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9 expenses to pack in your moving budget

Aug. 7, 2018 10:52 AM EDT

Moving comes with a long, expensive to-do list. The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide . While you're choosing a place to live and deciding what to pack, having a plan for expenses can ensure your...

Human rights group opposes moving Rohingya to island camp

Aug. 6, 2018 6:20 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A human rights group urged Bangladesh's government on Monday to abandon plans to relocate Rohingya Muslim refugees to a small, uninhabited island said to be at severe risk of serious flooding. Human Rights Watch said in a report released in Bangkok, Thailand, that international experts have...

Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in country's northeast

Aug. 1, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — At least four new cases of the Ebola virus have emerged in Congo's northeast, just a week after an outbreak in the northwest was declared over, the country's health ministry said Wednesday. There was no indication the two outbreaks, separated by more than 2,500 kilometers (1,553...

TransCanada to move materials, prep sites for Keystone XL

Jul. 13, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline developer said in a letter this week to a Native American tribal chairman that the company will start moving materials and preparing construction sites for the project in Montana and South Dakota. TransCanada Corp. said in the letter to Cheyenne River Sioux...

Robert Motherwell painting stolen in 1978 is returned

Jul. 13, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the modernist master Robert Motherwell that disappeared from a New York warehouse in 1978 and was presumed stolen has been returned after 40 years, federal law enforcement officials announced. U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman unveiled the 1967 painting, "Untitled," at a Manhattan...

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

Jul. 13, 2018 11:00 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Eight critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya after wildlife workers moved them from the capital to a new national park, the government said Friday, calling the toll "unprecedented" in more than a decade of such transfers. Preliminary investigations point to salt...

Correction: Teva-US-HQ Move story

Jul. 9, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story July 6 about Teva Pharmaceuticals moving its U.S. headquarters to New Jersey, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount in tax credits the firm is receiving. The state's Economic Development authority approved about $40 million in credits over 10 years, not about...

Moving Day: Parker, Howard pick new spots, Melo may be next

Jul. 6, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Parker went to San Antonio as a teenager nearly two decades ago, quickly became part of the Spurs' legendary Big Three and celebrated four championships while wearing silver and black. He's not done playing. He's just done in San Antonio. Parker agreed to a two-year, $10 million...

Another motorcycle maker considers moving output overseas

Jun. 29, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) — A Minnesota-based company said on Friday that it is considering moving production of some motorcycles out of the country because of European tariffs, just days after Harley-Davidson announced a similar move A spokeswoman for Polaris Industries acknowledged that the company could...