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March 28, 2019 - 3:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/KMOX) - Disney is eliminating smoking areas at its theme and water parks in California and Florida. The company said in a statement on Thursday that smoking also won't be allowed at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex or Downtown Disney in California starting May 1. Smoking...
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March 28, 2019 - 8:25 am
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has signed a bill that would make it illegal for a person to have sex with an animal in the state. The bill defines the illegal interaction as "any act committed between a person and an animal for the purpose of sexual arousal, sexual gratification, abuse or financial...
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March 28, 2019 - 7:12 am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic budget airline WOW Air ceased operations on Thursday, stranding passengers across two continents. In a statement on its website the airline, which had earlier suspended all its flights, told passengers there would be no further flights and advised them to check...
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Edwin Hardeman, center, and his wife Mary, left, hug attorneys Jennifer Moore, second from left, and Aimee Wagstaff after a news conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. A U.S. jury has awarded $80 million in damages to Hardeman in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 28, 2019 - 2:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded more than $80 million in damages to a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, in a case that his attorneys say could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. Edwin Hardeman proved that Roundup's design was...
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Farmer David Moose teaches his assistant Lee Curby about tractor technology as they plant corn on his no-till farm on April 19, 2016 in Auburn, Ill. Moose's land has not been tilled in the 32 years he has owned it.
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March 27, 2019 - 5:54 pm
The company said it will appeal.
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A billboard promotes an estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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March 27, 2019 - 3:46 pm
The cash prize for Wednesday's drawing would be an estimated $465.5 million.
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An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 sits grounded at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, March 23, 2019. The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
March 27, 2019 - 1:32 am
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to significantly revamp its oversight of airplane construction this summer after questions were raised about how it manages inspections done by the industry, according to testimony prepared for a Senate subcommittee hearing on Wednesday. The testimony by...
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Attorney Michael Avenatti leaves Federal Court after his initial appearance in an extortion case Monday, March 25, 2019, in New York. Avenatti was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
March 27, 2019 - 12:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before federal prosecutors unsealed charges against Michael Avenatti, the lawyer best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in legal battles against President Donald Trump was facing legal scrutiny for his business practices. Avenatti was testifying Friday in...
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March 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer Eds: Updates with details, quotes. With AP Photos. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole. Pence said...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his drive to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved. Lawmakers voted 248-181 in...
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