The Associated Press

June 14, 2018 - 7:07 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad posted losses of $1.52 billion in 2017 despite a slight bump in revenue compared to the previous year, the airline said Thursday. Etihad said it faced challenges ranging from significant fuel cost increases to...
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June 13, 2018 - 9:51 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An initiative that seeks to split California into three states is projected to qualify for the state's November ballot. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said late Tuesday the initiative needed 365,880 valid petition signatures to qualify and random sampling...
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A raccoon stretches out on a windowsill high above downtown St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building in St. Paul captivated onlookers and generated interest on social media after it started scaling an office building. (Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 8:44 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A raccoon that appeared to be stranded on a ledge after climbing more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof, easing concerns that the animal could plummet to its death. Onlookers and reporters tracked the...
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In this photo provided by the Office of George W. Bush, former U.S. presidents George H.W. Bush and his son pose for a photo in Kennebunkport, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Bush enjoyed a relaxing birthday on Tuesday as he became the first former U.S. president to turn 94. (Office of George W. Bush via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 5:48 pm
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — George H.W. Bush enjoyed a relaxing birthday on Tuesday as he became the first former U.S. president to turn 94. The nation's 41st president was receiving calls and taking it easy at his seaside home eight days after being released from a hospital where he was treated...
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June 12, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An internal audit says Philadelphia has the worst accounting practices of the nation's 10 largest cities. The audit cites $924 million in bookkeeping errors last year alone. It was released Tuesday by City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. The city is also missing $33 million from...
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June 12, 2018 - 1:10 pm
Fast-fashion darling Fashion Nova has launched its first menswear collection. The line, called simply MEN, includes both streetwear and statement pieces. The company said via email Monday that means everything from athleisure wear and distressed denim to palm tree print T-shirts and silk...
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June 12, 2018 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's trade adviser Peter Navarro has apologized for having said there is "a special place in hell" for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Navarro offered the apology at a Wall Street Journal conference Tuesday, the Journal's Gerald Seib tweets. Seib quotes...
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In a photo from May 30, 2018, the Schwandt family poses for a photo at their farm in Lakeview, Mich. Standing from left are Tommy, Calvin, Drew, Tyler, Zach, Brandon, Gabe, Vinny and Wesley. Seated, starting at upper left are Charlie, Luke, mother Kateri holding Finley, father Jay with Tucker and Francisco in the foreground. The 14-boy family ranges in age from 2 months to 25 years. And no girls. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)
June 12, 2018 - 1:14 am
LAKEVIEW, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple have 14 boys. And no regrets — regardless of what online opinion-givers have to say about it. "There are some really mean people in the world. And it doesn't matter," said Jay Schwandt, the father of the boy brood. "We happen to be this great big family with...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:57 pm
ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) — A Maine town is raising money to save the statue of a beloved harbor seal that brought the community together. The Bangor Daily News reports Rockport's 1978 statue of Andre the Seal is undergoing $14,000 in repairs. Two local organizations have raised most of the money, but $...
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June 11, 2018 - 6:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Researchers in Germany have started collecting data with a 60 million euro ($71 million) machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle. Physicists, engineers and technicians at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology hope the 200-metric ton (220-ton)...
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