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British government sells Eurostar interest for $1.1 billion
LONDON (AP) — The British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London with Paris and Brussels through a tunnel under the English Channel, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), a move that's prompted accusations that it is selling the family silver. The... Read More
New Malaysia Airlines CEO a "battle hardened" veteran
HONG KONG (AP) — When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as "The Terminator" to take on what's been dubbed the toughest job in aviation. Christoph Mueller, 52, comes to the post fresh from a stint reviving... Read More
Celebrating in Curacao: A couple's anniversary trip to the Caribbean island
A trip to Curacao turned out to be an amazing fifth-anniversary celebration for my wife and me in September. Curacao is the perfect destination for snorkeling around a sunken tugboat or just relaxing in the warm tropical sunshine. Read More
Hilton brother Conrad agrees to plead to assault on flight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members. Hilton, 20, signed the agreement Tuesday and is... Read More
Searches focus on rings to help Chinese women have US babies
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Women who come to the U.S. from China to give birth to automatic American citizens may not be breaking the law by doing so, but it's illegal to lie about why they're coming into the country. That was the clear message federal agents sought to send when they searched three dozen California... Read More
Lone wolf following snowmobilers in Voyageurs National Park
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Several miles of trail have been closed and rerouted at Voyageurs National Park due to a lone wolf that has been following snowmobilers. Superintendent Mike Ward says the wolf has trailed or run alongside snowmobilers in three separate incidents over a 10-day period in the park's... Read More
Oklahoma City University professor will lead tour of Germany
An Oklahoma City University professor and author is organizing a summer tour of World War II sites in Germany. Read More
Hilton brother Conrad agrees to plead to assault on flight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Hilton's youngest brother, Conrad, agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London to Los Angeles last year during which authorities say he called other passengers "peasants" and threatened to kill crew members. Hilton, 20, signed the agreement Tuesday and is... Read More
James scores 27 on milestone night, Cavs cruise past Celtics
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night. James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics. James, who has... Read More
Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens. The investigation of three alleged birth... Read More
US pushes back on Venezuela's order to slash embassy staff
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United States on Tuesday pushed back against Venezuela's demand for a dramatic cut in the American diplomatic mission in Caracas. During a rare meeting Monday with the top American diplomat in Caracas, Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez gave the U.S. two weeks to come up with a plan to... Read More
Winter weather affects flights, classes; bigger storm coming
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The latest winter storm has prompted speed reductions on much of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and on many highways. Turnpike officials said speed limits have been reduced to 45 mph from the Blue Mountain Interchange to the Delaware River bridge next to New Jersey and on the Northeast Extension.... Read More
Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests conducted last month by the Federal Aviation... Read More
Forest Services sets meetings on proposed BWCA land swap
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled a series of open houses on a proposal to swap 30,000 acres of state-owned land within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for about 39,000 acres of federal land elsewhere in the Superior National Forest. The Forest Service says the exchange would benefit both... Read More
Walters Art Museum raises $30 million for endowment
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Walters Art Museum has raised $30 million in its Sharing the Gift fundraising campaign. Walters board of trustees president Ellen N. Bernard said in a news release Tuesday that the campaign was launched in 2008 and raised money for endowment and operations. Revenue from endowment makes up a... Read More
Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
PUCON, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The Villarrica volcano erupted around 3 a.m. local time, according to the National... Read More
Smithsonian issues ban on using 'selfie sticks' in museums
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cameras and pictures are allowed, but selfie sticks are now banned at the Smithsonian museums. The Smithsonian Institution issued a new policy Tuesday saying the use of selfie sticks is now prohibited, along with tripods and monopods in museums and gardens. Selfie sticks are handheld camera... Read More
Borgata casino plans outdoor concert hall, new nightclub
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Borgata casino will open an outdoor concert hall this summer and a new nightclub this fall. The casino is getting $14 million from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority toward the $15 million total cost of both projects. Atlantic City's eight casinos are obligated to make... Read More
Kelly Clarkson to headline summer season at Wolf Trap
VIENNA, Va. (AP) — Kelly Clarkson, Santana and Sheryl Crow are among the headliners planning to make stops this summer at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Wolf Trap is announcing its first 55 shows for the summer. Clarkson was added to the list Tuesday as she is planning a major tour for her... Read More
Washington DC cherry blossom peak predicted for April 11-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is predicting a peak bloom for Washington's cherry blossom trees between April 11-14. Organizers of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the park service announced the peak bloom date Tuesday. The average date for the peak bloom, when 70 percent of the trees around... Read More

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Explore these six distinct regions for travel values and fun destinations in Oklahoma:
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