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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 27, 2017 - 9:51 am
DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. United is also vowing to...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, Johnny Depp arrives at the premiere of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California’s Disneyland got a surprise Wednesday, April 26, 2017, when Depp appeared as Captain Jack Sparrow inside the ride. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
April 27, 2017 - 8:32 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise: Captain Jack Sparrow himself. Johnny Depp donned the getup of his swashbuckling alter ego and interacted with riders on Wednesday. Videos taken by park goers and shared on social...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 27, 2017 - 5:28 am
DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. United is also vowing to...
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This April 22, 2017 photo shows the Queens Night Market in New York City's Corona, Queens, neighborhood, with people waiting on line at Burmese Bites and other food vendor tents. The market showcases about 50 food vendors, many of them immigrants selling examples of cuisine from their home countries, and is modeled on traditional night markets found in Asia. Similar night markets are popping up in other cities around the U.S. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
April 26, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clouds of white smoke rise into the black sky from outdoor grills. The night air is scented with the fragrances of dozens of cuisines from around the world. Vendors in tiny stalls stir noodles, toss crepes and fill dumplings as lines of hungry customers stretch into the dark. That...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:18 pm
FOLKSTON, Ga. (AP) — Officials say a wildfire on public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line has blackened 115 square miles (300 sq. kilometers), having doubled in size since last weekend. Sustained winds up to 8 mph (13 kph) were expected to keep pushing the flames Wednesday into drought-...
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April 26, 2017 - 1:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards told The Associated Press by phone...
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April 26, 2017 - 11:53 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a giant rabbit that died following a trans-Atlantic flight (all times local): 4:45 p.m. United Airlines spokesman Charles Hobart says the airline is reviewing its handling of a giant rabbit that died following a flight from London to Chicago. The animal was alive and...
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April 25, 2017 - 4:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — "flying cars" — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. On Tuesday, the embattled ride-hailing company announced plans for an on-demand network of electric aircraft that can take off and land vertically, like a...
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This 2009 photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Health shows a semi-slug, left, next to a Cuban slug, right, on Hawaii's Big Island. A rising number of rat lungworm cases in Hawaii could be blamed on a recent influx on Maui of a semi-slug that can carry the disease, according to the state health department. (Marlena Dixon/Hawaii Department of Health via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 2:50 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite. After the newlyweds' plight with rat lungworm disease recently got attention online, the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, pedestrians huddle under umbrellas as they walk past the Pike Place Market and in view of Elliot Bay, behind, in Seattle. The National Weather Service says the city has measured 44.67 inches of rain in the city between October 2016 and so far in April. That makes it the wettest such period since records began in 1895. Meteorologist Mike McFarland in the agency's Seattle office says it's the second year in the row that the city had topped the rainfall record for that 7-month period. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 25, 2017 - 2:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record. The city measured 44.7 inches (114 centimeters) of rain between October and April, making it the wettest such period since records began in 1895, the National Weather Service in Seattle said. It marks the second year in the row that...
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