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June 05, 2017 - 3:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court says a man who was severely beaten while leaving Six Flags Over Georgia a decade ago can collect $35 million in legal damages from the amusement park and his attackers. The ruling by Georgia's high court Monday reverses an appeals court's decision to throw...
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June 05, 2017 - 12:59 pm
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Officials says a Pennsylvania man and a hiker originally from the Czech Republic have been identified as victims who died recently in separate incidents at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The National Park Service say 56-year-old James Baker of Hanover,...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. An elite rock climber has become the first to climb alone to the top of the massive granite wall in Yosemite National Park without ropes or safety gear. National Geographic documented Alex Honnold's historic ascent of El Capitan on Saturday, June 3, 2017, saying the 31-year-old completed the "free solo" climb Saturday in nearly four hours. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 05, 2017 - 12:51 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Honnold had dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any safety gear for eight years. But every time he looked up the massive granite wall, he found it too daunting. That was the case until this weekend, when the elite rock climber...
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Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
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Armed security officers walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 01, 2017 - 8:22 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an attack at a casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): ___ 7:40 a.m. Philippine police say the suspect in the attack on a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport has been found dead of apparent suicide. Metropolitan Manila...
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May 30, 2017 - 1:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — An ancient artifact lost in the chaos of World War II. An American scientist hunting for Nazi secret weapons. An archaeologist who dug into dusty archives to prove a hunch. What sounds like the plot of an Indiana Jones movie is turning into a happy end for a German museum that feared...
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Passengers stand with their luggage outside Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. (AP Photo /Jo Kearney)
May 28, 2017 - 8:12 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights. BA chief executive Alex Cruz said Sunday the airline was...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 5:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 3:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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Passengers stand at the British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 12:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world...
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