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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, hands new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki the document of his appointment as head of government at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Duda and Morawiecki will be among Polish government officials who will take part in a yearly march organized by nationalist groups on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
November 10, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march organized by nationalist groups have agreed to hold a joint march on the 100th anniversary of Poland's rebirth as a state on Sunday. The announcement late Friday means President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz...
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November 10, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 LED lights as one of New York City's most prominent seasonal attractions. The 72-foot-tall Norway spruce arrived on a flatbed trailer Saturday morning and was hoisted by a crane into a spot...
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November 10, 2018 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Something special happens in New York City only once a year: The arrival of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. The 72-foot-tall Norway spruce rolled in on a flatbed trailer Saturday morning. A crane was waiting to lift it into place over the Rockefeller skating rink. Crowds will...
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November 10, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Something special happens in New York City only once a year: The arrival of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. On Saturday morning, the 72-foot-tall Norway spruce rolled in on a flatbed trailer. A crane was waiting to lift it into place over the Rockefeller skating rink. Crowds...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, hands new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki the document of his appointment as head of government at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. Duda and Morawiecki will be among Polish government officials who will take part in a yearly march organized by nationalist groups on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
November 10, 2018 - 4:20 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march organized by nationalist groups have agreed to hold a joint march on the 100th anniversary of Poland's rebirth as a state on Sunday. The announcement late Friday means President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Mateusz...
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The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is hoisted by crane to a flatbed truck, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2018 in Wallkill, N.Y. It will be transported to Manhattan where it will be erected at Rockefeller Center this weekend. The 72-foot-tall (22-meter) Norway spruce will be lit in a televised ceremony on Nov. 28 and remain on display until Jan 7. (Patrick Oehler/Poughkeepsie Journal via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 4:53 pm
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been cut down in upstate New York and is being readied for transport to Manhattan where it will be erected this weekend. Rockefeller Center's publicist says the 72-foot-tall (22-meter) Norway spruce was cut down Thursday morning at the...
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November 08, 2018 - 11:44 am
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been cut down at an upstate New York home and is being readied for transport to Manhattan where it will be erected this weekend. Rockefeller Center's publicist says the 72-foot-tall (22-meter) Norway spruce was cut down Thursday...
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November 08, 2018 - 9:35 am
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been cut down at an upstate New York home and is being readied for transport to Manhattan where it will be erected this weekend. Rockefeller Center's publicist says the 72-foot-tall (212-meter) Norway spruce was cut down Thursday...
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Indians light fire crackers wearing masks to fight pollution as they celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. India's top court recently ruled that only less polluting firecrackers should be manufactured and sold. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
November 08, 2018 - 12:38 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Toxic smog has shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate the major Hindu festival of Diwali. With schools closed for holidays, many young children stayed indoors to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Demonstrators burn flares and wave Polish flags during the annual march to commemorate Poland's National Independence Day in Warsaw, Poland. Thousands of nationalists marched in Warsaw on Poland's Independence Day holiday, taking part in an event that was organized by far-right groups. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 07, 2018 - 3:00 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The mayor of Warsaw on Wednesday banned radical Polish nationalists from marching on the 100th anniversary of Poland's independence due to security concerns. The move prompted Polish leaders to quickly draw up plans for an inclusive march Sunday that could be embraced by all...
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