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July 15, 2017 - 7:59 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — France's foreign minister on Saturday called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately lift measures impacting thousands of people in the Gulf, becoming the latest foreign diplomat to visit the region and attempt to find a resolution to a crisis that has dragged on for more than a...
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July 15, 2017 - 7:20 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in Qatar (all times local): 3:15 p.m. France's Foreign Minister has urged Qatar and its Arab neighbors to find an end to their diplomatic standoff and to immediately lift measures that have impacted thousands of people in the Gulf. Jean-...
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July 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati diplomat has cautioned that a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors could be prolonged. The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Relations Anwar al-Gargash said the countries "are heading toward a long estrangement"...
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Graphic shows the close call scenario of Air Canada AC759 at San Francisco International Airport on July 8; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
July 15, 2017 - 2:11 am
Investigators looking into the frighteningly close call involving an airliner that nearly hit planes on the ground at San Francisco International Airport will try to determine why the pilots made such a rookie mistake and nearly landed on a busy taxiway instead of the runway. The Air Canada plane...
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This image provided by Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios shows a scene from the animated sequel film, "Wreck-It Ralph 2." John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, led a presentation of the upcoming animation slate, including "Wreck-It Ralph 2," for the studio Friday, July 13, 2017, at the star-studded biannual fan convention D23 in Anaheim., Calif. (Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 1:33 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, Taraji P. Henson arrives at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios announced Friday, July 13, 2017 at the Walt Disney Company's biannual fan convention D23 that "Empire" star Henson would be joining "Wreck-It Ralph Breaks the Internet" as an internet-savvy character named Yesss with three s's. The film hits theaters on Nov. 21, 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 14, 2017 - 11:35 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2017 file photo, Taraji P. Henson arrives at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios announced Friday, July 13, 2017 at the Walt Disney Company's biannual fan convention D23 that "Empire" star Henson would be joining "Wreck-It Ralph Breaks the Internet" as an internet-savvy character named Yesss with three s's. The film hits theaters on Nov. 21, 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 14, 2017 - 8:17 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to Disney, they like to keep it in the family, whether it's getting a football team's worth of original Disney princesses to cameo in "Wreck-It Ralph 2," reuniting "The Incredibles" fourteen years after the original film hit theaters, or securing a new director...
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July 14, 2017 - 7:31 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis residents are as proud of their sweet-tasting water as their barbecue and blues. The water — drawn from the Memphis Sand aquifer beneath this Tennessee city — is so revered that a city utility called it a "community treasure" in an online report on its cleanliness. So...
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July 14, 2017 - 7:26 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis residents are as proud of their water as their barbecue and blues. So alarms went off when state environmental officials and the Tennessee Valley Authority revealed high levels of arsenic and lead had been found in groundwater under the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in...
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James DeVolld, chairman of the Nevada Tax Commission, listens to testimony on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at the state Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., before the panel unanimously adopted emergency regulations to expedite the licensing of recreational marijuana distributors to meet a supply shortage at pot retailers who launched the state's first legal sales on July 1. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
July 14, 2017 - 7:15 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Regulators took steps this week to make sure Nevada's fledgling but popular marijuana industry doesn't run out of pot to sell. But questions remain about whether newly minted distributors can handle the heavy demand, and the possibility of another legal roadblock may be...
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