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November 22, 2018 - 9:49 am
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The authority that runs Georgia's Jekyll Island will set aside a dedicated entrance lane for residents and visitors with annual passes. The Brunswick News reports Jekyll Island Authority Executive Director Jones Hooks made the announcement at a Tuesday meeting. Hooks says...
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A dog that snarled traffic on two Phoenix freeways during the morning commute is shown after it was finally caught after snarling traffic for hours on two Phoenix freeways Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. It will be quarantined for 10 days after it bit a state trooper trying to grab its collar. Authorities say dispatchers got calls overnight about the dog being on at least one freeway and that efforts to remove it intensified during the commute when it began tying up traffic on State Routes 51 and 202. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A German shepherd snarled traffic as it loped on and off two Phoenix freeways during Tuesday morning's commute before it was captured by a state trooper who was bit on the hand while grabbing its collar. The trooper is going to be fine, and the wayward dog was being evaluated at an...
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French President Emmanuel Macron takes part in a conference at the UCL university in Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron and French first lady Brigitte Macron conclude on Tuesday a two-day state visit to Belgium. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 8:30 am
PARIS (AP) — France's embattled President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday defended fuel tax hikes that have prompted nationwide protests, but called for "dialogue" to calm tensions. In his first comments about the protests since more than a quarter million French drivers blocked roads Saturday, Macron...
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Demonstrators salute drivers blocking road in Rennes, western France, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2018, to protest against rising fuel taxes. France is bracing for a nationwide traffic mess as drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes, in a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
November 17, 2018 - 6:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on protests in France against rising fuel taxes (all times local): 12:45 p.m. French interior ministry officials say that one protester has been killed and 47 injured as demonstrators block roads around France to protest gas price increases. Police say that three of the...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, center, speaks during a news conference addressing a snowstorm that hit the northern New Jersey region a day earlier, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Woodbridge, N.J. Murphy is under fire because many commuters were stranded on highways during the snowstorm that hit during the rush hour traffic. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 16, 2018 - 1:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Public officials were on the defensive Friday after the season's first, surprisingly strong snowstorm stranded thousands of motorists for hours and forced some students to stay overnight in their schools. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said "lousy" forecasts were partly to blame...
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A couple take shelter under an umbrella from snowfall in front of a mural while another man walks past them in lower Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
November 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first snowstorm of the season to hit the New York City area brought several inches of snow, slowing Thursday's evening commute to a crawl, after contributing to at least seven deaths as it swept across the country. From St. Louis to the South and into the Northeast, snow,...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. The test results by AAA released Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, come after several highly publicized crashes involving Tesla vehicles that were operating on the company's system named "Autopilot." The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating some of the crashes, including the March fatality that involved a Model X that struck a freeway barrier. (KTVU via AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 3:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn't think that the systems make their vehicles self...
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A tour bus is towed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after it overturned on an icy highway in northern Mississippi. DeSoto County sheriff's deputy Alex Coker said the tour bus carrying about 50 people overturned just after midday Wednesday south of Memphis, Tennessee. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking parts of the South. The county coroner, Josh Pounders, says two people are confirmed dead in the crash where Interstate 269 meets with Interstate 22. He says that the injured have been taken to area hospitals, some in critical condition. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
November 14, 2018 - 11:08 pm
The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 6 p.m. A Mississippi official is identifying two women killed in a tour bus crash on an icy road near Memphis, Tennessee. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders says the dead are 70-year-old Betty Russell and 61-year-old...
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Firefighters work to keep flames from spreading through the Shadowbrook apartment complex as a wildfire burns through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 10:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric Company says it will cooperate with any investigations stemming from a massive wildfire in Northern California. The utility told state regulators Thursday that it experienced a problem on...
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Abandoned vehicles line Skyway after a wildfire burned through Paradise, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
November 09, 2018 - 6:16 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Five people were found dead in their burned-out vehicles after a Northern California wildfire incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday. Only a day after it began, the...
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