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March 17, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and drums and lots of green Saturday during the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of over 100 marching bands after Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a...
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March 17, 2018 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade (all times local): 11:25 a.m. The 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade has kicked off after Gov. Andrew Cuomo reminded the crowd that America is a nation of immigrants. The Democrat called Saturday a "day of...
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March 17, 2018 - 9:03 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State police and local law enforcement agencies are conducting special anti-drunken driving patrols this weekend as New Yorkers celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York state troopers and local police started the patrols Friday and will continue through...
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife wife Karen Pence, right, welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, left, to the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 16, 2018 - 12:49 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade won a brisk free speech fight Friday as city officials in Savannah backed off prohibiting signs and posters at the event. City...
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President Donald Trump meets with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 15, 2018 - 12:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he plans to visit Ireland as he welcomed the country's prime minister to the White House on Thursday. Trump greeted Leo Varadkar — the recently elected Irish leader or Taoiseach — for the country's traditional St. Patrick's Day visit. Asked if he would...
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Pedestrians make their way through blowing snow during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 14, 2018 - 7:48 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 7:30 a.m. About 140,000 customers are without power in Massachusetts, one day after a nor'easter that brought blizzard conditions to some areas blew through the region. The...
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Pedestrians make their way through blowing snow during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 14, 2018 - 6:53 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 6:50 a.m. Boston's mayor says the latest winter storm could force the cancellation of the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Mayor Marty Walsh said Tuesday no decision has been made yet,...
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In this Monday, March 12, 2018, photo, photo Katrina Yuzefpolsky poses for a photo in Pasadena, Calif. Yuzefpolsky was 8 years old when a man dressed as Santa shot her in the face and killed nine of her family members at a Christmas Eve party using guns and a homemade flamethrower. Now more than eight years later, Yuzefpolsky is 17 and joining a growing group of adolescents who have survived gun violence and are demanding change. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
March 13, 2018 - 4:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katrina Yuzefpolsky was 8 when a man dressed as Santa Claus shot her in the face and killed nine of her family members with guns and a homemade flamethrower at a Christmas Eve party in Southern California. More than nine years later, Katrina is 17 and joining a growing number of...
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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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In this Saturday, March 10, 2018 photo, Jenn Sudol and Chris Gash walk near their old high school lockers during their wedding at Clifton High School, in Clifton, N.J. The couple met in 1989 when they were freshman at the school. (Anne-Marie Caruso /The Record via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 5:20 pm
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Two high school sweethearts in New Jersey returned to the high school hallway where they first met nearly three decades ago for their wedding over the weekend. Chris Gash and Jenn Sudol, who first met when they were freshmen at Clifton High School in 1989, were married Saturday...
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