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Yellowstone investigating illegal drone photo taken in park

Nov. 18, 2018 4:10 PM EST

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say they're investigating after a photo was posted online showing one of the park's geothermal features from a drone, which is illegal. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported the photo of Grand Prismatic Spring was posted on...

Plane goes partly off taxiway at Denver airport; no injuries

Nov. 18, 2018 3:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A United Airlines plane veered partly off a taxiway at the Denver airport, but no injuries were reported. Denver International Airport spokeswoman Mindy Crane says the incident occurred Saturday evening. She says United Flight 1941 from Tucson, Arizona, had landed and was headed toward the...

Painting found in Romania studied as possibly stolen Picasso

Nov. 18, 2018 10:03 AM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania. Four Romanians were convicted in the 2012 heist of Picasso's "Tete d'Arlequin" and six other valuable paintings from the...

AP PHOTOS: Sights of Rome include monumental eyesores

Nov. 18, 2018 3:08 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Rome's monumental problems of garbage and decay exist side-by-side with the Italian capital's glories, including the Colosseum. Associated Press photographers recently trained their cameras on some of the eyesores. With City Hall administrations often mired in scandal, Romans over the last few...

Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

Nov. 17, 2018 9:42 PM EST

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a...

Collier helps No. 2 UConn rout Vanderbilt 80-42

Nov. 17, 2018 8:43 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies are a work in progress. The Hall of Fame coach just wants them to keep getting better every game. "This was the second game we played, and we were better than we were last Sunday," he said after an 80-42 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday in the...

Disney details new 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' attractions

Nov. 17, 2018 4:31 PM EST

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — "Star Wars" fans will soon be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off against Kylo Ren in battle. Disney on Saturday announced some details of the new "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" lands, opening in 2019. It also announced that composer John Williams, creator of the classic...

Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

Nov. 17, 2018 6:00 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process." The company, TLSContact, is "simply an application point," according to a statement. Final decisions are made in the U.K. The...

A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

Nov. 16, 2018 9:09 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it is expelling American Bruce Byron Lowrance after he slipped unlawfully into the police state known for its anti-U.S. fervor. He is believed to be the same person who was deported by South Korea a year ago after being caught wandering near the mine-strewn border...

2 paintings belonging to LOVE artist sold at auction

Nov. 16, 2018 8:45 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home off the Maine coast. Christie's Auction House sold the two works, one by...