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August 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," set...
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August 01, 2019 - 5:24 pm
PARKLAND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane landed on a busy stretch of road in Washington state, stunning drivers but hurting no one. The Washington State Patrol says the single-propeller KR2 aircraft landed Thursday on the street in the city of Parkland, south of Tacoma. Trooper Johnna...
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July 20, 2019 - 12:31 pm
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park officials are teed off over a report that tourists were hitting golf balls off Going-to-the-Sun Road during a traffic delay. NBC Montana posted a video Thursday taken by a tourist during a road construction delay that shows two men teeing off with golf...
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Protesters from from the environmental pressure group Extinction Rebellion demonstrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Monday July 15, 2019. Environmental campaigners are blocking some roads across the UK on Monday, as they protest against what they allege is "inaction" on climate change. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
July 15, 2019 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Environmental protesters have blocked roads in London and four other British cities in a new wave of demonstrations demanding faster action against climate change. Hundreds of supporters of the group Extinction Rebellion, along with a blue boat bearing the words "Act Now," blocked the...
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A man stands in floodwaters at Don'z On the Lake as Tropical Storm Barry's winds push water over the Lake Pontchartrain seawall Saturday, July 13, 2019. (David Grunfeld/The Advocate via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 12:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): ___ 11:40 p.m. Authorities are trying to rescue a family of five who are trapped by high water in a south Louisiana home. KTBS-TV reports that the family was trapped Saturday night in the town of Franklin. The Shreveport television station...
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In this Thursday, July 11, 2019 photo, provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District, a person operates a bulldozer as it cleans up after a tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Mo. (Missouri Department of Transportation, Kansas City District via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 1:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at least three lanes of westbound Interstate 670 were closed Thursday because of the spill, and that an...
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July 10, 2019 - 10:12 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Drivers on Atlanta's busy perimeter highway were bombarded by flying money after a door swung open on an armored truck. WSB Radio reports that the rain of cash prompted a dozen or more drivers to pull over on I-285 near Ashford-Dunwoody Road. A video shows people spilling out of...
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Motorists are stranded on a flooded section of Canal Road in Washington during a heavy rainstorm, Monday, July 8, 2019. (Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP)
July 08, 2019 - 2:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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Uniformed Mexican federal police arrive to a police command center in the Iztapalapa borough of Mexico City, Wednesday, July 3, 2019, to protest plans to force federal police into the newly formed National Guard. Hundreds of Mexican federal police are in open revolt Wednesday against plans to absorb them into the newly formed National Guard, saying their seniority, rank and benefits are not being recognized within the National Guard. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
July 03, 2019 - 8:28 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs. The protests came as the government officially...
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First responders work the scene of a truck accident in Union, City, N.J., not far from the Lincoln Tunnel, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The overturned garbage truck blocked a major route out of New York City during the evening commute before the Fourth of July weekend. (Michaelangelo Conte/The Jersey Journal via AP)
July 03, 2019 - 7:39 pm
UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) — A dozen people were injured and thousands of commuters were delayed on the eve of July Fourth as a garbage truck flipped over a stone wall outside one of two tunnels connecting New Jersey with New York Wednesday. Cars were rerouted and buses were delayed for hours as the...
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