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Prague's fabled astronomical clock returns in former beauty

Sep. 26, 2018 3:46 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Prague's fabled astronomical clock is returning to the Czech capital's picturesque Old Town Square after a complex repair operation restored the medieval landmark to its former glory. The 608-year-old clock, a must-see for many tourists with its hourly moving display of the 12 apostles and...

The Latest: Confederate group pleased monuments are staying

Aug. 22, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina state panel meeting about a request by the governor to relocate three Confederate monuments on the Capitol grounds (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A spokesman for the North Carolina chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans says a decision to add context...

Opponents of refinery near park question developer veracity

Aug. 22, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Opponents of an oil refinery planned near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota are imploring state regulators to give them a chance to explore whether the developer is being truthful about the project's size. The Environmental Law and Policy Center and Dakota Resource...