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  • Bulgaria identifies bomber of Israeli tourist bus

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria has identified a suicide bomber who blew up a bus containing Israeli tourists two years ago as a dual Lebanese-French citizen. The prosecutor's office and the national security agency said in a joint statement Friday that the bomber was 23-year-old...

  • TERROR-dactyl: Anxiety, fear and joy on new Colorado Springs ride

    By Rick Cookson, rick.cookson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    My day began with a text from my mom reminding me to bring an extra pair of pants to work - she knew I would be riding the TERROR-dactyl. On Thursday, Cave of the Winds unveiled the ride, which sits 200 feet above the floor of Williams Canyon and reaches speeds near 100 mph. I'm...

  • DIA taking applications for new TSA screening program

    lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday that it is accepting applications for an "expedited screening program" at Denver International Airport. The program will allow travelers to leave on their shoes, belt and outwear while they head through the security lines....

  • Grizzly near Red Lodge relocated after killing cow

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear that killed a young cow near Red Lodge in southern Montana has been captured and relocated to the Upper Gallatin area north of Yellowstone National Park. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said the bear was captured by state and federal officials...

  • Sierra Club pushes for Idaho national monument

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The chances of a national monument being designated in central Idaho are better than 50 percent, the executive director of the 2.4-million-member Sierra Club says. "Well north of 50-50," said Michael Brune on a stop in Boise on Thursday before heading to the...

  • Holocaust Museum opens UN archive on WWII crimes

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — From Adolf Hitler down to the petty bureaucrats who staffed the Nazi death camps, thousands of perpetrators of World War II war crimes were eventually written up in vast reams of investigative files — files that now, for the first time, can be viewed in their...

  • Students to act as guides at Civil War landmark

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of college students will try to bring to life the history of one of the most notable Civil War battles in Oklahoma on Saturday when ground is broken at the battle site for a new visitors center the state believes could bring in $9 million a year in...

  • Madden, Levy head list of Hall of Fame presenters

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Former coaching greats John Madden and Marv Levy will highlight the list of seven presenters during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. Madden will present former Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy. Levy will introduce former Buffalo Bills receiver...

  • Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Now's the time to get moonstruck. Forty-five years ago Sunday, Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. Armstrong's "one small step ... one giant leap" on the dusty lunar surface July 20, 1969, still...

  • Museum features Ukrainian poet-artist Shevchenko

    Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The poet and artist known as the father of the Ukrainian nation is the subject of a major exhibition in New York City. Taras Shevchenko (tah-RAHS' shehv-CHEHNK'-oh) was born 200 years ago. The Ukrainian Museum is marking the anniversary through Nov. 2. The...

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