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Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host a major international summit next year. Trump had claimed in August that his Trump National Doral had emerged as a top contender for the...

RNC to hold winter meetings at Trump National Doral

Nov. 14, 2019 8:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee confirmed Thursday it would hold its winter meetings at Trump National Doral, bringing business to one of the president’s struggling properties. The news comes weeks after President Donald Trump canceled plans to host next year’s Group of...

Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

Nov. 13, 2019 5:50 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed. Hawaii News Now reported that Lauren Oiye said yes just before Chris Garth dropped the ring in the ocean. Multiple photographers nearby captured the...

Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

Nov. 10, 2019 1:29 PM EST

BOWNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle. WOOD-TV reports that insurance agent Mark Johnson spotted the rutting bucks in a field with their antlers entangled. He figured the eight-point bucks would die from...

Woman who gave the finger to Trump's car wins election

Nov. 5, 2019 11:22 PM EST

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — The woman who lost her job after displaying her middle finger at President Donald Trump's motorcade has won a seat on a county board of supervisors in Virginia. With 99 percent of the vote reported by the Loudoun County Office of Elections Tuesday night, unofficial returns showed...

Strike-ending deal will shape Chicago schools for years

Nov. 1, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and more than 300,000 students affected by an 11-day strike returned to classrooms Friday amid a tentative agreement that ended the walkout and is expected to shape education in the nation's third-largest city for the next five years. The outcome came at a cost, though....

Colorado climber suffers frostbite, has legs amputated

Nov. 1, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has had his legs amputated below his knees after suffering frostbite while climbing a mountain. KDVR-TV reports that Colorado Springs resident Nick Noland mistakenly went off the main trail while descending Mount Shavano. Noland says he reached the summit of...

A new hope for Star Wars on Disney Plus in 'The Mandalorian'

Nov. 1, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Never heard of a Mandalorian? You're not alone. Actor Pedro Pascal hadn't either when he started talking to Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni about an ambitious new "Star Wars" series that would become a marquee offering for the Walt Disney Co.'s new streaming service, Disney Plus, which...

Fastest climber of 14 highest peaks to return to mountains

Oct. 30, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepalese mountaineer who smashed the speed record for climbing the world's 14 highest peaks returned safely to Nepal's capital on Wednesday but said he plans to return to the mountains in three days to guide his clients. Nirmal Purja on Tuesday scaled the 8,027-meter (26,340-foot)...

Searchers look for man seen on YouTube falling on Mount Fuji

Oct. 30, 2019 5:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said they found a body on Mount Fuji on Wednesday and are verifying whether it is that of a man who was seen falling down a snow-covered slope while livestreaming his climb up the mountain on YouTube. Police in Shizuoka, one of two prefectures that include Japan's highest...