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3 resign from Auschwitz council after politician appointed

Apr. 16, 2021 06:19 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Three members of an advisory council for the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum in Poland have resigned after the government appointed former Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, a top member of the country's right-wing ruling party, to serve on the council. ...

Distillery to build family-friendly destination in Kentucky

Apr. 16, 2021 04:34 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery startup is planning to build a 300-acre campus that will employ about 126 workers, the governor's office said. Log Still Distillery is investing $24 million in a second phase of its project to revive a historic site in Nelson...

Tourist in deadly vacation rental fight asks to leave Hawaii

Apr. 15, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A Pittsburgh man pleaded not guilty Thursday to manslaughter in the strangulation of a college buddy he was vacationing with in Hawaii. A judge ordered Benjamin Fleming, who has been released on $250,000 bond, not to leave the Big Island without court...

California Legislature OKs bill to help displaced workers

Apr. 15, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Now that Gov. Gavin Newsom is letting more businesses reopen as coronavirus cases decline, the California Legislature on Thursday passed a bill requiring some hotels, stadiums other hospitality companies to offer laid-off workers their jobs back. ...

A $1.2 billion loss for Delta, but recovery is on the radar

Apr. 15, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

Delta Air Lines lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter, more than expected, but executives said Thursday that the airline could be profitable by late summer if the budding recovery in air travel continues. CEO Ed Bastian said Thursday that ticket sales have been stronger...

German airlines, rail company aim to reduce domestic flights

Apr. 15, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's airline industry and main rail company said Thursday they aim to encourage more people to switch from planes to trains for domestic routes, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The German Aviation Association and Deutsche Bahn signed an agreement...

Bill would have North Dakota finance amusement park

Apr. 15, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Legislature will decide if a last-minute proposal for a state-financed amusement and theme park along a major interstate would be an economic boon for an area with little else to offer, or if it would do nothing more than take taxpayers for a ride. ...

Glacier National Park clarifies ticket entry system

Apr. 15, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Park officials in Montana have clarified an upcoming ticketed entry system for Going-to-the-Sun Road this summer. Officials first proposed that visitors validate their seven-day tickets on the first day in an effort to manage congestion and avoid...

Residents want vote on limiting cruise ship access in Juneau

Apr. 15, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Some Juneau-area residents have filed paperwork seeking to qualify for the local ballot proposed limits on cruise ships in Alaska's capital city. The proposed measures submitted Monday would ban large cruise ships at certain times and over a...

9 deceased new members of Hall of Fame to be honored in May

Apr. 15, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The nine new members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who are deceased will be honored in a television special next month. Eight men who were selected for the 2020 centennial class and one from the 2021 group will be recognized. They are Bobby...