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Coast Guard: 2 more bodies found after Alaska planes crash

May. 15, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bodies of two more people have been found after small sightseeing planes crashed in Alaska, the Coast Guard says. Coast Guard Lt. Brian Dykens said six people have died in the collision Monday afternoon near Ketchikan, a popular destination for cruise ships in Alaska. Dykens...

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit gets $1.15B investment

May. 7, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A group of institutional investors is sinking $1.15 billion into GM Cruise LLC, the autonomous vehicle unit of General Motors. Cruise announced the investment from a group led by T. Rowe Price on Tuesday and said it included money from GM, Honda and Japanese tech investment firm SoftBank....

This cruise line rivals Broadway with 134 shows, 50 theaters

May. 3, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In a non-descript building in North Miami, two dozen dancers in bouncing yellow skirts are high kicking the can-can, aerialists are spinning perilously high from silk cords and frantic seamstresses are hemming outfits in a 20,000 square-foot costume shop. They are all part of a company that...

Under Trump change, Cuba business partners can now be sued

May. 2, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In 1958, José Ramón López's father owned Cuba's main airport, its national airline and three small hotels. Conchita Beltrán's family had about 2,160 acres (874 hectares) of sugar and tobacco fields. And the families of Mickael Behn and Javier García Bengochea had docks...

Judge threatens to stop Carnival ships from docking in US

Apr. 11, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has threatened to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation. The Miami Herald reports U.S. District Judge Patricia Seitz said Wednesday that she'll make a decision in June, and she...

Asian shares fall amid global tensions, worries about growth

Apr. 9, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street amid growing tensions between the U.S. and the European Union and a dim forecast on global economic growth. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped nearly 0.8% in morning trading to 21,635.16. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slipped nearly...

Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

Mar. 27, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast became disabled because its engines didn't have enough lubricating oil, the country's top maritime official said Wednesday. Low oil levels were the "direct cause" of the engine...

Fuel prices, the US dollar take off, and drag on Carnival

Mar. 26, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival slashed its profit expectations for the year with rising fuel costs and a strong dollar squeezing the cruise company. Shares slumped 9 percent Tuesday after the pessimistic outlook overshadowed an otherwise strong first quarter. Crude prices have jumped 30 percent this year and the...

Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Mar. 25, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the country's often wild western coast despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation by helicopter. One person is in critical but stable condition in an...

The Latest: All Viking Sky passengers, crew safe; ship docks

Mar. 24, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship that was stranded off the coast of Norway (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Viking Ocean Cruises company says all the passengers and crew of its Viking Sky cruise ship are safe, the ship has docked in the western Norwegian port of Molde and...