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November 23, 2016 7:41 PM When Your Home Is a Castle (and a Tourist Destination)

Downton Abbey, 2016: Facing steep maintenance costs and taxes, some members of British nobility wind up sharing their grand homes with thousands of visitors. Charlie Courtenay’s home has been besieged twice in its 600-year history, first by another branch of the family in the medieval era, then by Parliamentarians during the English Civil War. Today 59

November 22, 2016 1:34 PM Demonstrators storm offices, bank in Kiev, Ukraine

The incidents came on the third anniversary of protests which eventually brought down the Ukrainian government. KIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Protesters vandalized several offices in Kiev, Ukraine, in a pro-Ukrainian, anti-Russian demonstration, police said. The unidentified group threw smoke flares, broke windows and started a fire Monday at a downtown 25

November 22, 2016 11:00 AM Transasia: Taiwan airline shuts after crashes

Taiwanese airline Transasia is shutting down after two fatal crashes and heavy losses. The carrier, which flew to cities in China, Japan and south east Asia, said it had not been able to raise more money or turn around its finances. Transasia, Taiwan's third largest airline, had already cancelled all flights on Monday. Earlier this year, regulators ordered 22

November 21, 2016 4:00 PM Tropical depression forms, could hit Central America as a hurricane

A tropical depression formed in the western Caribbean Sea on Monday morning, the National Hurricane Center said, and it could hit Central America as a hurricane by Thanksgiving. Dubbed Tropical Depression Sixteen, the system is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm and then a hurricane over the next few days. If it becomes a tropical storm, it would 32

November 21, 2016 9:51 AM Late-Season Tropical Depression Forms in the Caribbean

A late-season tropical depression has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and forecasters say it's expected to become a tropical storm. The depression's maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 35 mph (56 kph) with additional strengthening forecast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the depression is expected to become a tropical storm later 15

November 20, 2016 2:53 AM First big storm of season dumps 2 feet of snow on Minnesota

Minnesotans are shoveling out from the first big snowstorm of the season that dumped up to 2 feet of snow on parts of the state and caused hundreds of crashes. The National Weather Service in Duluth received a report of 25 inches of snow from Leader and more than 24 inches from Orr. Heavy snow fell in a band from southwestern Minnesota to the Arrowhead 40

November 18, 2016 4:08 PM Battle for Aleppo escalates, U.N. sees 'bleak moment'

BEIRUT Syrian rebels fought fiercely with pro-government forces trying to advance into opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo on Friday and warplanes kept up their bombardment of the area in a renewed bid by Damascus to retake the entire city. The U.N. humanitarian adviser said on Friday the besieged population of eastern Aleppo faced a "very bleak 29

November 17, 2016 6:59 PM Yellowstone Park accident victim dissolved in boiling acidic pool

The remains of a man who died in a hot spring accident in Yellowstone National Park were dissolved before they could be recovered, it has emerged. Colin Scott, 23, died in June in an illegal attempt to soak, or "hot pot", in the US park's thermal pools. The accident was recorded by the victim's sister on her mobile phone, the incident report says. The grisly 75

November 15, 2016 2:34 PM Secretary of State Giuliani? He’s the Leading Choice, Trump Aides Say

WASHINGTON — Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, is the leading contender to be secretary of state in the Trump administration, campaign officials said on Tuesday, as Vice President-elect Mike Pence plans to join President-elect Donald J. Trump in New York to accelerate the process of filling out his cabinet. Mr. Giuliani, a loyal 34

November 13, 2016 1:31 AM Clemson's luck finally runs out in loss to Pitt

CLEMSON, S.C. -- On his 64th pass of the day, his 381st of the season and his 1,009th since arriving at Clemson, Deshaun Watson might have thrown the worst ball of his career. The goal-line interception -- Clemson's sixth red zone turnover of the season -- was returned 70 yards and set up a furious finish for Pittsburgh on a day that should've been a celebration 38