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April 20, 2018 - 9:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment. The decision announced Friday is another setback for the parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans. They have been engaged in a protracted...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo, a veterinarian works on a wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego County. The tortoise is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. (San Diego County Department of Animal Services via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably...
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April 18, 2018 - 10:39 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably...
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April 18, 2018 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working parents, the tradition-bound institution is considering letting the newborns of senators in. The inspiration is Sen. Tammy Duckworth's daughter, born April 9. Duckworth wants to continue voting, and the Senate...
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A woman looks at the installation "Upside Down Mushroom Room " by Carsten Holler, part of the Design Week, at the Prada's foundation, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story tower he designed for the Prada Foundation is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 18, 2018 - 3:04 pm
MILAN (AP) — Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says his nine-story tower for the Prada Foundation in Milan is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture. The white concrete Prada Tower, which is being inaugurated during Milan's Design Week, completes the foundation's contemporary art...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 file photo, a whale is hauled on a fishing boat after it was killed in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Iceland. A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country. Whaling company Hvalur hf (Whale Inc.) said Tuesday, April 17, 2018 it is readying its two vessels for the 100-day whaling season that starts in June. Fin whale hunting stopped in Iceland in 2015, when Japanese authorities refused to import Iceland’s catch because of insufficient research about health code requirements.(AP Photo/Adam Butler, File)
April 17, 2018 - 2:33 pm
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A whaling company in Iceland said Tuesday it is preparing its fleet to bring commercial hunting of fin whales back to the Nordic island nation after a two-year freeze. Whaling company Hvalur hf (Whale Inc.) said it is readying two vessels for the 100-day summer whaling...
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Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018. Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditional Sunday blessing in St. Peter's Square for Alfie, whose parents are locked with hospital officials in a legal battle over his care. Last week Alfie's father, Tom Evans, 21, said he had chartered a jet to take the child to Italy but had been stopped by the hospital. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 12:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal ruled Monday against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who sought permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment that lower U.K. courts blocked in favor of suspending life support. The parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans have been engaged in a...
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This Dec. 19, 2017 file photo shows Tom Evans and Kate James, the parents of seriously ill Alfie Evans, in England. The head of the Vatican’s bioethics think tank said on Sunday, April 15, 2018 he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care. Alfie is in a "semi-vegetative state" as the result of a degenerative neurological condition doctors have been unable to definitively identify. His parents want to take him to Italy but have been blocked by British courts, which say his condition is irreversible. (Philip Toscano/PA via AP,file)
April 15, 2018 - 9:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The head of the Vatican's bioethics think tank says he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British toddler whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care. The 23-month-old Alfie is in a "semi-vegetative state" from a degenerative...
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Bridal fashion from the Amsale collection is modeled during Bridal Fashion Week, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 13, 2018 - 6:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a somber end Friday to the last bridal collection created by the late Amsale Aberra, closing silently with the first gown she ever designed for her namesake line — a sleek satin column look with an illusion neckline from 1990, when so many brides favored huge ball skirts and...
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In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, childhood Holocaust survivors Simon Gronowski, center right, and Alice Gerstel Weit hold hands as they tour the Los Angeles Holocaust Museum. After the Nazis invaded Belgium, they hid together in the Gronowski family's home before the Gerstel family fled on a perilous journey that eventually led them to the United States. Gronowski's family stayed behind, and his mother and sister died at Auschwitz. For 76 years Gerstel Weit didn't know Gronowski was the family's only survivor. Her son Dann Netter is at left; his grandson Romain De Nys at right. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
April 13, 2018 - 2:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Alice Gerstel bid an emotional farewell to her family's closest friends in October 1941, she was hopeful she'd see "Little Simon" Gronowski again. And she did — 76 years later and half a world away from where they were separated in Brussels. Gerstel and her Jewish family had...
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