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Boat tours of Pearl Harbor's USS Arizona Memorial to resume

Jul. 8, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Some boat tours to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii's Pearl Harbor will resume this week, the National Park Service said. The Pearl Harbor National Memorial will open for limited boat tours to the USS Arizona on Friday, the park service said in a statement Wednesday. The USS Arizona sank...

In this April 29, 2020 photo, Venezuelan shipping magnate Wilmer Ruperti smokes a cigarette during an interview in Caracas, Venezuela. As a result of U.S. sanctions on Venezuela, a high-stakes legal fight in U.S. federal court is pitting Ruperti against Greek shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis, in connection with oil tanker Alkimos carrying high octane gasoline estimated to be worth millions. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Venezuela sanctions set off fight for 'plundered' oil cargo

Jul. 3, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For two months, the Malta-flagged oil tanker Alkimos has been quietly floating off the Gulf Coast of Texas, undisturbed by the high-stakes legal fight playing out in a federal courtroom as a result of American sanctions on Venezuela. The commercial dispute, which hasn’t been previously...

Harbor Freight recalls jack stands that can fail under load

May. 28, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by Harbor Freight Tools because they can collapse when holding a load. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says Harbor Freight is recalling over 1.7 million...

FILE - In this May 4, 2014 file photo, shows the Sorek desalination plant in Rishon Letzion, Israel. The national cyber chief Thursday, May 28, 2020, officially acknowledged Israel had thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to arch-enemy Iran, calling it a “synchronized and organized attack” aimed at disrupting key national infrastructure. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty, File)

Israeli cyber chief: Major attack on water systems thwarted

May. 28, 2020 7:03 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national cyber chief Thursday officially acknowledged the country had thwarted a major cyber attack last month against its water systems, an assault widely attributed to arch-enemy Iran, calling it a “synchronized and organized attack” aimed at disrupting key...

Delaware port operator can't block access to fuel tanks

May. 20, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has granted a preliminary injunction preventing the company that operates the Wilmington port from blocking access to an adjacent fuel storage terminal while he mulls a fee dispute with the owner of the terminal. The judge’s ruling Wednesday comes a week after he...