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Firefighters battle a fire along the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Simi Valley, Calif., Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
November 12, 2018 - 3:50 pm
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Some residents who fled Southern California's huge wildfire were allowed to return home Monday but hundreds of thousands remained under evacuation orders as authorities said the number of homes that burned was expected to grow significantly. Officials were still conducting...
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A person casts a ballot for a referendum on whether Roman ATAC transport agency should be privatized in a bid to deliver better service, in Rome Sunday, Oct. 11, 2018. Romans are having their say at the ballot box on their breakdown-prone, strike-plagued mass transit agency. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
November 11, 2018 - 2:31 pm
ROME (AP) — Romans are having their say at the ballot box on their breakdown-prone, strike-plagued mass transit agency. They are voting in a referendum Sunday on whether the ATAC agency should be privatized in a bid to deliver better service. In recent years, several buses have caught fire or many...
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Workers prepare to raise the 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a 72-foot tall, 12-ton Norway Spruce from Wallkill, N.Y., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in New York. The 86th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremoN.Y. will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 28. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for Tishman Speyer)
November 10, 2018 - 6:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 lights as one of New York City's star holiday attractions, a gift from a same-sex married couple. The 72-foot-tall, 12-ton Norway spruce arrived on a flatbed trailer Saturday morning and was...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. "No safety events occurred during this incident...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Nov. 8, 1955, Former British diplomat and journalist Harold "Kim" Philby faces the media at his parents' London house. The Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin on Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, decreed that a square near the headquarters of Russia’s SVR foreign intelligence service be named after Kim Philby, the Briton who was the most successful Soviet double agent of the Cold war period. (AP Photo)
November 08, 2018 - 3:29 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The mayor of Moscow has decreed that a square near the headquarters of Russia's SVR foreign intelligence service be named after Kim Philby, the Briton who was the most successful Soviet double agent of the Cold War period. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin signed the order on Tuesday. The move...
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Tourists ride on three-wheeled pedicabs near Independence Monument as they head to Cambodia's Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
November 06, 2018 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — China is set to overtake France as the world's number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International. In a report published Tuesday at an industry conference in...
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Director of Safety and Security of Lion Air, Daniel Putut Kuncoro Adi, left, talks to relatives of the victims of the crashed Lion Air jet as President Director Edward Sirait, center, and founder and owner of the airline Rusdi Kirana, right, listen during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Distraught and angry relatives of those killed when a Lion Air jet crashed last week have confronted the airline's executives during a meeting arranged by Indonesian officials. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
November 05, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Indonesian officials are providing the strongest hints yet that a faulty airspeed indicator played a role in the deadly crash of a Lion Air jet into the Java Sea. Investigators said Monday that one of the so-called black boxes showed that the airspeed indicator on the Boeing jet malfunctioned on...
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The swollen Milicia river runs in the area where nine people lost their lives when their home was flooded in Casteldaccia, near Palermo, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Rainstorms lashing Sicily have killed at least 10 people, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said before heading Sunday for the stricken Mediterranean island. State radio said nine of those victims were in a home that was flooded by a rapidly swelling river in the countryside near Palermo. (Ruggero Farkas/ANSA via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 11:11 am
ROME (AP) — Storms lashing Sicily have killed at least 12 people with torrential floods, Italian authorities said Sunday, including nine members of two families who were spending a long weekend together in a country home near Palermo that was overrun by water from a rapidly swelling river. After...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, a passenger walks past the Japan Airlines (JAL) logo at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Japan Airlines co-pilot Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested Sunday after failing a breath test shortly before a London to Tokyo flight and pleaded guilty in court Thursday Nov. 1, 2018, to being almost 10 times over the legal limit for alcohol. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, FILE)
November 01, 2018 - 12:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — A Japan Airlines co-pilot arrested after failing a breath test shortly before a London to Tokyo flight pleaded guilty Thursday to being almost 10 times over the legal limit for alcohol. London's Metropolitan Police force said Katsutoshi Jitsukawa appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates'...
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In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo a tourist stands on a rock as he looks over Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps in New Zealand. With concern rising about the impact of tourism on the environment, New Zealand on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, launched a new campaign to try to get visitors to dispose of their litter in bins and otherwise take care of the country. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
November 01, 2018 - 5:57 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has a message for the visitors drawn by its deep mossy forests, bubbling mud pools and magnificent peaks: clean up after yourselves. A new campaign called the "Tiaki Promise" is telling everybody traveling to the country to take responsibility for looking...
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