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More than melting watches: Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle

Travel Spain Dali

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a visit to Spain’s “Dali Triangle” will not only make for a fantastic road trip, it will show that there’s so much more to the renowned surrealist’s work. Dali’s...


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Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

Britain Children’s Book Prizes

LONDON (AP) — British writer Geraldine McCaughrean on Monday won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children’s literature for “Where the World Ends.” McCaughrean was named the winner for her novel about two Scottish boys marooned at sea. She also won the prize, chosen by children’s librarians, in...


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Armani democratizes the double-breasted jacket

Italy Fashion Armani

MILAN (AP) — In a week normally reserved for men’s fashion, the June edition of Milan Fashion Week closed Monday with a mélange of men’s and women’s previews for next spring and summer. President of the Italian national fashion chamber, Carlo Capasa, said the shift is a response to “the challenges...


Faith

LDS Church working on new hymnbook, 'Children's Songbook'

BN 031515 Ward Choirs 08-7

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that it has begun work on new songbooks for its worship services.


Auto

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The chief executive of Audi, the luxury automaker owned by Volkswagen, was arrested Monday on suspicion of fraud in relation to the German car maker’s emissions-cheating scandal. Rupert Stadler, 55, was detained a week after his home was searched and German...


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Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

Train Derailment

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) — A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240...


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Asparagus sings with a red pepper, almond and tomato sauce

Food Column American Table Grilled Asparagus with Romesco Sauce

It’s time to revisit grilled vegetables! I was recently tagged in a post where the author said that she was taught to grill vegetables dry and then season them when they come off the grill. I don’t know what she was grilling and she seemed very happy with that method but it made me think about all...


Auto

Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel emissions scandal

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The chief executive of Audi, the luxury automaker owned by Volkswagen, was arrested Monday on suspicion of fraud in relation to the German car maker’s emissions-cheating scandal. Rupert Stadler, 55, was detained a week after his home was searched and German...


Auto

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

DETROIT (AP) — If President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported automobiles and parts, experts say it will cut auto sales and cost jobs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Trump has asked the Commerce Department to study the tariffs on national security grounds,...


Business

Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

Kate Spade Funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born. The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says...


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