Holidays

A woman walks past a worker fixing wooden pieces on a bank window near the Champs-Elysees avenue, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 in Paris. Drastic security measures will put a lockdown on downtown Paris on Saturday as French authorities try to prevent another outbreak of violence during anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Bertrand Combaldieu)
December 07, 2018 - 12:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fourth straight weekend of violent protests, France on Friday mobilized armored vehicles and thousands of police, cordoned off Paris' broad boulevards and made plans to shut down tourist sites like the Eiffel Tower and Louvre. The heavy security will put central Paris in...
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December 07, 2018 - 11:32 am
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't the Grinch who stole Christmas. It was a man who screamed "there's no Santa Claus" over and over during a recent holiday festival in Florida. A southwest Florida woman shared cellphone footage with Fort Myers television station NBC-2 of the man yelling during the...
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Britain's Prince William speaks with a man at the Akrotiri Royal Air Force base, near the south coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. The visit on Wednesday is designed to honor the estimated 11,000 British soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines deployed overseas over the holidays. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
December 05, 2018 - 8:20 am
RAF AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate brought Christmas gifts and holiday greetings Wednesday to British servicemen at the Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus. The visit by William and the Duchess of Cambridge was designed to honor the estimated 11,000 British soldiers,...
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December 05, 2018 - 2:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — In a story Dec. 4 about Holocaust survivors marking the third night of Hanukkah, The Associated Press misidentified the vice president of the Claims Conference in Israel. His name is Shlomo Gur. A corrected version of the story is below: Holocaust survivors gathering for global...
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, with the help of the Mary and Don Miller family from Plainfield, Wis., flipped the switch to light the state Christmas Tree in the Capitol Rotunda, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at the Capitol in Madison, Wis. The Senate and Assembly are set to send dozens of changes in state law to Walker's desk Tuesday. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 8:43 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, at times drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of his Democratic successor. The governor, wearing a...
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Cindy McCain, center, widow of the late U.S> Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., views the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. At back left is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 04, 2018 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A tearful Cindy McCain has said farewell to former President George H.W. Bush. The widow of Republican Sen. John McCain visited the casket in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday...
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A joint services military honor guard removes the casket of former President George H.W. Bush from the hearse to carry it into the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington to lie in state, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (Shawn Thew/Pool Photo via AP)
December 04, 2018 - 2:48 am
Former President George H.W. Bush's state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday. The guidelines for state funerals date back to the mid-1800s and have been shaped over time. Seating arrangements, for example, are detailed with...
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Attorney Ben Crump discusses the results of a forensic examination on Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who was fatally shot by police in a shopping mall on Thanksgiving day, during a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Crump, who represents Bradford's family, says a report shows the 21-year-old black man suffered three gunshot wounds to the back side of his body. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
December 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A forensic examination shows a black man was shot three times in the back side of his body when an Alabama police officer mistook him for the shooter after gunfire erupted at a crowded shopping mall, the man's family said Monday. The results of a report commissioned by the...
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December 03, 2018 - 4:15 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action. The Heerlein family placed a dummy representing Clark Griswold dangling from the gutter of their Austin, Texas, home,...
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This undated photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office shows Chelsea Watrous Cook. Police say Cook, a Utah high school teacher, shot and killed her ex-husband's girlfriend while the former couple's children looked on. (Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 7:15 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a woman who authorities say was killed by her boyfriend's ex-wife while decorating a Christmas tree is sounding a warning about the devastating impact of domestic violence that goes beyond two people. Lisa Vilate Williams, 26, was making homemade ornaments with...
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