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May 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The drivers are summoned by a Lyft app. They are expected to entertain with storytelling as they whisk passengers around Walt Disney World in what are known as "Minnie Vans," named after Minnie Mouse. And now these drivers can be represented by a union. A regional director of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where discussed having an extramarital affair before taking office. Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Greitens. Opening arguments had been expected to begin Monday, May 14. Instead, attorneys who began screening prospective jurors last week are to continuing doing so Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 14, 2018 - 11:44 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A lawyer for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Monday that prosecutors have stopped looking after being unable to find a photo that is central to the allegations in his felony invasion-of-privacy trial. The Republican governor is charged with taking and transmitting a photo of an at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where discussed having an extramarital affair before taking office. Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Greitens. Opening arguments had been expected to begin Monday, May 14. Instead, attorneys who began screening prospective jurors last week are to continuing doing so Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 14, 2018 - 11:35 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A lawyer for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Monday that prosecutors have stopped looking after being unable to find a photo that is central to the allegations in his felony invasion-of-privacy trial. The Republican governor is charged with taking and transmitting a photo of an at...
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May 14, 2018 - 11:32 am
HOUSTON (AP) — In a story May 11 about a woman released from prison after serving 15 years in the death of her husband, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Clara Harris' teenage daughter was in the car with Harris when she struck and killed her husband. The teenager was Harris'...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018 photo, a minivan is removed from the parking lot near the Seven Hills School campus in Cincinnati. Cincinnati officials expect to review a plan for improving the city's emergency center while police finish an internal investigation into the death of Kyle Plush who twice called 911 to report he was trapped in a minivan. The city's acting manager says he'll present City Council members Monday, April 30, with planned emergency center changes after the failed response to Plush's calls for help on April 10. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)
May 14, 2018 - 11:03 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The father of a 16-year-old Ohio boy who died after being trapped in a minivan asked authorities Monday why responding officers didn't get out of their cruiser. Ron Plush also asked at a Cincinnati City Council meeting whether exact GPS coordinates existed for his son's location...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a story May 13 about lobster shell strength, The Associated Press reported erroneously that marine biogeochemist Justin Ries attributed the collapse of the southern New England lobster fishery to shell disease. He attributed it to overfishing and population shifts caused...
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May 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — If you need to ride a public transit bus in Cleveland and Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County, there's no better person behind the wheel than Godwin McNeal. Cleveland.com reports the 64-year-old McNeal has been a driver for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority for 40 years...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, Taraji P. Henson arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Henson got more than a card on Mother’s Day. The “Empire” actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 14, 2018 - 9:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taraji P. Henson got more than a card on Mother's Day. The 47-year-old "Empire" actress got engaged to former Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden. Henson posted a photo on Instagram showing off her diamond ring. She says the day started with a Cartier love bracelet before the 34-year-...
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In this May 13, 2018 photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, gases rise from a fissure near Pahoa, Hawaii. The new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit. (U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 9:49 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new volcanic fissure on Hawaii's Big Island sent gases and lava exploding into the air, prompting officials to issue calls for more evacuations as residents awaited a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit. Hawaii County Civil Defense issued an emergency...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday, May 14, 2018, that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of information before Facebook changed its platform policies in 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 14, 2018 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of information before Facebook changed its platform...
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