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Lebanon: Israel destroying border tunnels won't affect calm

Dec. 11, 2018 12:29 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's president said Tuesday that Israel's operation to destroy what it says is a series of cross-border attack tunnels built by the militant Hezbollah group won't endanger the calm along the frontier, adding that his country takes the issue seriously. Michel Aoun spoke hours before...

Airline group says Christmas travel will rise 5.2 percent

Dec. 11, 2018 11:51 AM EST

U.S. airlines expect a 5.2 percent increase in air travel during the Christmas and New Year's break, to more than 2.5 million people a day. The busiest day is expected to be the Friday before Christmas. The trade group Airlines for America said Tuesday it forecasts that 45.7 million passengers will fly on a U.S....

Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

Dec. 11, 2018 11:26 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Tuesday to inspect a section where a mysterious leak appeared. Crew members on board when the leak was discovered on Aug. 30 quickly located and sealed a tiny hole in the Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the space...

US wholesale prices rise 0.1 pct., a sign inflation in check

Dec. 11, 2018 9:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices barely rose last month as a sharp decline in the cost of gas offset pricier freight trucking services and mobile phone plans. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the producer price index — which tracks cost changes before they reach the consumer —...

Rome's trash troubles turn into emergency after blaze

Dec. 11, 2018 9:11 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Rome's longstanding garbage problems turned into an emergency Tuesday after a huge fire at a waste disposal plant blanketed the Eternal City in smoke and forced authorities to scramble to find alternative facilities to treat the capital's trash. The Salaria plant has been the subject of...

5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

Dec. 11, 2018 8:00 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and that search and recovery operations have ended after finding only one survivor. The five were on a KC-130...

Ex-head of New York's Polytechnic Institute faces sentencing

Dec. 11, 2018 1:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute is facing sentencing in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program. Alain Kaloyeros, born in Beirut in 1956, was the school's president when the Democratic governor...

Firms to pay $9M to settle suit over 2012 California fire

Dec. 10, 2018 8:40 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a construction company and a logging firm have collectively agreed to pay $9 million for damages resulting from a 2012 wildfire that burned more than 1,600 acres of national forest land in Northern California. The U.S. Attorney's office in Sacramento says Monday that...

Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

Dec. 10, 2018 7:59 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed. Snow, sleet and freezing rain tapered off across states from Georgia to West Virginia that were recovering from...

Delta: On long flights, leave your support animal at home

Dec. 10, 2018 6:40 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — If you're planning a flight longer than eight hours, Delta Air Lines says you can't bring an emotional-support animal with you. The rules for pups are getting tighter too. Neither support animals nor trained service animals will be allowed on any Delta flights if they are under 4 months old....