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Photos show Rudy Giuliani's fixers with Florida governor

Oct. 15, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida businessmen who are tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and now face federal criminal charges were photographed with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photographs taken by a photographer on assignment for The Associated Press show Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman at DeSantis'...

In Orlando, everyone's back and expectations are high

Oct. 15, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Gordon doesn't put much credence in outside expectations. The Orlando Magic weren't widely picked to be a playoff team last season, and then not only did the Magic make the postseason but wound up winning the Southeast Division. It's an accomplishment worth noting since the Magic...

Universal opening stunt show based on Bourne franchise

Oct. 15, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando is opening a stunt show based on filmgoers' favorite amnesiac ex-CIA assassin. The Bourne Stuntacular, which opens next spring, is based on the Jason Bourne film franchise that has starred Matt Damon, Jeremy Renner and Julia Stiles. Universal officials said in a news...

Celtics, Zion remain sizzling to start preseason

Oct. 13, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

Preseason numbers often mean almost nothing. Rotations are unusual, starters rarely play much, and few if any teams are putting a premium on winning games. As such, it's tough to glean much from exhibition stats. But what the Boston Celtics and New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson — the No. 1 pick in this...

FBI says no charge for woman who boards plane without ticket

Oct. 12, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — FBI officials say they will not file criminal charges against a woman who boarded a flight at a Florida airport without a ticket and was removed. Delta Airlines has said Sylvia Rictor boarded one of its planes at a Florida airport without a ticket last weekend and was removed, delaying...

Son of Payne Stewart now tournament director on LPGA

Oct. 8, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The season opener on...

Katai, Frankowski help Fire beat Orlando City 5-2 in finale

Oct. 6, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Przemyslaw Frankowski scored twice, Aleksandar Katai added a goal and an assist and the Chicago Fire beat Orlando City 5-2 on Sunday in the season finale for both teams. C.J. Sapong's goal in the 61st minute to give the Fire a 2-1 lead. Katai tapped a pass to Fabian Herbers on the...

Delta: Woman without ticket boards plane at Florida airport

Oct. 6, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Delta Airlines says a woman was able to board one of its planes at a Florida airport without a ticket and was removed, delaying the flight. The airline apologized in a statement Sunday for the three-hour delay on its Orlando-Atlanta flight. The woman was taken off the plane, and...

Park-goers stuck on Disney World's new aerial cable cars

Oct. 6, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World park-goers were stuck for hours aboard the Florida resort's newly launched aerial cable car system Saturday night, prompting firefighters to lift people from the gondolas to bring them back to the ground. There were no reported injuries. Riders reported being...

9 hospitalized with minor injuries after commuter bus crash

Oct. 1, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say nine people have been hospitalized with minor injuries after a commuter bus overturned on an interstate in Florida. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the crash occurred around noon Tuesday on Interstate 4 in Orlando. Westbound lanes of the interstate were closed for...