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A stage is set up on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in preparation for a rally on Jan. 6, the day when Congress is scheduled to meet to formally finalize the presidential election results. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 04, 2021 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bracing for possible violence, the nation's capital has mobilized the National Guard ahead of planned protests by President Donald Trump's supporters in connection with the congressional vote expected Wednesday to affirm Joe Biden's election victory. Trump's supporters are...
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A mother and child look at the line of trucks parked up on the M20, part of Operation Stack in Ashford, Kent, England, Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. Thousands wait to resume their journey across The Channel after the borders with France reopened. Trucks inched slowly past checkpoints in Dover and headed across the Channel to Calais on Thursday after France partially reopened its borders following a scare over a rapidly spreading new virus variant. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
December 25, 2020 - 12:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Around 1,000 British soldiers were spending Christmas Day trying to clear a huge backlog of truck drivers stuck in southeast England after France briefly closed its border to the U.K., then demanded coronavirus tests from all amid fears of a new, apparently more contagious, virus...
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Motorists wait to cross the Croatian border from Slovenia, at Bregana border crossing, western Croatia, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. Balkan citizens going home from Western Europe for holidays have created huge traffic jams at border crossings despite coronavirus restrictions meant to discourage travel for Christmas and the New Year. Huge lines of cars have formed on the borders between Slovenia and Croatia as well as Hungary and Serbia as thousands of people waited for hours Saturday to cross. (AP Photo)
December 19, 2020 - 9:42 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Balkan citizens leaving Western Europe to go home for the holidays created huge traffic jams at border crossings Saturday despite coronavirus restrictions that seek to discourage travel over Christmas and New Year's. Huge lines of cars formed on the borders between Slovenia...
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Fisherman Nicolas Bishop works on the Boulogne sur Mer based trawler "Jeremy Florent II" in Boulogne-sur-Mer, northern France, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the two sides until Sunday, to salvage a Brexit trade deal, or face a calamitous no-deal split at the end of December that will impact dramatically on fishing rights. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
December 11, 2020 - 8:16 am
BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Long lines of trucks carrying stockpiles for British companies jam the highways leading to France's northern port of Calais, while in the coastal town of Boulogne-sur-Mer, French fishermen pull in their lines and fear that battles over fishing rights will soon erupt...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2005, file photo Janine Bivens, front, mounts her sport motorcycle for a ride with her friends in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The beach town in South Carolina is in the second week of a federal trial over whether it discriminates against thousands of Black tourists who visit every May to celebrate motorcycle culture. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow, File)
December 09, 2020 - 8:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Motorcycle clubs roar into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, each May for separate week-long rallies, one mostly white, the other mostly Black. Each brings millions of dollars, spent by hundreds of thousands of bikers, and some inevitably let loose, with binge drinking, public...
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A man runs through heavy snow, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, downtown in Marlborough, Mass. The northeastern United States is seeing the first big snowstorm of the season. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
December 05, 2020 - 11:33 pm
WARREN, Mass. (AP) — The first big wintry storm of the season began dropping what forecasters say could be more than a foot of wet, heavy snow Saturday on parts of the Northeast, making travel treacherous and cutting off power to tens of thousands. Morning rain gave over to snow in the afternoon in...
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WILK NEWSROOM
December 01, 2020 - 7:39 pm
Pennsylvania's state treasurer says his agency has come up with plans to prevent shutdowns of highway construction and safety work amid tax collections lagging because of economic fallout from the pandemic.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 file photo, visitors take photographs of the world heritage site of Stonehenge, England. The British government went against the recommendations of planning officials when it gave its consent Thursday Nov. 12, 2020, to controversial plans for a road tunnel to be built near the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge in southern England in order to ease congestion along a stretch widely prone to gridlock. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
November 12, 2020 - 5:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British government went against the recommendations of planning officials Thursday, approving controversial plans for a road tunnel to be built near the prehistoric monument of Stonehenge in southern England. The project, which is aimed at trying to ease traffic along a stretch of...
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WILK NEWSROOM
November 09, 2020 - 5:50 am
A bridge in the Pittston area will be shut down for a few days for inspection.
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Ray Garcia sweeps water from her home after a boat washed up against it, in Lakeshore, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Hurricane Zeta passed through Wednesday with a tidal surge that caused the boat to become unmoored. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 29, 2020 - 7:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Millions of people were without power and at least six were dead Thursday after Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana and made a beeline across the South, leaving shattered buildings, thousands of downed trees and fresh anguish over a record-setting hurricane season. From the bayous...
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