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Barcelona bans new tourist accommodations in the city center

January 27, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Tourist gather in front of Sagrada Familia church, designed by architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Barcelona will curb the number of rooms for visitors in the city center in a controversial move aimed to appease residents concerned about sky-high property prices and opposed by hotel and business owners. (AP Photo/Manu [&hellip...

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Israelis seek to comfort Holocaust’s loneliest survivors

January 27, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2017 photo, Israeli Holocaust survivor, Ernest Weiner, sits during his birthday in a restaurant in the central Israeli city of Ramat Hasharon. More than 100 fellow Holocaust survivors and advocates on their behalf gathered for the...

Throngs cheer new president’s triumphant return to Gambia

January 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Gambian President Adama Barrow waves as he rides his motorcade through crowds of hundreds of thousands after arriving at Banjul airport in Gambia, Thursday Jan. 26, 2017, after flying in from Dakar, Senegal. Gambia’s new president has finally arrived in...

Chile’s worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10

January 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters dig trenches in a effort to stop the advancement of a forest fire in Hualañe, a community in Concepcion, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The worst forest fires in Chile’s history were uncontrolled on Wednesday, killing a firefighter and...

TransCanada makes new application for Keystone XL

January 26, 2017 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — TransCanada Corp. has submitted a new presidential permit application to the U.S. Department of State for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The project would move oil 1,180 miles (1,900 kilometer) from Alberta to Steele City,...

Brazil orders 11.5 million yellow fever vaccines

January 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 9, 2008 file photo, a person is vaccinated against yellow fever at a public hospital in Brasilia, Brazil. Brazil’s Health Ministry has ordered millions of doses of yellow fever vaccines to reinforce its stockpiles amid the largest outbreak of...

French prosecutor probes job once held by candidate’s wife

January 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 file picture, Francois Fillon, a candidate in Sunday’s primary runoff to select a conservative candidate for the French presidential election, sits with his wife Penelope, left, during a rally in Paris, France. French...

Argentine goldsmith creates roses from Falklands war weapons

January 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Juan Carlos Pallarols places roses he made with spent munitions from the Falklands war on a desk at his studio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. The 74-year-old Argentine goldsmith known for crafting the presidential batons, collects old...

UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

January 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Gina Miller, right, the lead claimant in the legal fight to get Parliament to vote on whether Britain can start the process of leaving the European Union, arrives at the Supreme Court in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Britain’s Supreme Court will rule...

French president meets with leftist rebels in Colombia

January 24, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

France’s President Francois Hollande, right, and Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, wave during a visit to a camp of the monitoring and verification mechanism coordinated by the United Nations near where rebels of the Revolutionary Armed...