Fairs and festivals

Revellers run next to Puerto de San Lorenzo's fighting bulls during the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Revellers from around the world flock to Pamplona every year to take part in the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
July 07, 2018 - 3:07 am
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Medical officials overseeing the annual Running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, say that five people have been injured at the traditional festival, with at least one gored by a bull's horns. Red Cross spokesman Jose Aldaba says ambulances were taking the injured to a nearby...
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Demonstrators protest against bullfighting in front of the City Hall a day before of the famous San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, July 5, 2018. The festival will begin on July 6 with the ''txupinazo'' opening ceremony, with people participating in bull runs, music and dance, through the old city. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
July 06, 2018 - 3:34 am
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The topics of sexual abuse and animal cruelty are dominating this year's San Fermin festival in Pamplona, which kicks off Friday for nine days and eight nights of round-the-clock alcohol-soaked partying, traditional celebrations and dangerous bull runs. It's not a full-blown...
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
July 05, 2018 - 12:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was being marked with a sense of a United States divided for some...
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
July 04, 2018 - 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With dazzling fireworks and backyard barbecues, Americans celebrated Independence Day with traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was marked with a sense of a United States divided for some. There were even...
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
July 04, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With dazzling fireworks and backyard barbecues, Americans celebrated Independence Day with traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was marked with a sense of a United States divided for some. There were even...
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A vintage-dressed stilt walker participates behind the Summerlin Council's "The Greatest Show" float during the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 04, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was being marked with a sense of a United States divided for some...
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A vintage-dressed stilt walker participates behind the Summerlin Council's "The Greatest Show" float during the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 04, 2018 - 7:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense of a United States divided...
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U.S. flags surrounding the Washington Monument are backlit by the rising sun on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense of a United States divided...
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July 04, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More is the key word for the 2018 Essence Festival as it gears up for fans planning to descend upon New Orleans over the 4th of July holiday weekend for its 24th cultural explosion. Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc., said since the first festival was held...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:26 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — American singer-songwriter Moses Sumney canceled his Tuesday night performance at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, protesting the event's ties to a show on slavery performed by whites. The black entertainer criticized the festival for supporting "SLAV," a theatrical...
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