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Wisconsin senator wants feds to probe Mexican resort alcohol

Aug 17, 2017

A U.S. senator from Wisconsin is urging the State Department to investigate reports of tainted or substandard alcohol at Mexican resorts causing American tourists to become sick

Louisiana city to erect monument of novelist at park

Aug 17, 2017

A Louisiana city will erect a statue of novelist Walker Percy in a park

ICC orders Mali extremist to pay $3.2 million in reparations

Aug 17, 2017

The International Criminal court says a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage-listed cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu must pay 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) in reparations

Battered bronze sphere returns to World Trade Center site

Aug 17, 2017

A 25-ton, bronze sphere damaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is finally being returned to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site

China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authority

Aug 17, 2017

China's leaders are holding an unofficial retreat ahead of the fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second term

National Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

Aug 17, 2017

National Parks Service officials say they will discontinue the agency's policy encouraging U.S. national parks to eliminate the sale of disposable plastic water bottles years after first implementing the ban

Southwest apologizes to top-tier customers for boarding fail

Aug 16, 2017

Southwest apologizes to A-list passengers for glitch that puts them far back in the boarding line

Int'l arrivals to US increased 2 percent in January

Aug 16, 2017

International arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared with January 2016, government data says

Interior secretary removes 1 California monument from review

Aug 16, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will not recommend any changes to the Sand to Snow National Monument in Southern California

New San Francisco high-rise remakes skyline to mixed reviews

Aug 16, 2017

Tech industry makes its mark on San Francisco's skyline with city's new tallest building: 61-story Salesforce Tower.

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