 6:19 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage,...
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August 17, 2019 - 1:59 pm
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn't find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones. KOTA-TV reports Dannette Giltz, of Sturgis, gave birth to the healthy triplets on Aug. 10. Giltz says...
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August 17, 2019 - 10:07 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo an emergency gallbladder operation. The European Union's executive said in a statement that the 64-year-old Juncker "will...
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An aerial view of large Icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland, early Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
August 16, 2019 - 1:34 pm
TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they're definitely not warming up to the U.S. president's talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. "We see it as an expression of greater interest in investing in our country and the...
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August 16, 2019 - 3:08 am
LONDON (AP) — The London Stock Exchange has delayed the opening on some its biggest companies saying it has a "trading services issue." Trading in companies in the exchange's FTSE100 and FTSE250 indexes, was due to open at 8 a.m. (0700 GMT; 3 a.m. EDT) on Friday, but did not. Smaller companies were...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, en route to a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 15, 2019 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on the Hong Kong protests (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he doesn't want to see monthslong protests in Hong Kong met with violence by China. Trump said Thursday before boarding Air Force One for New...
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August 13, 2019 - 1:24 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say more than 50 television sets have been mysteriously placed on front porches in a neighborhood outside Richmond. Henrico County police Lt. Matt Pecka said residents found older model televisions outside their front doors Sunday morning. He told the...
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August 13, 2019 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Air says it's ending trans-Atlantic service between Ireland and three U.S. and Canadian airports because the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft has made the routes "no longer commercially viable." The Oslo-based carrier announced Tuesday its last flights to Ireland from...
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This Jan. 23, 2009 photo shows the Pend Oreille Mine in Metaline Falls, Wash. The Pend Oreille Mine closed on July 31, at a cost of about 200 jobs in an area of less than 1,000 residents. (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
August 10, 2019 - 3:09 pm
METALINE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Times are tough in a rural county in northeast Washington state because one of the region's biggest employers is shutting down. The Pend Oreille Mine, just north of Metaline Falls, closed on July 31, at a cost of about 200 family wage jobs in an area of less than 1,000...
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August 10, 2019 - 9:27 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is holding its annual lottery for much sought-after low number vehicle license plates. Entries are being accepted online until Aug. 23. Mailed entries must be postmarked by that date. The winners will be announced Sept. 15. Only one entry...
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