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Maldivian police officers detain an opposition protestor demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
February 01, 2018 - 7:52 pm
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Political opponents of the Maldives government clashed with police on the streets of the capital early Friday after the Supreme Court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians, including an ex-president living in exile in Britain. Hundreds of people celebrated in Male by...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2015, file photo, former Hawaii Gov. George Ariyoshi, left, and and Princess Abigail Kawananakoa, center, arrive before oral arguments at the Hawaii State Supreme Court in Honolulu. Kawananakoa and Veronica Gail Worth, center right, her girlfriend of 20 years, were married during a ceremony on Oct. 1, 2017. The 91-year-old Native Hawaiian heiress, Kawananakoa, is fighting her former lawyer over control of her $215 million fortune. (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, Pool, File)
February 01, 2018 - 1:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Every day, tourists flock to a downtown Honolulu palace for a glimpse of the way Hawaii's royal family lived, marveling at its gilded furniture, lavish throne room and grand staircase made from prized koa wood. But few know Iolani Palace — America's only royal residence — has relied...
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February 01, 2018 - 6:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A City University of New York college says it has compiled the state's first slavery records index. The New York Slavery Index , created by CUNY's John Jay College of Criminal Justice, provides records dating from 1525 through the Civil War. WNBC-TV reports the database includes...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:03 am
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson says Virgin Hotels plans to open a property in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2020. It will be Virgin's 10th hotel and its first in the United Kingdom. The only Virgin Hotel opened so far is in Chicago. Others are planned for New York, Dallas, New Orleans,...
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February 01, 2018 - 4:00 am
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson says Virgin Hotels plans to open a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2020. It will be Virgin's 10th hotel and its first in the United Kingdom. The only Virgin Hotel opened so far is in Chicago. Others are planned for New York, Dallas, New Orleans, Nashville,...
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A crack in the wall of a farm in Hunzinge, northern Netherlands, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. More than 3,000 homes in Groningen province are facing reinforcement or even in some cases demolition because of a series of small tremors caused by decades of gas extraction and the Dutch government is being forced to confront the possibility of a future without locally produced gas years earlier than expected. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
January 31, 2018 - 12:03 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch authorities unveiled a new agreement Wednesday to compensate homeowners for damages due to earthquakes caused by gas extraction, a deal that removes the company responsible for the quakes from the compensation process. In a concession to thousands of northeastern...
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In this Jan. 11, 2018 photo, Alan Page, NFL Hall of Famer and retired Minnesota Supreme Court justice, looks at a display which is among the artifacts of slavery and segregation collected by Page and his wife, Diane Sims Page. They went on display at the Minneapolis Central Library this month in time for Super Bowl visitors and thousands of other people expected to flock to downtown for the festivities. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)
January 31, 2018 - 2:26 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An iron collar that kept slaves in bondage. A branding iron that marked human beings as someone's property. A photograph of black babies captioned as "alligator bait." A fine china plate with gold lettering that says, "KKK 'God Give Us Men.'" They're among the artifacts of...
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In this Jan. 11, 2018 photo, Alan Page, NFL Hall of Famer and retired Minnesota Supreme Court justice, looks at a display which is among the artifacts of slavery and segregation collected by Page and his wife, Diane Sims Page. They went on display at the Minneapolis Central Library this month in time for Super Bowl visitors and thousands of other people expected to flock to downtown for the festivities. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)
January 31, 2018 - 2:25 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer and retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page has put his collection of slavery and segregation artifacts on display in Minneapolis in time for Super Bowl visitors and the thousands of other people expected to flock to downtown Minneapolis for the...
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Police investigate the scene where several people were killed and others injured when a helicopter crashed into a home in Newport Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Revolution Aviation, which is based at the airport and operated the helicopter, offers helicopter and airplane classes, the use of aircraft for photography and video production as well as sightseeing flights. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 2:10 am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed and two injured when a helicopter crashed into a house in a suburban Southern California neighborhood just a few minutes after taking off, officials said. The helicopter crashed into the house with such force that it was barely recognizable. The...
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Police investigate the scene where several people were killed and others injured when a helicopter crashed into a home in Newport Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Revolution Aviation, which is based at the airport and operated the helicopter, offers helicopter and airplane classes, the use of aircraft for photography and video production as well as sightseeing flights. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 11:22 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter crashed into a Southern California home shortly after takeoff Tuesday, killing three people and injuring two others, officials said. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of Los...
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