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Parking hard to find on Day 2 of Philadelphia transit strike

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Frustrated commuters fought traffic jams and struggled to find parking Wednesday as a transit strike entered its second day with the city’s main transit agency reporting progress at the bargaining table. The walkout began early Tuesday after the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and a union representing about 4,700 workers failed to reach […]
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Aviation of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine dumped 72 tons of water on a forest fire in Montenegro over the past day. This is reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service. Read
KRASNOHORIVKA, Ukraine — It was a loud day in Krasnohorivka on May 28. The Donetsk Oblast city of 15,000 people, 715 kilometers southeast of Kyiv, was shelled in a barrage that battered the hospital,
Russia and Iran both threaten U.S. interests as they pursue long-term roles in Syria, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said. The Russians are seeking a “warm-water naval port” in Syria, and intelligence shows
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A day after announcing Lena Dunham would join cast, executive producer Ryan Murphy says Season 7 will be called 'Cult.' It premieres Sept. 5.             
TNT Entertainment Company in collaboration with Buckboiz dance crew hosted the Beef Street Dance Tournament at Thornhill Primary School on July 15.
South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu is set to make her debut appearance in the country next week Thursday when she graces My Kind of Place (MKOP) lounge.
Cara De La Hoyde has shared a cute scan photo of her growing baby bump [Wenn] Cara De La Hoyde has shared another exciting scan picture of her growing baby on social media. Taking to In
JAKARTA (Reuters) - After donning a blue Cinderella dress, Sind Yanti carefully arranges her pale yellow "hijab", or traditional headscarf, into folds that resemble hair.
The internet was ablaze after an unfortunate Bey wax figure went viral.             
Shelby Township’s ‘Tree House’ photo is this week’s garden photo winner             
The reviews are in for the pop star - and they're begrudgingly good.             
Christopher Nolan has captured the sound, sights, spirit and 'greater truth' of the 1940 Battle of Dunkirk with his epic 'Dunkirk.'             
Some 25 judges spent Tuesday evaluating some 380 wines from 58 wineries in Michigan, which now total 130             
Next month, Rachel Zoe will dip her toes into the warming waters of the seasonal East Coast retail scene with her first-ever East Hampton “pop-in shop” at What Goes Around Comes Around. The shop w
The Yanks of 'Kingsman,' including Channing Tatum and Jeff Bridges, owned Comic-Con's presentation for the 'Golden Circle' sequel.             
Ten hours into our 20-hour drive, at the tail end of Amazon Music’s Road Trip Playlist, our energy and enthusiasm waned             
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies made by a mother of two in her spare time won the $10,000 first prize in a quirky New York fashion competition on...
Jason Bateman’s recent project is a new dramatic episodic series called ‘Ozark,’ that is being produced by Netflix.             
Jada Pinkett Smith has come a long way from her humble beginnings in Baltimore.             
Bennington, the frontman of Linkin Park, reportedly died at the age of 41 on Thursday.             
The show will imagine if slavery developed into a modern institution.             
Gemma Collins and Georgia Kousoulou attended ITVs Summer Reception [Wenn] The TOWIE star stepped out in a ruffled orange gown that had a chain detail down the front.  Gemma’s elaborate dress
After reports Thursday of Chester Bennington's death, the Twittersphere was quick to respond with heartbroken tweets and kind words.             
When he was blacklisted in Hollywood, Clancy Sigal got in his car, pulled out of L.A. and drove toward New York in a soul-searching journey across the back roads of America. The trip would provide
The frontman for the metal-rap fusion band was known for songs like 'One Step Closer' and 'In the End.'             
Chester Bennington's body was found at a private residence in Los Angeles County.             
The Second Bank of the United States might not be Philadelphia’s top tourist draw, having to compete with neighbours like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, but its regal architecture is luring a
Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun...and a onesie?
A cool, contemporary setting and impressive, interesting northern Vietnamese dishes makes this Rainier Valley spot stand out.

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