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A model wear a creation for Christian Dior's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Tuesday Feb.27, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 27, 2018 - 12:31 pm
PARIS (AP) — The subzero temperatures didn't dampen Paris Fashion Week, which began with the flavors of Morocco from designer Simon Porte Jacquemus and kicked into higher gear with a bright flower-power ode to female empowerment from Dior. Here are some of Tuesday's highlights at the fashion shows...
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February 25, 2018 - 10:57 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of scientists says beech trees are dominating the woodlands of the northeastern United States as the climate changes, and that could be bad news for forests. The scientists are from the University of Maine and Indiana's Purdue University and say the move toward beech-...
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FILE - In this March 24 , 2017 file photo, a bison stands among fir trees that have been logged, in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland. The European Union’s top advocate says Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe’s last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Adam Bohdan, File)
February 20, 2018 - 7:44 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top advocate said Tuesday that Poland has broken environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. The opinion by Advocate General Yves Bot could bring a ruling from the EU's Court of Justice against Poland's...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 16, 2010 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles views bison at a reserve in Poland's Bialowieza forest in Bialowieza, Poland. The European Union’s top advocate says Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe’s last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, Pool, File)
February 20, 2018 - 5:58 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top advocate said Tuesday that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. The opinion published by Advocate General Yves Bot could bring a ruling from the EU's Court of Justice...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 16, 2010 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles views bison at a reserve in Poland's Bialowieza forest in Bialowieza, Poland. The European Union’s top advocate says Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe’s last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, Pool, File)
February 20, 2018 - 5:54 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top advocate said Tuesday that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. The opinion published by Advocate General Yves Bot could bring a ruling from the EU's Court of Justice...
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February 19, 2018 - 8:20 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is bringing together ecologists, biologists and local and state officials to fight the growing problem of algae blooms in upstate ponds and lakes. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced four regional summits over the next six weeks that will focus on the blooms and...
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February 18, 2018 - 8:44 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attendance at state parks rose last year once again, with 71.5 million visitors to parks and historic sites across New York state. That's according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced last week that 2017 attendance was up by 950,000 visitors compared to the previous year. The...
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A mud covered reveler poses for a picture during the traditional "Bloco da Lama" or "Mud Block" carnival party in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk Saturday while shaking it to samba and reggaeton at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
February 10, 2018 - 6:11 pm
PARATY, Brazil (AP) — Hundreds of revelers wrestled, tackled each other and threw chunks of gunk while shaking it to samba and reggaeton Saturday at a Carnival beach party where clothes were optional but the mud was not. The annual "Bloco da Lama," or "Mud Party," in this coastal town about a 4-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. The rapper was nominated for eight Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Four of the five album of the year nominees at the 2018 Grammys are rap and R&B-based albums from black or Latino artists, including Jay-Z. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
January 28, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The sea of black at the Golden Globes has given way to a small forest of flowers at the Grammys. Plenty of musicians and artists took to the red carpet Sunday sporting white roses to show their solidarity with the Time's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo, Jay-Z performs on the 4:44 Tour at Barclays Center in New York. The rapper was nominated for eight Grammy nominations on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Four of the five album of the year nominees at the 2018 Grammys are rap and R&B-based albums from black or Latino artists, including Jay-Z. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
January 28, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Grammy Awards (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The sea of black at the Golden Globes has given way to a small forest of flowers at the Grammys. Plenty of musicians and artists took to the red carpet Sunday sporting white roses to show their solidarity with the Time's...
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