Wednesday 24th May, 2017

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Nearly 740,000 foreigners overstayed US visas last year

Nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas, the Homeland Security Department said Monday. ...

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, covering about one-third of a mile of road and changing the Big Sur coastline immediately below. ...

Massachusetts school backs off hair braid extensions ban

Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden, Massachusetts, has suspended its ban on hair braid extensions for the rest of the year after the state attorney general called the ban unlawful. ...

Forbes lists UAB among America's best large employers

Forbes has ranked the UAB among the top 75 large employers in the United States and No. 5 among universities.UAB ranked No. 69 on the list of the county's top large employers, reserved for companies ...

One of Birmingham's most influential medical leaders retiring

One of the most influential executives in Birmingham's health care scene will retire later this year.Dr. Edward E. Partridge, who has served as the director of the University of Alabama at Birmingha ...

Magic City Newsmakers: Regions Bank, Mountain Brook, Habitat for Humanity and more

AnniversariesNewcastle Homes is celebrating 20 years building and managing real estate in Birmingham.Alacare Home Health and Hospice is celebrating its 47th anniversary.The city of Mountain Broo ...

IN VIDEOS: How Coca-Cola United labels its product

Coca-Cola United recently acquired markets in the Atlanta territory and is becoming one of Birmingham largest employers. But how does the Magic City company churn out tens of millions of cases of soft ...

ON YOUR SIDE: Man receives help after he says he was taken advantage of by contractor

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A man sits in a dry house after months of leaks in his roof. John Drake paid $12,000 to a contractor who he says left more problems with his house than he fixed. A c ...

New Tuscaloosa leaders sworn in Monday morning

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - The newest elected leaders in the city of Tuscaloosa are now officially in place.They took their oaths of office in a public ceremony Monday morning.Mayor Walt Maddo ...

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18th-century French paintings on display at National Gallery of Art

PanARMENIAN.Net - When Joseph Bonaparte, elder brother of Napoleon I, fled to America in 1815, he packed his collection of 18th-century French painting. In an effort to spread his native country's cul

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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