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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT. (NOAA via AP)
September 09, 2018 - 5:01 pm
A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence chugged across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down the coast to get their emergency kits ready, map out escape routes and fill sandbags. Red flags flying on...
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Bicyclist Olivia Neely gets a message advocating for less consumption of fossil fuels painted on her back at the Philly Naked Bike Ride in Philadelphia, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Dino Hazell)
September 08, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off — their clothes. Some of the nude cyclists sported body paint, glitter or fancy hats on Saturday as they made the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. They pedaled 10...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The early bear hunting season is about to begin in New York. The Department of Environmental Conservation says the early season runs from Sept. 8-23 in parts of southeastern New York and from Sept. 15 to Oct. 12 in northern New York. The agency says New York has between 6,000...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:19 am
MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was expected to regain hurricane...
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September 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
MIAMI (AP) — Officials say Tropical Storm Florence continues to approach the U.S. East Coast and swells generated by the storm are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. The National Hurricane Center said early Saturday morning that the storm is located about 840 miles (...
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Front from left, former Defense Secretary William Cohen, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Joe Biden listen during a memorial service for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. McCain died Aug. 25, from brain cancer at age 81. Back row, second from right is former Texas Senator Phil Gramm and third from left is former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 01, 2018 - 10:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memories mixed with humor, grief and lessons on civility marked Sen. John McCain's memorial service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral, the last event in Washington of the five-day farewell tour. A few scenes: THE RESPECT OF RIVALS Keep on talking, even to rivals. That was...
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Front from left, former Defense Secretary William Cohen, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Joe Biden listen during a memorial service for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. McCain died Aug. 25, from brain cancer at age 81. Back row, second from right is former Texas Senator Phil Gramm and third from left is former Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 01, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memories mixed with humor, grief and lessons on civility marked Sen. John McCain's memorial service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral, the last event in Washington of the five-day farewell tour. A few scenes: THE RESPECT OF RIVALS Keep on talking, even to rivals. That was...
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Angers goalkeeper Ludovic Butelle, left, makes a save in front of PSG's Kylian Mbappe during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Angers at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
August 27, 2018 - 1:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — A small city best known for making mustard is now on a hot streak in the French league. Dijon, in eastern France with about 150,000 inhabitants, is level at the top with defending champion Paris Saint-Germain. Both have won the opening three games with an identical goal difference but...
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August 27, 2018 - 12:09 pm
TRURO, Mass. (AP) — The man bitten by a shark off Cape Cod in Massachusetts this month has been released from the hospital. A spokesman for Tufts Medical Center in Boston said Monday that 61-year-old William Lytton was recently released. He said the hospital couldn't say when the Scarsdale, New...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:30 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is cutting back the East Coast herring fishery by millions of pounds because of concerns about the status of the important little fish's population. Herring fishing is a major industry in New England and the mid-Atlantic states, where the schooling fish...
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