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A father and his son create sand formations on the beach during sunset in Boracay island, Philippines, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. Tourists sailed to the popular destination on the first day officials reopened the resort to visitors after a six-month closure to clean waters which the Philippine president had called a ‘cesspool’ due to overcrowding and development.(AP Photo/Joeal Calupitan)
October 26, 2018 - 5:09 am
BORACAY, Philippines (AP) — Boatloads of tourists sailed Friday to the Philippines' Boracay island, which officials reopened to visitors after a six-month closure to clean waters the president had called a "cesspool" due to years of overcrowding, partying and neglect. Officials on the island in...
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FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2018, file photo a sign for a Sears appliance outlet store is displayed in Kansas City, Mo. Since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Sears Holdings Corp. has been trying to convince suppliers to keep shipping it merchandise by touting the $300 million in financing it has secured so that its business can continue operating through the holidays. But a growing number of manufacturers who themselves got hurt or watched others get burned by Toys R Us’ quick demise are still nervous. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 25, 2018 - 12:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Sears Holdings Corp. has been trying to convince suppliers to keep shipping it merchandise by touting the $300 million in financing it has secured so that its business can continue operating through the holidays. But a growing number of...
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President Donald Trump holds a pen up after signing bipartisan legislation to confront the opioid crisis in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 24, 2018 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged on Wednesday to put an "extremely big dent" in the scourge of drug addiction in America as he signed legislation intended to help tackle the opioid crisis, the deadliest epidemic of overdoses in the country's history. Nearly 48,000 people died last...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 24, 2018 - 11:06 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to face down and win over Conservative Party critics of her handling of Brexit as warnings mounted Wednesday about the disruption that could be unleashed if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. May was addressing a meeting...
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In this Sept. 30, 2018 photo people watch a landing Polish Airlines LOT jetliner at the Chopin airport in Warsaw, Poland. Poland's national airline LOT is cancelling some flights since Oct. 22, 2018, as some crew members don't show up for work as they are striking to protest layoffs and demand better working conditions. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
October 24, 2018 - 11:04 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's national airline LOT is cancelling some flights as crew members strike to protest layoffs and demand better pay and working conditions. A spokesman for LOT, Konrad Majszyk, said Wednesday that over a dozen international flights from Warsaw, including to Germany and...
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Rescue workers work at the site of a train derailment in Yilan county northeastern Taiwan Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Passengers were killed and injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said.(Kyodo News via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 10:21 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Investigators say excessive speed was the main cause of the derailment of a train in Taiwan that killed 18 people and injured scores. The official Central News Agency says a Cabinet task force found the train entered a curve at 140 kph (87 mph), almost twice the speed limit...
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Workers survey the aftermath of a train derailment in Yilan county, northeastern Taiwan Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Rescuers searched through wreckage Monday after one of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route. (AP Photo)
October 22, 2018 - 2:33 am
DONGSHAN TOWNSHIP, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president pressed for a quick, transparent probe into the cause of the island's worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed cars ended and crash investigators examined the wreckage Monday. The eight-car Puyuma express ran off the...
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In this photo released by Taiwan Railways Administration, train carriages are scattered at the site of a train derailment in Lian in northern Taiwan on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 300 passengers toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan's southeast coast, when it went off the tracks on Sunday afternoon. (Taiwan Railways Administration via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 9:00 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Twenty-two people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a...
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The Red Funnel car ferry, Red Falcon, which earlier collided with several small boats due to bad weather, leaves East Cowes on the Isle of Wight bound for Southampton, southern England, Sunday Oct. 21, 2018. The ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England in dense fog early Sunday. No injuries were reported. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 8:45 am
LONDON (AP) — A ferry collided with several yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England on Sunday, officials and the ferry company said. The accident took place early Sunday when the ferry was sailing from Southampton to East Cowes and was...
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A group of Central American migrants gather in the central park of Ciudad Hidlago, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Mexican authorities for a second straight day refused mass entry to a caravan of Central American migrants held up at the border with Guatemala, but began accepting small groups for asylum processing and gave out some 45-day visitor permits that would theoretically allow recipients time to reach the United States. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
October 20, 2018 - 9:29 pm
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Migrant Gonzalo Martinez says he is voluntarily returning to Honduras from a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico because he was disappointed in the...
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