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APNewsBreak: Texas will allow Prada Marfa to stay

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Prada Marfa stands out, but not like the Italian luxury brand’s stores in the world’s major fashion capitals: It’s surrounded by desolate prairie, alone in a plot of dirt along a rural highway in the West Texas desert. The art installation has become a must-see for curious tourists since [...]

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Spain: Ebola test drug out of supply worldwide

  MADRID (AP) — Doctors treating a Spanish priest who was repatriated from West Africa on Monday after being diagnosed with the Ebola virus said there were no samples of experimental drug ZMapp available in the world right now, and they were considering alternative treatments. The priest, Manuel Garcia Viejo, 69, was in serious condition [...]

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Rainbow hues, jean jackets at Burberry’s show

  LONDON (AP) — As if to perk up audiences ahead of a dreary grey winter, Burberry Prorsum on Monday showed off a spring collection bursting with bright rainbow colors and cheerful prints of beetles, bees and dragonflies. The luxury British clothing label’s show at London Fashion Week, always a highlight that packs in the crowds and [...]

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Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

  FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone’s capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said. While most residents welcomed teams of health care workers and volunteers [...]

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Designers go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week

  MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with women. The collections being previewed during Milan fashion week, in its fourth day Saturday, are easy to wear and roomy, not binding, meant for every day and not rarified occasions. Here are some highlights from Saturday’s shows: CULTURAL AMBASSADORS PAIR UP Oscar-winning filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino’s [...]

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Expands, adds details of Colorado pot law and giveaway

  DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain. Members of Operation Grow4Vets said the Saturday event aimed to offer veterans an alternative to prescription drugs to help with anxiety, pain and other problems. The organization also [...]

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5 cheetah cubs born at Metro Richmond Zoo

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Metro Richmond Zoo is celebrating the births of five cheetah cubs. Media outlets report that a 3-year-old cheetah named Milani gave birth to the cubs on Friday, September 19th. Five other cubs were born at the zoo last October. One died in May from what was believed to be [...]

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Man seen with missing UVa student being sought

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. But they say they also want to talk to him about the missing teen. Virginia State Police issued warrants for Jesse [...]

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NASA’s Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. The robotic explorer successfully slipped into orbit around the red planet late Sunday night. “I think my heart’s about ready to start [...]

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4 students hurt, 1 seriously, in Denver lab fire

  DENVER (AP) — Authorities say four students have been burned and one suffered serious injuries after a fire erupted in a Denver high school chemistry lab during a demonstration involving methanol. School spokeswoman Lindsay Neil says three students were treated and released after the fire on Monday, and the other was transferred to another hospital because [...]

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The printer, made by a Northern California company [...]

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