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Northern Indiana’s 50-year-old Amish Acres to close Jan. 1

Nov. 15, 2019 3:49 PM EST

NAPPANEE, Ind. (AP) — An official says northern Indiana tourist destination Amish Acres will close at the end of the year after 50 years in business. Executive Director Jeff Kitson of the Nappanee Area Chamber of Commerce said Friday he received a letter from founder and CEO Richard Pletcher saying his...

India hopes 'green' fireworks, light show dim Diwali impact

Oct. 25, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India hopes to temper the environmental damage from its biggest annual holiday on Sunday with low-emission firecrackers and light shows, but the plan's uneven rollout has hurt some businesses and proven difficult to enforce. Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is typically celebrated by...

The Latest: Britain calls HK shooting 'disproportionate'

Oct. 1, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule in China (all times local): 10 p.m. Britain's foreign secretary says the shooting of a teenage pro-democracy protester by a Hong Kong police officer during mass demonstrations was "disproportionate" and could stoke tensions in the...