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Passengers on Southwest flight get Nintendo Switch

Jul. 19, 2019 8:12 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight got more than a small bottle of water when they boarded their plane. They received a Nintendo Switch system and a download code for the digital version of the "Super Mario Maker 2" game to enjoy as Flight 2246 traveled from Dallas to San Diego on...

Jerry Seinfeld learns from comedy's best on Netflix series

Jul. 18, 2019 3:14 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld would rather cruise in classic cars and sip coffee with comedy's best than reboot his uber-successful "Seinfeld" television series. "No, and do what? Make it worse?" Seinfeld said in an interview Wednesday night about his eponymous NBC sitcom, which celebrated...

Winners overlook rigged games' lack of fairness, study finds

Jul. 17, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to fairness and privilege, a new study finds it really is not about how you play the game. It's about whether you win or lose. A new experiment, played out as a card game, shows that even when the deck is literally stacked in people's favor — and they know it —...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Jul. 16, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 14, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. Pocket Build,MoonBear LTD 9....

'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis

Jul. 16, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's watch. Last week, two of his top former officials were arrested by the FBI on...

IMF Managing Director Lagarde resigns in advance of ECB post

Jul. 16, 2019 12:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christine Lagarde is resigning as managing director of the International Monetary Fund in light of her nomination to be the next president of the European Central Bank. Lagarde has already given up her day-to-day duties as head of the IMF, and the international lending agency has named a...

'Chatgate' scandal throws Puerto Rico's governor into crisis

Jul. 15, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Nearly two years ago, Hurricane María exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's watch. Last week, two of his top former officials were arrested by the FBI on...

Texas teenager drowns in northwestern Oklahoma lake

Jul. 15, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Texas teenager has drowned in a northwestern Oklahoma lake. The patrol says the body of 18-year-old Mario Sebastian-Mejia of Dalhart, Texas, was recovered Sunday from Fort Supply Lake, about 140 miles (2252 kilometers) northwest of Oklahoma City....

St. Cloud woman reflects on liver transplant 1 year later

Jul. 15, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Bel Kambach's dying liver had maybe seven days left by the time she received a transplant last summer. She read that assessment in her medical records a month after surgery, but Kambach knew her liver was essentially dead by July 1, 2018. She was dying, too. Her transplant took...

Hearing scheduled in Mario Batali indecent assault case

Jul. 12, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled for next month in the indecent assault and battery case against celebrity chef Mario Batali. Batali did not appear at a brief pre-trial hearing in a Boston courtroom on Friday. He had waived his right to appear. A spokeswoman for the Suffolk District Attorney says...