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LISBON, Portugal | 4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country’s medical emergency service crashed. Portugal’s National Institute of Medical Emergencies says Sunday that the helicopter went down Saturday in the Serra de Pias hills east of Porto while it was returning to base after transporting a patient. The two … Continue reading LISBON, Portugal | 4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

BUCHAREST, Romania | Elie Wiesel bust unveiled in Romania to mark Holocaust day

BUCHAREST, Romania — A bust of Romania-born writer Elie Wiesel has been unveiled in Bucharest on the country’s national Holocaust remembrance day. The director of Romania’s National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust joined Bucharest’s mayor and the U.S. and Israeli ambassadors for Tuesday’s event in a small square named for Wiesel. Wiesel and … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Elie Wiesel bust unveiled in Romania to mark Holocaust day

ROME | Mount Etna volcano roars into action with ash and lava

ROME — Mount Etna in Sicily has roared back into spectacular volcanic action, sending up plumes of ash and spewing lava. Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) says that the volcano, which initially “re-awoke” in late July, sprang into fuller action Thursday evening by shooting up chunks of flaming lava as high as … Continue reading ROME | Mount Etna volcano roars into action with ash and lava

FRISCO, Texas | Cowboys move on at center with ill Frederick on their mind

FRISCO, Texas — A year ago, Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Joe Looney grabbed the spotlight during training camp as the prankster who took the field in star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s jersey, his cover blown by the gut sticking out under No. 21. Now that Looney has become the starting center under the serious circumstances … Continue reading FRISCO, Texas | Cowboys move on at center with ill Frederick on their mind

ARLINGTON, Texas | Cowboys center Travis Frederick has neurological disorder

ARLINGTON, Texas— Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick said Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder that causes weakness in various parts of the body, and the four-time Pro Bowl player isn’t sure on a timetable for a return. Frederick said he has received two treatments for Guillain-Barre Syndrome over the past 48 … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | Cowboys center Travis Frederick has neurological disorder