In this combination of images, left: ash clouds rise from Mount Agung volcano erupting in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 28, 2017; and right: Mount Agung volcano is seen on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
December 03, 2017 - 11:45 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Gushing ash from Bali's Mount Agung volcano has dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island on the weekend have returned to near-normal schedules. Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said...
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Wayan Ranti, right, watches a TV with her family in a temporary shelter following the eruption of Mount Agung in Klungkung, Bali, Indonesia, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Bali’s glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quietened since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago but some villagers who survived its catastrophic 1963 explosions say they believe a bigger eruption is coming. Explosions from the smoking crater and tremors still rattle the surrounding region and authorities have maintained Agung’s alert at the highest level. Its 1963 eruptions killed about 1,100 people. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
December 03, 2017 - 7:43 pm
KLUNGKUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Bali's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago, but some villagers on the Indonesian island who survived the catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming. Ash plumes have dissipated in...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. The fight over the latest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban that targets about 150 million potential travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen returns to Washington state and Virginia. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in Seattle on Wednesday, Dec. 6, followed by a full complement of 13 judges at the 4th Circuit in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Dec. 8. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 03, 2017 - 6:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration's efforts to impose travel restrictions that he says would keep him from seeing relatives who remain overseas. It's taken an emotional toll —...
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A cyclist rides through the new art installation titled "Turning: Prayer Wheels For The Mississippi River," by Michele Varisco, in New Orleans, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. It is part of the city's fourth Light Up NOLA Arts Fete, or LUNA Fete for short. The four-day festival starts Wednesday and also kicks off New Orleans' tricentennial. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
December 02, 2017 - 10:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lights will turn a Greek Revival building in New Orleans into a canvas for animations highlighting celebrations in New Orleans and Mexico. Digital sculptures and video-mapping projections on Lafayette Square and a nearby street also will be part of the city's fourth Light Up NOLA...
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This Nov. 7, 2017 photo released by Madison Square Garden shows the dress rehearsal for the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular," currently performing through Jan. 1 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Carl Scheffel/MSG via AP)
December 01, 2017 - 8:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the biggest draws in New York this time of year is the "Christmas Spectacular" featuring the iconic Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall. Everyone knows about their high kicks but do you know how many calories each burns? What do they snack on? What's the best place to be in...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2015, file photo, American Airlines jets taxi at Miami International Airport, in Miami. A scheduling glitch has left American scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period. American said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, it expects to avoid canceling flights by paying overtime and using reserve pilots. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
December 01, 2017 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — American Airlines reached an agreement Friday with its pilots' union to avoid having to cancel thousands of flights during the Christmas holiday season because of a glitch with the pilots' schedules. The two sides had disagreed on how to overcome the glitch, which had left thousands...
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FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows the Bellagio casino and resort in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas say they are looking for an armed suspect who fled from the Bellagio casino-resort after he demanded money from a cashier area. Police say the man wore a mask when he approached the poker cage on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
December 01, 2017 - 4:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A getaway vehicle was found but a man who wore a wig and facial bandages was still sought after the armed robbery of a poker room casino cashier at the Bellagio resort, a Las Vegas police spokesman said Friday. The silver Chevrolet Cruz was found near a gravel pit about 8 miles (13...
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a marble statue is displayed during the opening of the exhibition "Trajan. Build the Empire, Create Europe ", dedicated to the Roman Emperor at the Trajan's Markets archeological site, in Rome, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. The exhibit will run from Nov. 29, 2017 to Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
December 01, 2017 - 7:24 am
ROME (AP) — A new, engaging exhibit in Rome explores the legacy of Trajan, the emperor who expanded the Roman Empire to its maximum extension. Trajan, who ruled from 98 to 117 A.D., has neither the name recognition nor the notoriety of the likes of Nero, but he was dubbed the "best of emperors" by...
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A father sits with his son with a backdrop of the Mount Agung volcano in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. The island's airport reopened Wednesday after being closed for 2 1/2 days and thousands of tourists are now leaving. About 40,000 residents from Mount Agung's danger zone are staying in shelters. Ash could drift back and force the airport and to close again.(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
November 30, 2017 - 9:20 pm
KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed its airport have been roasted online as out of touch with the hardships faced by Indonesians forced to flee their homes. Bali's airport reopened Wednesday after being...
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November 30, 2017 - 7:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip saw a 6 percent drop in revenue in October compared with the same month last year, but state's gambling regulatory agency did not attribute the decrease exclusively to the mass shooting that took place in the city that month. Data released Thursday by...
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