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Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Aug. 24, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive. The as-yet untitled Disney Plus show drew big cheers when it was announced Friday at the D23...

Family of first enslaved Africans in America marks 400 years

Aug. 23, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A family that traces its bloodline to America's first enslaved Africans said Friday that their ancestors endured unimaginable toil and hardship — but they also helped forge the nation. "Four hundred years ago, our family started building America, can I get an Amen?" Wanda Tucker...

Bills Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

BUFFALO BILLS (6-10) New faces: WRs Cole Beasley, John Brown and Andre Roberts, rookie DT Ed Oliver, CBs Kevin Johnson and Captain Munnerlyn, S Kurt Coleman, TE Tyler Kroft and rookies Dawson Knox and Tommy Sweeney, RBs Frank Gore, TJ Yeldon and rookie Devin Singletary, OLs Mitch Morse, Jon Feliciano, Quinton...

NFL 2019: Banking on healthy Newton to lead team to playoffs

Aug. 22, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton emphatically stated the Carolina Panthers "want the division back." For the Panthers to win their first NFC South title since 2015, Newton needs to prove he can stay healthy — and be productive. The 2015 league MVP was having a solid season under first-year...

Delaware official defends lifeguards' handling of sick shark

Aug. 21, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Lifeguards at a Delaware beach drew criticism for placing a 4-foot-long (1.2-meter-long) dying shark into a trash can, but a beach official says guards acted in the interest of public safety. The Delaware News Journal reports an unresponsive shark that washed up on Rehoboth...

Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy

Aug. 18, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, television...

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Aug. 16, 2019 10:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79. "I am very sad," Jane Fonda said in a statement....

Russian pilot safely lands jetliner disabled by bird strike

Aug. 15, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian pilot whose passenger jet lost power in both engines after colliding with a flock of gulls shortly after takeoff Thursday managed to land in a cornfield smoothly enough that only one of the 233 people on board was hurt seriously enough to be hospitalized. The quick thinking of the...

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black fundraising teens

Aug. 15, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator was arrested and charged with assault several days after police say she pulled a gun on four black teenagers who were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Police in the eastern Arkansas city of Wynne, about 100...

The Latest: Ocean Viking asks Italy, Malta for a safe harbor

Aug. 13, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The latest on migrants trying to enter Europe (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Two charity groups operating the Ocean Viking rescue ship have formally asked Italy and Malta to allow the 356 migrants aboard to disembark in their ports. After four consecutive days of search and rescue operations in...