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FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York. The CEO of Southwest Airlines Gary Kelly said Tuesday, March 5, that a spike in planes ruled out of service for mechanical items is costing the carrier millions each week because of delayed and canceled flights. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 05, 2019 - 6:27 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Southwest Airlines says that a spike in planes grounded by mechanics' concerns is costing the carrier millions each week by causing more delayed and canceled flights. Gary Kelly didn't give a precise figure Tuesday, but said the financial damage prompted the airline's...
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March 04, 2019 - 9:18 pm
DENVER (AP) — A prominent Colorado political consultant and two entrepreneurs from California were among four Americans and a local pilot killed when their helicopter crashed at a national park in Kenya, authorities and family members said Monday. Colorado lawmakers paused for a moment of silence...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Leaders of California's high-speed rail project are telling the Trump administration its plans to withhold or claw back $3.5 billion in federal money for the project is "legally indefensible" and "disastrous policy." Project chief executive Brian Kelly responded Monday, March 4, 2019, to the U.S. Department of Transportation's threat last month to withhold a $929 million federal grant and explore taking back $2.5 billion in federal money the state has already spent. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
March 04, 2019 - 6:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of California's high-speed rail project told the Trump administration Monday its plans to take back $2.5 billion in federal money and withhold another $1 billion earmarked for the project are "disastrous policy" and "legally indefensible." Terminating the money "...
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This photo released Saturday, March 2, 2019, by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, shows the scene where a man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for 5 days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up near Bend, Ore. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, of Sunriver, on Friday, March 1 and a search and rescue team member who rode to him on a large snow tractor brought him out of the woods, said Sgt. William Bailey, the spokesman for the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office. He told his rescuers he and his dog, Ally, became stuck in deep snow on a U.S. Forest Service road. (Deschutes County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 5:02 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who was rescued after five days stuck in deep snow with his dog is deeply grateful to his rescuers and embarrassed to have caused so much trouble, his aunt told The Associated Press on Monday. Jeremy Taylor's 4-wheel-drive vehicle got stuck Feb. 24 in snow on a U...
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March 04, 2019 - 11:07 am
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — State regulators say a well-known entrepreneur in western North Carolina has had his real estate license stripped for keeping at least tens of thousands of dollars owed to Airbnb owners whose properties he managed. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports the North Carolina Real...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — Stormy weather is causing problems for the organizers of annual Carnival parades in Germany, with one event called off and others imposing restrictions. Organizers of the major parades in the traditional Carnival strongholds of Mainz, Cologne and Duesseldorf cut horses from Monday's...
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FILE - In a March 19, 2005 file photo, a crowd begins to gather outside of the Muscle Shoals Music Hall, in Sheffield, Ala. The mall northern Alabama music studio where The Rolling Stones, Cher, and other stars recorded their hit songs is turning 50 this year. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios will host an April 27, 2019 celebration of the milestone in Sheffield, Alabama. (Jim Hannon/The TimesDaily via AP, File)
March 02, 2019 - 12:41 pm
SHEFFIELD, Ala. (AP) — A small northern Alabama music studio where The Rolling Stones, Cher, and other stars recorded their hit songs is turning 50 this year. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios will host an April 27 celebration of the milestone in Sheffield, Alabama. David Hood will perform as part of a...
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France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, right, prepares to shake hands with his Dutch counterpart Wopke Hoekstra, right, after a joint press conference held at the Finance ministry in Paris, France, Friday, March 1, 2019. The Dutch and French governments sought to smooth over tensions over the future of Air France-KLM after the Dutch government suddenly expanded its stake in the alliance to increase its sway over the company's future. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 01, 2019 - 9:42 am
PARIS (AP) — The Dutch and French governments kicked off a four-month project Friday aimed at making Air France-KLM more competitive — and at easing tensions between the two countries after the Dutch government's surprise purchase of a new stake in the airline alliance without informing Paris. The...
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March 01, 2019 - 9:35 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's prime minister says the National Gallery in Prague is working on a project with the Pompidou Center in Paris whose goal is to establish a branch of the modern art museum in the Czech capital. Prime Minister Andrej Babis made the announcement Friday after meeting...
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In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, image made from video, a woman dressed as a mermaid pulls a wagon containing an inflatable seashell full of beads in the Krewe of Cork parade in New Orleans. New Orleans now boasts some 50 walking Carnival clubs that parade throughout the Mardi Gras season. That's the most ever in the city's long Carnival history, making Mardi Gras more colorful and diverse than ever before. (AP Photo/Stacey Plaisance)
March 01, 2019 - 1:07 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A floppy-eared pooch wearing a red crustacean costume rides in a wagon decorated like a shrimp boat, followed by another "boat" wagon occupied by a pug in a sailor hat. Behind them, on a leash, strolls a white maltese in a Wonder Woman costume alongside canines in fluffy purple,...
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