Leisure travel

March 23, 2018 - 7:12 am
LONDON (AP) — The boon that the British travel and tourism sector got from the country's vote to leave the European Union appears to be wearing off. Figures from the Office for National Statistics on Friday showed that the number of overseas residents visiting the country in the last three months...
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March 23, 2018 - 12:10 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorker's wishing to attend the open house Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hosting at the Executive Mansion on Easter weekend can register online for tickets. The Democrat's office says the third annual Easter egg hunt at the governor's Albany residence will be held March 31 during the...
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In this Nov. 12, 2017 photos, the "To Trains" sign in the Great Hall of Chicago Union Station directs passengers to loading platforms. (AP Photo/Paul Davenport)
March 22, 2018 - 1:04 am
LONDON (AP) — The travel and tourism sector is set for a modest slowdown in 2018 as a result of higher oil prices and airfares, a year after it experienced its best year on record, according to a leading global industry body. In its annual Economic Impact Report, the World Travel and Tourism...
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In a Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, people opposed to the selling of The Berkshire Museum's art to fund an expansion and endowment, protest in front of museum in Pittsfield, Mass. A judge on Massachusetts’ highest court is stepping into a fight over the proposed sale of works of art by the cash-strapped museum. A hearing before a single justice of the Supreme Judicial Court is set for Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Boston. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum has urged a judge on the state's highest court to quickly sign off on a plan that will allow it to sell dozens of pieces of art. Berkshire Museum Attorney William Lee told Justice David Lowy Tuesday that the museum is nearing a...
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources during a committee hearing on the President's Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2019, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 13, 2018 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke bristled Tuesday under questioning by Democrats about his travel spending as the Trump administration seeks deep cuts to conservation programs and fee increases at national parks. Zinke testified before a Senate committee about the agency's proposed $...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2013 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel sits smiling at the government bench after being reelected during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans’ well-being and 'protect them from harm'. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
March 13, 2018 - 4:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — A record 171 days after Germany's election, Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans' well-being and "protect them from harm." Merkel has 12 often-turbulent years as chancellor behind her. But fulfilling her oath of office may be even...
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FILE - In a Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, U.S. Central Command Command Commander, Army Gen. Joseph Votel, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon. U.S. military leaders are considering new guidelines for the use of helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video that highlighted the killing of four U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 13, 2018 - 1:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military leaders are considering new guidelines for the use of helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video that highlighted the killing of four U.S. forces...
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March 11, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story March 10 about an anti-opioid protest at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Purdue Pharma was owned by Arthur, Mortimer and Raymond Sackler. Arthur Sackler died before Purdue Pharma was formed. A corrected version of the story...
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March 11, 2018 - 9:16 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Niagara Falls is inviting married couples to re-tie the knot in a place already known as a honeymoon hotspot. City promoters are putting together a Guinness World Records attempt at the largest marriage vow renewal ceremony. Couples are asked to register on line for the...
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March 11, 2018 - 9:09 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Niagara Falls is inviting married couples to re-tie the knot in a place already known as a honeymoon hotspot. City promoters are putting together a Guinness World Records attempt at the largest marriage vow renewal ceremony. Couples are asked to register on line for the...
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