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View from the Shard can surprise hotel guests

LONDON (AP) — The new hotel at one of London’s skyscrapers offers rooms with a view — but it isn’t always what guests expect. The Shangri-La Hotel — located on the upper floors of The Shard — has a design quirk that means glass panels...
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Egypt to try 200 suspected of terrorist attacks

FILE – In this file photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, Egyptian policemen stand guard at the scene of a powerful explosion, believed to be a car bomb, at a police headquarters building that killed at least a dozen people, wounded more than 100, and left scores buried under...

Milwaukee fan approaches Jeter at shortstop

A fan runs out on the field to New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter, right, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, May 9, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) A fan runs out on the field to New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter, right,...
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Thai gov’t supporters warn on unelected premier

An anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag during a rally Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Bangkok, Thailand. The protesters achieved a partial victory on Wednesday when the Constitutional Court ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, saying she had violated the...
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Arkansas clerk issues 1st gay marriage license

Jennifer Rambo, left, of Jacksonville, Ark., kisses her partner Kristin Seaton, right, of Fort Smith, Ark., as they wait in line at the Carroll County Courthouse to apply for a marriage license, Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Rambo and Seaton drove to Eureka...
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California farmer locked in battle with union

In this April 29, 2014 photo, Dan Gerawan, owner of at Gerawan Farming, Inc., left, talks with crew boss Jose Cabello in a nectarine orchard near Sanger, Calif. Gerawan is in a battle with the United Farm Workers, which wants to represent thousands of workers at the family farm....
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Gay couples in Arkansas line up outside courthouse

Jennifer Rambo, left, of Jacksonville, Ark., kisses her partner Kristin Seaton, right, of Fort Smith, Ark., as they wait in line at the Carroll County Courthouse to apply for a marriage license, Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark. Rambo and Seaton drove to Eureka...
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Pope OKs miracle for Paul VI in sainthood process

AAA May. 10, 2014 9:27 AM ETPope OKs miracle for Paul VI in sainthood process FILE — This file photo taken on June 21, 1963, shows Pope Paul VI portrayed after his election, with white Pontifical robe and pectoral cross. Pope Francis has approved a miracle credited to the...

Ohio Plans To Build Mine Safety Training Center

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The state’s Department of Natural Resources plans to build a new mine safety training center in eastern Ohio. The department’s director, James Zehringer (ZAYR’-ihn-guhr), says officials are seeking proposals from community and...
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Now THIS is a (1:1) Model Railroad!

Milepost 830 This is a really neat youtube video about the building of the railroad and trains used in the filming of THE LONE RANGER movie. https://www.youtube.com/embed/mdXTXWpIYgQ dlm