Travel safety

February 18, 2018 - 1:35 pm
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Students touring schools in one South Carolina county saw safety and health concerns at a one high school, including moldy carpet that teachers rip out rather than let students walk on it. The Morning News of Florence reports that the student facilities committee of Florence...
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January 13, 2018 - 4:35 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a story on Jan. 12 about a travel advisory warning Turks traveling to the United States, The Associated Press quoted a Turkish Foreign Ministry regarding an incident at Ohio University. In November 2016, a student at Ohio State University, not Ohio University, intentionally...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2017, file photo, protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing Trump's third travel ban to take effect, at least for now, has intensified the attention on a legal showdown before three judges in Seattle who have previously been cool to the administration's efforts. Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Ronald Gould, Richard Paez and Michael Hawkins are scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2017 in Hawaii’s challenge to the latest version of the travel ban. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 06, 2017 - 5:25 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect — at least for now — has intensified the attention on a legal showdown Wednesday afternoon before three judges in Seattle who have previously been cool to the administration's efforts...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia. A Philadelphia judge has sentenced rapper Mill to two to four years in state prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. Mill’s imprisonment on a probation violation has set off a flurry of legal appeals, criticism of the criminal justice system, newspaper opinion pieces, rallies, billboards and bus ads. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 02, 2017 - 9:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill's imprisonment on a probation violation has set off a flurry of legal appeals, criticism of the criminal justice system, newspaper opinion pieces, rallies, billboards and bus ads. A look at how the 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, whose "Dreams Worth More Than Money"...
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November 10, 2017 - 6:39 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union diplomats say the EU is set to ban arms sales to Venezuela and could impose asset freezes and travel restrictions on some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. Two diplomats confirmed that EU foreign ministers will announce the measures...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, a man takes a photo of a cruise ship in Havana harbor, Cuba. President Donald Trump announced a new policy in June that partially rolled back the recent diplomatic opening with Cuba. New regulations implementing that policy are being unveiled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
November 08, 2017 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans seeking to visit Cuba must navigate a complicated maze of travel, commerce and financial restrictions unveiled Wednesday by the Trump administration, part of a new policy to further isolate the island's communist government. Now off-limits to U.S. citizens are dozens of...
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Rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. A Philadelphia judge has sentenced rapper Mill to two to four years in state prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 06, 2017 - 8:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia judge who said the musician had wasted several chances to clean up his act following a 2009 gun and drug case. The sentence rounded out a roughly decade-long back and...
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October 26, 2017 - 7:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of American Airlines said Thursday he is looking forward to company representatives meeting with the NAACP to discuss the civil rights group's charge that carrier has a culture of racial insensitivity. The NAACP earlier this week warned African-Americans that if they fly on...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2015, file photo, an American Airlines jet taxis to the gate at Miami International Airport, in Miami. The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions. American said Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, it's disappointed by the announcement and will invite the civil rights group to meet and talk about the airline. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
October 25, 2017 - 2:23 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions. American's CEO said Wednesday that he was disappointed by the announcement and that American wants to discuss the matter with the civil...
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This Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 frame grab made from drone video shows damaged buildings in Raqqa, Syria, two days after Syrian Democratic Forces said that military operations to oust the Islamic State group have ended and that their fighters have taken full control of the city. (AP Photo/ Gabriel Chaim)
October 20, 2017 - 11:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6:05 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has congratulated the Syrian people and the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group. In a statement released on...
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