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12 04, 2021

South Korean Couple Mistakenly Vandalizes $440,000 Artwork

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean exhibition company is trying to persuade an acclaimed American graffiti artist not to restore a $440,000 painting after it was accidentally vandalized by a couple who mistook it for participatory art. The …

12 04, 2021

Ash-Covered St. Vincent Braces for More Volcanic Eruptions

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — People who ignored an initial warning to evacuate the area closest to a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent raced to get clear Saturday, a day after it erupted with an explosion …

12 04, 2021

La Nina Is Fading But California, Gulf Coast Still Face Risks

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La Nina, the cooling of the equatorial Pacific that shifts weather patterns the world over, is fading away. But California may still be prone to dryness, and the U.S. Gulf Coast faces the risk of another busy hurricane season. Water …

9 04, 2021

Seattle Nursing Home to Pay $8M in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

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SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle nursing home’s insurer has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of a disabled woman who was sexually assaulted while in the facility’s care. Foss Home and Village agreed to …

9 04, 2021

Toyota Unveils New Models in Advanced Driver-Assist Technology Push

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TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp unveiled on Thursday new models of Lexus and Mirai in Japan, equipped with advanced driver assistance, as competition heats up to develop more self-driving and connected cars. Toyota’s latest launch comes as automakers, electric car …

31 03, 2021

Crews Battling Black Hills Wildfires Hampered by Strong Wind

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NEMO, S.D. (AP) — High winds Tuesday hampered firefighters battling wildfires in the Black Hills of South Dakota that have forced the evacuations of more than 400 homes and closed the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Three separate wildfires were burning …

25 03, 2021

Lloyd’s of London Could Ditch Pinstripes After Pandemic

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LONDON, March 25 — When the pandemic is over, the brokers of Lloyd’s of London could haggle with underwriters from home in their underpants, and ditch their pinstripes at the office. A trade body representing brokers took a swipe at …

15 03, 2021

Owner of Boat That Burned, Killing 34, Sells Other Vessels

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of a scuba diving boat that burned and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, has sold off his two remaining vessels. Glen Fritzler of Truth Aquatics Inc. sold the dive boats to …

12 03, 2021

Lawsuit Against Reno Over Home Flooding Moving to US Court

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Dozens of residents who are suing the city of Reno after their homes flooded in 2017 are moving to federal court in a complex case that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The move comes as …

5 03, 2021

Haz-Mat Teams Responds to Train that Derails in SoCal Desert, Leaking Alcohol

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LUDLOW, Calif. (AP) — A freight train derailed in the Southern California desert on Wednesday, sending more than 40 rail cars crashing into the sand, authorities said. Nobody was hurt and there was no fire when the BNSF Railway train …