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Vera Katz, who helped turn Portland into hipster haven, dies

Dec 11, 2017

Vera Katz, who served as Portland's mayor and helped transform it from a sleepy backwater into a hipster haven and international tourist destination, has died

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Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

Dec 11, 2017

Clashes have erupted between police and protesters in Spain's northeastern Catalan city of Lleida after a judicial ruling ordered the city's museum to return 44 pieces of religious art to the neighboring regional government of Aragon

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Menorah lightings planned around the world for Hanukkah

Dec 11, 2017

Public menorah lightings planned around the world from ski towns to Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas

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Savannah: Food tour, historic squares and the purple line

Dec 11, 2017

Savannah: Food tour, historic squares and the purple trolley line

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As 'overtourism' swamps Amsterdam, Dutch capital pushes back

Dec 11, 2017

Hordes of tourism are derailing daily life in parts of historic Amsterdam as visitors clog the city's narrow streets and stores catering only to tourists edge out shops for locals. City officials are pushing back

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

Dec 11, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on economy, monuments, taxes; Moore on women he knew before he didn't.

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Q&A: Can a museum sell its art to stay in business?

Dec 11, 2017

The intensifying legal tussle over whether a Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when _ if ever _ it's appropriate to unload the collection

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Sexual misconduct often part of the job in hospitality work

Dec 10, 2017

Court documents, interviews indicate workers in hospitality industry are routinely subjected to sexual harassment, but the behavior largely goes unchecked

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Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

Dec 10, 2017

Heavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and triggering traffic accidents

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Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM

Dec 10, 2017

Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo is taking shape as the upscale Park MGM casino-hotel

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Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH