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Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa

MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) - A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, plucking out any that are cracked or misshapen. «I like growing coffee because it earns cash that goes righ
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Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa

MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) - A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, plucking out any that are cracked or misshapen. «I like growing coffee because it earns cash that goes right into my pocket,» she said, with ...

As migrant workers decrease, Idaho farmers struggle

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - She was dressed in her best clothes and high heels. The strangers she paid to take her across the border said they would pass her off as a tourist. Instead, she had to brave the desert. Margarita Partida is a former migrant worker wh
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As migrant workers decrease, Idaho farmers struggle

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - She was dressed in her best clothes and high heels. The strangers she paid to take her across the border said they would pass her off as a tourist. Instead, she had to brave the desert. Margarita Partida is a former migrant worker who landed ...

China frees consulate staff as protesters target lampposts

HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of «smart lampposts» that raised fear
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China frees consulate staff as protesters target lampposts

HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of «smart lampposts» that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance. Public security authorities in Shenzhen, ...

Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days. The «Iron Man» and «Avengers: Endgame» star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, said his first visit to the Southern Californi
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Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days. The «Iron Man» and «Avengers: Endgame» star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, said his first visit to the Southern California resort included a brief detention for "smoking pot in a ...

Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties issued a war
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Tourist may have brought measles to Southern California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more than just her luggage. She brought measles. Public health officials in Los Angeles and Orange counties issued a warning Friday that people may have been exposed to ...

Disney+ Reveals First Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series

Disney+ revealed the first poster for the live-action 'Star Wars' series 'The Mandalorian.' (Photo Credit: Lucasfilm) Disney+ revealed the first trailer and poster for The Mandalorian, a new live-action Star Wars series launching on the streamin
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Disney+ Reveals First Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series

Disney+ revealed the first poster for the live-action 'Star Wars' series 'The Mandalorian.' (Photo Credit: Lucasfilm) Disney+ revealed the first trailer and poster for The Mandalorian, a new live-action Star Wars series launching on the streaming service this fall, and it teases a galactic adventure. Bounty hunting is a complicated […] The post Disney+ Reveals First Trailer for ‘The Mandalorian’ Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series appeared first on Geek.com.

The Latest: New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a New Zealand girl who may have exposed Southern Californians to measles (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Health authorities say a New Zealand girl who visited Southern California tourist hotspots including Disneyland, Holly
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The Latest: New Zealander with measles visited Disneyland

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a New Zealand girl who may have exposed Southern Californians to measles (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Health authorities say a New Zealand girl who visited Southern California tourist hotspots including Disneyland, Hollywood and the beach had measles and may have exposed ...

‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘She-Hulk,’ and ‘Moon Knight’ Join The MCU in New Disney+ Shows

There are already a bunch of Marvel superheroes shows coming to Disney+. Hawkeye, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Wanda and Vision, Loki, and more all have series in the works for the streaming […] The post ‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘She-Hulk,
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‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘She-Hulk,’ and ‘Moon Knight’ Join The MCU in New Disney+ Shows

There are already a bunch of Marvel superheroes shows coming to Disney+. Hawkeye, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Wanda and Vision, Loki, and more all have series in the works for the streaming […] The post ‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘She-Hulk,’ and ‘Moon Knight’ Join The MCU in New Disney+ Shows appeared first on Geek.com.

‘Ms. Marvel’ Joins The MCU in New Disney+ Show

There are already a bunch of Marvel superheroes shows coming to Disney+. Hawkeye, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Wanda and Vision, Loki, and more all have series in the works for the streaming […] The post ‘Ms. Marvel’ Joins The MCU in
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‘Ms. Marvel’ Joins The MCU in New Disney+ Show

There are already a bunch of Marvel superheroes shows coming to Disney+. Hawkeye, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Wanda and Vision, Loki, and more all have series in the works for the streaming […] The post ‘Ms. Marvel’ Joins The MCU in New Disney+ Show appeared first on Geek.com.

Save Over $1,000 on These Luxury Watches

There’s no denying the sophistication that a fine wrist watch exudes. But, when you consider the normally high price of these watches, purchasing one becomes unrealistic. And that’s what makes these from Heritor […] The post Save Over $1,000 on Thes
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Save Over $1,000 on These Luxury Watches

There’s no denying the sophistication that a fine wrist watch exudes. But, when you consider the normally high price of these watches, purchasing one becomes unrealistic. And that’s what makes these from Heritor […] The post Save Over $1,000 on These Luxury Watches appeared first on Geek.com.

New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film «Moana» at Walt Disney World, and they announced the name of a «Star Wars»-themed hotel being planned for the Florida resort. The offi
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New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film «Moana» at Walt Disney World, and they announced the name of a «Star Wars»-themed hotel being planned for the Florida resort. The officials made the announcements Thursday at the company's annual D23 ...

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) - Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico are forging ahead with construction of taller border fencing being funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. His hallmark campaign promise is taking shape along a
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Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) - Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico are forging ahead with construction of taller border fencing being funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. His hallmark campaign promise is taking shape along a 46-mile stretch of desert west of Santa Teresa, New ...

Watch: Slithering Snake Sets Off Doorbell Camera at Virginia Home

A woman's doorbell camera caught a big snake slithering right outside her home. (Photo Credit: CBS 17 / YouTube) A snake recently “visited” a woman’s home and the enormous reptile was something straight out of a horror film. And
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Watch: Slithering Snake Sets Off Doorbell Camera at Virginia Home

A woman's doorbell camera caught a big snake slithering right outside her home. (Photo Credit: CBS 17 / YouTube) A snake recently “visited” a woman’s home and the enormous reptile was something straight out of a horror film. Andi Stewart-Bishop, who lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, received a movement notification from her doorbell […] The post Watch: Slithering Snake Sets Off Doorbell Camera at Virginia Home appeared first on Geek.com.

911 Calls Released: Kinkajou Sneaks Into Florida Apartment, Attacks Man

A kinkajou, a rainforest mammal native to Central and South America, snuck into a Florida apartment and «attacked» a man. (Photo Credit: Anup Shah / Photodisc / Getty Images) A feisty, watermelon-craving kinkajou caused a bit of a hoo
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911 Calls Released: Kinkajou Sneaks Into Florida Apartment, Attacks Man

A kinkajou, a rainforest mammal native to Central and South America, snuck into a Florida apartment and «attacked» a man. (Photo Credit: Anup Shah / Photodisc / Getty Images) A feisty, watermelon-craving kinkajou caused a bit of a hoopla in Florida last month after it forced its way into an apartment and attacked a man. And now, officials have released the 911 […] The post 911 Calls Released: Kinkajou Sneaks Into Florida Apartment, Attacks Man appeared first on Geek.com.

55 Yellowstone bison moved to Montana Indian reservation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials have transferred 55 of the park's wild bison to a Montana Indian reservation under a program that aims to establish new disease-free herds of the animals. Park officials said they completed the transf
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55 Yellowstone bison moved to Montana Indian reservation

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park officials have transferred 55 of the park's wild bison to a Montana Indian reservation under a program that aims to establish new disease-free herds of the animals. Park officials said they completed the transfer of the bison, also known as buffalo, to the ...

International traveler with measles visited Disneyland

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Health authorities say a teenage girl traveling from New Zealand to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel. The Orange County Health Ca
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International traveler with measles visited Disneyland

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Health authorities say a teenage girl traveling from New Zealand to Southern California this month was infectious with highly contagious measles and may have exposed others at Disneyland and a nearby hotel. The Orange County Health Care Agency says Friday the exposures could have occurred ...

World’s Largest All-Electric Ferry Launches in Denmark

The 'Ellen,' Denmark's first fully electric ferry. (Photo Credit: Leclanché) Ærø is an island gem in the Baltic Sea. With no bridge connecting it to the Danish mainland, its 6,000-plus residents rely on ferries to travel back forth. Now they c
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World’s Largest All-Electric Ferry Launches in Denmark

The 'Ellen,' Denmark's first fully electric ferry. (Photo Credit: Leclanché) Ærø is an island gem in the Baltic Sea. With no bridge connecting it to the Danish mainland, its 6,000-plus residents rely on ferries to travel back forth. Now they can make the […] The post World’s Largest All-Electric Ferry Launches in Denmark appeared first on Geek.com.

Dozens of tourists rescued while hiking in Arizona heat

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) - Dozens of members of an out-of-state hiking group had to be rescued after they tried climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures, authorities said Friday. Forty-four people had to be helped off the tra
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Dozens of tourists rescued while hiking in Arizona heat

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) - Dozens of members of an out-of-state hiking group had to be rescued after they tried climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures, authorities said Friday. Forty-four people had to be helped off the trail near Apache Junction, including two by helicopter Thursday ...

Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland Reunite Amid Marvel-Sony Spider-Man Feud

Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland reunited amid reports of Spider-Man potentially leaving the MCU. (Photo Credit: Tom Holland / Instagram) Peter Parker and Tony Stark are back together: Avengers: Endgame stars Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. re
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Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland Reunite Amid Marvel-Sony Spider-Man Feud

Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland reunited amid reports of Spider-Man potentially leaving the MCU. (Photo Credit: Tom Holland / Instagram) Peter Parker and Tony Stark are back together: Avengers: Endgame stars Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. recently reunited amid reports of Spider-Man leaving Marvel. Both stars went hiking together on Thursday, with […] The post Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland Reunite Amid Marvel-Sony Spider-Man Feud appeared first on Geek.com.

Second Hand: Ceramic Dresses, Shorts, and Other Faux Garments Created From Found Ceramic Tiles by Zhanna Kadyrova

Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova creates sculptural representations of clothing from found ceramic tiles which are often displayed in situ. She began the series, Second Hand, while in Sao Paulo in 2014 after discovering the rich decorative patterns of tiles u
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Second Hand: Ceramic Dresses, Shorts, and Other Faux Garments Created From Found Ceramic Tiles by Zhanna Kadyrova

Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova creates sculptural representations of clothing from found ceramic tiles which are often displayed in situ. She began the series, Second Hand, while in Sao Paulo in 2014 after discovering the rich decorative patterns of tiles used to cover Brazil’s shops, cafes, and residential buildings. For her first works, she bought several styles of “second hand” tiles which she then constructed into garment-like objects which were displayed on standard wooden hangers. More

Biggest ever Kentridge show explores Africa's history

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - Evocative videos, graphic tapestries, charcoal drawings, woodcut prints, sculptures and immersive sound installations combine in the largest single show by South African artist William Kentridge to explore compelling themes incl
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Biggest ever Kentridge show explores Africa's history

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) - Evocative videos, graphic tapestries, charcoal drawings, woodcut prints, sculptures and immersive sound installations combine in the largest single show by South African artist William Kentridge to explore compelling themes including South Africa's apartheid history and the participation of Africans in World War I. Surveying ...

Top Movie and TV Trailers of the Week: ‘No Time To Die,’ ‘The Report,’ and More

'The Report' (Photo Credit: Amazon Prime Video) TGIF. While you’re planning for the long weekend ahead, we’ve rounded up the top movie and TV trailers that you may have missed during the week. The 25th official James Bond movie was named [&#
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Top Movie and TV Trailers of the Week: ‘No Time To Die,’ ‘The Report,’ and More

'The Report' (Photo Credit: Amazon Prime Video) TGIF. While you’re planning for the long weekend ahead, we’ve rounded up the top movie and TV trailers that you may have missed during the week. The 25th official James Bond movie was named […] The post Top Movie and TV Trailers of the Week: ‘No Time To Die,’ ‘The Report,’ and More appeared first on Geek.com.

Pilots union announces dates for British Airways strikes

LONDON (AP) - British Airways pilots will go on strike for three days next month in a long-running pay dispute with the airline. Pilots' union Balpa announced Friday that the pilots will strike Sept. 9, 10 and 27. The airline lost a bid late last month in th
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Pilots union announces dates for British Airways strikes

LONDON (AP) - British Airways pilots will go on strike for three days next month in a long-running pay dispute with the airline. Pilots' union Balpa announced Friday that the pilots will strike Sept. 9, 10 and 27. The airline lost a bid late last month in the Court of ...

Small plane makes emergency landing on Florida roadway

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) - A small plane has made an emergency landing on busy Florida roadway. Authorities say three people aboard the plane escaped without injuries when it landed Friday on U.S. 1, also known as Federal Highway, in Hobe Sound, Florida. News re
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Small plane makes emergency landing on Florida roadway

HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) - A small plane has made an emergency landing on busy Florida roadway. Authorities say three people aboard the plane escaped without injuries when it landed Friday on U.S. 1, also known as Federal Highway, in Hobe Sound, Florida. News reports say cars traveling on northbound ...

X-Ray Vision vs. Invisibility

After scouring the government’s public Internet databases, artist Noelle Mason transforms surveillance x-rays and satellite imagery into sculptural works that commentate on the lives of undocumented immigrants.
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X-Ray Vision vs. Invisibility

After scouring the government’s public Internet databases, artist Noelle Mason transforms surveillance x-rays and satellite imagery into sculptural works that commentate on the lives of undocumented immigrants.

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