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Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath

Nov. 16, 2018 6:05 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City and its suburbs and even forced some New Jersey children to stay overnight in their...

Luxury hotel built in former pit mine to open in China

Nov. 16, 2018 2:08 PM EST

SHANGHAI (AP) — A luxury hotel opening outside Shanghai is offering guests with deep pockets the chance of a very deep sleep. The 18-story Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel has been built into the side of a huge hole in the ground left by a former pit mine. Sixteen of its floors are below ground...

Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox

Nov. 15, 2018 8:21 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too. Any decisions on speeding up the game and perhaps making it more enjoyable to watch will have to wait. After wrapping up two days of meetings at a hotel next to the Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park, the...

Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they clean

Nov. 15, 2018 7:38 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — At least four major international hotel chains apologized Thursday after hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online. The 11-minute video shows cleaners wiping cups and sinks with dirty towels and sponges. Some use the same towel to wipe the toilet seat....

Cleveland Cavaliers owner selling Detroit casino in $1B deal

Nov. 14, 2018 2:52 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached a $1 billion agreement to sell the Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit, one of the city's three casinos, companies involved in the deal announced Wednesday. The move marks the latest in billions of dollars in...

Airplane banner denounces Jets' partnership with MGM

Nov. 11, 2018 3:21 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills. The banner trailing the plane Sunday read: "SHAME ON...

Motel 6: $7.6 million for guests reported to immigration

Nov. 7, 2018 7:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The national budget chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay up to $7.6 million to Latino guests who say the company's employees shared their private information with immigration officials, according to a proposed settlement filed in federal court. A federal judge must still approve the proposal...

Justice lawyers fail to halt Trump financial records release

Nov. 3, 2018 1:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge denied the Justice Department's efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump's critics to soon gain access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel....

Justice lawyers fail to halt Trump financial records release

Nov. 2, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge denied the Justice Department's efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump's critics to soon gain access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel....

Party held for homeless baby born in wake of hurricane

Oct. 30, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The family of a baby who spent his first night out of the hospital in a Walmart parking lot after Hurricane Michael just got a surprise baby shower. The happy event happened at a Walmart near the store where the family hunkered down in those dark days following the Category 4...