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Meditating Portuguese actor suspected of terror plot
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport....

World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses....

Colorado camp resort for pot users falls through
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) -- A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing....

Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan
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KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) -- A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan....

Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars
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DENVER (AP) -- Beer? Wine? Or weed?...

Annual festival celebrates northern Michigan's cherries
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The National Cherry Festival gets underway Saturday in Traverse City, featuring music, aerial acrobatics and plenty of activities celebrating northern Michigan's signature fruit....

New lighting system to illuminate Statue of Liberty
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Liberty is getting some new lights....

Bahamas concerned about US ruling for resort developer
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- The Bahamas attorney general expressed frustration Thursday with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court....

Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless....

Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being shown for the first time in Europe at the Budapest institution which bears his name....

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