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November 30, 2017 - 12:18 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An aggressive plan to repair and improve New York's aging subway system in the next 15 years and a proposal to turn a wide swath of New Jersey's Meadowlands into a national park to help combat sea level rise are among recommendations in a master plan released Thursday by an...
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November 30, 2017 - 12:16 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An urban planning think tank is recommending an aggressive plan to repair and improve New York's aging subway system in the next 15 years and a proposal to turn a wide swath of New Jersey's Meadowlands into a national park to help combat sea level rise. The Regional Plan...
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Students clean their schoolyard as Mount Agung is seen in the background in Bunutan, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Authorities have told tens of thousands of people to leave an area extending 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the erupting volcano as it belches volcanic materials into the air. Mount Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed more than 1,000 people. (AP Photo/Nyoman Hendra)
November 29, 2017 - 11:15 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island Thursday, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds. Mount Agung has been gushing black-gray...
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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit during the 85th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
November 29, 2017 - 10:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of tourists and revelers packed midtown Manhattan on a warm night and under tight security to watch the annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch at 8:55 p.m., illuminating the 75-foot tall, 12-plus ton...
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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is lit during the 85th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
November 29, 2017 - 10:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of tourists and revelers packed midtown Manhattan under tight security and a relatively warm sky to watch the annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch at 8:55 p.m., illuminating the 75-foot tall, 12-plus ton...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, a flight information board shows cancelled flights due to smoke from Mount Agung at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Indonesia. Australia’s prime minister says he is discussing with his government how to help thousands of Australian holidaymakers stranded by volcanic smoke on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. (AP Photo/Ketut Nataan, File)
November 29, 2017 - 7:58 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on a rumbling volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Bali's airport is operating at far from its usual capacity of more than 400 flights a day after reopening while ash from the Mount Agung volcano was moving southward...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, a pair of American Airlines jets are parked on the airport apron at Miami International Airport in Miami. A scheduling glitch has left American scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period. American said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, it expects to avoid canceling flights by paying overtime and using reserve pilots. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
November 29, 2017 - 6:26 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A scheduling glitch has left American Airlines scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period. A spokesman for the airline said Wednesday that American expects to avoid canceling flights by paying overtime and using reserve or on-call...
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November 29, 2017 - 4:59 pm
Has the Trump slump that the travel industry warned about finally hit? The number of international visitors arriving in the United States declined nearly 4 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2016, according to data released Wednesday from the U.S...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2009 file photo shows a neon sign at the entrance to the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors approved regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana following weeks of emotional debate over where to allow new stores. Rules approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, call for a 600-foot (180-meter) buffer zone between stores and schools, comparable to the distance required for places that sell alcohol or tobacco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
November 29, 2017 - 4:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco leaders have overcome deep divisions about how to regulate legal recreational marijuana in the densely packed city, approving pot-friendly rules that could allow sales to start the first week of January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors late Tuesday adopted...
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November 29, 2017 - 2:53 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period after a glitch in the system used to schedule crews. A spokesman for the airline said Wednesday that American expects to avoid canceling flights by paying overtime and...
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