• Calais, hit by migrant woes, a city everyone wants to leave

    Updated: 11 min ago

    CALAIS, France (AP) — The truck drivers who pass through don't like it. Neither do the millions of tourists who turn up each year. And the migrants who flock here have only one thing on their mind: leaving. More than ever, it seems, people come to the port city of Calais — on the...

  • Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet. The scale of the country's financial problems is mind boggling — a full quarter of the economy evaporated in the past six years and business activity is now plummeting...

  • Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country...

  • Storms packing damaging winds spawn tornado in Michigan

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    GLEN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of Michigan residents waited for electricity Monday as they cleaned up a day after violent winds uprooted trees, snapped branches and spoiled the landscape in some of the state's most popular tourist spots. At least one tornado was confirmed in...

  • Authorities work to respect traditions after discovery of ancient remains in Fountain

    By Chhun Sun chhun.sun@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    While installing a drainage pipe at a construction site in Fountain last week, an engineer spotted a skull. He picked it up, inspected it and placed it back where it belonged. It turned out that the engineer stumbled upon a rare discovery. The ancient remains were of a young Native...

  • 5 cool family hikes in Colorado on a hot summer day

    Dena Rosenberry, dena@outtherecolorado.com
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    To help you enjoy Colorado, we at Out There Colorado have brainstormed and identified five fun trails for a sunny summer day. (Don't worry, we'll keep sharing ideas for shady or water-splashed hikes as long as there's a need to beat the heat. And we welcome your suggestions: email...

  • Reality TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real. The trainer teaches rescue dogs to beg, bark and bow or sit, stand and shake for movies, TV and the Broadway stage. Once the animal actors retire, he brings them home to join his 30 dogs, one...

  • Another good year for SC's $18 billion tourism industry

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — As the summer tourist season begins to wind down, the numbers show it's been another good year for South Carolina's $18 billion tourism industry. Figures posted by the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism show that through the first half of 2015,...

  • Merger combines Nevada tavern chain, Maryland casino-resort

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stock merger valued at $341 million between a Las Vegas-based slot tavern chain and the owner of a four-diamond casino-resort in Maryland is complete. Sartini Gaming Inc.'s Golden Gaming and Minnesota-based Lakes Entertainment Inc. said Monday that shareholders...

  • Zimbabwean operator says American hunter didn't break law

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American accused of killing a lion in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe in April did not break any laws and acted in good faith, a safari operator who worked for the American said Monday. Landowner Headman Sibanda said in a telephone interview with The...

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