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Belfast Zoo chimps
Storyful
February 10, 2019 - 6:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Zookeepers say a group of chimpanzees used branches weakened by a storm to make a ladder and escape from their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo. Video filmed Saturday by visitors to the Northern Ireland zoo showed several primates scaling a wall and perching atop it, with one walking down...
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American Airlines
Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special to USA TODAY
February 08, 2019 - 5:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Police say an American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain's Manchester Airport on suspicion of being drunk. The Greater Manchester Police force said Friday that police "received a report that an airline pilot may have been under the influence of alcohol" at the airport in...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands prior to their meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump used his biggest stage of the year to announce he will hold his second summit with Kim. Trump announced during his State of the Union address that he intends to meet Kim on Feb. 27-28, 2019 in Vietnam, saying that although much work remains to be done toward peace on the Korean Peninsula, his relationship with Kim is a good one. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 06, 2019 - 7:31 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Governments across Asia on Wednesday expressed hope that a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam will produce concrete results that will lead to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Trump announced in...
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Dumplings
Dreamstime
February 05, 2019 - 2:37 pm
From whole fish to hand-pulled noodles, here are some of the dishes you can expect to find on the menu during Chinese New Year and why they’re so important.
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, Vaidas Gecevicius, who developed an app helping to match stray dogs with potential owners, poses for a picture with a dog and shows this dog's profile on the app in Vilnius, Lithuania. A group of enthusiasts have launched an app that helps match aspiring dog owners with stray dogs. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
February 05, 2019 - 5:43 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — If the pooch melts your heart, swipe right. Animal lovers in Lithuania have created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners. Called GetPet, the app was launched last month and is getting hundreds of...
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A performer dressed as an emperor, center, participates in a Qing Dynasty ceremony in which emperors prayed for good harvest and fortune at a temple fair in Ditan Park in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Chinese people are celebrating the first day of the Lunar New Year on Tuesday, the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 05, 2019 - 1:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree. Celebrations took place throughout the region, from Beijing and Seoul to Hanoi and Singapore. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were...
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In this image made from a video taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, travelers stay outside Brisbane International Airport after their evacuation from the airport in Brisbane, Australia. A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours, police said on Sunday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 11:54 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying. Police ended the standoff late Saturday...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Putin said that Russia will abandon the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, following in the footsteps of the United States, but noted that Moscow will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 2:30 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday. President Donald Trump accused Moscow on Friday of violating the 1987...
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FILE -In this Feb. 20, 2010 file photo, bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the United States hold the Stars and Stripes during the flower ceremony for the Women's super-G at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Vonn announced Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
February 01, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Lindsey Vonn has only two races remaining on her aching knees. The women's all-time leader in World Cup wins announced Friday that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. The 34-year-old Vonn had been planning to retire in December but changed her plans...
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Xinhua/Hu Yousong) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
February 01, 2019 - 9:34 am
President Donald Trump blamed the Russians for the demise of the Cold War-era pact, known as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty.
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