Cultures

FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017 file photo, Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. People who have worked closely with Arradondo tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community, Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File)
July 22, 2017 - 9:52 pm
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city's...
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Protesters carry signs as they march against police violence from Loring Park to City Hall, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
July 22, 2017 - 9:08 pm
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city's...
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Protesters carry signs as they march against police violence from Loring Park to City Hall, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
July 22, 2017 - 7:11 pm
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city'...
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The evacuated downtown of Mariposa, Calif., is viewed Thursday July 20, 2017, as firefighters battle a large wildfire in the surrounding hills and mountains. Mariposa normally bustles with tourists on their way to Yosemite National Park. The town's center is made up of old brick and wooden buildings in the holding modern clothing and gift shops, restaurants and wine bars. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)
July 20, 2017 - 10:42 pm
MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The town of Mariposa, with its century-old saloons and covered sidewalks, normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to Yosemite National Park but on Thursday the Gold Rush-era hamlet was mostly empty as ash rained down and heavy smoke from a nearby blaze darkened...
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In this undated photo provided by UNESCO, the Cinema Impero in the Eritrea capital city Asmara, which formed part of the country's application to be named a UNESCO World Heritage city. Eritrean officials on Saturday July 8, 2017, claimed "victory" after the UNESCO World Heritage Committee unanimously decided to put the African nation's capital city of Asmara onto the World Heritage list, citing 19th and early 20th century modernist architecture, designed by colonial-era Italian architects and immersed in an African highland environment. (Edward Denison/UNESCO via AP)
July 09, 2017 - 3:49 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ancient caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and disused silver ore mines in southern Poland were among the sites that a United Nations cultural agency has added to its list of heritage treasures during its current session. The UNESCO World Heritage List...
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In this undated photo provided by UNESCO, the Cinema Impero in the Eritrea capital city Asmara, which formed part of the country's application to be named a UNESCO World Heritage city. Eritrean officials on Saturday July 8, 2017, claimed "victory" after the UNESCO World Heritage Committee unanimously decided to put the African nation's capital city of Asmara onto the World Heritage list, citing 19th and early 20th century modernist architecture, designed by colonial-era Italian architects and immersed in an African highland environment. (Edward Denison/UNESCO via AP)
July 09, 2017 - 12:47 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ancient caves in west Germany with art dating back to the Ice Age and disused silver ore mines in southern Poland were among the sites that a United Nations cultural agency has added to its list of heritage treasures during its current session. The UNESCO World Heritage List...
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File - In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, Israeli border police stand guard on the site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the West Bank city of Hebron. The UNESCO World Heritage committee on Friday, July 7, 2017 put the West Bank city of Hebron on its list of world heritage in danger, a contentious decision that has drawn outrage from Israel. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
July 07, 2017 - 3:02 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the...
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File - In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, Israeli border police stand guard on the site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the West Bank city of Hebron. The UNESCO World Heritage committee on Friday, July 7, 2017 put the West Bank city of Hebron on its list of world heritage in danger, a contentious decision that has drawn outrage from Israel. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
July 07, 2017 - 12:54 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine. The move was the...
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Poles hold a Unites States flag while waiting for U.S. President Donald Trump to deliver a speech in Krasinski Square, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 06, 2017 - 10:44 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Trump was welcomed Thursday by an enthusiastic crowd in Warsaw that chanted his name and waved U.S. and Polish flags when he delivered an address — just as Poland's government had promised. Poland's conservative government had reportedly promised the U.S. president...
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The June 27, 2017 photo shows a general view of the 'Hohle Fels' caves in Blaubeuren, Germany. Art dating to the Ice Age was found in the caves. Art dating to the Ice Age was found in the caves. wo sites with cultural treasures separated by more than 40,000 years - caves with art dating to the Ice Age, and buildings designed by a Bauhaus master less than 100 years ago - highlight submissions from Germany being considered as World Heritage Sites by the UN’s cultural agency, UNESCO. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 03, 2017 - 8:27 am
BLAUBEUREN, Germany (AP) — Two sites with cultural treasures separated by more than 40,000 years — caves with art dating to the Ice Age and buildings designed by a Bauhaus master less than 100 years ago — highlight Germany's submissions for the prestigious World Heritage Site designation by the U.N...
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