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Weather Service winter forecast: A bit warmer, but chaotic

Oct. 17, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say. The National Weather Service says the large global forces that help drive broad patterns of winter weather are weak, which often makes for more dramatic changes in local weather every few weeks. It also makes it harder...

Utah leaders ask park service to reconsider allowing ATVs

Oct. 17, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials in a large tourist community have asked the National Park Service to reconsider allowing all-terrain vehicles and other off-road vehicles inside the parks. Grand County leaders passed a resolution Tuesday to ask park officials to reevaluate the order, The Salt Lake...

Iconic Las Vegas wedding chapel is no longer up for sale

Oct. 17, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of a Las Vegas chapel where celebrity couples like Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have gotten married is staying wedded to her business. Charlotte Richards told KVVU-TV on Wednesday that she is taking A Little White Wedding Chapel off the market. The iconic property had been listed...

Grizzly cubs killed on Montana railroad tracks, deaths mount

Oct. 17, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Two grizzly bear cubs have been killed on railroad tracks in northwestern Montana, driving the number of bear deaths toward last year's record level for the region. State wildlife officials say the two cubs, one female and the other of unknown sex, were found along the tracks near...

Dave Matthews reacts to getting Rock Hall nomination

Oct. 17, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Matthews is having a hard time imagining his band being included on the same Rock & Roll Hall of Fame list as other musical icons such as Whitney Houston. The Dave Matthews Band frontman said their recent nomination for the Hall's 2020 class was unexpected and a "little bit...

Alaska to resume temporary ferry service to British Columbia

Oct. 17, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Marine Highway System is expected to resume ferry service to British Columbia, but only on two dates, officials said. The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said service to Prince Rupert has been scheduled Oct. 29 and Nov. 25, The Juneau Empire...

Dubai bets billions that Expo 2020 won't be a desert mirage

Oct. 17, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It rises out of what were once rolling sand dunes stretching toward the horizon, a feverish construction site by tempo and temperature that has tens of thousands of workers building what looks like a new city in the desert of Dubai. This is the site of Expo 2020, a...

European Commission president says there will be no extension to Britain's departure from the European Union.

Oct. 17, 2019 9:23 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission president says there will be no extension to Britain's departure from the European Union.

Bestselling author to hold conference at Crystal Bridges

Oct. 17, 2019 8:40 AM EDT

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A bestselling author and wellness expert is holding a symposium at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in northwest Arkansas. Author Deepak Chopra and Crystal Bridges founder Alice Walton announced Thursday that the Sages and Scientists 2019 Symposium will be held Nov. 14-17...

London commuters scuffle with climate activists

Oct. 17, 2019 6:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Angry commuters scuffled with climate activists who climbed onto the roofs of trains early Thursday, snarling services in the busy morning rush hours in the British capital. Londoners have largely tolerated a series of peaceful protests in recent days by the Extinction Rebellion group, but...