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Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

Feb. 19, 2019 2:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say more than a dozen people trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego have been rescued. San Diego police tell FOX5 News that around six gondolas stopped functioning Monday night after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on "Bayside Skyride." Authorities had estimated...

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid on Trump hotel

Feb. 18, 2019 3:05 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he was not aware of his administration spending more than $1,100 a night during a stay at a Trump hotel. LePage on Monday responded to a Portland Press Herald report that he and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money for more...

Art event on black barbershops blends hair history, health

Feb. 18, 2019 2:03 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The art of the Afro and high-top fade took center stage Sunday at the Toledo Museum of Art's GlasSalon during an event to promote the creativity and history of black barbershops and their role in community wellness. "The Art of the Cut" featured live demonstrations from barbers...

'Listen to Your Heart' exhibit may have saved man's life

Feb. 18, 2019 1:56 PM EST

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A museum exhibit may have saved the life of a North Carolina man. The Times-News of Burlington reports that Boyd Hudson used a "Listen to Your Heart" exhibit at the Children's Museum of Alamance County last month. Boyd placed both hands on the brass hand prints in front of a large...

Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

Feb. 18, 2019 10:02 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Travelers in Berlin will soon be able to use a single app to switch seamlessly between public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis without signing up for each service individually, officials said Monday. Lithuanian startup Trafi said Berlin will be the first major European capital...

Yelich, Brewers focus on clean slate after near-miss in 2018

Feb. 18, 2019 2:24 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Yelich has already had conversations with some of his Milwaukee Brewers teammates about their biggest message this spring after coming up one win short of the World Series. "What you did last year means nothing basically. Whether it was good or bad for you as an individual or as a...

Ducks retire Hall of Fame defenseman Niedermayer's No. 27

Feb. 18, 2019 12:42 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Scott Niedermayer accomplished a lot during his 18-year NHL career. The Hall of Fame defenseman added one more to the list on Sunday night when he became the ninth player to have his number retired by two teams. The Anaheim Ducks raised Niedermayer's No. 27 to the rafters at the...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas

Feb. 18, 2019 12:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after the "horror show" known as the diversity visa lottery program. His description of it is pure fiction. The president offered a multitude of fabrications and partial truths over the past week on the subject of immigration — both the legal and...

Colorado avalanche kills 2 skiers

Feb. 17, 2019 8:14 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Colorado authorities say two men died in an avalanche near Crested Butte this weekend. The Mt. Crested Butte Police Department tells the Aspen Times that 27-year-old Owen Green, of Aspen, and 37-year-old Michael Goerne, of Carbondale, were reported missing Saturday night. A police...

Julia Roberts to receive George Eastman Award for movie work

Feb. 17, 2019 7:06 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Actress Julia Roberts will be this year's recipient of the George Eastman Award, given to honor contributions to the art of cinema. The George Eastman Museum in Rochester says it will honor the "Pretty Woman" and "Steel Magnolias" actress on May 2. Past recipients include Lauren...