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This photo taken on Thursday, May 24, 2012 shows a view of the Dormition Church in Kondopoga, in Karelia region, in northwestern Russia. The 18th century church widely seen as one of the most remarkable examples of Northern Russia's wooden architecture was destroyed by a fire on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Vladimir Larionov)
August 10, 2018 - 9:45 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An 18th-century church widely seen as a marvel of Russia's wooden architecture has been destroyed by a fire. The blaze at the Dormition church in Kondopoga in Russia's northwestern region of Karelia erupted Friday after a group of tourists visited the building. Local officials...
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A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Thursday. (Loic Spadafora via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on floods and poor weather in Europe (all times local): 2:25 p.m. A British man vacationing in the southern French region of Gard has told a British broadcaster that a campsite and restaurants were completely destroyed by flash flooding on Thursday. Tom Bryan told Britain's...
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August 10, 2018 - 8:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An 18th-century church widely seen as a marvel of Russia's wooden architecture has been destroyed by a fire. The blaze at the Dormition church in Kondopoga in Russia's northwestern region of Karelia erupted Friday after a group of tourists visited the building. Local officials...
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A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collomb said on Thursday. (Loic Spadafora via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 6:48 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on floods and poor weather in Europe (all times local): 12:30 p.m. A policeman in northern Denmark says high winds from a storm have apparently flung a metal tent peg into a camper's throat as he was packing up. Police spokesman Henrik Nielsen tells public broadcaster DR...
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Check-in counters of Irish Ryanair airline are unstaffed at the Hahn airport, western Germany, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 when several flights were cancelled due to a strike of pilots. (Thomas Frey/dpa via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 4:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries on Friday staged a strike that prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. A walkout called by German union Cockpit accounted for many of Friday's cancelations. Strikes were also called in Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands...
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Check-in counters of Irish Ryanair airline are unstaffed at the Hahn airport, western Germany, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 when several flights were cancelled due to a strike of pilots. (Thomas Frey/dpa via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 3:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries are staging a strike that has prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. A walkout called by German union Cockpit accounted for many of Friday's cancelations. Strikes were also planned in Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands...
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Passenger walk through the empty departure hall of the Schoenefeld airport near Berlin Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 when several flights of Irish Ryanair airline had been cancelled due to a strike of pilots. (Bernd Settnik/dpa via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 3:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries are staging a strike that has prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. A walkout called by German union Cockpit accounted for many of Friday's cancelations. Strikes were also planned in Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands...
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August 09, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three regions of southern France where heavy rain caused flash flooding and transformed rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister said Thursday. Hardest hit was the Gard...
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Hazy air surrounds Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The air quality has hit unhealthy levels in cities miles away as California's largest wildfire ever burns to the north. (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill)
August 09, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes have blanketed many California cities for two weeks, forcing summer campers to stay inside, obscuring normally bright skylines and leaving cars covered with ash. Smoky air from blowing winds is nothing new in...
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August 09, 2018 - 2:19 pm
PARIS (AP) — French rescuers with helicopters have evacuated 750 people, including many children and tourists, from campsites in southern France after torrential rain swelled rivers in the Gard region. One person was reported missing. A top Gard official, Thierry Dousset, told BFM-TV about 750...
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