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May 05, 2017 - 9:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency is proposing rules on the use of small drones that would include a requirement for operators of all but the smallest devices to register with authorities. The European Union's civil aviation agency said Friday that its proposal would allow member...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, file photo, Delta Air Lines planes are parked at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, in Washington. A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children's seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23, 2017, incident was uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, and adds to the list of recent encounters on airlines that went viral, including the dragging of a passenger off a United Express plane. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 04, 2017 - 10:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delta Air Lines is offering refunds and compensation to a California family that says they were forced off a plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday and...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, file photo, Delta Air Lines planes are parked at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, in Washington. A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children's seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23, 2017, incident was uploaded to Facebook on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, and adds to the list of recent encounters on airlines that went viral, including the dragging of a passenger off a United Express plane. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 04, 2017 - 7:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delta Air Lines is offering refunds and compensation to a California family that says they were forced off a plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their seats on a crowded flight. A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday and...
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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, left, accompanied by United Airlines President Scott Kirby, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, testifying before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 04, 2017 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air travel in the United States has become a combustible mix in which passengers aren't the only ones treated unfairly, senators were told Thursday. Travelers all too frequently take out their frustrations on airline employees, including flight attendants and gate agents, speakers...
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This Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo, Utah Jazz fan Welby Evangelista, 46, drinks a beer at Gracie's Bar and Restaurant, in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink. The tourism agency in the state capital launched a new website and video Monday titled, "There's nothing to do in Salt Lake" that features people enjoying drinks and food at popular breweries, bars, restaurants and sporting venues. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 03, 2017 - 11:30 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink. The tourism agency in...
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This Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo, Utah Jazz fan Welby Evangelista, 46, drinks a beer at Gracie's Bar and Restaurant, in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink. The tourism agency in the state capital launched a new website and video Monday titled, "There's nothing to do in Salt Lake" that features people enjoying drinks and food at popular breweries, bars, restaurants and sporting venues. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 03, 2017 - 11:18 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City leaders and tourism officials playfully jabbed back at Golden State Warriors players who bemoaned the lack of nightlife in Utah, hoping to combat the predominantly Mormon state's reputation as a boring place where it's tough to get a drink. The tourism agency in...
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In this May 2, 2017, photo, Nepalese members of the Newar community pull the Rato Machindranath Chariot in Lalitpur, Nepal. The legend says that around the 7th century there was massive drought in the Kathmandu valley. It was believed that the arrival of the red deity would end the drought and bring back the rainfall. Hence then King Narendra Dev along with a priest and farmer travelled to what is now the Assam state in India and brought back Karunamaya, the god of compassion. It is popularly now known as Rato Machindranath. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
May 03, 2017 - 4:51 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last time the five-story-high chariot crashed during Nepal's Rato Machindranath festival, participants knew something bad was coming. Months later, in February 2005, then-King Gyanendra seized absolute power, and the Himalayan nation was in the grip of political unrest,...
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May 02, 2017 - 8:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The historic meeting house where colonists gathered to begin challenging British rule in the years leading to the American Revolution and launched the Boston Tea Party has been damaged and closed to the public. Officials say the Old South Meeting House sustained accidental damage from...
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FILE- In this April 6, 2017, file photo provided by Amtrak, Amtrak workers do repairs on railroad tracks in a tunnel at New York's Penn Station. Rail travelers who have endured delays and cancellations prompted by equipment failures would face about six weeks of significant service disruptions this summer to accommodate repairs at Penn Station, the nation’s busiest rail station, under a plan proposed by Amtrak. Meanwhile, Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer’s office said Tuesday, May 2, that an agreement has been reached in Congress to boost funding for Amtrak to $1.495 billion for the coming fiscal year. (Amtrak via AP, File)
May 02, 2017 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rail travelers who have endured delays and cancellations prompted by equipment failures would face about six weeks of significant service disruptions this summer to accommodate repairs at Penn Station, the nation's busiest rail station, under a plan proposed by Amtrak. Meanwhile,...
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Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 02, 2017 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous drumbeat echoed through the cocktail reception at the Met Gala. Either an earthquake was hitting the Upper East Side of Manhattan, or the glittering assembly of guests was being called in to dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," was...
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