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FILE--In this Feb. 27, 2014, file photo Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce speaks during a press conference in Sydney. Joyce said Monday, June 4, 2018, that Australia's flag carrier airline was in the process of changing its website to describe Taiwan as a Chinese territory after pressure from Beijing. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
June 05, 2018 - 4:41 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday expressed concern at Qantas Airways' decision to describe Taiwan as a Chinese territory after pressure from Beijing. Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said Monday that Australia's flag carrier airline was in the process of changing...
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FILE--In this Aug. 7, 2015, file photo, Mount Baker, Wash., is visible during a clear morning. Search and rescue officials say four Scouts are missing in an attempted summit of Mount Baker in Washington state.(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file)
June 04, 2018 - 8:02 pm
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Two Boy Scouts and two troop leaders spent a night inside a cave high up Mount Baker in Washington state before they were rescued and taken to a hospital with hypothermia, officials said Monday. The four sought shelter in the cave on the 10,781-foot (3,286-meter) peak after...
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In this photo taken May 22, 2018, members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, assemble for a presentation in a university arena before an evening vote on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. The union representing Las Vegas casino-hotel workers has reached tentative agreements for new contracts with two companies that employ more than two-thirds of the 50,000 workers threatening to strike and is now focusing on negotiations with smaller casino operators. The Culinary Union on Monday, June 4, 2018, said it is turning its attention to 15 properties that still need contracts, including Tropicana, Treasure Island, Golden Nugget and SLS. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 7:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A union for Las Vegas casino-hotel workers is shifting its attention to negotiating contracts with smaller casino operators after reaching tentative labor agreements with two companies that employ most of the 50,000 employees threatening the first citywide strike in more than three...
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This August 17, 2017 file photo shows Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk speaking at an event marking a conservation agreement for a former mining site just north of the park in Jardine, Mont. Wenk on Friday, June 1, 2018, announced he plans to retire next March. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
June 01, 2018 - 8:44 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called "the best in the National Park Service" and dismissed speculation that the Trump administration pushed him out for political reasons. Superintendent Dan Wenk told The...
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This August 17, 2017 file photo shows Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk speaking at an event marking a conservation agreement for a former mining site just north of the park in Jardine, Mont. Wenk on Friday, June 1, 2018, announced he plans to retire next March. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
June 01, 2018 - 7:33 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called "the best in the National Park Service" and dismissed speculation that the Trump administration pushed him out for political reasons. Superintendent Dan Wenk told The...
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This August 17, 2017 file photo shows Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk speaking at an event marking a conservation agreement for a former mining site just north of the park in Jardine, Mont. Wenk on Friday, June 1, 2018, announced he plans to retire next March. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
June 01, 2018 - 6:00 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Friday that he plans to retire next year from a job he called "the best in the National Park Service" and dismissed speculation that the Trump administration pushed him out for political reasons. Superintendent Dan Wenk told The...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. There appears to be a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers that are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said in a tweet Friday, June 1 that the new five-year deal covers about 12,000 workers at nine casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
June 01, 2018 - 11:23 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 on Friday said the new five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment covers...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. There appears to be a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers that are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said in a tweet Friday, June 1 that the new five-year deal covers about 12,000 workers at nine casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
June 01, 2018 - 9:40 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers who are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said Friday that the new five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment covers...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. There appears to be a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers that are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said in a tweet Friday, June 1 that the new five-year deal covers about 12,000 workers at nine casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
June 01, 2018 - 9:32 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Negotiators have reached a tentative labor agreement that would cover about a quarter of the 50,000 hotel and casino workers that are threatening to strike in Las Vegas. The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 said Friday that the new five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment covers...
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Workers clear debris from a parking lot washed out at a restaurant in Black Mountain, N.C., Wednesday, May 30, 2018 after heavy rains from the fringes of Subtropical Storm Alberto caused widespread flooding Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 31, 2018 - 12:48 pm
Rescuers searched Thursday for three people who disappeared in rural Virginia amid flooding that washed out roads and bridges and damaged homes as the effects of Subtropical Storm Alberto were felt across several states. Heavy rain from the storm's remnants caused flooding in central Virginia,...
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