Europe

This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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Migrants hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters on Wednesday March 27, 2019, and have forced the crew to reroute the vessel north toward Europe.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Migrants hijacked a cargo ship that rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea and forced the crew to put the Libya-bound vessel on a course north toward Europe, authorities in two European countries said. Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) celebrates his goal with James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, March 15, 2019, in Toronto.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
March 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Stephen Whyno, AP Hockey Writer Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic. "I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said with a smile. "Obviously to play an NHL game in your home country, it'd be...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
March 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning a trip to Europe, you have one more thing on your to-do list. Currently, you just need a passport to travel to Europe. But starting in 2021, you'll need one more item: You'll have to fill out a form online before traveling for security and migration...
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Travel Visa
March 09, 2019 - 10:29 am
By Lauren M. Johnson and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021. The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa -- a European Travel Information and Authorization System or...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a state-of-the-nation address in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo
February 20, 2019 - 10:16 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. While the Russian leader didn't say what specific...
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A departure board showing the BMI flights cancelled
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February 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. British Midland Regional Limited, which operates as Flybmi, said it's filing for administration — a British version of bankruptcy — because of higher fuel costs...
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In this Sunday, June 21, 2015 file photo, the sun rises as thousands of revellers gather at the ancient stone circle Stonehenge to celebrate the Summer Solstice, near Salisbury, England.
Tim Ireland/AP Photo, file
February 12, 2019 - 1:51 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A new study suggests the practice of building huge stone monuments spread throughout ancient Europe from northwestern France. So-called megaliths have long fascinated archaeologists because of the immense skill and effort required to build monuments like Stonehenge in England. Using...
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Peter Morrison/AP Photo
January 27, 2019 - 4:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy. Amendments designed to change the course of Britain's planned March 29 departure from the European Union...
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Polar swimmers take part in their traditional Three Kings swim in the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
AP Photo/Petr David Josek
January 06, 2019 - 3:21 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Christians across Europe celebrated Epiphany on Sunday, with worshippers plunging into icy waters and parades being held in Poland and elsewhere. At the Vatican, Pope Francis marked the Epiphany feast day by urging people to follow the path of "humble love" and care for those...
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